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A Gmail glitch that took about 10 hours to fix and hit close to 50 percent of the webmail service's users has been fixed, ending one of the longest, most widespread Gmail disruptions in years.
CloudOn, which provides a virtual copy of Microsoft Office, now offers a cloud-based version of its software, along with new sharing options for users of third-party cloud storage options.
In an update posted at around 2 p.m. PDT Monday, the company disclosed that “less than 50 percent” of users had been impacted. This can safely be assumed to mean that at least 49 percent of users got hit.
SafeGov.org is calling for strict controls on the use of commercial cloud services for email and documents in education, contending that those services compromise student privacy.
Oracle's annual OpenWorld conference is less than a week away, and as usual the vendor is expected to make a slew of new product and strategy announcements.
Businesses are still ignoring the threat posed by out-of-date versions of Java, with barely one in five running the latest version during August, security firm Websense has reported.
More than a year after Microsoft unveiled its modern mail service, it finally supports the widely used IMAP protocol.
They work offline. They let you store data locally. They play much better with photos and images. They're Google's new generation of Chrome Apps. Find our favorites here.
Microsoft is trying to be Pandora and Spotify, all in one. But it's probably a better bet to stick with the Windows 8 app, if you just want to stream music every so often.
Most collaboration applications will be equally available on desktops, mobile phones, tablets and browsers by 2016, reports Gartner.
Watch out, traditional software: The new Chrome apps can work offline and store locally, and they cross platforms with ease.
Dick uses Google Earth on more than one PC. He asked how to sync placemarks between them.
In a quarterly earnings call, CEO Marc Benioff says Salesforce.com will focus on vertical markets, marketing software and an expanded partnership with SAP.
Infor has unveiled a new version of Inforce, a product that connects Salesforce.com's popular cloud-based CRM (customer relationship management) software with its own.