While Amazon Cloud Drive has been on quite the world tour as of late, Canadians have had to watch as seemingly everyone else gets the storage service first. Thankfully, Canucks can now do more than just twiddle their thumbs now that Cloud Drive has gone live in their country. Pricing is virtually on par with what Americans know, with a 5GB free tier and multiple paid tiers that start at $10 per year for 20GB. All the Cloud Drive-focused desktop and mobile apps are now available as well. Via Amazon Cloud Drive Reaches Canada | Engadget.
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Just a year after launching its $50-per-month plan, Adobe has made its Creative Cloud the only way to get the new versions of its full software suite. Customers “overwhelmingly” prefer it via Adobe kills Creative Suite, goes subscription-only | Business Tech – CNET News.
You may also like this opinion piece about the Adobe subscription announcement from The Digital Shift: I, For One, Welcome Our New Software Overlords. Or this interview with the Adobe CEO: The Truth About Creative Cloud | Mashable.
“For the full potential of the Internet of Things to be realized, however, cloud computing is fundamental. The whole idea behind the connected objects is that the data they collect is mostly streamed online, so that applications can gather, parse, and act on this data efficiently….The cloud is the natural home for these applications.”
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Another example of how cloud computing is changing the way we connect to information. We are moving away from content on local servers and networks to information accessed in the cloud using virtual server environments. Advantages include enhanced collaboration, more customization and less time wasted managing hardware and software issues.
Quotable: “The foundations of the antipiracy crusade are evaporating as the cloud undermines the very notion of software piracy.”