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Thanks to dropping storage prices, speedier internet, and slicker software, you've now got a plethora of choices when it comes to keeping your files in the cloud, safe from harm and ready on demand. Yet there are a lot of different services, and while they can all handle your storage needs, they are not all created equal. Some work better for photo fans, while others are a better option if you're hoarding thousands of MP3s.

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College degrees don’t command the stopping power they used to, so certifications are a great way to prove your tech skills to employers. Plus, Amazon Web Services pros are in demand worldwide due to the service’s popularity. What this means for you: the Developer's AWS Mastery Bundle is your ticket to employment in a competitive industry and will turn you into a certified AWS pro for only $37.70 AUD .

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You might never know if police or FBI agents are reading your emails or files stored in the cloud, because the US DOJ frequently issues indefinite gag orders that block companies from telling you. Microsoft argues that this secrecy is unconstitutional — and now it's suing the US government to stop it.

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Imagine trying to buy a song on iTunes, but finding your credit card payment blocked. You can't pay your cloud storage subscription, either, even though you have the money. Apple just won't accept your card, and you're about to lose most of your files.

That's the situation many people in Greece are waking up to this week in the wake of the country's new capital control laws.

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This morning, Microsoft did a good thing. A great thing. The folks at Redmond got together to give us a bit of an early Christmas present. To spoil us. They decided that everyone using Office 365 should get unlimited storage. Not a terabyte of storage or cheap storage, but unlimited storage. It's totally awesome to have and other companies will likely follow suit, but do we really need it?

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In mid-July, Microsoft announced that would it be rolling at a 1TB storage increase for all its Office 365 Home, Personal and University subscribers. But the team decided continue its push for cloud supremacy by upping its storage capacity into infinity. Office 365 users now have access to unlimited storage via OneDrive for free.