Updated at 2:30 p.m. PT with more detailed timing information and a Yahoo apology.
I feel bad for the thousands of small merchants who rely on Yahoo for their e-commerce services. They totally missed the anticipated sales spike on Cyber Monday, so dubbed because it is the first big day of online sales after Thanksgiving, which heralds in the holiday shopping season.
The problem with error messages coming up during checkout transactions, cutting off the checkout process, was first reported by Yahoo to its Merchant Solutions customers.
The problems started around 6 a.m. PT Monday with outages … Read more