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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.

Box buys iOS app to improve its own

Box has acquired an unreleased application called Folders, designed to give iPhone and iPad users a mobile front-end interface for the cloud storage and file management and sharing service as well as for competitors Google Drive and Dropbox.

Google dumps data silos, announces a unified storage pool for Gmail and Drive

Chafe at those Gmail storage limits no more: Now, all your Google Drive space is your Gmail and Google+ Photo storage space, too.

Amazon launches iOS photo app for Cloud Drive

Got photos? You'll be happy to know you can use your iPhone to safely store them on Amazon Cloud Drive thanks to the company's new—and free—iOS app.

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Google simplifies content management on its Cloud Storage service

Google has added a new notification to its Cloud Storage service, allowing applications to automatically take action when new content is uploaded by users.

Hands on with Dropbox competitor SpiderOak Hive; first look at new Android app

A new Dropbox-style sync service from SpiderOak called Hive is part of the SpiderOak 5.0 desktop client for Windows, Mac, and Linux. Hive creates a folder on your desktop that you can quickly drag and drop files into and sync them across all your SpiderOak-connected computers.

Supersize your free cloud storage to 100GB or more

Massive amounts of cloud storage for zero money. All this can be yours, with the right strategy and a little help from your friends.