Google appears to be experiencing some issues at the moment as a number of users are reporting that both Gmail and Google Drive are down.
Google’s App Status page has yet to acknowledge the issue.
This is the second time in less than a week that Google’s services have experienced a disruption.
Update, 14:02 GMT:
Google has acknowledged the outage:
We’re experiencing an issue affecting less than an estimated 0.018% of the Gmail user base. The affected users are unable to access Gmail. We will provide an update by 2/1/16, 2:54 PM detailing when we expect to resolve the problem. Please note that this resolution time is an estimate and may change.
Update, 14:08 GMT:
The issue has now been resolved. Google says:
We apologize for the inconvenience and thank you for your patience and continued support. Please rest assured that system reliability is a top priority at Google, and we are making continuous improvements to make our systems better.
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