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Pets go hungry after IoT feeding app Petnet suffers server outage

IoT feeding app Petnet suffers server outage

Highlighting the dangers of relying on cloud-based IoT devices, Petnet’s smart pet feeder suffered an online outage this week leaving many pets unfed. The IBTimes reports.

The Internet of Things (IoT) may be touted as the next big thing in the technology industry, but these connected solutions designed to make our lives easier are still fraught with problems that could lead to some devastating results. Petnet, an internet-connected feeding app that periodically dispenses food for your pets, experienced a server outage on Wednesday (27 July) that left many pets hungry for hours.

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