Update : Apple has apologized for the nearly 11-hour incident.
A delicate day for Apple, which has been slow to confirm a big glitch experienced by users. For several services, connection problems were encountered from 10 a.m. this morning. They have been resolved for iCloud but still persist for Store services.
Horror for Apple but also for developers, it is therefore not possible to make purchases from the App Store, the Mac App Store or the iTunes Store. The counter is still running but already, rarely a failure on Store services will have lasted as long.
It is the seventh hour of breakdown which has just started. It is possible to follow the evolution of the problem by going to this page.
At CNBC, Apple raised an issue related to an internal DNS error (at Apple):