It often feels like technology companies are one step ahead of our internet providers. Cloud services have been relatively mainstream for a few years, but ISPs are still seemingly incapable of offering stable and fast connections. If you live outside of a major metropolitan area, this is a huge problem. Show More Summary
You can't always trust your local hard drive to preserve your precious data. That's why many of us look to cloud storage to keep our files secure. With Zoolz Dual Cloud Storage, you can safeguard your personal information with a whole terabyte of military-grade cloud storage. More »
This story was delivered to BI Intelligence Apps and Platforms Briefing subscribers. To learn more and subscribe, please click here. Alphabet, Amazon, and Microsoft continued to lean on cloud computing as the primary driver of revenue growth in Q2 2017. Show More Summary
(University of Nottingham) Today almost all information stored on hard disc drives or cloud servers is recorded in magnetic media, because it is non-volatile (i.e. it retains the information when power is switched off) and cheap. For...Show More Summary
When AWS today became a full-fledged member of the container standards body, the Cloud Native Computing Foundation, it represented a significant milestone. By joining Google, IBM, Microsoft, Red Hat and just about every company that matters in the space, AWS has acknowledged that when it comes to container management, standards matter. Read More
"Mind uploading could actually offer something tantalisingly close to true immortality. Just as we currently back up files on external drives and cloud storage, your uploaded mind could be copied innumerable times and backed up in secure locations, making it extremely unlikely that any natural or man-made disaster could destroy all of your copies. Despite this […]
Making Sense by Michael Reagan Usually it takes a lot of boring three-yard runs and a thick cloud of dust to drive any important piece of legislation across the goal line in Washington. But at this late stage of the … Continue readi...
For the last 10 years, H.264/AVC has been the dominant video codec used for streaming but with Apple adopting H.265/HEVC in iOS 11 and Google heavily supporting VP9 in Android, a change is on the horizon. Next year the Alliance for Open Media will release their AV1 codec which will again improve video compression efficiency […]
If OneDrive, DropBox and Google Drive’s privacy policies make you a bit nervous you would be happy to know that privacy advocate MEGA’s cloud storage and file sharing app is now available in open beta on the Windows Store, after being in closed beta for some months. Show More Summary
As more agriculture Internet of Things nodes are brought onto the cloud, new machine-learning-based techniques are driving real economic impact for farmers, according to Shami Patel (pictured), chief executive officer at LumiGrow Inc. Show More Summary
The same technology dynamics that drive other industries are impacting how we grow, distribute and consume food as well. That was one of the key messages to emerge from this year’s FOOD IT: From Fork to Farm event in Mountain View, California. Show More Summary
Azure revenue was up 97 percent compared to a year earlier, helping to drive growth in Microsoft's intelligent cloud business segment.
Oracle Corp. has launched a major recruitment drive aimed at boosting its cloud sales force, even as it prepares to make layoffs elsewhere. The move comes amid a major reorganization of Oracle’s sales teams that began last May. Oracle...Show More Summary
Google's Backup and Sync Drive tool launched earlier this week, and it promises to make full-system cloud storage easier than ever. In essence, you can backup your entire PC by clicking just a couple of buttons. The tool, which you can...Show More Summary
Fresh off its IPO last fall, Nutanix Inc. is continuing to look for ways drive innovation and add value to customers as it competes with larger, more established players. To do so, the company is turning to key partners to enhance its...Show More Summary
Workday's CFO, Robynne Sisco, schools Tech Trader on "ASC 606," an important accounting guideline, especially for cloud companies, and explains how it's helping to drive interest in Workday's financial programs.
If you’re a heavy user of Google Photos or Google Drive or you’re looking for an easy way to back up your computer, good news today — Google Backup and Sync is finally ready to go. After some delays, the new desktop program can helpShow More Summary
Google is doing all of us a solid and giving everyone the chance to use its free cloud storage to backup an entire computer's system files. The new Backup and Sync feature will let you use Drive to automatically store files that you've...Show More Summary
Google has launched a new, streamlined desktop application for backing up all of your photos and other files to the cloud, replacing the existing desktop clients for Google Photos and Google Drive. It's called Backup and Sync, it works across macOS and Windows, and you can download it for free. Show More Summary
By Aparna Sinha, Group Product Manager, Container Engine Just over a week ago Google led the most recent open source release of Kubernetes 1.7, and today, that version is available on Container Engine, Google Cloud Platform’s (GCP) managed container service. Show More Summary