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Vodafone turns to AWS for cricket streaming app

Vodafone Hutchison Australia (VHA) “never elegantly and cost-effectively” solved the problem of delivering online content to phone-wielding hordes during its long association with the Australian incarnation of Big Brother. But the company has nailed a cricket-streaming app first time, thanks to cloud services from Amazon Web Services.
Simon Sharwood, 20 May 2012

Pakistan blocks Twitter, then changes its mind

Tweets offensive to Islam have prompted Pakistan’s government to block Twitter – but a strong public reaction saw the ban lifted after eight hours.
Richard Chirgwin, 20 May 2012

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