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  • News: Intel researchers plot a smarter, personalized cloud

    Intel researchers hope the cloud will provide a new model to deliver accurate information about the quality of air and weather within meters of where a user is standing, which could ultimately help improve the quality of life.

  • News: 5 Reasons Microsoft SkyDrive is Better Than Google Drive

    Amid the excitement over Google Drive, the search giant's new Dropbox competitor, Microsoft recently improved a similar online sync and storage service, SkyDrive. Microsoft added the ability to store files online and sync across multiple devices right from your Windows or OS X desktop. That puts SkyDrive squarely in competition with Dropbox and Drive, five years after Microsoft first introduced its online storage solution in 2007.

  • News: Free Tools to Wipe Your Drives Securely

    Your PC's hard drive is packed with your personal data. So when you want to get rid of your system or drive, you should permanently erase your storage device drives before you get rid of them. If your drives are encrypted and you trust the encryption protocol (full disk encryption is pretty safe), all you have to do is delete your encryption keys. If you want to safeguard your privacy further--and prevent data theft down the road--here are a few cheap and simple tools designed to wipe your hard drive, solid-state drive, or USB flash drive thoroughly before you dispose of it.

  • News: Privacy advocates slam Google Drive's privacy policies

    Privacy advocates and cloud services users are concerned about Google's terms of use for its new Drive storage services, saying Google can basically do what it wants with a customer's data.

  • News: Samsung confirms Exynos quad-core chip for Galaxy S3

    Samsung has revealed that its next Galaxy device, the Galaxy S3, will be powered by its own quad-core processor.

  • News: Samsung reveals processor that will power its next flagship smartphone

    Samsung Electronics has introduced the 1.4GHz Exynos 4 Quad processor, which will power the next Galaxy smartphone, the company said on Thursday.

  • News: Cloudera, U.S. provider of open-source big data software, opens Japan subsidiary

    Cloudera, a U.S. provider of open-source software based on Hadoop, has opened a subsidiary in Japan, where local firms are increasingly using the platform to handle their exploding data stores.

  • Opinion: TechHive: Hands on with Dropbox's new sharing features

    Despite many competitors, Dropbox is the de facto standard for syncing files across one's own computers and sharing them with others. New features rolled out Monday extend Dropbox's reach substantially by making it possible to create a public, revokable link to any file or folder in a Dropbox sync folder. Previously, only items in a special Public folder could be shared, and the links couldn't be canceled; the item had to be moved out of the folder.

  • News: Free Tools to Wipe Your Drives Securely

    Your PC's hard drive is packed with your personal data. So when you want to get rid of your system or drive, you should permanently erase your storage device drives before you get rid of them. If your drives are encrypted and you trust the encryption protocol (full disk encryption is pretty safe), all you have to do is delete your encryption keys. If you want to safeguard your privacy further--and prevent data theft down the road--here are a few cheap and simple tools designed to wipe your hard drive, solid-state drive, or USB flash drive thoroughly before you dispose of it.

  • News: Privacy advocates slam Google Drive's privacy policies

    Privacy advocates and cloud services users are concerned about Google's terms of use for its new Drive storage services, saying Google can basically do what it wants with a customer's data.

  • Opinion: The Problem with Google Drive

    Google Drive is here. On paper the Google cloud storage service compares favorably against rivals like Dropbox, SkyDrive, and Box. However, there's one aspect of Google Drive that could force many users to shun Google in favor of the alternatives.

  • News: AMD gains x86 processor market share on Intel in Q1

    Advanced Micro Devices gained market share on Intel in worldwide x86 processor shipments during the first quarter on the strength of mobile and desktop shipment growth, Mercury Research said Wednesday.

  • Opinion: Google Drive vs. Microsoft SkyDrive: 4 Reasons Google Wins Out

    Google Drive, Google's online storage service is finally available after years of rumors, but with Microsoft's SkyDrive offering more space and better integration with Windows 8, is Drive really worth the wait?

  • News: Google Drive could be a boon -- and a headache -- for IT

    With the launch of Google Drive this week, IT managers can look forward to a potential new productivity tool -- and some significant headaches, analysts say

  • News: Box upgrades API to make it simpler, more powerful

    Box has given its API (application programming interface) a makeover so that developers will have an easier time building and integrating applications with its software, and have those applications do more than is currently possible.

  • News: China's Huawei may start selling its own mobile chips

    Chinese handset maker Huawei Technologies expects its smartphone chip business will help further drive revenue, signaling that the company could try to compete in the world's mobile chip market.

  • News: Intel acquires HPC interconnect assets from Cray

    Intel has agreed to buy specific high-performance-computing interconnect assets from server company Cray, the chip maker said on Tuesday.

  • Opinion: Google Drive vs. The Rest

    Google Drive, Google's cloud storage service, is finally here, and it's no surprise that the competition is prepared after years of rumors.

  • News: Intel acquires HPC interconnect assets from Cray

    Intel has agreed to buy specific high-performance-computing interconnect assets from server company Cray, the chip maker said on Tuesday.

  • News: Optical cables for Thunderbolt ports shipped by Sumitomo

    For more than a year Intel has talked about graduating from copper wires to fiber optics for Thunderbolt ports on Apple's Mac computers, and Sumitomo Electric Industries has became one of the first companies to deliver optical cables.



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