Continuing its rocky start, Apple's online radio station goes down on its first day

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Apple launched both its new music streaming service and its Beats 1 radio station Tuesday, and it wasn't quite the smooth start the company probably hoped for. 

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The iOS update went live early, and presenter Zane Lowe seemed to not realize at first that he was live on air. 

Starting at around 5:45 PM West Coast time, the service was completely down. When users tried to listen in, they saw an error message:

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The service is now back up. 

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But not before Twitter had some fun:

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Business Insider reached out to Apple for comment. 

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