Cloud Computing

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With Tidal relaunch, Jay Z doubles down on streaming for audiophiles

Tidal offers CD-quality streaming music across mobile and the desktop

Cloud Security

Silk Road investigators charged with stealing bitcoin

Two former U.S. agents face charges of wire fraud and money laundering

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Acer Chromebook 15 review: Massive display, with mixed results overall

I used the Acer Chromebook 15, which boasts the largest screen of any Chromebook, and I'm not entirely sure how I feel about it yet.

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New products of the week 03.30.2015

Our roundup of intriguing new products from companies such as Zenoss and Keynote Systems.

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5 freshly-funded cloud computing companies worth watching

Investors made a crowd around the cloud this week, investing $175 million in companies focused on everything from storage to the WAN to the supply chain.

Slack hacked, compromising users' profile data

The company has added two-factor authentication

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Google Cloud Launcher deploys VM-based apps in a snap

Google offers a new service for launching packaged apps in VMs to Cloud Platform, by way of a partnership with Bitnami

At Facebook, a sharpening focus on virtual reality

At its F8 conference, executives helped illuminate some of the company's plans

In Japan, smartphone apps time spring's cherry blossoms

Smartphones are becoming indispensable for the national pastime of drinking under the pink petals

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Amazon Cloud Drive's unlimited storage plans undercut rivals

Amazon Cloud Drive takes the 'bang for your buck' throne, though its services are lacking.

Amazon debuts bottomless storage plans for photos, data

The new consumer-focused storage service could be an alternative to backing up files on an external drive

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Cloud and Proud: Salesforce takes umbrage at Indiana's 'Religious Freedoms' act

A controversial new law in Indiana could cost the state significant investment from Salesforce.

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Many password strength meters are downright WEAK, researchers say

Website password strength meters, like a spouse asked to assess your haircut or outfit, often tell you only what you want to hear. That’s the finding from researchers at Concordia University in Montreal, who examined the usefulness of...

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Google for Work vs. Microsoft Office 365: A comparison of cloud tools

While Google for Work and Microsoft Office 365 offer many similar services, choosing between the two can be a significant challenge for CIOs. This comparison eases that burden.

Foxconn to enter information security realm with joint venture

Foxconn and Korea's SK C&C will establish a joint venture in May

Fujitsu develops thin, solar-powered IoT beacon

The beacon can be rolled up and attached to curved surfaces

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Your guide to compliance in the cloud

You can ensure cloud compliance with PCI DSS, HIPAA and other regulatory requirements, but it takes investigation and persistence to get the answers and documentation you need to prove it.

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Try these 5 undiscovered Google Drive tricks

Leverage these little-known features to work without an internet connection, keep track of document changes, and more.

12 free cloud storage options

With all the public cloud storage offerings on the market today, many vendors just want customers to sign up for their services. So, in return for a new account, many offer free cloud storage.

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