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Apple updates privacy policy, sets up site to guide users

Move comes as Apple embarks on health tracking and mobile payments that have potential privacy implications

Apple turns on iCloud two-step verification after nude selfie scandal

Two-step verification is not mandatory though Apple recommends the added security protection

Apple reveals new iCloud storage prices

With little fanfare Apple published new monthly prices for its expanded iCloud storage plans

Apple CEO says iCloud security will be strengthened

Two-factor authentication will be enabled on iCloud, along with more warnings for certain account actions

AT&T and Box to pave secure path to cloud content via VPN

Service extends AT&T's NetBond technology to Box and works in conjunction with the carrier's Toggle software

Box faces tough campaign for health, retail, and entertainment clouds

Box's move to add services for vertical markets smartly avoids the race to the bottom in cloud storage, but the road isn't easy

Apple iCloud backup quirk could have allowed hackers to access 'deleted' files

iCloud on iOS secretly keeps last three backups, says Check Point Software researcher

Microsoft's StorSimple: A first look at the 8000 series

These arrays add a cloud tier to the traditional approach, but the high price tag and Azure-only feature set could be deal-breakers

Microsoft begins dropping OneDrive's 2GB file size limit

Microsoft's following in the footsteps of Dropbox and Google Drive by removing OneDrive's 2GB file size limit, albeit with little fanfare

Amazon's file sharing service Zocalo now generally available

The service costs $5 per month after a free 30-day trial

Dropbox offers 1TB Pro plan for $9.99

The new Dropbox for Business plan does away with previous options maxing out at 500GB

4 cloud horror stories -- and how to survive them

Here are four cloud horror stories along with spoilers, so you can make it out alive

Dropbox for Business grows more security, IT admin muscles

The workplace version of the popular cloud storage service competes against offerings from Google, Microsoft, Box, and others

Zimbra buys its way into cloud storage market

The company has acquired Mezeo to complement its email and enterprise social collaboration products

Amazon: Our new doc-sharing cloud service is enterprise-grade

Managed document storage/sharing services could be the piece of the puzzle that enterprises have been missing

Microsoft says new hybrid storage options can cut costs up to 60 percent

Microsoft Azure StorSimple storage options mix on premises with cloud resources

EMC acquires TwinStrata to push corporate data into the cloud

EMC will embed TwinStrata's CloudArray into its new VMAX3 enterprise data service platform

Microsoft turns cloud storage into Office 365 feature

But will the free 1TB boost subscriptions?

Microsoft cuts OneDrive prices, increases capacity

Free OneDrive capacity is going up from 7GB to 15GB, and skyrocketing to 1TB for Office 365 subscribers

Moving a database to the cloud? Wrap it in a services layer

Databases need to be logically and physically decoupled from applications in the cloud, despite what worked in the data center

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