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Cloud storage in iOS 8.1 doesn't work as you expect

Box, Dropbox, and Google Drive all support Apple's cloud storage APIs, but only Box works with direct open and save for files

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Nadella gives away the store with new 'Microsoft everywhere' strategy

Microsoft dangles free, improved Office apps for iPhone/iPad, previews an Android version, and leaves Windows flapping in the wind

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Microsoft's Dropbox deal is a not-so-hidden push for Office 365

Two-way integration between Dropbox and Office 365 gives people yet another reason to pick up an Office subscription

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Cloud expected to make up three-fourths of data center traffic by 2018

Cisco predicts by 2018, a quarter of the world's population will use personal cloud storage

Microsoft to marry Office with Dropbox for cloud productivity

The companies are partnering to make Word, Excel, and PowerPoint more interoperable with Dropbox and Dropbox for Business

SSD storage is the future of the cloud

For many workloads, high-IOPS SSDs in the cloud will bring real performance benefits, with Google leading the charge

Dropbox finds its way into HP, Acer PCs and tablets

The cloud storage company is pursuing partnerships to grow its already massive user base

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Azure expands, while security, storage, APIs lift Office 365

Microsoft uncaps Office 365 storage, adds APIs, increases security, and boosts Azure's capabilities

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NetApp's hybrid cloud is all about storage, not compute

With its new hybrid cloud, NetApp creates a data fabric that interoperates with Amazon and other vendors

Microsoft gives Office 365 customers unlimited OneDrive storage

The decision applies to both consumer and business editions of the Office 365 cloud suite

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Eclipse shines light on cloud-based app dev

Eclipse Cloud Development initiative looks to host browser-based development tools in the cloud

China attacks lead Apple to alert users on iCloud threats

Apple says the iCloud servers are secure, but advises users to always verify they've connected to an authentic iCloud website

Dropbox dismisses claims of hack affecting 7 million accounts

Credentials leaked by an alleged hacker online were likely stolen from other services, the online storage company says

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iOS 8 bug deletes iWork docs

After iPhone and iPad owners reset their devices, iCloud Drive documents disappear

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Ray Ozzie's Talko app stores calls in cloud, lets you search them

So far the free app and associated for-pay cloud-storage service is just for iPhone, but the goal is to support corporate work groups

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iOS 8's iCloud Drive reveals the dark side of empowered users

Apple's iCloud Drive deployment was sure to mess up people's access to documents -- and it did

Microsoft knocks iOS 8 install requirements, ups OneDrive free space

Adds 12GB-15GB more free photo storage for existing and new users on iOS, Android, Windows Phone, and Windows

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

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