Posts Tagged ‘Cloud computing’
Dropbox dropped the ball on Sunday, when it left its 25 million users’ accounts unlocked for four hours. The cloud-based file storing-and-sharing company attributed the incident to a programming change that introduced a bug into its system, allowing accounts to be opened without proper authentication. The bug was released at 1:54 p.m. PT, and the ...Read more.
Even before its official unveiling at the World Wide Developers Conference, the iCloud, Apple’s venture into cloud computing, has been the hot topic in the tech world. Much talk has been made about the potential impact iCloud will have on existing cloud solutions like Amazon’s S3 and Microsoft’s Windows Azure OS. But some surprising news ...Read more.
Have you received an email with a file attachment but didn’t have the program to open it? Anyone who hasn’t upgraded past Office 2003 knows the pain of receiving an Office 2007/2010 file that wouldn’t open. Have you ever been working remotely on a mobile device that didn’t have the tools you would have in ...Read more.
In a recent post, I discussed how Amazon is now making music storage and streaming available in the Cloud. You may be thinking, that’s great, but do they also plan on selling extra-long headphones? Amazon’s new music service is just one example of cloud computing. The music isn’t literally up in the air. Although, that ...Read more.