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Google+ gets full-size photo uploads from the desktop, putting pressure on Flickr and 500px

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For some time now, Google+ has been evolving into an enticing service for amateur and professional photographers alike. Google has taken that one step further with the addition of full-size image uploads from the desktop, applicable for profile photos, new albums and back-ups. Jon Emerson, a senior software engineer at...
Google+ gets full-size photo uploads from the desktop, putting pressure on Flickr and 500px

Amazon Web Services gets FedRAMP certification for US government cloud use

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Amazon Web Services has finally received certification under the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program, which the company said will lower the cost of implementing its cloud services among government organizations and agencies in the U.S.FedRAMP is a mandatory government-wide program that standardizes security assessment, authorization, and monitoring for...
Amazon Web Services gets FedRAMP certification for US government cloud use

Google Drive details revealed in Google France blog post

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Google Drive, the search giant's new cloud storage service, is hardly a secret anymore, but now we've got a handful of new details. The new information comes courtesy of an accidentally-published post on the Official Google France Enterprise Blog. While the post has since been deleted, Google+ user François...
Google Drive details revealed in Google France blog post

Dropbox for iOS gets better support for PDFs and push notifications for shared folders

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Cloud storage service Dropbox has continued to increase the functionality of its iOS app after it introduced improved support for PDFs. The update improves the experience of viewing multiple pages with the addition of a Cover Flow-like layout to index them. In a subtle change the PDF viewer now has...
Dropbox for iOS gets better support for PDFs and push notifications for shared folders
Amazon's S3 Now Stores Over 1.3 Trillion Objects, 3.7 Million Elastic Map Reduce Clusters Launched Since May 2010

Blog Post: Full-res photo and video backup now available worldwide for Windows Phone 8

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[This post was written by Aaron Sauvé, a senior program manager on the Windows Phone camera and photos team. -KC] One great feature of Windows Phone 8 is its ability to save full-resolution backup copies of your pictures and videos on SkyDrive, Microsoft's cloud storage service. It's an option that...
Blog Post: Full-res photo and video backup now available worldwide for Windows Phone 8
Google Docs goes offline while Drive comes to iOS

Dropbox bought Cove to make the jump to webscale

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Drew Houston With more than 45 million users already connected to his company’s cloud storage service, Dropbox CEO Drew Houston knows he has an infrastructure challenge ahead of him. The challenge is that as Dropbox adds users and devices, it approaches the ecehlon of web companies that includes heavyweights such...
Dropbox bought Cove to make the jump to webscale

After 3 Million Downloads, CloudOn 3.0 Now Brings Microsoft Office To iPhone, iPad Mini & Nexus 7

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CloudOn, the popular free productivity service that brings Microsoft Office to mobile devices, just launched version 3.0 of its mobile app. With this launch, CloudOn is bringing its service to the iPhone, iPad Mini and Nexus 7. This means CloudOn is now available on all of Apple’s mobile devices, as...
After 3 Million Downloads, CloudOn 3.0 Now Brings Microsoft Office To iPhone, iPad Mini & Nexus 7

Microsoft to release 'Switch to Windows Phone' app for Android

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Microsoft is working with a third-party developer to release a new app for Android users designed to make it easier to transition to Windows Phone. The app, dubbed ‘Switch to Windows Phone,’ uses technology from app search engine Quixey to identify and suggest Windows Phone apps that replicate or at...
Microsoft to release 'Switch to Windows Phone' app for Android

Oops! Impending Google Drive tipped off by Lucidchart slipup

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Google Drive hasn't even been announced yet, but all signs point to the cloud-based storage service from the search giant getting that name. [Read more]...
Oops! Impending Google Drive tipped off by Lucidchart slipup

The New Office is Here; Those Pesky iOS Apps Aren't

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That Microsoft is working on iPad versions of its Office apps is one of the worst kept secrets in technology. The company has nearly said as much several times. In one of many statements last year, Microsoft said that a forthcoming version of “Office Mobile will work across Windows Phones,...
The New Office is Here; Those Pesky iOS Apps Aren't

Lenovo launches cloud storage service with access to social networks

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Lenovo will enter the cloud storage market with a service that offers a single sign-on ID to access social networks, favorite applications, as well as a file manager with a search engine to help users find files, photos and other digital media....
Lenovo launches cloud storage service with access to social networks

Bitcasa Cloud Service Launches Public Beta

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Bitcasa, a consumer cloud services startup, launched a public beta of its unlimited cloud storage service on Wednesday....
Bitcasa Cloud Service Launches Public Beta

Megaupload user content safe for two more weeks

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Efforts are intensifying to retrieve data belonging to users of Megaupload's online storage service following the company's dramatic shuttering by U.S. law enforcement authorities this month....
Megaupload user content safe for two more weeks

