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AfterDawn services relocated
AfterDawn services relocated
AfterDawn services have been relocated to a new host at the beginning of 2020. This marks the first time we start using cloud-based hosting. 14 Jan 2020 - 1 comment
Windows 10 to soon feature cloud restoring
Windows 10 to soon feature cloud restoring
One of the worst nightmares of a Windows users is having the system bricked. You'll have to either reinstall Windows or, if you are lucky enough, ...... 02 Aug 2019 - 1 comment
States begin experimenting with 'cloud taxes' on services like Netflix and Spotify
States begin experimenting with 'cloud taxes' on services like Netflix and Spotify
As the world has moved away physical media, states are now looking to make up the lost revenue in the form of cloud taxes on your favorite streaming services. 27 Aug 2015
Square Enix launches cloud-based streaming 'Final Fantasy XIII' for iOS, Android
Square Enix launches cloud-based streaming 'Final Fantasy XIII' for iOS, Android
Publisher Square Enix has made an interesting announcement this weekend; launching a cloud-based 'Final Fantasy XIII' for iOS and Android, as long as you live in Japan. 13 Apr 2015 - 1 comment
Dropbox Pro gets a major update, better security, 1TB space for all
Dropbox Pro gets a major update, better security, 1TB space for all
Dropbox has announced today a major update for their Dropbox Pro product, including better security and better collaboration tools. 27 Aug 2014 - 4 comments
Nest Labs acquires home monitor camera startup Dropcam
Nest Labs acquires home monitor camera startup Dropcam
Nest Labs (now part of Google) has announced their acquisition of Dropcam, a startup that has been building home monitoring cameras. 21 Jun 2014
Box sees its revenue doubling this year
Box sees its revenue doubling this year
Cloud storage and collaboration company Box has projected that its revenue will double this year, ahead of the company going public. 08 Mar 2014 - 1 comment
Guide: Legally converting your DVD/Blu-ray discs to digital copies in the cloud with VUDU
Guide: Legally converting your DVD/Blu-ray discs to digital copies in the cloud with VUDU
Guide: Legally converting your DVD/Blu-ray discs to digital copies in the cloud with VUDU 08 Jun 2013 - 21 comments
Google Music expanded to seven new countries
Google Music expanded to seven new countries
Including Australia, Ireland, Austria 10 Apr 2013
Nintendo: Cloud is not the future of gaming, dedicated platforms will stay relevant
Nintendo: Cloud is not the future of gaming, dedicated platforms will stay relevant
Nintendo president Satoru Iwata has cast doubts on Cloud gaming being the future of the business, and argues that dedicated platforms will remain relevant in the future. 05 Feb 2013 - 5 comments
Amazon gives technical report on why Netflix was down on Christmas Eve
Amazon gives technical report on why Netflix was down on Christmas Eve
On Christmas Eve, Netflix fans were met with bad news; their streaming service was not available to them. The issue was thanks to Amazon ...... 01 Jan 2013 - 4 comments
Netflix streaming is back up
Netflix streaming is back up
Last night, some Netflix fans were met with bad news; their streaming service was not available to them on Christmas Eve. The issue was thanks ...... 25 Dec 2012 - 4 comments
Microsoft prices Office 365 University
Microsoft prices Office 365 University
Microsoft has unveiled the pricing for their cloud-based Office 365 University. The productivity suite is aimed at college kids and will ...... 25 Oct 2012 - 3 comments
Amazon cloud outage causes thousands of sites to go down
Amazon cloud outage causes thousands of sites to go down
One of Amazon's cloud data centers went down earlier today, causing thousands of sites to be taken offline for as much as 3 hours. A few ...... 23 Oct 2012
OnLive sold for just $4.8 million
OnLive sold for just $4.8 million
OnLive, the cloud-based gaming company, was sold for just $4.8 million, literally pennies on the dollar for the company that was once valued ...... 15 Oct 2012 - 2 comments
Microsoft releases native SkyDrive app for Android
Microsoft releases native SkyDrive app for Android
Microsoft has continued its push to make SkyDrive the cloud storage service of choice. The company has created a native app for Android. ...... 29 Aug 2012
OnLive acquired, all employees laid off, some re-hired
OnLive acquired, all employees laid off, some re-hired
Over the week, there has been a mystery surrounding cloud gaming service OnLive. Three days ago, it appeared that the company was set to ...... 18 Aug 2012 - 7 comments
Microsoft launches Android SkyDrive app
Microsoft launches Android SkyDrive app
Microsoft has updated its SkyDrive cloud service. Additionally, the company has unveiled an Android app for the service. SkyDrive.com ...... 15 Aug 2012 - 6 comments
OnLive partners with upcoming Ouya
OnLive partners with upcoming Ouya
OnLive, the popular cloud video game service, has announced a new partner today, the upcoming Kickstarter-funded Ouya. Says OnLive: "Like ...... 27 Jul 2012 - 3 comments
iTunes in the Cloud movies now in 37 countries
iTunes in the Cloud movies now in 37 countries
Apple has expanded its iTunes in the Cloud for movies service to 35 new nations. The new nations with access to movies are Australia, Argentine, ...... 20 Jul 2012 - 2 comments
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