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Forrester: File-sync-and-share use heats up for businesses

Dropbox and similar services, with their intuitive and user-friendly interfaces, are in wide uses in businesses, and CIOs are urged to take note, according to a new study.

The promise and perils of replacing your hard drive with Dropbox

Dropbox's plan to replace your hard drive with seamless storage in the sky sounds awesome—except for the for the parts that don't.

Passwords aren’t dying any time soon. Here's how to manage them effectively.

If you rely on passwords to protect your online identity, you should use a tool to help you remember and use them securely.

Microsoft to appeal European court's trademark decision over SkyDrive brand

Microsoft on Monday said it will appeal a trademark lawsuit over its SkyDrive cloud storage service it lost to the British Sky Broadcasting (BSkyB) Group.

Small businesses are moving to cloud storage despite having significant reservations

Security concerns are on the rise as more businesses entrust sensitive data to the cloud. A cloud-security expert offers suggestions for small businesses seeking to minimize their exposure.

EMC's Syncplicity lets enterprises lock down data sharing

EMC is giving enterprises greater control over how corporate data gets distributed and to whom, plus more mobile capabilities, with the latest update to its Syncplicity service.

Google and Red Hat collaborate on App Engine in private clouds

Google is hoping to appease developers that want better portability for their hosted apps by working with Red Hat on running App Engine in private clouds.

Free Google Drive tools you're not using (but should be)

Google Drive can do more than store stuff. Check out these tools for automatic backup, easy file sharing, collaboration, encryption, music, and more.

SkyDrive, Complex team up for digital magazine distribution

If online distribution of digital editions is the future of magazines, you'll need someplace to host the files. Microsoft's SkyDrive has volunteered.

Review: BoxCryptor encrypts data in the cloud

Leaving your files in the cloud doesn't feel all that secure. BoxCryptor adds encryption so you can use cloud storage and keep your peace of mind.