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Dropbox wants to stretch desktop file storage to infinity

A new Dropbox interface allows users to see all of the files they've stored in the cloud in their computer's file explorer without requiring them to keep local copies

Microsoft gives OneDrive users until July to shrink their storage

Users must reduce what they store in the cloud or face locked accounts and file deletions

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Google open source hybrid cloud gets new OpenStack backup driver

The Cinder driver, which allows Google Cloud Platform to be used as a backup target by OpenStack, is an important addition to the company's hybrid cloud

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Box goes international with AWS and IBM-powered Zones feature

For a price, companies will be able to store their Box data outside the US

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Researchers find flaw in Apple's iMessage, decrypt iCloud photo

Apple plans to patch the issue in iOS 9.3, due for release on Monday

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Why Dropbox dropped Amazon's cloud

Dropbox has culminated a multi-year project to build a customized infrastructure environment that is finely tuned to their specific needs. Should you get out of the cloud too?

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Apple said to move part of cloud business from AWS to Google

The move appears designed to let Apple have diverse cloud service suppliers

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Dropbox takes the reins, moves off AWS and onto its own infrastructure

After years of relying on the Amazon cloud, Dropbox has begun using primarily its own technology instead

7 Ways to Supercharge Your Personal Cloud Storage

7 ways to supercharge your personal cloud storage

Make the most of your virtual storage with these seven tips and tools for cloud power users

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Box makes it easier for businesses to control encryption of cloud data

The new KeySafe service leverages Amazon's cloud to help companies lock files down

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Seagate touts fastest desktop drive and slimmest 2TB backup drive

The LaCie 1TB Chromé desktop drive can ingest two hours of 4K video in just over one minute

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OneDrive for Office 365: New but far from improved

First look: The Mac version has gone from nonfunctional to barely functional, joining the Windows version

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Microsoft reneges on unlimited cloud storage for some business users

Organizations that have 'premium' Office 365 subscriptions will still get all the storage they need

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Microsoft launches new OneDrive for Business sync client, developer kit

Mobile apps for the storage service also received an update

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Salesforce and Box join forces to put files where employees need them

New integrations allow for easy file access and app creation using Box's tools

Microsoft apologizes for riling OneDrive users, restores some free storage space on request

But doesn't budge on decision to scratch unlimited storage for consumers; 'We made a business decision,' company now says

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Amazon can't be PaaS-ed

With the largest portion of the cloud market share, Amazon Web Services is the obvious leader in public cloud services

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EMC helps VMAX, VNX storage arrays hook up with public clouds

Cloud repositories like Azure and Amazon S3 can become another tier of storage

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