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Amazon Introduces AutoRip Feature For Cloud

It seems that Amazon has decided to go back to the basics by reviving its digital music business stepping up competition in CDs. Amazon, about two years back launched its Cloud Player, enabling users to have a backup of their music files, and stream it on any device of their choice. This was followed by Apple and Google. Now, it has come up with an ‘extension’ of its Cloud Player by introducing AutoRip, a s ...

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Cloud Security Tips

Despite the clear benefits of cloud computing, protecting proprietary data and critical workloads remains a concern for organizations. These concerns can be resolved by choosing a provider with a solid and documented approach to safeguarding your data and applications. Here is what you can do to improve cloud security: 1. Subscribe to a Cloud Service Provider. If you want to improve security without taking ...

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Magellan To Come Up With SmartGPS to revive its Standalone GPS Product Lines

With the evolution of built-in GPS systems in smartphones, standalone navigation devices are increasingly becoming ‘out of fashion’.  The president of MiTac Digital, Peggy Fong explains, "Consumers want a much more comprehensive navigation solution that surpasses what traditional GPS smartphones can offer." To bring standalone GPS systems by Magellan back into the mainstream, the company is all set to launc ...

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Ford Will Integrate Amazon’s Cloud Player In Its Cars

Ford is expected to reveal the new in-vehicle voice command systems by combining its Sync AppLink with Amazon’s Cloud Player ? at the Consumer Electronics show on Monday. Though the news may come to some as a tech savvy move by Ford, in all fairness, this new system can permanently replace CDs as a mode of listening music in cars. Although Amazon’s Cloud Player is widely used by individuals as it allows you ...

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Walmart’s Cloud Movie Service Gets an Update

  About a year ago, Walmart introduced Walmart’s Cloud Movie Service for people who want to access their DVD movie collections online. The service required the users to cart their DVDs to their nearest Walmart store and have them processed, but there was a catch. Since there’s nothing such as a free peanut, users were required to pay $2 to $4 for each title, which, to be sure people weren’t going to be ...

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Virtual Desktop from Rackspace

By Ryan Galloway Ryan Galloway is a freelance writer and editor based in New York City and occasionally blogs for Rackspace Hosting. One of the key offerings currently shaking up the cloud space is the Virtual Desktop. Rackspace announced its own mighty entry into the field in 2011 with Rackspace Hosted Virtual Desktop (HVD). Using Citrix technology, Virtual Desktop brings together three core services from ...

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Vodien Moves To IPv6

Vodien Launched its web hosting service in 2002, and since then, has developed a reputation of web hosting in Singapore. Efficient customer service is believed to be the driving force behind Vodien’s rise to the top. The company with its highly skilled human resource in web programming, and design also fulfill custom needs of its broad customer base. Vodien has recently moved to IPv6 from IPv4 hosting. IPv6 ...

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CEO Of Cloud Sigma To Address At The Storage Visions Conference 2013

CloudSigma, a worldwide IaaS provider recently announced that its CEO; Robert Jerkins shall present his thoughts on the possible advantages of public cloud environments at this year’s Storage Visions Conference to be held in Las Vegas, Nevada. He will be joined by Google’s Product Manager, Scott Van Woudenberg. Jenkins; during the session is expected to focus on the solutions offered by public cloud eco sys ...

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Amazon and Netflix Exprienced Cloud Service Outage on Christmas

Netflix was much criticized by its customers as they were unable to watch movies over Christmas holidays due to a major system malfunction. Same was the case with Amazon few days later ? for which it had to apologize. Although Amazon emerged after selling books, in recent years, it has developed a reputation of developing computing systems as well. And today, Amazon is considered to be a big gun in the clou ...

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What To Expect From Cloud Services In 2013

Though some of the trends related to cloud services for the year 2013 are pretty much clear to everyone, experts believe there may be some surprises as well. This article explains the top 5 trends in the ongoing year: 1-   Increased Mobile Options As the barriers between our work and private lives divulge, and smartphones become the preferred interface for sales persons and executives, it is expected that c ...

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