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1 hr ago | PanArmenian Network

Dropbox suspends auto-upload feature in iOS apps

PanARMENIAN.Net - Dropbox has "temporarily suspended" the auto-upload feature that syncs photos and videos in its primary iOS app, and the iOS version of its Carousel photo sharing app, following an issue with iOS 8. According to The Next Web, the company said in a blog post that it has run into problems with the latest version of iOS, which lead to some users' media not being auto-uploaded as they expected. That's a big problem if they then delete it from their device thinking that it is safely stashed in Dropbox's cloud.


Tue Sep 16, 2014


PSA: Don't Enable iCloud Drive When You Upgrade to iOS 8 Yet

It allows you to share files across apps on multiple iOS and OS X devices. As, Nick Fletcher of Realmac Software- the company behind productivity app Clear- explained in a blog post , enabling iCloud Drive will prevent iOS apps from syncing with their Mac counterparts until Yosemite is released.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, iCloud, Apple, Startups


Minecraft, Egypt, EBSCO, More: Quick Afternoon Buzz, September 116th, 2014

Microsoft bought the Minecraft company . And while I'm very happy those folks made bank - they've earned it - I worry about the future of the game.


Related Topix: iPod, Science / Technology


Facebook To Improve Open Source

The goal of the collaboration is to address the challenges faced by companies like Facebook when attempting to implement open source software and programs, or when developing their own open source projects internally. The company described the collaboration as an attempt to create a roadmap to help other organizations develop their own open source programs.


Related Topix: Startups, Facebook, Social Software, Open Source Software, Science / Technology, GitHub, Twitter

Dr. Dobb's

The C++14 Standard

Voting on the C++14 standard was completed in August, and all that remains before we can say it is officially complete is publication by the ISO. In this article, I will visit the high points of the new standard, demonstrating how the upcoming changes will affect the way you program, particularly when using the idioms and paradigms of Modern C++ .


Mon Sep 15, 2014

Square raises $100 million at $6 billion valuation

Square has raised $100 million from investors, a cash infusion that could put the floundering payments company back on track after a difficult year and make it one of the most valuable VC-financed businesses in the country. The new round of financing, first uncovered in a filing earlier this month by market data firm VC Experts, values the San Francisco-based company at $6 billion, ranking it sixth among U.S. venture-backed companies.


Related Topix: Square, Twitter


Facebook's TODO project is a big push to evolve the world of open source

Facebook has partnered with several large companies to kick off a new project called TODO that aims to improve the way open source software is developed and consumed. Facebook, Google, and many other big businesses have come to rely on open source projects, such as the MySQL database, to run their businesses, and particularly their online operations.


Related Topix: Startups, Facebook, Open Source Software, Science / Technology, Twitter, GitHub

Sun Sep 14, 2014


Microsoft Azure: Cloud for the rest of us

Cloud computing is great. Yet anything beyond Dropbox, OneDrive or iCloud can be daunting for those of us who aren't IT professionals.


Related Topix: Cloud Computing, Science / Technology, Amazon, Science, Computer Science, Microsoft, Startups

Fri Sep 12, 2014

Federal Computer Week

Smart suits, cloud sharing, Facebook for terrorists and more

Harvard's Wyss Institute has received a contract to further develop the Soft Exosuit to protect warfighters from fatigue and other ailments. The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has awarded Harvard University's Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering a $2.9 million contract to further develop a "smart suit" to help warfighters overcome fatigue and other ailments.


Related Topix: Startups, Facebook, Social Software, CPU, Science / Technology, Harvard University

Thu Sep 11, 2014


Dropbox Calls For Support Of The Senate's NSA Reform Bill

This morning, Dropbox released new information detailing government requests for its user data, and information about certain user accounts. The company also called for the passage of the Senate's version of the USA FREEDOM Act.



Cloudike Provides White Label Cloud Storage For Carriers Like LG

Services like Dropbox , iCloud , and Google Drive are so ubiquitous in the U.S. that it's easy to forget there are many markets around the world where personal cloud storage is still relatively novel. Cloudike , which is part of ASD Technologies and based in Korea, Russia, and San Jose, California, wants to grab those users by offering white-label cloud storage for mobile service providers and other companies in emerging markets.


Related Topix: iCloud, Science / Technology, Cell Phones, Cellphones, Electronics

Business Journal

Using the Dropbox playbook, Speek tackles the enterprise

Conferencing startup Speek on Thursday rolled out its B-to-B offering "Speek for Business," looking to court the enterprise with an expanded set of features that includes screen-sharing and branded links.



Kool Tools: StuffIt Deluxe 16 for Mac Os X

Smith Micro Software's StuffIt Deluxe 16 for Mac sports Cloud Services integration, a new cloud-based file transfer feature that lets users send large files without the dealing with email attachments or FTP. With the new release, more than 16 million StuffIt users can share photos, videos, music and more using cloud storage services, such as Dropbox, Google Drive, Microsoft OneDrive and SendStuffNow.


Related Topix: Smith Micro Software, Software, Graphic Design, Arts

Wed Sep 10, 2014


Apple Releases New iCloud Storage Plans

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, iCloud, Apple, Startups

Ars Technica

OneDrive finally gets file sharing as easy as Dropbox

We reported last week that Microsoft's OneDrive cloud service was finally syncing files larger than 2GB. The company today confirmed the change, and disclosed what the new size limit is: 10GB.


Related Topix: Microsoft, Startups

Wed Sep 03, 2014


Cloud service provider ZenPayroll boosts partner integrations

The cloud-based payroll software provider ZenPayroll is barely two years old, but the San Francisco-based startup - which is backed by the CEOs of Yelp, Dropbox, Yammer, and Box, as well as Y Combinator - is well on its way toward its goal of becoming a robust ecosystem for SMB technology.


Related Topix: Startups, Yelp, Yammer, BayPoint Benefits, Expensify, Small Business, Personal Finance

Small Business Trends

Dropbox and Amazon Make More Storage Options Available

Amazon has widened the availability of its Zocalo cloud storage service. This is another product offered through Amazon Web Services.


Related Topix: Amazon

Tue Sep 02, 2014


The Celebrity Photo Hack Goes Far Beyond iCloud

The cache of stolen celebrity photographs, including nudes of stars Jennifer Lawrence and Kate Upton, may have only surfaced on Sunday , but evidence suggests the thefts are bigger than just iCloud and could go back years .


Related Topix: iCloud, Science / Technology, Dropbox, iPod touch App, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, Apple, Startups

Detroit Free Press

How do I move files from iCloud to Mac?

The late Apple CEO Steve Jobs introduces iCloud during a keynote address to the Apple Worldwide Developers Conference in San Francisco, Monday, June 6, 2011.


Related Topix: iCloud, Science / Technology, Apple, Startups, Steve Jobs

Network World

Microsoft begins dropping OneDrive's 2GB file size limit

Cloud storage file size limits were a sad necessity back in the days when Internet speeds were low and storage prices were high.



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