Category Archives: Cloud Computing

Microsoft beefs up OneDrive security

Microsoft beefs up OneDrive security Microsoft today announced changes to its OneDrive storage service that will let consumers protect some or even all of their cloud-stored documents with an additional layer of security. The new feature – dubbed OneDrive Personal Vault – was trumpeted as a special protected partition of OneDrive where users could […]

When should enterprises adopt 5G? | TECH(talk)

When should enterprises adopt 5G? | TECH(talk) 5G deployment is a hot topic, especially as many countries race to build next-generation networks. The U.S. has banned Huawei from contributing to its network construction, but will that really set the U.S. back? Amid all of the hype surrounding 5G, Jack E. Gold, president and principal […]

Facebook’s cryptocurrency ratchets up pressure on banks, but has big risks

Facebook’s cryptocurrency ratchets up pressure on banks, but has big risks Facebook’s plans to launch its own cryptocurrency and digital wallet should be a clarion call to commercial banks: if you don’t begin to explore blockchain technology, tech companies could eat your lunch. [ Further reading: Blockchain: The complete guide ] Worldwide, blockchain-derived business value […]

IDG Contributor Network: Apple, Microsoft and a radical new theory on the evolution of computing

IDG Contributor Network: Apple, Microsoft and a radical new theory on the evolution of computing [Disclosure: Microsoft is a client of the author.] This week Microsoft announced that Apple’s iCloud app would be available in the Microsoft Store. At face value, this isn’t really a big announcement…more along the lines of “dog bites man.” […]

Dropbox focuses on collaboration with major app redesign

Dropbox focuses on collaboration with major app redesign Dropbox has given its file-sharing software a major overhaul in an effort to reposition itself as a hub for workplace collaboration and productivity. The company’s aim is to combine various fragmented digital workplace tools into one place. “It’s a single workspace to organize your content, connect […]

Microsoft’s App Store now offers Apple’s iCloud for Windows

Microsoft’s App Store now offers Apple’s iCloud for Windows Apple has published an all-new version of its iCloud app for Windows users and the software is available for download from Microsoft’s App Store. What is Apple’s iCloud? iCloud is an essential component across Apple’s universe. You use it to share iCloud Drive files, sync […]

FedEx exec: Blockchain will become a foundational layer – for everything

FedEx exec: Blockchain will become a foundational layer – for everything BOSTON – While blockchain may never be a panacea for solving all business transaction problems, it will eventually become a foundational technology across industries that will lead to new business models. Before that can happen, however, proprietary blockchains will have to run their […]

Salesforce offers blockchain lite to entice users

Salesforce offers blockchain lite to entice users Salesforce is now offering select customers blockchain as a permissioned, centrally controlled service, which in some ways runs counter to the basic premise of the technology: that it’s an anonymous, distributed network with no central authority. Salesforce is not alone, as numerous vendors have lined up to […]

How Software-Defining Your Datacenter Can Be As Easy As Ordering a Pizza

How Software-Defining Your Datacenter Can Be As Easy As Ordering a Pizza You might not think you can software-define pizza, but it has already happened, and you probably didn’t even realize it. Domino’s Pizza has distilled the pizza ordering experience down from calling the pizza store, to ordering pizza online, to now only requiring one simple […]