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Acer's "Build your own cloud" wants to turn your PC into personal data center

Acer is betting on its cloud strategy to turn its business around

Microsoft Azure tools aim to help companies manage hybrid clouds

At its annual Tech Ed conference, Microsoft has released a range of hybrid cloud administration tools and services

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Report: Comcast near to delivering 'Madden' through your cable box

Comcast and Electronic Arts are working to deliver both casual and top-tier games via your cable box, according to a report. The service appears to be called "Xfinity Games Powered by Origin".

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Dropbox weaves cloud photo service Loom into Carousel

Cloud photo service Loom is joining forces with Dropbox, presumably to beef up the storage company's newly launched Carousel app.

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Dropbox looks beyond the cloud with email, photo apps, better business features

Between Dropbox for Business, the new Carousel photo app, and Mailbox's platform expansion, one thing is clear: Dropbox wants to be more than a cloud locker.

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Dropbox for Business exits beta as storage vendor sets sights on workplaces

The enterprise version of Dropbox comes with a variety of IT controls

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Microsoft shows off cloud-based physics rendering and virtual reality via Internet Explorer

Company takes a page out of OnLive's playbook.

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Google trumpets extra encryption for Gmail, but stays mum on other apps

While touting an additional security layer to protect Gmail users against snooping, Google remains vague on its other apps.

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Microsoft's Nadella names Xbox, cloud leadership team

Phil Spencer to lead Microsoft's Xbox team, while Stephen Elop will be in charge of devices.

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New Box feature transforms Office docs and PDFs into Web-embeddable HTML5

The cloud-based storage and collaboration company is looking beyond its roots