Published April 17, 2013
A carpet at the entrance of Google France’s new offices seen in 2011 before its inauguration by French President Nicolas Sarkozy, in Paris. (AP Photo/Jacques Brinon)
Google’s apps status dashboard shows that its Mail, Drive file storage service and office-application services are “disrupted.” Its administrator control panel, which lets companies manage their Google applications, is completely down.
The disruptions started affecting people worldwide around 8 a.m. Eastern time.
Google says it’s “working hard to restore normal operation.”