Advances in regular hard drive tech are still very important, especially in the enterprise space. No, James Kirk doesn’t need more gigabytes to keep his extraterrestrial porn collection — but the cloud does need more bits to hold your dirty pictures and videos and the odd work document. And so, we now have drives filled with helium. More »
Shares of disk drive maker Seagate Technology (STX) are down $3.15, or almost 12%, at $23.75, after the company this morning reported fiscal Q3 revenue a hair under consensus, and missed by a wide margin on the bottom line, and forecast revenue this quarter’s revenue above consensus. The report follows a lower-than-expected Q3 report from competitor […]
Meet Microsoft Flow: A free way to connect all of your cloud services — including Slack, GitHub, Twitter, and Google Drive — together in new and novel ways. You can have your Dropbox files automatically copied to a OneDrive account. You can have your Tweets saved to a spreadsheet. Show More Summary
Chromebooks and Chrome OS with Google's cloud services platform of apps, like its Docs, Sheets and Drive storage, continue to make inroads in the enterprise and other cost competitive markets like education. As a result, key computing OEMs like HP are continuing to flesh out Chromebook offerings that are more [...]
For two years, Thailand’s hard disk drive exporters have been riding high. Now, they’re bracing themselves for a fall from grace. ||| Bangkok - After more than two years of riding high on growing demand for cloud data storage, Thailand's...Show More Summary
One of the problems with Dropbox and indeed all cloud storage is the way they have implemented how you view your cloud storage on your local drive. If you want to access your cloud file system in your local file management tool, youShow More Summary
With OneDrive's free storage being reduced from 15GB to 5GB on July 27th, it may be time to revisit Google Drive for your cloud storage needs.
Remember when your computer just sat on your desk, with its only connection a cable to your printer? It was when computers got connected together on the Internet, and when Wi-Fi made those connections available everywhere, that the computers changed the way business was conducted in offices and how people interacted with each other. Show More Summary
Commentary: Storage capacity limits can hold back the power of cloud computing, but Google just cut the cloud loose.
Google’s giving you more control over how you sync Drive files to your PC: you no longer have to sync all of your cloud files. A new option in the Google Drive for Mac and PC apps lets you select only the folders and subfolders you want...Show More Summary
Lots of cloud services use URL shorteners to allow their users to share access to networked folders, but with only six characters to brute force, it's possible to scan all the URLs associated with a cloud service, locate the open shared folders, and poison them with malware while you plunder them for secrets. (more…)
Access to decent cloud storage is practically a necessity these days whether it’s for work or play, but everyone seems to have an opinion on which one is best. Let’s break down three of the most popular file syncing services out there and see which one reigns supreme. Read more...
Image source: PhotoDune Still emailing photos between your phone and computer? Tracking down lost USB drives for file transfers? Or worse, relying on a cloud storage device for your business documents that lacks sufficient encryption...Show More Summary
Businesses need to move aggressively to cloud software, platforms, and infrastructure because they must stay ahead of a new cadre of venture-fueled digital disruptors.
The Panama Papers are hosted in an Amazon cloud now, but the journey to get them there saw a massive operation involving more than 400 reporters, and myriad security and open source technologies.
Intel on Thursday introduced several new PCIe SSDs designed for cloud datacenters. The new drives increase capacities, shrink latencies and offer higher throughput in order to follow demands of new datacenters deployed by various companies these days. Show More Summary
Mom and I have made it to Georgia! It has been raining all day and when we pulled up the drive way to the Hiker Hostel the sun began to peak out of the clouds and the rain ceased. I feel like I am in a dream. There is a stillness about this place. As......
Intel today introduced new chips, solid-state drives and other new technologies and partnerships to make cloud computing easier for thousands of new companies.
It's hard to get a look inside Google's famous data centers — you'll need a security clearance, and there are iris scanners to make sure you can't get in if you don't have it. But Google has been pushing its cloud platform to new customers...Show More Summary
Google's (Nasdaq: GOOG) new cloud chief Diane Greene threw down the gauntlet recently and is pushing the company to drive its data center business harder. The world's second largest