Updated Google's entire Home infrastructure has suffered a serious outage, with millions of customers on Wednesday morning complaining that their smart devices have stopped working.More news: Canada announces details of tariffs on USA goods
This is a common problem that has affected several users around the world, including me.
But what's odd is that this bug isn't affecting everyone or every Google Home / Chromecast. Those who wanted to get the fix sooner could manually reboot their devices, said Google. We'll update this post when Google issues a fix.More news: Facebook's 'keyword snooze' allows users to avoid ex, spoilers and grim news
Google is acknowledging the issue, confirming the problems to TechCrunch, but isn't getting specific at this stage.
Google is looking into the matter and developing a fix.
We can't say for sure how many devices aren't working, but it seems to be pretty widespread. It's possible that the outages may stem from issues with the servers that host Google's cloud, but this is pure speculation at this point. In fact, it's not even the first time Google has had to contend with major downtime like this, with its Nest subsidiary suffering a three-hour outage back in May. Until then, it may be best to avoid using your Google smart devices, if you haven't already, so as to prevent any unnecessary headaches.More news: More Photos And Reactions Trail Lagos Tanker Explosion