Dropbox is wonderful, but two gigabytes of space may not even hold one movie. And you don’t always know what you’re going to want, before you want it.
Slick conference calling app UberConference has integrated its service with hot startups Evernote and Box, a sign it’s dedicated to making conference calling smarter and more useful.
Despite launching little over a day ago, new cloud storage service Mega has seen 1 million users sign up, according to founder Kim Dotcom, who spoke at a Mega launch event at his home in New Zealand yesterday.
Kim Dotcom, the founder of defunct Megaupload service, has finally fully launched his follow-up service with Mega — a site that offers 50GB of free cloud storage and ultra-secure ways to transmit files to friends.
The startups that have been selected for the first class are far from sexy — unless a “software-defined infrastructure platform for heterogeneous computing” does it for you — but they’re all generating revenues. What they have in common is that they target their products at businesses, not consumers.
Editor’s Pick BlastRoots is an automated grassroots lobbying platform that seeks to give people the tricks and tools they need to move the political needle.
Megaupload founder Kim Dotcom’s new service Mega launched to a limited number of users today, revealing pricing tiers and features for the first time.
The two companies complement each other in speeding data center performance.
Aaron Levie, Box’s energetic young CEO, today revealed that the company is prepping for an initial public offering in 2014.
Time Warner Cable isn’t happy about Netflix’s new “Open Connect” initiative, a separate network ISPs can use to pull data from the streaming video service.
Bessemer Venture Parters (“BVP”) has made do with having the reputation as the “down to earth” venture capital firm. But 2012 was a record year, and BVP is ready to shout it from the rooftops.
Cloud computing giant Rackspace has announced plans to partner up with the leading providers of open source data centers.
Amazon needs to make only $3/month on apps or content from each Kindle Fire it sells in order to generate a 20 percent profit, according to new estimates from ABI Research.
Herrod will lead the firm’s investment focus in “next generation infrastructure technologies.”
Cloud management software startup OnApp has raised $20 million in funding, cash it hopes will help expand its product offerings into more countries.
Zettaset, a company that helps its customers deploy Hadoop, the open source computing framework that can process large data-sets, has closed a $10 million funding round.
Flash storage business Fusion-io has launched its new ioScale product line, which promises to make all-flash-memory data centers a more feasible proposition for companies.
Los Angeles company makes video streaming simpler and more efficient.
Pantheon now serves more than 1 billion pageviews a month, an impressive milestone for a service that launched fully nine months ago.
Soasta, a provider of cloud-based testing services, has been awarded a patent for leveraging more than 500,000 servers across the globe. The goal is to help companies setup tests, so they can avoid crashes and failures caused by an influx of website traffic.
YouSendIt has bought a venture-backed startup called Found for an undisclosed sum. The technology lets users discover their files, documents, and data across a variety of devices and cloud services.
Formed in 2005, the company provides a suite of IT monitoring and reporting tools to its customers — primarily large enterprises. Today, it has pulled in an impressive $150 million in funding from Bain Capital Ventures.
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PayPal surpassed its goal of adding 20 national retailers onto its in-store payment platform.
Zirtual wants to make it easier and more affordable for busy professionals to retain a personal assistant.
Google will be showing off a new digital coupon product tomorrow that lets you more easily redeem coupons targeted to your interests.
Vuzix, a small company based in Rochester, New York, is about to beat Google to the punch in releasing Internet-enabled smart glasses.
Guest Post As Europe languishes and Asia matures, enterprising European entrepreneurs will revitalize their links to the U.S. and expand via Silicon Valley.
BetterCloud has raised $5 million for its suite of cloud management tools focused on Google Apps.
Sales automation and predictive analytics company InsideSales raises significant second round of investment.
Causes acquires Votizen to empower Americans to drive political change.
Enterprise communication provider ConnectSolutions raises its first round of institutional investment after five years of operation.
How Amazon plans to convert your parents into digital music customers.
Heroku was alerted to a security vulnerability that let anyone change an account’s password and take over the account. The company reacted quickly, pushing out a fix the next day.
Nvidia showed the cool new game system behind closed doors at CES.
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Cisco’s mission is to unfiy video management for big service providers.
Digital archiving service Clipboard strikes a strategic investment deal with educational software company Scientia.
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