Microsoft rolls out new Azure Site Recovery and Backup tools

Mike Wheatley | March 27th

Microsoft has launched a couple of new features for its Azure Site Recovery and Backup services. First up is Azure Site Recovery, which has been given the ability to enable “protection and...»

Google makes Cloud Platform installs easy with Cloud Launcher

Duncan Riley | March 27th

Google Inc. announced a handy new feature for its Cloud Platform Thursday that will make life a lot easier for first timers or those looking to save time: the Cloud Launcher. The launcher offers easy installation of over 120...»

Intel, Micron & Toshiba tout faster, cheaper Flash

Mike Wheatley | March 27th

Chip makers usually try to add extra storage capacity by packing greater numbers of transistors onto their flat checkerboard-style circuitry grids. But now they're getting smarter – they're stacking transistors in three dimensions, and that...»

One cloud storage provider to rule them all? Amazon Cloud Drive now offers unlimited storage

Collen Kriel | March 27th

On Thursday, Amazon.com announced that it will now offer unlimited cloud storage on its Amazon Cloud Drive platform. As of the announcement, unlimited cloud storage is available on two new...»

Microsoft acquires another app-making start-up: PowerPoint plug-in LiveLoop

James Farrell | March 27th

The acquisition of LiveLoop by Microsoft has been confirmed for an undisclosed amount, making it the third notable app-specific start-up, after the popular email app Accompli and Android calender app...»

Apple to launch popular iPhone trade-in program in China

Collen Kriel | March 27th

Following the U.S. success of its iPhone trade-in program, Apple Inc. intends to expand the program to China. Sources familiar with the iPhone maker’s plans told Bloomberg that the program is set to launch...»

Throng of iPhone app makers roll out support for Apple Watch ahead of April launch

Collen Kriel | March 26th

          The Apple Watch only goes on sale April 24, but that’s not stopping app developers from rolling out support for the new wearable. On Thursday a number of app makers – such as Evernote, Dark Sky, the New...»

The solution to Virtual Reality nausea is…Virtual Reality noses?

Eric David | March 26th

One of the greatest challenges facing developers of Virtual Reality programs is the tendency for people using their devices to occasionally become violently ill. At a session during Game Developers Conference 2015 in San Francisco, video...»

GameStop posts weak Q4, continues shifting away from storefront game sales

Eric David | March 26th

GameStop Corps posted some less than stellar results for the fourth quarter of its fiscal year, overshadowing the Dallas-based game seller's otherwise strong showing in 2014. The store reported $3.48 billion for its 2014 Q4 earnings, missing its earlier...»

Intel aims to optimize the hardware-software relationship | #OCPSummit15

Rachel Schramm | March 26th

Workload-defined architecture is the way of the future, said the Intel Corporation's Raejeanne Skillern. As GM of the Cloud Services Provider Business Unit at Intel, she knows first hand that in order to really take advantage...»