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Xbox, Twitch and PSN affected as Amazon Web Services down again

Amazon Web Services has gone down for the second time in a week, affecting dozens of businesses that use it.

Users have been reporting problems since around 3pm UK time (10am ET).

The website Down Detector, which monitors outages at major internet service providers, shows a spike in reported problems.

Many games and social networking sites rely on AWS to function so the outage is having a knock-on effect with problems also reported at Twitch, Playstation and Quickbooks.

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