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The Digest: Government crackdown on ‘notspots’… and 5 other things people are talking about today

Stuart O'Connor Amazon, Apple, Cloud, Facebook, Gadgets, Mobile phones, Smartphones, Smartwatches, Social Media, Virtual Reality, Wearables Leave a Comment

Government crackdown on mobile 'notspots' | BBC News "The government plans to oblige mobile operators to improve their coverage, possibly by sharing rivals' networks. Partial 'notspots', where there is coverage from some but not all of the mobile networks, affected a fifth of the UK, leaving people unable to make calls or send…

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Cloud streaming of personal music coming to Microsoft SkyDrive, Xbox Music?

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Newly uncovered code in SkyDrive suggests that, as teased by the Redmond company, Microsoft will be adding cloud streaming of personal tunes to their online storage system. An internal testing version of SkyDrive reveals new media player controls and references…

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SugarSync CEO Laura Yecies: Dirty cloud claims are "totally ridiculous"

Gerald Lynch Energy & Efficiency, Software, Tech Digest news Leave a Comment

As cloud storage becomes more and more the norm for both consumers and businesses, concerns are being raised around the cloud's energy efficiency. Companies like Apple with their iCloud service have fallen foul of campaigns from the likes of Greenpeace,…

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SugarSync 2.0 launches: Searchable cloud storage service offers selective folder syncing and sharing

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It's already been heralded by some experts as the ultimate cloud storage solution, but the team at SugarSync haven't been resting on their laurels. They've just launched SugarSync 2.0, a totally revamped version of their remote online storage service that's…

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Pogoplug offering 100GB of cloud storage to UK users for just £19.99 a year

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Remember Pogoplug, the company who built pink personal "cloud engines" that offered networked storage inside your house, accessible from anywhere around the world? Stateside, Pogoplug have been building a more familiar cloud storage solution, and they've now announced that they're…

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Canon to take on Flickr with Project 1709 cloud image storage service

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Canon have announced that they are to launch their own photo-hosting service to rival the likes of Flickr, launching today in a beta mode under the working title of Project 1709. However, rather than take on perhaps the biggest photo-hosting…

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