Cloud Computing

Opinion: I’m sticking with the cloud (and you should, too)

Recent security breaches and ownership issues have skeptics doubting whether the cloud should really be the future of computing, but ultimately, we still control our own online destinies.

DT Debates: Is cloud gaming ready for the big time?

Writers Ryan Fleming and Caleb Denison debate the merits of cloud gaming and whether it's ready to steal the console's spotlight.

Dropbox confirms the end of public folders, directs you to its quick-link feature

As Dropbox continues to iterate its file storage and sharing service, it yanks public folders. On the flip side, it's also gifting mobile media users with bonus storage.

Why the death of Windows Live may save Microsoft

The end of Windows Live — and everything the name represents — may be the thing Microsoft most needs to stay alive and healthy.

How Nvidia’s Kepler chips could end PCs and tablets as we know them

Tremendously powerful new processors toiling away in the cloud could make it irrelevant what kind of screen you connect with, ushering in a new age of computing.

Microsoft abandons Windows Live branding in Windows 8

As Microsoft continues to finish up work on Windows 8 for a projected Fall 2012 release date, the company is leaving behind a familiar brand in favor of continuity across devices.

It’s official, Google Drive is here

Finally, Google is officially outing its cloud storage option, Google Drive.

Le oops: Google accidentally outs Google Drive on its French blog

The announcement is expected to hit today, but Google went ahead and scooped itself by posting Drive details on its French site. Read on for a first look at the storage client.

As Google Drive nears, Dropbox adds link sharing and Microsoft tunes up SkyDrive

The Google Drive whispers are picking up steam, but its future competitors are preparing to stand their ground with some notable new features.

Is cloud computing just a cloud of pollution?

Are cloud services just a way to put pollution and emissions in someone else's back yard as Greenpeace claims, or is there some legitimacy to criticizing megawatt-devouring data centers? Figuring it out can get a little messy.

With Textspresso, you can order your espresso with a text message

Ordering coffee at your local brewery is so old school. Why not have Textspresso make you a cup by just sending it a text message?

Google Drive and its 5 GB of free storage to launch next week

Just before launch, new details about Google Drive have surfaced, giving us a fairly complete picture of what to expect from the coming-soon cloud storage service.