It's likely this will build on Apple's own AirDrop technology. But this may be one of the first steps in recent years that may combat illegal file sharing.
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Samba, which has been bringing Windows-compatible file sharing to Linux servers, Mac servers, and desktops for years, takes another step forward.
As organizations digest BYOD, they often turn to wrapping apps to make them available remotely. Cortado's Henning Volkmer thinks that approach is dead and suggests that a more centralized approach is better.
Video clips of pornography and nudity are circulating through Twitter and Vine. Is it a case of "If you build it, they will come" or great PR driving extra downloads of Vine?
As long as it is not done for profit or commercial gain, Portuguese law does not prohibit people from sharing music and video files online, a judgement has stated after 2,000 people were sued by a rights-holder group.
What's your most outlandish server disaster story?
Virtual server environments can be very complex making it hard to know what is happening. Sumo Logic points out that the log files created by VMware's tools along with those created by other layers of software offer clues about performance and reliability issues.
Networking giant partners Singapore's Institute of Technical Education to set up unified communications training center for students, and will support teachers with advanced certifications.
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Recently I was on the task of getting some scripts together for handling FTP commands to run several time a day to move files around. Unfortunately, the platform that was already in place is a Windows 2008 R2 server.
Popular TV website TV Central has pointed the finger squarely at its hosting provider VentraIP over an issue that saw all of the site's text, video and audio content disappear for good during a recent server migration. VentraIP, however, has come out with its side of the story.
Most file sharing in businesses is done through email, which clogs up your mail server and multiplies versions of files confusingly. SharePoint is a runaway success, but there are plenty of alternatives that don't require you to run your own servers (or find ways of making them available to external partners).
The Pirate Bay has begun hosting schematic files for three-dimensional objects, the notorious file-sharing service said on Monday.The Pirate Bay (TPB) is best known for hosting torrent files that help people unlawfully share music and video, but the organisation said in a blog post that it was also looking to the future of 3D printing.
Last week, iVEC, a joint venture of the CSIRO and four Western Australian universities, oversaw the installation of the second portion of the Australian Government's $80 million supercomputer investment. The supercomputer will provide the grunt to process data for research projects such as the global Square Kilometre Array (SKA) initiative.
Nearly half a million pictures, as well as video and company files, will be available online next year in a £1m project run by Coventry University
Forget souped-up set-top boxes with fancy new UIs: Verizon hopes to eliminate them altogether with a new system that uses a home media server to distribute video to all devices around your house.In a new promo video, the company lays out plans to eliminate set-top boxes for its FiOS pay TV service and replace them with a centralized server and tiny, more energy efficient boxes that merely relay info from the server to your TVs.
Gmail initially rejected by company's top execs becaues it was pitched as packaged software.
It happened to us yet again... the infamous case of files disappearing from an NTFS formatted volume on a Windows file server.
Microsoft has contributed source code under the GPLv3 to Samba, the file server software that enables Linux servers to share files with Windows PCs. No, I'm not making this up.
The malware installs a backdoor that contacts a remote server for instructions and can be used to steal files or capture a screenshot of the infected computer system.
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