When you hit "save" on your computer, the file is saved locally and you can't access it from your phone or anywhere else. So cloud computing was born. But what and where is the cloud? Personal tech expert Carley Knobloch explains.
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Apr. 28, 2014 Small businesses could save up to 62% of energy costs by switching to a cloud computing system for their invoicing, according to research. The approach of integrating cloud computing and a more ... read more
Nov. 6, 2013 A software re-encryption system could allow users to pay for and run applications "in the cloud" without revealing their identity to the cloud host. The same approach would also allow the ... read more