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New Moleskine notebook 'syncs' paper with Evernote (gallery)

76 Storage APIs: Box.net, Amazon S3, Dropbox

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Our API directory now includes 76 storage APIs. The newest is the Pervasive Data Integrator API. The most popular, in terms of mashups, is the Amazon S3 API. We list 77 Amazon S3 mashups. Below you’ll find some more stats from the directory, including the entire list of storage APIs....
76 Storage APIs: Box.net, Amazon S3, Dropbox

10gen expands MongoDB with storage service

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Open source database provider 10gen is expanding into storage services, offering a hosted backup service for its flagship MongoDB data store.Using 10gen's backup service would save users from the work of setting up their own backup copies, which can be a challenge to implement, according to a 10gen statement...
10gen expands MongoDB with storage service

Drive vs Dropbox

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Bijan posted yesterday about Drive vs Dropbox. He prefers Dropbox. I commented on his blog saying that I prefer Drive. I figured it would be interesting to poll the AVC readership to see where everyone stands on the two most popular cloud storage services. I had to hack Quipol to...
Drive vs Dropbox
OnLive Desktop comes to Android Tablets

Microsoft's SkyDrive Gains Hooks Into Gmail

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Attachments.me, which lets Gmail users send attachments to and access files on several cloud storage services, now also works with Microsoft's SkyDrive....
Microsoft's SkyDrive Gains Hooks Into Gmail

Your First Look At Kim Dotcom's Newest File-Sharing Site, Mega

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Over the weekend, Internet entrepreneur Kim Dotcom revealed his newest file-sharing site, Mega. Mega debuted exactly one year after New Zealand authorities arrested Dotcom on charges of racketeering, copyright infringement, and money laundering in connection to a similar service called Megaupload. Megaupload was shut down. Mega is very similar to Dropbox,...
Your First Look At Kim Dotcom's Newest File-Sharing Site, Mega

BitTorrent Launches Private and Secure Dropbox Alternative

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BitTorrent is a very powerful distribution tool. There is simply no faster way than BitTorrent for those who share files with several devices at once. Just ask Twitter and Facebook, two major technology companies that rely on BitTorrent technology to distribute files across their networks. For the public, however, there’s...
BitTorrent Launches Private and Secure Dropbox Alternative

Funambol gets $5.75M to fuel mobile carriers' cloud services

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Funambol just got a $5.75 million vote of confidence that it can help mobile carriers that want to challenge the likes of Apple’s iCloud, Google Drive and Microsoft’s SkyDrive. The later-stage funding round was led by previous investors HIG Growth Capital, Nexit Ventures and Castile Ventures. Funambol won’t just get the...
Funambol gets $5.75M to fuel mobile carriers' cloud services
Readdle's Documents iPad app lets you view and copy files between virtually any cloud service

Microsoft warns you not to get 'Scroogled' in leaked internal video

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Microsoft employees poked fun at Google this week in a mock advertisement that was never meant to leave the Seattle company’s walls. Of course, it did, and now it’s available for everyone’s (except Google’s) enjoyment. The video mimics Google’s Chrome advertisement which attendees of Google I/O, the company’s developer...
Microsoft warns you not to get 'Scroogled' in leaked internal video
CloudOn raises $16M to unleash the power of MS Office on tablets

Dropbox to host first-ever developers conference this summer

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Dropbox, the file-sync-store-and-share provider to the masses, will host its inaugural developers conference this summer. The event — called DBX — will take place July 9 at San Francisco’s Fort Mason. Details other than that are sparse but in a blog post the company said it hopes to draw developers...
Dropbox to host first-ever developers conference this summer

MediaFire's new Android app comes with 50 GB of free storage

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MediaFire, a cloud storage service that's less stingy with free space than some of its competitors, is now available for Android. Just like its desktop counterpart and iOS apps, MediaFire for Android comes with 50 GB of free storage. It lets you upload files using the built-in file browser...
MediaFire's new Android app comes with 50 GB of free storage

