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.
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Does the device-neutral nature of desktop virtualisation give it fresh relevance in a world where PCs aren't the only devices that need access to information and applications?
Malwarebytes has launched a backup service that includes scanning files for malware. It backs up multiple Windows PCs, and Android and Apple iOS devices, with optional encryption to protect your files in the cloud.
This affordable utility provides an easier way to compress and email large files, and integrates well with Microsoft Office applications.
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.
Microsoft is accepting tester applications for the next version of its Windows Intune service for managing and securing Windows PCs -- and soon iOS and Android devices.
Amazon's new "Send to Kindle" option makes it possible to transfer files from Windows applications to the Kindle.
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.
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.
The WSO2 Carbon Studio IDE is designed to take advantage of the open source WSO2 Carbon middleware platform. The Eclipse-based offering includes graphical editors for XML configuration files, an enhanced Eclipse BPEL editor, and easy integration of Carbon-based applications with the WSO2 Governance Registry.
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).
Canonical gets set to launch Maverick Meerkat for desktops and notebooks, which has new cloud features that let users sync files with Windows PCs, Android phones and iPhones
Researchers from WebSense are reporting on three currently active malware campaigns, attempting to trick end users into opening malicious HTML files, or automatically exploiting vulnerable PCs relying on the recent Adobe zero day flaw (CVE-2010-1297).
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.
VMware is in the early stages of embedding its technology in a range of smartphones, enabling them to connect to PCs and run applications that were designed for other mobile phones.
Do you think Windows 7 touch-enabled PCs -- or Windows 7 netbooks -- will be hot? Can you envision any potential Windows 7 applications that might win over PC-touch skeptics like me?
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.
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.
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.
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.
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