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  • England Ashes success leads to tech milestones for ECB
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    England Ashes success leads to tech milestones for ECB

    By 7 January 2011

    The success of the England cricket team down under has lead to a surge in interest in the England and Wales Cricket Board's (ECB) online offerings. Its official website saw a 90 per cent increase in traffic during December, up to 572,000 and the Facebook...

  • @theashes: I am not a freaking cricket match!!!
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    @theashes: I am not a freaking cricket match!!!

    By 29 November 2010

    Oh dear, if only the Massachusetts-based tweeter @theashes had done a bit of research before opting for her Twitter handle, she would have saved herself quite a bit of bother. Mind you, she would have also missed out on the offer of a free flight from...