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  • News: Hands on with Amazon Cloud Drive for Mac

    The roster sort of sounds like Santa's reindeer roll-call: On Dropbox, on SkyDrive, on iCloud, on Google! And now, Amazon becomes the latest company/sleigh-puller to dive into the Desktop Cloud Storage Wars of 2012.

  • News: Apple rejecting iOS apps that use Dropbox SDK

    Apple has reportedly been rejecting developer's iOS apps that use the Dropbox SDK.

  • News: Google's BigQuery Offers Infrastructure to Crunch Big Data

    Google today announced the general availability of its cloud-based BigQuery Service, an online analytical processing (OLAP) system designed for crunching terabyte-scale datasets using the search engine giant's infrastructure.

  • News: Physicist: Moore's Law as we know it is on its last legs

    Moore's Law -- the idea that computing power doubles roughly once every 18 months -- has proved to be surprisingly accurate since it was first outlined by Gordon Moore, a co-founder of Intel.

  • News: HGST announces 12Gbps SAS SSDs for use in enterprise data centers

    Western Digital company HGST on Tuesday announced what it claimed to be the first 12 gigabit-per-second (Gbps) SAS solid state drive for use in enterprise storage servers, delivering twice the throughput compared to current 6Gbps SAS technology.

  • News: Hitachi-LG Data Storage exec pleads guilty to price-fixing

    An executive with Hitachi-LG Data Storage (HLDS) has agreed to plead guilty and serve time in a U.S. prison for his participation in a series of conspiracies to rig bids for the sale of optical disk drives to Hewlett-Packard, the U.S. Department of Justice said.

  • News: Weekly Wrap: WWDC, Apple earnings, Adobe Creative, and more

    WWDC tickets came and went, we launched a brand new website, and Adobe unveiled Creative Suite 6. Those stories and more qualify for this week’s edition of the Weekly Wrap, in which we’ll highlight Macworld’s most significant stories from the week gone by.

  • News: DropBox adds photo auto-upload feature for cameras, smartphones

    After launching a mobile app in February that can automatically upload photos and videos from Android phones, Dropbox unleashed an upgrade that expands the service to just about any device, including tablets, smartphones and Internet-enabled cameras.

  • News: Elgato's Thunderbolt Cable now available

    Thunderbolt revolutionaries rejoice! Apple's monopoly on Thunderbolt cables has finally come to an end, thanks to Elgato. As a follow-up to the Thunderbolt SSD released in March, Elgato's Thunderbolt Cable will be available on May 4.

  • News: Dropbox Boosts Free Storage Limit to 5GB to Match Google Drive

    Dropbox boosted its free storage limit from 2GB to 5GB with the introduction of a new digital image offering.

  • News: Huawei: Touch-free smartphones and infinite cloud storage are on the way

    Huawei Technologies is aiming to bring touch-free smartphones and more inexpensive cloud storage to users, as the company boosts its research and development spending in order to bring "disruptive" technologies that will alter the market landscape.

  • News: One in 10 second-hand hard drives in U.K. contain personal data

    Britain's Information Commissioner's Office has discovered that more than one in every ten second hand hard drives contains recoverable personal information of the original owner.

  • 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.

  • 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.



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