Posts Tagged: cloud storage


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Forget Box, SkyDrive, and Dropbox, Tencent’s 10TB of free cloud storage is hands down the best

How much shareable cloud storage can you get for free nowadays? Dropbox, probably the most popular option, offers a measly 2GB in it’...

  • January 17, 2014
  • at 5:37 pm
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iOS gallery app Cooliris teams up with Baidu for cloud storage

US-based mobile photo viewing and sharing app Cooliris announced it’s making further headway into the Chinese market today by partnering...

  • September 26, 2013
  • at 10:00 am
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Amazon Cloud Drive launches in China

Amazon Rolls Out ‘Cloud Drive’ in China Ahead of Possible Kindle Launch

So it turns out that Amazon’s (NASDAQ:AMZN) Kindle hardware didn’t launch in China on the 16th as rumors said it would. But ther...

  • April 19, 2013
  • at 1:43 pm
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China’s First Dropbox Clone Will Close Next Month

China’s first major Dropbox clone was created by Chinese web company Shanda (NASDAQ:SNDA; FRA:RZP) back in 2010. Shanda was previously bes...

  • February 4, 2013
  • at 7:00 pm
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Kleii, A Vietnamese Cloud Service Goes Global

I recently sat down with Nguyen Tuan Son, co-founder and CEO of Kleii, a cloud storage service that launched just six months ago. He was pro...

  • January 3, 2013
  • at 7:00 pm
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Fearing Megaupload’s Fate, One Chinese File Storage Site Changes Track

Perhaps fearing reaching the same fate as Megaupload, whose founder is now facing deportation and a trial in the US over alleged piracy, the...

  • August 9, 2012
  • at 9:02 pm
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Dropbox Brings Korean Language to Its Website and Apps, Ready for Galaxy S III Launch

The U.S.-based cloud storage site Dropbox has today launched a Korean-language version of its service. Users in Korea can make use of this r...

  • May 30, 2012
  • at 12:30 pm
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Google Drive Already Blocked in China, Never Stood a Chance

Google Drive has just launched. Google Drive is blocked in China. Because we’re talking about the Great Firewall here, those two state...

  • April 25, 2012
  • at 1:00 pm
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CloudyRec Has App Developers’ Backs, and Backends, in the Cloud

The CloudyRec team, in their pitch here at Startups in Asia, points out that it’s a huge hassle for mobile app developers to power their o...

  • February 3, 2012
  • at 2:20 pm
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International users can soon store the entire ‘Breaking Bad’ series for free, 333 times, thanks to Tencent

Tencent, the Chinese tech giant best known for its QQ and WeChat messaging services, announced that it will offer free 10 TB of cloud storag...

  • November 19, 2013
  • at 1:49 pm
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Alibaba purchases Chinese cloud service provider Kanbox for an undisclosed sum

Kanbox, a leading cloud storage provider in China, has been fully acquired by e-commerce titan Alibaba for an undisclosed sum. According to ...

  • September 25, 2013
  • at 1:26 pm
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Dropbox Expands in Asia, Now Available in Chinese, Malay, and Indonesian

Dropbox is seeing stellar 537 percent annual growth in users in Indonesia already. Now available in Chinese, Malay, and Indonesian.

  • April 11, 2013
  • at 3:09 pm
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Baidu: More Than 30 Million NetDrive Users Have Their Heads in the Cloud

As with the late-arriving Google Drive, China’s Baidu (NASDAQ:BIDU) was a bit late to the cloud storage game, launching its consumer-o...

  • January 22, 2013
  • at 8:58 pm
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Baidu Offers Extra Cloud Storage on Some New Qualcomm-Powered Smartphones

China’s biggest search engine has buddied up with chip-maker Qualcomm (NASDAQ:QCOM) to offer extra free cloud storage to people who bu...

  • November 19, 2012
  • at 1:30 pm
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Xiaomi and MIUI Reach For the Cloud With New MiDrive

Here comes yet another cloud storage service that’s geared towards smartphone users. The Xiaomi-owned MIUI team, which makes the Andro...

  • July 12, 2012
  • at 4:38 pm
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Baidu Wants to Rain All Over Amazon in the Cloud App Engine Battle

Chinese search engine Baidu (NASDAQ:BIDU) slowly started rolling out its cloud services – along the lines of Amazon Web Services (AWS)...

  • May 22, 2012
  • at 11:20 pm
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Baidu Takes Aim at Dropbox, Microsoft’s SkyDrive, With New Cloud Storage Service

Chinese search engine leader Baidu (NASDAQ:BIDU) is holding a developers conference today, from where it has just launched a cloud storage p...

  • March 23, 2012
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KanBox, After its VC Funding, Faces Tough Cloud Sync Competition

The cloud storage and syncing service KanBox had some good news today, as DCM’s A-Fund invested in it, along with six other Asian star...

  • October 21, 2011
  • at 10:20 pm
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