Dropbox, Microsoft SkyDrive add new storage features as Google Drive looms

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SkyDrive in the Windows Explorer (Microsoft image) The Storage Wars are heating up, but this has nothing to do with television or storage units. Microsoft this morning rolled out new features for its SkyDrive online storage service, including previews of a new SkyDrive desktop app for Windows 8, Windows 7...
Dropbox, Microsoft SkyDrive add new storage features as Google Drive looms

IT'S OFFICIAL: Google's Dropbox Killer Is Here, And It's Exactly What Everyone Thought It Would Be (GOOG)

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Google has finally unveiled its online storage app, Google Drive.  It's pretty much what everyone expected — an equivalent version of Dropbox, a popular existing online storage service, that's so far designed to play well with Android. Here's what you need to know about the new storage service: You get...
IT'S OFFICIAL: Google's Dropbox Killer Is Here, And It's Exactly What Everyone Thought It Would Be (GOOG)

SafelyFiled is a cloud storage service for life's important documents

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Documents are going digital, and there are gaggles of cloud storage services out there to help you manage your files. However, few of them are built to handle weighty matters like estate planning, insurance claims and how to pass important documents to family members in the event of an emergency....
SafelyFiled is a cloud storage service for life's important documents

Clouds in the forecast: Amazon S3 grew 192% year-over-year

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Keep your eyes to sky because clouds are in the forecast. Amazon Web Services has reported massive growth for its number of objects stored in the Amazon Simple Storage Service (S3), with a 192 percent increase year-over-year. Amazon Web Services is by far the most popular cloud infrastructure provider in...
Clouds in the forecast: Amazon S3 grew 192% year-over-year

Acer's Aspire S7 Ultrabooks coming October 26th, starting at $1,200 for the 11-inch version

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Back at Computex, Acer announced the Aspire S7 series -- the company's third line of Ultrabooks, and the first of the bunch to sport touchscreens. At the time, we were told they'd go on sale once Windows 8 started shipping and sure enough, Acer just sent out a press...
Acer's Aspire S7 Ultrabooks coming October 26th, starting at $1,200 for the 11-inch version

Google begins offering extra paid storage for e-mail, photos

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Borrowing a page from Yahoo's (YHOO) playbook, Google (GOOG) has begun offering extra storage plans to users of Gmail and Picasa, its e-mail and photo storage services. The company says it will soon expand the storage service so that it will hold documents as well. Users still receive 2 gigabytes...
Google begins offering extra paid storage for e-mail, photos

Researcher finds unsecured photos, data on Amazon S3 storage

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An investigation into Amazon's Simple Storage Service (S3) discovered a sixth of data stores, known as buckets, on the service are left open to public viewing. Further examination showed that a number of items on open display were of a sensitive nature, including source code for mobile games, user log-in...
Researcher finds unsecured photos, data on Amazon S3 storage

Microsoft boldly adds Google to list of chat services in Outlook.com & SkyDrive

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Sept. 9 - 10, 2013San Francisco, CAEarly Bird Tickets on Sale In a move to get more people to try its sleek email app Outlook.com, Microsoft has smartly added Google to its list of chat services, joining Facebook and Skype chat. Microsoft recently announced that Outlook.com now has more than...
Microsoft boldly adds Google to list of chat services in Outlook.com & SkyDrive

Dropbox Is Doing The Smartest Thing It Can To Protect Itself From Google: Staffing Up In Mobile (GOOG)

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Dropbox is hiring a bunch of Android, iPhone and iPad developers to regear its file-storage service for mobile devices, according to a post listing job openings on Hacker News. It looks like the company is completely remaking its mobile applications — both for consumers and for businesses. Here are some of...
Dropbox Is Doing The Smartest Thing It Can To Protect Itself From Google: Staffing Up In Mobile (GOOG)

Google Near Launch of Cloud Storage Service

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Google Inc. is close to launching a cloud-storage service that would rival one of Silicon Valley’s hottest start-ups, cloud-storage provider Dropbox Inc., according to people familiar with the matter. Like Dropbox, Google’s storage service, called Drive, is a response to the growth of Internet-connected mobile devices like smartphones and tablets...
Google Near Launch of Cloud Storage Service
LogMeIn Prepares To Take On Dropbox & Box With Launch Of Cloud Storage Service Cubby
Google Drive for Android updated with card-style grid view, quick preview, OCR document scanning, and more
Google Drive: the road to a long-awaited cloud storage service

Clipboard Cuts Into Cloud Storage with New File Upload Feature

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Clipboard, the accurately-named clipping service, is getting into the cloud storage game after adding a new file upload feature that includes 1GB of free space. The Clipboard team announced the update on Monday, following a revamp of its Clipper browser plugin last month. Files are limited to a maximum of...
Clipboard Cuts Into Cloud Storage with New File Upload Feature
Cloud: Is There a Landmine Hidden in Amazon's Glacier?
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