A new report suggests that the panel working on the Indian government’s cloud computing policy wants data generated in India to be stored within the country. This proposal comes as a big blow to global technology giants such as Amazon and Microsoft who offer cloud services. Continue reading “Indian Govt plans localization of cloud storage data within the country: Report”
Google Drive will soon be able to backup your entire computer to cloud. The company will start offering a new Backup and Sync app for Mac/PC that will allow users to save all the files and photos from their on their PCs to Google Drive.
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Google and Intel have entered into a strategic alliance to support and accelerate enterprise adoption of the cloud. The alliance will focus on technology integrations and joint market education efforts. Continue reading “Google and Intel team up to push enterprise cloud adoption”
Micromax on Monday announced that it has made some investment in a cloud storage startup company MiMedia Inc. The strategic investment in MiMedia represents Micromax’s first outside of India, but the deal terms have not been disclosed. Continue reading “Micromax announces investment in cloud storage startup MiMedia”
The developers at doubletwist have come up with a new app called CloudPlay that lets you stream music from your Google Drive, Dropbox and OneDrive accounts. It is aimed at freeing users from the various limitations that come with other cloud based music players.
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The Redmond giant on Thursday announced that company’s quarterly revenue ending March 2015 period grew to $21.7 billion, which is overall 6 percent growth from the same quarter last year, but the net $4.99 billion profit this time around is down from last year’s $5.66 billion in the same quarter. Continue reading “Microsoft Q3 FY15 results: Cloud strengthens, Windows stumble”
Amazon is offering its Prime customers with unlimited cloud photo storage under a new service called Prime Photos. Prime Photos accepts uploads from iOS and Android devices, Fire tablets and Fire phones, as well as Mac and Windows computers.
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Yahoo has made its first Indian acquisition by buying Bookpad for Rs 50 crores. The one year old Bangalore based start-up specializes in hosting cloud based documents. It provides end-to-end document handling technology for cloud.
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Amazon has integrated Kindle documents to its own Cloud drive thereby by giving its users 10 GB Amazon Cloud storage, in addition to 5GB of storage. Kindle owners received an email from Amazon informing them that all documents sent to Kindle are now stored on Amazon Cloud Drive.
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Over at the Global Mobile Internet Conference, UCWeb has announced a new partnership with global internet security expert, Trend Micro. Under the agreement, both companies will work to provide mobile web safety assessments in the browser. The aim is provide a comprehensive safety net for users of the product via cloud based security scans in the browser and also for Android apps downloaded via the UC Web browser.
Trend Micro analyzes as much as 4.46TB of data every day and has identified 350,000 high risk Android applications. This number is further expected to grow by 400% to 1.4 million in 2013.
UC Web with a global userbase in excess of 400 million and with 200 million daily registered clicks aims to provide comprehensive cloud based security for its users through its partnership with Trend Micro. The technology in question is Trend Micro’s Application Reputation Service (MARS) that works with both websites and Android applications. The service has analyzed close to 3 million Android apps to date with about 560,000 of them being flagged as malicious. UC Web has added the feature to version 7.4 of its browser making it the world’s first ‘secure mobile browser’.Considering the browser’s popularity in developing markets, the move is a welcome addition. Available for all major platforms, click through to try out UC Web Browser on your Android phone.
Disclaimer : UC Web sponsored our travel and stay during GMIC
Box was giving out free 50 GB storage for all Sony Ericsson and LG devices, and we had written a guide on how to get it for free on whichever Android device just a few months back, and now Box is giving out 50 GB of free storage for all Android users out there, don’t miss it hurry!
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Everything is on the cloud these days, the number of cloud services has increased a lot from earlier and everyone from a mobile phone user to a laptop user wants to go cloud. Box application or Android and iOS is one of the methods to share and view content to and from the cloud. When you sign up you get a free 5 GB of space to store and share your data, but just recently they had announced that they will be giving 50 GB of free space for the people who are using LG and Xperia devices, but the procedure which you are going to read will get you 50 GB of storage for whichever device you have whether it is Samsung or HTC. This offer is valid only till 31st so be quick to grab this opportunity.
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Looks like all the clouds are gearing up to store your music, with BestBuy launching its own Cloud Music service called the ‘Music Cloud’. The Cloud storage has become the latest trend, with the Amazon, Google and Apple already announcing their own versions of the cloud music services. Continue reading “BestBuy Announces Music Cloud Service”