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Moving the big stuff -- Signiant Media Shuttle

One of the challenges of using Cloud-based big data or media applications is moving big files and objects into the cloud. IBM acquired Aspera just to address this issue. Signiant, long a player in broadcast and other media, says don't forget us.

April 4, 2014 by

Why I'm switching from Dropbox to Google Drive

I have been a paid subscriber of the Dropbox cloud storage service for over two years, syncing files from home to office, across PCs and Macs. A few weeks ago, Google launched their Google Drive service, which is very similar to Dropbox.

May 31, 2012 by

Passport service faces Steria strike action

Over a hundred and sixty frontline staff at the Identity and Passport Service have voted to take strike action by the end of the month, according to the Public and Commercial Services Union.The proposed industrial action by Steria staff could see passport applications slow over the holiday period, the Public and Commercial Services Union (PCS) said in a statement on Friday.

July 11, 2011 by

Windows 7's first birthday: 240 million sold

Windows 7 was released a year ago today (October 22), and Microsoft has announced More than 240 Million Licenses Sold. The blog post by Brandon LeBlanc adds: "As of September, Windows 7 was running on 93% of new consumer PCs and has over 17% global OS market share (according to Net Applications as of October 1st).

October 22, 2010 by

Pioneer's Project ET networked entertainment concept phones home (theaters)

After bailing out of the plasma HDTV market, Pioneer seemed destined to selling Blu-ray players and A/V receivers, but it has a bigger idea in mind with its Entertainment Tap (or Project ET) networked concept player. At its heart, it's a streaming media box that plays files from your networked PCs on your HDTV as well as offering online services like Netflix's on-demand video.

September 12, 2009 by

Green Dam definitively blocks political sites - and creates security breach

Despite China's claims that Green Dam Youth Escort - the spyware the government has commanded shall be installed on all new PCs - is merely a porn filter, it's now clear that the software filters a whole bunch of political content.According to The Wall Street Journal, a report by Harvard University researcher Isaac Mao, who has seen the code, says Green Dam's data files block "much more than Falun Gong.

June 11, 2009 by

Asus and Microsoft launch pro-Windows website

Asus and Microsoft have launched a website that promotes the use of Windows, arguing that the operating system provides users with a familiar environment and no compatibility issues.The site, 'It's Better With Windows', presents a video of a family using several of Asus's 7-inch screened Eee PCs, and depicts the family members using word processing, instant messaging and other applications.

May 29, 2009 by

Five Windows tools to keep your digital life in sync

Keeping files, programs, bookmarks, and passwords in sync across two computers is a tricky task. Over the course of the last few years, I’ve built up an assortment of tools and techniques that help me keep track of files, bookmarks, passwords, RSS feeds, and other assorted data (mostly work-related) as I switch between PCs. In this post, I’ll share my favorite software, services, and shortcuts for keeping stuff in sync.

April 5, 2009 by

MWC 09: Quickoffice for Android announced, viewer only

I was all excited to hear more details about the QuickOffice and Documents To Go clients for Android at Mobile World Congress, but was let down a bit when I saw the QuickOffice announcement. I was expecting that these applications would support full Office functionality, but the QuickOffice client is a viewer only for Word and Excel files. It remains to be seen what DataViz can do with Documents To Go.

February 17, 2009 by

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