AWS outage means major sites are down in some East Coast cities

AWS stores and serves up much of the internet.
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Amazon workers are reporting in social media posts that the company’s warehouses are at a standstill while it struggles to resolve an AWS outage, leaving workers without much to do but hang around or, apparently, sing karaoke. The outage also took down multiple major websites and apps for some people Tuesday. The service, also called AWS, stores and serves up much of the internet, including websites and apps for Disney Plus, Robinhood, Barclays and Slack. Website outages were concentrated in East Coast cities including Washington, DC, and New …