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Dropbox Delete Your Files? You Might Get Free Pro Upgrade For One Year

Earlier today, news came that Dropbox had deleted user files from the cloud. While it’s going to restore some of them, it can’t bring them all back to life. But it can, according to an email published at Engadget, offer those who lost digital detritus a year’s worth of Dropbox Pro to make up for it.


Dropbox Deletes A Bunch Of User Files From The Cloud

Bad news for some people who only live on the cloud: Dropbox has confirmed that a bug in some older version of its desktop app has deleted user files from the cloud.


Apple's New iCloud Pricing Plan Gives You A Terabyte For $25

Apple just made its new iCloud pricing plans official. Here’s what extra storage in Apple’s walled garden is going to cost you in Australia.


Microsoft DeLorean Kills Streaming Game Lag By Predicting Your Next Move

Streaming video games could be so clutch, if it wasn’t for maddening lag time. Microsoft researchers have a solution in DeLorean, a “speculative execution system” that predicts what you’ll do next and shows you the most likely result — before you’ve even mashed a single button.


Apple Admits It's Storing Users' Data On Servers Based In China

Apple has begun keeping some of its Chinese users’ personal data in China, Reuters revealed yesterday. That’s significant because it is the first tech company to store information in the notoriously snoop-happy country, thus raising concerns that the data might be looked at by authorities.


Gizmodo Goes Inside Acer's Taiwan HQ With Bosses Stan Shih And Jason Chen

As Acer’s Chairman, Stan Shih, talks through the company’s new direction, he doesn’t seem like a man days from stepping down. Then again, Acer’s founder first retired 10 years ago, temporarily returning last year to help it return to profit and chart the future in a declining PC market. Besides new laptops and tablets, Acer’s next steps include a fitness wristband, Android smartphone and a personal cloud vision dubbed ‘BYOC’. Here’s what that means, and a look around the office.


It Only Takes One Bozo To Kill Your Cloud Data

Think all your data is safe and sound in The Cloud? Maybe you shouldn’t be so sure. Yesterday, a system administrator at a cloud service data centre accidentally rebooted every single server at once by accident. It’s a handy reminder that you’re only one idiot away from total data annihilation.


Ubuntu Just Put The Cloud In This Small, Orange Box

Ubuntu might not have a perfect track record with hardware, but why let that stop it? Now it’s decided to put the cloud in a box. A bright orange box.


Eyefi Cloud Syncs Photos From Your Camera To The Internet In A Flash

Basically every new camera that comes out these days has Wi-Fi on-board, but the technology hasn’t progressed to the point that it’s seamless. There’s still a little friction when you’re trying to get photos from your camera to another device — and that’s still one step removed from the internet. Wi-Fi enabled SD card maker Eyefi is hoping to help fix that problem with Eyefi Cloud.


'Sex Tape' Is A NSFW Hollywood Comedy Where The Cloud Is The Bad Guy

The cloud is confusing. Especially for Cameron Diaz and Jason Segel in the new movie Sex Tape, where they have to get their amorous recording off the cloud before their friends, family and workmates see it. It should go without saying, that the NSFW trailer is incredibly NSFW.


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