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Dropbox unleashes 'universal app' for Windows phones and tablets

Cloud storage service offers new features for designers while promising better image handling


IBM cloud will reach back into tape for low-cost storage

Project Big Storage combines data on flash, disks and tape under a single namespace

Google launches a service for storing big data

Google finally opens up its speedy BigTable technology for third-party use

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Box Developer Edition woos both enterprises and startups

Box Developer Edition simplifies user provisioning and authentication for Box apps, for scrappy startups and established enterprises alike

EMC Syncplicity lets enterprises manage their own encryption keys

Syncplicity's Customer Managed Keys feature uses rights management software that customers can run on their own hardware

Amazon and Microsoft take aim at new workloads with souped-up cloud services

Better performance is promised for applications that need fast GPUs or storage

Amazon targets network file storage in the cloud at enterprises

Watch out NetApp! Amazon is coming after the NAS storage market

AWS drops prices -- and barriers -- to cloud adoption

Everyone wants high performance at low prices, and you'll buy from the public cloud providers that offer both

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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

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Google Cloud Storage Nearline wants to be your cloud data vault

Data stored in Google's inexpensive alternative to offline cold storage can be accessed in under 3 seconds

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Outage hits Apple services, including iCloud and App Store

An Apple services outage has left users unable to sign into iCloud and App Store services since before 3 a.m. PT

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Microsoft muddles cloud storage in Office 365 for iOS

Microsoft's confusing mix of file-access methods will confound users and make document management iffy

IBM puts software and cloud at the center of storage

The IBM Spectrum Storage strategy embraces multiple vendors and clouds

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Box: You can bring your own keys to encrypt in our cloud

Box's Enterprise Key Management service lets customers encrypt Box-stored files with their own keys -- a bid to bring in a new class of regulated and cloud-hesitant customers

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Box adds enterprise key management to overcome last hurdle to the cloud

Box Enterprise Key Management security model lets users securely stash encryption keys in the cloud

Box fixes flaw in Mac desktop Sync app

Mac users are advised to upgrade to version 4.0.6035 of the file storage and sharing service

Dropbox paves a smoother path from Web to desktop

A new 'Open' button will automatically let users launch files in the native apps on their computers

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Apple previews new Photos app to OS X developers

Apple today released the first preview of Photos, its iPhoto replacement, to registered developers.

No, Canada! You can't keep cloud storage local

New draft regulations ask that service providers keep sensitive data in the country, due to fears of U.S. spying

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