The BuZZ Podcast: Cloud Storage, RED HYRDROGEN, and SAG / AFTRA

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By Heath McKnight (doddleNEWS) Last week on The BuZZ Podcast: The benefits and the limitations of Cloud Storage from a variety of perspectives. As well, we have breaking news from RED, SAG/AFTRA, Writers Guild, Adobe and more. Join host Larry Jordan as he talks with Tom Coughlin, Rohan Vora, … [Read more...]

Avid Expands Cloud Collaboration and Search for Pro Tools Workflow

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Avid continues to expand the capability of Pro Tools and this time around, they are giving users cloud based collaboration and some times great sound libraries to use. … [Read more...]

NAB 2016: Avid NEXIS: New Shared Storage Initiative

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) A few weeks ago at NAB, Avid introduced their own shared storage platform called NEXIS, and it has as it's killer feature to scale up or down on a dime. … [Read more...]

Justin.TV Kills Cloud-Based Video Archive

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Users will have to rely on third party options By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) One of the cool things about Justin.TV, is that users can create their own internet television channel and provide live streaming content like the Networks, but on a shoestring budget. And for free, it's a great option … [Read more...]

Sony Goes Old School With Tape Backup

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Stores the equivalent of 185TB on one cassette By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Mixtapes. If you're old enough to remember them, you're old enough to know that cassettes were the original file sharing medium. But then CDs came along, along with digital downloads and playlists (the modern … [Read more...]

Western Digital profit beats on better-than-expected margins

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By Soham Chatterjee (Reuters) Western Digital Corp, the world's No.1 hard-disk drive maker, reported a stronger-than-expected quarterly profit as it sold more higher-margin products to businesses and consumers. As personal computer sales decline, Western Digital and Seagate Technology Plc - … [Read more...]

Google Offline Disk Import Gives Filmmakers Options

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Google Service Provides Cloud Storage Without Time Consuming Uploads By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Google that carved out a new service which allows users to send them a data drive and for $80, they will import all the data included on that drive into the Cloud.  Dubbed "Offline Disk Import," … [Read more...]

WeVideo Cloud Editor Allows Online Post-Production Collaboration

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  Service Has Three Modes from Novice to Advanced By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) A new online service is taking video editing to the cloud and offering some interesting options for not only collaboration, but also for mobile cutting in the field as well. The service is called WeVideo, … [Read more...]

Steve Wozniak Predicts Doom for the Cloud

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Apple Co-founder Steve Wozniak sees a coming apocalypse and he's is worried. Does the creator of the Apple computer see zombies lumbering about, eating brains and destroying the world? Maybe on AMC.  But the genius affectionately known as "The Woz," sees a host of … [Read more...]

Google Drive Goes Head To Head With DropBox While SkyDrive Gets Ignored

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Today, Google announced "Google Drive," a new service that will offer 5GB of online storage of files, images, and videos for free.  Google Drive will compete directly with the very popular online storage service known as DropBox.  And while Google Drive will get all … [Read more...]