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AWS Adds Its Own Directory Service, Charges Australians More

Amazon Web Services (AWS) is launching its own directory service, allowing administrators to either set up their own cloud-based directory of users or replicate existing on-premises directories.


Cloud Patches: AWS WorkSpaces Support PCoIP, Azure Previews Real-Time Hadoop

Last week in cloud computing: AWS goes deeper into thin clients, while Azure previews Apache Storm clusters.


Cloud Patches: SSD For AWS RDS, Windows Server 2008 Backup On Azure

Last week in cloud computing: acronyms galore as AWS adds SSD to RDS and Azure adds backup support for Windows Server 2008.


Cloud Patches: Azure Site Recovery, AWS Management Portal

Last week in cloud computing: updates for Azure Site Recovery and AWS Management Portal for vCenter, plus more cloud news.


Cloud Patches: That EC2 Patch, Azure Price Cuts

Last week in cloud computing: an unusual EC2 patch for Amazon, while Azure cut prices on , and much more.


Add Products To Your Amazon Wish List With A Twitter Hashtag

If you’ve already connected your Twitter and Amazon accounts for adding items to your cart, you can also now add items to your wish list with a hashtag.


Get $165 Of Top Paid Apps And Games FREE From Amazon's Android Appstore

If you read Lifehacker’s regular App Deals post, you’ll know that Amazon’s Appstore offers a daily paid app for free. The Australian Amazon Appstore itself is a free download for any Android phone or tablet and also runs awesome bundles every month or so. Right now: $165 worth of well-known paid Android games and apps are yours for free, including OfficeSuite Professional 7, Swype Keyboard, Schedule Planner PRO, Sonic 4 Episode II and more! Here’s what you need to know.


Cloud Patches: AWS Gets Friendly With iOS 8, Azure Websites Drops 10-Site Limit

Last week in cloud computing: AWS added support for new iOS 8 features and Chromebooks, while Azure put multiple services into general availability.


Cloud Patches: Extended Azure Backups, AWS T2 Bursts Onto Elasticache

Last week in cloud computing: Azure Backup extends its retention period, while AWS extends T2 instances to ElastiCache.


Cloud Patches: Azure Migration Accelerator, AWS Cache Warming

Last week in cloud computing: Azure previews its Migration Accelerator, while AWS adds cache warming features to MySQL.