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Lenovo rolls out $199 Beacon home cloud center at CES

Lenovo has introduced its first personal cloud storage device at the Consumer Electronics Show 2014 in Las Vegas. Dubbed Lenovo Beacon, it is essentially a wireless network attached storage (NAS) device allowing users to both upload and play media using their…

Microsoft tests cloud gaming service using Lumia 520

Microsoft is in the process of building its own cloud gaming service not unlike Sony-owned Gaikai. The goal of the yet-unnamed project is to stream games to Windows devices including the PC and Windows Phone according to sources familiar with…

Cisco acquires flash memory company Whiptail for $415 million

Cisco on Tuesday agreed to purchase privately held Whiptail - a company that makes software to manage cloud-based flash storage - for $415 million in cash. The deal marks Cisco’s 12 acquisition on the year and brings the total money…

Amazon data center glitch knocks out Instagram, Vine and Netflix

Last night, several users began reporting problems accessing some of the major sites that rely on Amazon's cloud-based network. The affected sites and services included Instagram, Netflix and Vine along with several others. Some completely blacked out where as others…