Tag Archives: Cloud

Organizations increasingly using more than one cloud: Raghu Raghuram

VMware Inc’s Raghu Raghuram. Raghu Raghuram is the chief operating officer for products and cloud services at VMware Inc. A technology veteran, he also co-leads the company’s software-defined data centre division and previously worked with AOL, Bang Networks and Netscape. He will be speaking at EmTech India 2018—an emerging technology conference organized by Mint and MIT Technology Review—on 9 March in Gurgaon. In ... Read More »

HyperX Cloud Revolver S review: A costly improvement to the original Cloud Revolver headset

Anyone who’s followed HyperX for the past few years and saw last year’sCloud Revolver knew what was coming next: the HyperX Cloud Revolver S. It’s a familiar pattern for the company nowadays—first the stereo version of a headset and then, about a year later, the USB-enabled version with surround sound. And that’s exactly what we’ve got here. The Cloud Revolver S takes last ... Read More »

US House approves new privacy protections for email and the cloud

The U.S. House of Representatives approved on Monday the Email Privacy Act, which would require law enforcement agencies to get court-ordered warrants to search email and other data stored with third parties for longer than six months. The House approved the bill by voice vote, and it now goes the Senate for consideration. The Email Privacy Act would update a 31-year-old law ... Read More »

AI beating humans? Not in my lifetime, says Google’s cloud chief

By Martyn Williams | Follow Senior U.S. Correspondent, IDG News Service | Nov 16, 2016 5:16 PM PT Diane Greene, senior vice president of Google, speaks at the Code Enterprise conference in San Francisco on November 15, 2016. Credit: Martyn Williams MORE LIKE THIS Why Cortana’s new boss is obsessed with artificial intelligence Steve Jobs Interview: One-on-one in 1995 Will ... Read More »

Worries and uncertainty cloud outlook for digital privacy under President Trump

Some legal experts are worried Trump could abuse the NSA’s surveillance powers, but we just don’t know Donald Trump speaking to supporters at an immigration policy speech at the Phoenix Convention Center in Phoenix, Arizona, on August 31, 2016. Credit: Gage Skidmore 6COMMENTS Michael Kan IDG News Service Nov 9, 2016 4:53 PM When President-elect Donald Trump officially takes office, ... Read More »

New update brings Samsung Cloud to Galaxy S7 and S7 edge

The Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 edge have started receiving a new update. Currently rolling out in Italy, the update brings Samsung Cloud, the cloud service that made its debut with the company’s recently unveiled Galaxy Note7 smartphone. In addition, the update – which weighs in at around 152MB – also includes Android security patch for the month of August, ... Read More »

Report says Galaxy Note7 will come with Samsung’s Cloud service

A couple of weeks ago, it was revealed that Samsung has filed a trademark for something called “Samsung Cloud Together” in Europe, with details confirming that it’s actually a cloud storage service for phones and tablets. Now, according to a new report, the service will carry the ‘Samsung Cloud’ moniker and will debut on the South Korean company’s upcoming Galaxy ... Read More »

Oracle snags cloud startup Ravello in deal said to be worth $500m

Oracle is acquiring cloud startup Ravello in a deal reportedly worth $500 million. Founded by the team that created the KVM hypervisor, Ravello offers what it calls “nested virtualization” software, with the goal of enabling enterprises to use popular public clouds as an extension of their own data centers. Essentially, the company’s technology promises to let companies take any application environment ... Read More »

IBM says its new software links all your IT to the cloud

the digital-transformation imperative looms large in the business world, but it’s not always clear how on-premises software and data fit into the picture. IBM says it can help. The company on Monday announced a new series of “connect” tools for IBM Cloud that are designed to make it easier for companies to extend existing IT investments to the cloud. “There ... Read More »

A new IoT gateway design could be Bluetooth’s ticket to the cloud

The Bluetooth Special Interest Group wants to raise Bluetooth’s profile in the Internet of Things with a toolkit for building gateways between the short-range wireless network and the Internet. The toolkit should make it easier to build gateways that collect data wirelessly fromBluetooth devices and then transfer it to the cloud via Ethernet, mobile broadband or other networks. A basic ... Read More »