iCloud outage took down some macOS and iOS software and web apps

Apple’s iCloud service experienced an outage on Tuesday evening, causing errors with account sign-in, iCloud Mail, and web apps via iCloud.com. The issues began shortly after 7PM ET, when user-reported issues began pouring in on Downdetector.com and across Twitter. Apple acknowledged the issue on its system status website, as well …

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Markets Live, Tuesday, 2 June, 2020

Good morning! And welcome to today’s Markets Live blog. Your editors today are Alex Druce and Lucy Battersby. Wall Street was buoyant overnight, with early gains tipped for local shares ahead of March quarter GDP data. The Aussie is also on a bit of a tear, hitting US68.96¢ overnight, its …

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Rivian makes cuts and names new chief operating officer

Amazon-backed EV startup Rivian has laid off about 40 employees at its headquarters in Plymouth, Michigan, The Verge has learned. The cuts, which the company has confirmed to The Verge, were made across departments and included engineers, recruiters, and others, according to two former employees. The company has also made …

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