Meet the 22-year Oracle veteran executive who’s going to lead Google in the cloud wars against Amazon and Microsoft (ORCL)

Shutterstock On Friday, Diane Greene announced she would be stepping down as Google Cloud’s chief exec.  Greene’s replacement will be the 22-year Oracle veteran Thomas Kurian, who before resigning in September, was president of product development with the company, and a key player in its cloud efforts. When he steps into the role in January, […]

Electronic Arts is getting in on the next big thing in video games with ‘Project Atlas,’ a cloud gaming service to take on Google and Microsoft (EA, GOOG, GOOGL, MSFT)

EA DICE Electronic Arts, the largest video game developer in the world, is the latest company to reveal plans for a cloud gaming platform. EA’s Chief Technology Officer Ken Moss announced the new platform, Project Atlas, in a blog post on Medium. With a stable internet connection, Project Atlas will be able to stream full […]

Plex is sunsetting Cloud Sync and other features

Plex is clearly doing some major spring cleaning, because it has just killed a handful more barely used features after shutting down its personal cloud streaming service in early September. The company has announced that it’s sunsetting plugins, Cloud Sync and Watch Later. If you don’t even recognize those features, we wouldn’t be surprised — […]

Nintendo Switch cloud saves won’t be available for some games

There are a lot of reasons why cloud-based backup is one of Nintendo Switch Online’s most awaited features. It can make sure you don’t lose your progress if your game suddenly gets corrupted, if your console gets stolen or if you decide to buy a new Switch. Sadly, it looks like it won’t be available […]

Nintendo’s promised cloud saves on Switch won’t work for every game

Enlarge / A few Nintendo Switch games’ save files will be stuck on your console even if you pay for cloud-save support, as per Nintendo’s latest confirmations. (credit: Aurich Lawson) The first paid online service for Nintendo Switch, simply named Nintendo Switch Online, is set to arrive at some point later this month, and we’re […]

BBC weather forecast: Wednesday WASHOUT as intensified band of cloud SWEEPS the UK

Most Britons will wake up to dark and murky skies this morning as thicken clouds loom over much of Britain. Areas most likely to be affected include England and Wales, particularly in east Anglia as well as western Scotland. It is also possible for some drizzle to occur across the east coast of East Anglia […]