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Google Drive for desktop to be replaced with Backup and Sync app by March next year

If you haven’t already heard, then perhaps now is a good a time as any to inform you that come December 11, 2017, Google will be officially ending its support for its popular cloud storage service app, Google Drive, for the PC and Mac.   According to multiple reports, the search engine and advertising giant…

Alibaba Cloud to open data centres in India, Indonesia

Alibaba Cloud, the cloud computing branch of China-based ecommerce company Alibaba, has unveiled plans to open data centres in Mumbai and Jakarta.   The expansion into Indonesia follows the country’s 1,000 Start-ups Movement initiative to establish 1,000 new ventures by 2020 with a target valuation of USD 10 billion.  …

Google launches GPU support for its Cloud Platform

Three months ago, Google announced it would in early 2017 launch support for high-end graphics processing units (GPUs) for machine learning and other specialized workloads. It’s now early 2017 and, true to its word, Google today officially made GPUs on the Google Cloud Platform available to developers. As expected, these are Nvidia Tesla…

The Google Home device is basically an AI steward for your house

Google wants to be in your home, “to be there when you always need it to be” as Sundar Pichai, Google’s CEO puts it. At least thats the plan for Google’s new Wi-Fi connected speaker/virtual assistant/smarthome controller, Google Home. Google Home is a small Wi-Fi connected speaker with a built-in voice-activated assistant that…

Microsoft Pledges To Provide Nonprofits With $1B Worth Of Its Cloud Computing Resources

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella today announced that his company will donate $1 billion in Microsoft Cloud services to nonprofits over the course of the next three years. The plan is to support a total of about 70,000 nonprofits on Microsoft’s cloud platforms like Azure, Office 365, PowerBI and CRM online through…

Pinterest Now Available In Bahasa Malayu

Pinterest, the famous visual bookmarking site today announced that the site has been translated into Bahasa Malaysia. Starting today, people in Malaysia can access a translated version of the Pinterest website, as well as in iOS and Android apps.   “We’re excited to help Pinterest fans explore the things they…

Watch your online drama with QVOD Player

QVOD (Quick Video On Demand) is an all in one media player where you can play almost all the video file available out site as well as download it to your local computer. The following are some of the features for the QVOD: Quick downloads – the rate of download…

Google Makes Quickoffice Free

The Quickoffice mobile app can be used for both iOS and Android devices to create, view and edit Microsoft Office files such as Word, Excel and PowerPoint. The app can also be integrated with Google Drive, so files can be stored and accessed across devices. As a bonus, Google has…

Gmail Gets Back its Full-Screen Compose Mode

Ever since Gmail launched its new Compose mode in March, which offered users a selection of new tools to write their emails, there have been a few of us who have been hoping that they’ll bring back the original full-screen Compose mode. Well, it looks like that time has come…

Rumours: Google Closing in on US$1.3 Billion Deal for Waze Traffic App

Back in the beginning of the year, we reported a rumor that Apple was looking ahead of acquiring Waze. tech.david-cheong.com The rumor about the Israeli developed app’s fate still hangs in limbo, but this time, it might just happen to be Google – and not Apple or Facebook – who’s…