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LinkedIn’s hyper-dense data center design

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OneDrive’s missing smart files found in Google Drive

OneDrive's long-lost 'smart files' still haven't returned to Windows 10, but Google will soon have the equivalent feature in Drive

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Google Drive will let users stream files from the cloud

Google Drive users will be able to see all the files they have stored in the company’s cloud service on their desktop without downloading them, thanks to a new feature the company announced Thursday

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5 lessons from Amazon’s S3 cloud blunder -- and how to prepare for the next one

This week's service disruption to Amazon’s Simple Storage Service should be a wakeup call to make sure your cloud-based applications are ready for the next time the cloud hiccups

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Build your own sharing system, with help from Google engineers

From the minds at Google, Upspin is an open source project for building file-sharing infrastructure, but it's a long way from mass consumption

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3 enterprise-strength file sync services to check out

Popular file-sync services are great for individuals, but can lack controls for access, encryption and other services that enterprises require

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Amazon's Elastic Block Storage stretches control to individual volumes

With Elastic Volumes, EBS now lets you resize volumes and change their performance types on the fly

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Apple's iCloud saved deleted browser records, security company finds

It’s unclear if Apple knew that its iCloud service was storing the deleted internet browsing histories

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Google Go-powered object storage server offers open source AWS alternative

Minio provides resilient object storage and is compatible with existing AWS S3 tools

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Slack to deepen integration with Google Drive, in face of Microsoft Teams debut

G Suite users will be able to pair Google's Team Drive with Slack channels, and use bots to approve file-sharing requests from within Slack

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Dropbox boosts mobile productivity with offline folder support

Users will soon be able to save key files for use later on their smartphones and tablets

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AWS is cutting and simplifying its storage prices

The Glacier and S3 services both are getting cheaper

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Cloud computing’s next gambit: Data as a service

The recent collaboration between the American Heart Association and Amazon Web Services points the cloud in a new direction beyond storage

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Here's how Google is overhauling its cloud storage offerings

The tech giant is launching new managed storage and cold storage services and reduced pricing

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IBM's Cleversafe storage platform is becoming a cloud service

The system disperses data across nodes for security and fault tolerance

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Dropbox for iOS now has in-app PDF signing

Dropbox for iOS improves on mobile productivity with a slew of new productivity features for iMessage and iPad

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The best online backup service for securely encrypting your data

Find out which ones give you more (or less) control over your data

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Google just blew up its all-in strategy for productivity software

The company is partnering with Box to let users store Google Docs in another cloud service

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17% off Fujitsu ScanSnap S1300i Mobile Document Scanner - Deal Alert

The ScanSnap S1300i is the smallest multi-page double-sided ScanSnap scanner for one-button ease of use at the desk or on the road. Just stack up to 10 pages and press the blue button. Currently discounted 17%.

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