People used to joke about the notion of “write-only memory,” where data could be written to it but not retrieved again. To at least one user, that’s what’s happening with Amazon’s Glacier service.
As you may recall,
“OMG, did you hear? You can now mail a hard drive in to Google to store it on the cloud! Squee!” Not exactly. Hold your horses, people. Yes, it’s true that being able to mail a hard disk device for import into a cloud storage service helps a lot when you have a lot of data....
If you’d invested $1,000 in Box’s IPO last Friday, you’d have $1554.29 now.
At least, as I write this. Who knows. It may have gone up another 50 percent by now.
After what seems like years (and it may be almost exactly a year, given that the