Tagged with: Cloud

Microsoft Officially Launches OneDrive, Giving 100 GB for Free to Early Adopters

Microsoft Officially Launches OneDrive, Giving 100 GB for Free to Early Adopters

There’s not much in the way of surprises for Wednesday's  announcement by Microsoft of the general availability of its cloud storage service OneDrive. The new name had already been previewed, and the product is largely the same as its predecessor, SkyDrive. New features include auto uploads from Android, adaptive ...

Microsoft’s OneDrive Offers Bonus Storage for Friend Referral

Microsoft’s OneDrive Offers Bonus Storage for Friend Referral

In case you missed it, on Sunday we exclusively reported that OneDrive is getting a new “co-owned folders” feature. But the good news doesn’t stop here, as we have received more exclusive information regarding what’s to come with OneDrive. LiveSide has learned that OneDrive will offer up to an extra 8 GB of storage ...

Microsoft SkyDrive Becomes ‘OneDrive’ Following Lawsuit

Microsoft SkyDrive Becomes ‘OneDrive’ Following Lawsuit

Microsoft is renaming its SkyDrive cloud storage to OneDrive. The software giant has registered onedrive.com and the company has a promotional video on YouTube announcing the new name. Microsoft says the name change will take place soon, and that the service "will continue to operate as you expect and all of your content ...

Verizon is Buying Intel’s Cloud TV Products and Services

Verizon is Buying Intel’s Cloud TV Products and Services

Almost one year after Intel first confirmed it was building an Internet TV service featuring a camera-sporting set-top box, telecommunications giant Verizon has confirmed it has purchased the assets of Intel Media, the business division responsible for developing Cloud TV products and services. Verizon says that the deal ...

Box (iOS) Currently Offering 50 GB of Free Cloud Storage

Box (iOS) Currently Offering 50 GB of Free Cloud Storage

Box has released an update to its iOS apps that now features a sleeker and faster experience, new preview file capabilities, full text search functionality, and more. To mark the occasion, the company is giving away 50GB of free storage to users that download the new app within the next 30 days. Calling it a “critical ...

Dropbox Almost Back to 100 Percent After Weekend Outage

Dropbox Almost Back to 100 Percent After Weekend Outage

Dropbox said Sunday it was making progress in restoring service after the popular file storage service went offline on Friday. As of Sunday afternoon Pacific time, the service said more than 99 percent of users can access their files. But 5 percent of users were having trouble syncing files from the desktop client, and ...

How to Protect Your Most Valuable Possessions: Your Memories

How to Protect Your Most Valuable Possessions: Your Memories

What if your home caught on fire? Assuming that you, your family and your beloved pets were able to get out safely, what would you grieve for the most? A fire can destroy every possession in your home, leaving little to nothing of any salvageable value. Even if you have a good homeowner’s insurance policy, many treasured ...

Amazon is Giving Away 50 GB of Online Storage With Select Android Phones

Amazon is Giving Away 50 GB of Online Storage With Select Android Phones

This isn’t by any means the first time we’ve seen a cloud storage provider offer up a special offer, in fact it seems like the cool thing to do these days. With that in mind, it’s worth noting that Amazon is throwing its hat into the proverbial free cloud storage offer with 50GB of storage with the purchase of over ...

Microsoft’s SkyDrive App on iOS Adds Auto Camera Backup

Microsoft’s SkyDrive App on iOS Adds Auto Camera Backup

Microsoft is releasing an update for its SkyDrive iOS app on Thursday that now includes automatic camera backup of photos and videos. The intent of this feature is not only to protect the memories on one’s phone, but also to better integrate the contents between desktop and mobile devices. The SkyDrive app has also been ...

Shelly Palmer Digital Leadership Podcast Episode #46 – John Edmunds of Verizon

Shelly Palmer Digital Leadership Podcast Episode #46 – John Edmunds of Verizon

In recent years, businesses have been using the cloud to facilitate more than just development and testing – it’s now being used in applications like mobile advertising, online purchasing of movie tickets and more. But as the cloud usage increases, so do security and infrastructure risks. Usage of cloud services, ...