Amazon's server failure could shake cloud computing confidence; Royal wedding has little impact on UK's broadband network usage

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And finally ... The UK's royal wedding had a minimal impact on the country's broadband networks because Friday was a national holiday and viewers could watch the event for free on either SD or HDTV. Article