Microsoft has access issues with Hotmail, Outlook, SkyDrive services

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Microsoft experienced disruptions for several hours to its online suite of mail, calendar and storage services, leaving many users unable to access their accounts....
Microsoft has access issues with Hotmail, Outlook, SkyDrive services

Yandex.Disk Wants To Give iCloud, Skydrive and Dropbox A Run For Their Money In Russia

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Yandex may be in line to become the default search engine on devices that Apple sells in Russia. But for now it’s engaging in a little competition with Cupertino, and others. Today the Russian search giant is launching its own answer to iCloud: a free web-based storage product it’s calling...
Yandex.Disk Wants To Give iCloud, Skydrive and Dropbox A Run For Their Money In Russia
Searching for document hidden in multiple clouds? Simplexo wants to help you with that

The top 5 issues with the top 5 cloud storage services

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A survey by technical support website FixYa indicates that security, missing folders and a lack of app support top the list of user issues with the top five consumer cloud services....
The top 5 issues with the top 5 cloud storage services

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

Cloud-Music Player AudioBox Lands On iPhone

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Following a significant reboot late last year, cloud-music player AudioBox has released a new app for iPhone that lets users stream their cloud-stored music collections on Apple’s device. It supports most of the features found in the startup’s desktop HTML5-based offering, including the ability to access music stored on a...
Cloud-Music Player AudioBox Lands On iPhone
Google Music and Amazon Cloud Player take on iTunes Match. Who wins?

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

Mobile productivity app CloudOn comes to Android smartphones

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CloudOn today released an Android smartphone version of its mobile productivity app as well as CloudOn 4.0, which adds a landscape mode and other improvements. In late December 2012, CloudOn updated its apps to version 3.0 and launched an iPhone version of the app, the first iPhone app featuring Microsoft...
Mobile productivity app CloudOn comes to Android smartphones

Dropbox, Google Drive get in-browser security boost through BoxCryptor plugin

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Here’s one for business or otherwise privacy-hungry users of Chrome: BoxCryptor has released an experimental plugin that makes it possible to encrypt and decrypt files stored in Dropbox and Google Drive without needing to fiddle around with desktop apps. Cloud storage services are pretty secure but, as Dropbox ably demonstrated...
Dropbox, Google Drive get in-browser security boost through BoxCryptor plugin

Microsoft takes on Dropbox with major SkyDrive update

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A couple of years ago we lamented the stated of Microsoft's cloud storage services. On the one hand, there was SkyDrive, with gobs of storage. On the other hand, there was Mesh, with file synchronization and remote access. Two separate products, when really there should have been one. And...
Microsoft takes on Dropbox with major SkyDrive update

Google Launches Mobile Backend Starter, A One-Click Deployable Cloud Backend For Android Apps

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Google today announced the launch of its Mobile Backend Starter that allows Android developers to deploy a basic cloud infrastructure for their apps that runs on Google’s App Engine. Mobile Backend Starter provides developers with a one-click deployable mobile backend and a client-side framework for Android that provides them with...
Google Launches Mobile Backend Starter, A One-Click Deployable Cloud Backend For Android Apps

Google Drive v rest: cloud storage compared

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Which is cheapest? Which offers the best cross-platform support? The results may surprise youThis week both Microsoft and Google got their acts together and released Dropbox-like applications for their online storage services, SkyDrive and Google Drive respectively.Why has Dropbox been winning in this space? Fantastic convenience. Just save a file...
Google Drive v rest: cloud storage compared
CHART OF THE DAY: Apple Dominates In Consumer Cloud Services (AAPL, GOOG, AMZN)

Secure cloud storage outfit Tresorit posts $10K hacker bounty

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Popular cloud storage services such as Dropbox and Google Drive are terrifically easy to use, but only boast middling security (hence the existence of third-party client-side encryption services such as BoxCryptor). However, there are many rivals out there that offer much stronger client-side security and anonymity — Lacie’s Wuala, Spideroak...
Secure cloud storage outfit Tresorit posts $10K hacker bounty
Cloud CAD upstart Sunglass announces API integration with CAD tools, cloud storage
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