Items tagged with Cloud

Ever since Microsoft announced that its Xbox One would have some sort of unspecified cloud streaming capability that would allow it to offload game processing into the cloud, speculation has run rampant over precisely what that capability would look... Read...
Adding to the pile of awesome already heaped onto Amazon Prime memberships, the e-tailer this week introduced Prime Photos, which is yet another tantalizing benefit for Prime subscribers. In this... Read...
It might not be its main business, but cloud storage is something Microsoft takes very seriously, and lately, it seems like the company takes great pleasure in getting under the skin of its competitors. This past summer, the company followed-up... Read...
There's a fine line to balance when it comes to providing users with a comprehensive backup service and providing that service in a manner that fundamentally compromises the security of the people... Read...
The cloud storage ecosystem is rife with fierce competition, with companies one-upping each other every single month. In August, we saw Dropbox finally decide to offer a 1TB plan for $10/mo like Google and Microsoft rolled-out months earlier, and... Read...
You may have read in the news that hackers infiltrated Dropbox, stole seven million usernames and passwords, and then posted a portion of those login credentials online. Those reports stem from an anonymous post on Pastebin.com containing what the... Read...
EMC, a major player in IT storage hardware solutions for data backup and recovery chores headquartered in Masschusetts, has reportedly agreed to acquire Cloudscaling Group, a San Francisco-based startup that provides on-premise elastic cloud... Read...
Microsoft isn't exactly short on cash to throw around, and it is reportedly throwing a bit of it in order to acquire a text analysis startup out of Israel. While the plans have yet to be made official, people familiar with inner talks have made... Read...
You could argue that the modern backpack is cloud storage, and if that's the case, you'd be hard pressed to find an offline bag that can compete with Google's "Drive for Education" initiative. Not that you'd want to -- the weight of such a thing... Read...
Last month, we covered a new research project from Microsoft, dubbed Project DeLorean, that seeks to dramatically improve the subjective experience of cloud gaming by cutting perceived latency between the player and the server. Today, in a... Read...
There's a bit of an arms race going on in the cloud, with services like OneDrive, Google Drive, and Dropbox continually adding new features and options. Last week it was Dropbox that made a major move by consolidating its three paid subscription... Read...
Hot on the heels of Dropbox making some major improvements to its Pro and Business accounts - both with regards to storage and pricing - Amazon has decided to expedite the public debut of its Zocalo cloud storage service. This enterprise-targeted... Read...
When Google began offering its Drive customers a huge 1TB worth of cloud storage for just $10 per month back in March, it seemed inevitable that its competitors would soon follow-suit. In June, Microsoft was the first to do so, offering 1TB as a... Read...
Over the course of the past month, Apple and China have shared headlines for two different reasons. First, we learned that the country's media deemed the iPhone to be a threat to national security, and mere weeks later, rumors surfaced that the... Read...
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