Prior to the ISO certification, Google Drive has been certified as compliant with the SOC 2 and SOC 3 security standards for cloud computing.
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While Oculus is planning to release the amazing new Rift headset in Q1 2016, one of its biggest partners, Samsung, revealed it will release the consumer version of Gear VR in November for just $ 99. This will work with Samsung’s Galaxy S6, S6 Edge, S6 Edge+, and Note 5.
Oculus SDK 1.0 is coming in November
Both Rift and Gear VR will need a lot of VR content, and Oculus is planning to update its software-development kit to help studios do exactly that. One of the big things this SDK will come with is direct drivers — this will enable the headset to work without having to fiddle with setting up the Rift as an external monitor.
This is a 1980s-style arcade simulator that enables you to feel like you’re playing Pac-Man at a stand-up machine.
Trailer for Rift games
Twitch, Hulu, Netflix, and more to support Oculus Video
Developers are working on plenty of games for virtual reality, but Oculus is expecting all kinds of content to make the leap to its Rift and Gear VR systems. That includes video services like Netflix and Hulu — the latter of which revealed it is planning to build VR-native videos.
“Oculus Ready” PCs
You’re gonna need a beefy PC to use an Oculus Rift, but you won’t need to guess if certain systems will work. Oculus announced it will work with hardware manufacturers like Dell, Alienware, and Asus on a line of “Oculus Ready” rigs that cost less than $ 1,000.
Microsoft is planning to make the Windows 10 Edition of its block-building game Minecraft compatible with Xbox One.
Oculus is working on its equivalent of Xbox Live and the App Store
Facebook, the owner of Oculus VR, has said that it won’t try to make a lot of money on the Rift hardware. That means it’s going to make the real cash on the app and software side. And we saw a little bit of that today when the company revealed how its platform will handle social features, analytics, and distribution.
Oculus Touch trailer and release date
The incredible Oculus Touch controllers, which brings your hands into VR, aren’t coming out until Q2 of 2016. But here’s a trailer to show what they can do.
Oculus chief executive officer Brendan Iribe said that every new platform needs a paint app, and Medium is what his company is calling its take on 3D drawing.
Epic reveals new Oculus Touch demo Bullet Train
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A fresh batch of images straight from the New Horizons downlink give us just what we’ve been waiting for: color views of Pluto! Ridiculously high resolution detail! Strange new snakeskin textures! Plus a first look at how methane is involved in shaping these crazy ice landscapes.
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Amazon Cloud Connecting to More Data Centers
The addition of One Wilshire offers major cloud customers in Los Angeles the ability to connect more effectively to Amazon EC2 and other Amazon Web Services offerings. of Sales at CoreSite. “CoreSite's cloud computing data center ecosystems continue to …
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Bermuda realtor moves onto the cloud
By moving to cloud hosting, we have made the conscious decision to focus our resources on the real estate services at the heart of our business, and to outsource the underlying technology platforms to IT specialists like CCS and QuoVadis. …
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eyeOS – Cloud Computing!
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Cloud Computing: Knowledge Management as a Service – More Players
As identified in my previous article about Enterprise Search in Hybrid Cloud Computing Model, this particular use case of knowledge management is a natural fit for a cloud platform. However, the following aspects are aligned with the Cloud model. …
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Women and Cloud Computing, Part I: Is There a “Cloud” Ceiling?
Secondly, there are scores of women in cloud computing who deserve a feature of their own. Look to hear about many of them in the New Year. Not to rehash an argument as old as time, but it occasionally bears repeating: the glass ceiling has vexed many …
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Apple in talks to buy Anobit for 0-500m
Market sources estimate that the company's revenue this year will be $ 30-40 million, partly from its second target market – cloud computing storage solutions for enterprises. The company has raised $ 77 million to date. …
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Question by Penny: What does “singular” mean in this sentence?
Here is a paragraph from an article about “cloud computing”:
The digital world loves to revel in its own jargon, and one of its most popular phrases today is “cloud computing.” You see the expression everywhere new uses for the Internet are discussed. But what do techies and companies mean when they refer to doing things in “the cloud”? They aren’t talking about meteorology, and all they see when they use the term — which is always singular — is sunshine, not rain.
What does “singular” mean in the last sentence?
Answer by rosends
it means not plural — singular in terms of number — there is only the one big cloud.
What do you think? Answer below!