Competing with Box, Dropbox and Egnyte, OwnCloud raised $6.3 million in Series A funding to combine online file sharing with security and privacy.
The cloud storage provider Dropbox has reportedly raised $350 million in private funding and may be contemplating going public, in order to raise even more. Dropbox was the first company to make cloud storage an acceptable and perhaps a “fashionable” way of storing files. Show More Summary
For the past few weeks, I’ve been testing out Mophie’s new ‘Space Pack’ battery case with included storage that it showed off earlier this year at CES. While I’ve never used a case on my iPhone for longer than a few days, I do run out of battery more often than I’d like, and Mophie’s […]
Touch ID might have been better in concept than as a practical security measure, but as with any template for future designs, Apple’s fingerprint scanner is just the beginning of the company’s exploration of biometrics. According toShow More Summary
When the news that Dropbox was moving to forced arbitration to resolve issues between itself and customers—and that they were giving you a way to opt out—some asked what the problem with arbitration was, and why it's important to opt out if you can. Our friends at The Consumerist sum up the problem beautifully. Read more...
Pixite LLC, makers of popular photo apps for iOS like Tangent, Fragment, and Web Albums, announces a big update to their Dropbox photo management apps, Unbound for iPhone and Unbound HD for iPad.
If someone asks you to name a U.S. city associated with tech startups, chances are you'll start your list with San Francisco or New York, but probably not Boston. It's the city where Facebook and Dropbox were born. It's a city with top universities like Harvard and MIT, and one of the highest rates of venture capital investment in tech companies. Show More Summary
If you worship at the BlackBerry altar and are in dire need of a cloud storage service that isn't Dropbox, Box, or Mega, today's your lucky day. Now you can dump your files in Microsoft's OneDrive by way of a newly released BlackBerry 10 app. Like...
Transaction management company Reesio has launched new features it hopes will allow real estate professionals to drop their subscriptions to popular document storage program Dropbox and put Reesio closer to its stated goal of becoming a “one-stop shop” for real...
Microsoft announced today that the business end of OneDrive, its cloud storage offering, would be unshackled from its other services, and sold as a standalone cloud storage solution for corporate customers. Cue a surprised gasp from the audience. Read More
Dropbox is giving you 30-days to opt-out of arbitration Popular online storage app Dropbox has updated their terms of service (ToS) and that includes a new clause that would have any disputes setlled by an arbiter of their choosing.Show More Summary
Dropbox, the popular online storage service, has begun circulating a new terms of service (ToS) agreement that wants to remove our ability to sue or join in class-action lawsuits against them and instead agree to arbitration using an arbiter of their choosing. Show More Summary
Tiffany Bridge, on Drobox’s new terms of service: Allow me to summarize what it means when a company wants to handle all disputes in arbitration: No matter what they do (delete your data, privacy breach, overcharging, whatever), you don’t get to sue. Show More Summary
Developer Rick Marazzani hopes to raise $7,500 on Kickstarter to fund further development of an app that allows users to share their eBooks. The app is called Ownshelf. Aiming to be “Goodreads meets Dropbox,” the app lets users search...Show More Summary
There is an abundance of file sharing services on the Internet these days. From popular solutions like OneDrive, Dropbox or Google Drive that are backed by massive companies to specialized solutions such as Mega or Mediafire. If youShow More Summary
Following Microsoft's recent relaunch of SkyDrive as OneDrive, there is a little more parity and competition at the top of the cloud storage market. How do the options stack up against each other though? This article provides a comparison...Show More Summary
Dropbox is easily the internet's favorite cloud storage provider—at the very least it's our favorite. There are plenty of clever things you can do with it right out of the box (get it?). However, there's also no shortage of apps and extensions you can get to make using Dropbox itself even easier. Read more...
This week on the podcast, we're talking about Apple's iOS and OS X security flaw, the new Dropbox terms of service you should opt out of, and gamifying everything in your life. We're also answering your questions about LastPass' security, job hunting in secret, and making money in your spare time. Read more...
Razer's free Game Booster software gets a new update, placing your save files and settings in Dropbox.
Simplex Solutions Inc. announces that Photo Transfer WiFi, their advanced solution for transferring photos and videos from and between iDevices, has been just ungraded to the version 2.0. The new version adds ability to upload and download photos and videos from Dropbox with the drag and drop, improves overall usability and fixes known problems.