Tech to Track: Cloud computing and public utilities, new gear from MS and Apple and more

By | October 28th, 2016
Tech To Track

Here’s another installment of Tech to Track, a list of cool technology links we’re interested in and thought we’d share with you. What cloud computing and public utilities have in common A Florida resident, David Gewirtz regularly weathers battering storms like the recent Hurricane Matthew. He makes an interesting comparison between public utilities and cloud….

Tech To Track

By | October 12th, 2016
Tech To Track

Welcome to a new Backblaze blog feature we’re calling “Tech To Track.” Each installment gives us a chance to round up links we think are particularly cool or interesting and present them here with a bit of commentary. Unlimited cloud storage for your photos…if you have the right phone Google’s new Pixel smartphone has Android….

Backblaze was always safe from Heartbleed

By | April 15th, 2014

You may have heard about “Heartbleed“, a security bug found last week that affected about 2/3rds of all websites. Backblaze is safe The Backblaze website was never vulnerable to the Heartbleed bug. Your email address, password, credit card information, and all of your backed up data have always been safe. You do not need to….

Backblaze and Bitcoins

By | April 9th, 2014

Bitcoins certainly have generated a fair amount of interest over the last several months. From time-to-time we are asked when Backblaze will accept bitcoins as payment. No, we haven’t made the jump to accepting bitcoins yet, but one of our long time affiliate partners, CloudStorageBuzz, is dipping their toe into the water by offering to….

Mavericks? We’re Ready!

By | October 22nd, 2013

Backblaze loves our Mac users and we’re guessing some of you have been waiting with bated breath for OS X Mavericks to be available for download. That’s why we’ve worked hard to make sure Backblaze is ready for OS X Mavericks. Apple released the developer-version of OS X Mavericks back in June, and we already….

Backblaze Did NOT Provide Any Data to NSA PRISM

By | June 9th, 2013

Similar to the statements by Google, Facebook, Apple, and others, I will say that prior to Thursday’s news articles, none of us at Backblaze had heard of the NSA’s PRISM. Backblaze is not even included on the list of “Current Providers” in the leaked slide presentation. However, since some of our customers have written in….