Fujitsu develops technology to remotely access home PC files using a smart device
Fujitsu Laboratories announced that it has developed technology that enables access to home computer files from anywhere using a smart device.
Georgia Tech warns of threats to cloud data storage, mobile devices in latest 'emerging cyber threat'
As more businesses find their way into the cloud, few engage in security measures beyond those provided by the associated cloud storage firm, a new report from Georgia Tech notes. Even fewer seek heightened data protection ...
Japan's NTT buys US cloud computing firms for $875 mn
NTT Communications said Monday it would pay a combined $875 million for two US-based cloud computing firms, marking the latest major overseas acquisition by a Japanese firm.
Box moves toward IPO destiny
It's the quintessential Silicon Valley tale: Two kids start a company in a dorm room. The company grows, adds millions of users and within a few years is worth more than $1 billion.
Data-sharing scheme shows the way towards low-cost, flexible and secure cloud storage
Wider adoption of cloud storage services by organizations has been hindered by security and privacy issues. A consequence of storing data on the cloud is that, by its very nature, the storage infrastructure ...
Cyber-savvy Estonia urges EU to rely less on US 'clouds'
IT hub Estonia on Wednesday urged the European Union to rely less on US firms for "cloud" data storage, amid tensions over claims of US spying and data surveillance.
Cyber risks for those with heads in the cloud
Australian home computer users and businesses are being warned to consider more closely the risks associated with cloud computing, as well as its many advantages.
The cloud within us
The first tentative steps towards a peer-to-peer approach to cloud computing that enables users and removes the risks and costs of relying on industry giants to offer services are being taken by an international team of researchers.
Microsoft retools Office for touch screen, Web use
Microsoft is selling a retooled version of its Office software to consumers as an online subscription service for the first time in an attempt to extend one of the company's key franchises beyond personal ...
The demand for storage devices in a connected world of data
The advent of cloud computing has given rise to trends—such as the consumerization of IT, big data and enterprise mobility—that have created increasingly connected data ecosystems, and this is driving ...
When clouds hang out with pollution: Clean-sky clouds more susceptible to pollution's pressure, research finds
Clouds are influenced by the company they keep. Scientists at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory and the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) found that ocean-hugging clouds in clean regions ...
Virtual servers begin to intrigue smaller businesses
With the growing buzz around cloud computing - and its benefits of ramping up efficiency while cutting information technology costs - some smaller companies are beginning to weigh its pros and cons, while acknowledging it ...
IT security problems shift as data moves to 'cloud'
The Internet "cloud" has become the hottest topic in computing, but the trend has created a new range of security issues that need to be addressed.
Facebook takes small step into cloud storage
Facebook is slowly moving into the cloud.