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Amazon Shares Drop After Site Outage

Online retailer Amazon.comWeb Site was hit by a technical failure Friday, with users in various U.S. cities as well as London reporting trouble accessing the site.

Those who tried signing onto the popular portal saw a message saying "Service Unavailable," and the problem appeared to persist for over an hour. Representatives at Amazon did not return calls seeking comment.

Amazon shares were down more than 4 percent Friday.

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