“Sync skips the cloud to deliver files faster and safer,” BitTorrent says.
VANCOUVER — Not every tech founder can follow up a massive success with another massive success. But a couple years after a failed gaming endeavor, Glitch, it looks like Flickr cofounder Stewart Butterfield may have another big winner on his hands.
Editor’s Pick Dropbox’s shift to enterprise may be inevitable, but that doesn’t mean it’ll be easy.
Dropbox head of product for business and mobile will be speaking at CloudBeat 2013 about the company’s new platform.
Engineers and developers are some of the first people to latch onto startups that succeed. And we trust them to pick Silicon Valley’s hottest new tech companies.
Cloud storage goliath Dropbox has acquired the coupon and loyalty app Endorse and its team.
Y Combinator-backed Kippt released a new product for companies today called Inc, which seeks to improve communications among teams and provide a better alternative to email.
Box plans to split revenues with the developers that use its cloud platform, which it claims will improve “enterprise monetization in a consumer app world.”
Mystery funding of the day? That’d be YesGraph, a stealthy startup in the recruiting space founded by Ivan Kirigin, a former product manager at Facebook and Dropbox.
Cloud startup SugarSync just closed an additional $3 million in funding, according to an SEC filing.
Cloud storage powerhouse Dropbox will host its first-ever developer conference — dubbed DBX — on July 9 in San Francisco.
There’s no more waiting for the hot iOS e-mail app Mailbox.
Dropbox introduces single sign on and rebrands its business-focused service.
Yahoo Mail has integrated with cloud storage hotshot Dropbox so email users can send attachments of any size and save attachments to Dropbox.
Guest Post What we’re seeing today is not a swingback to the enterprise with the add-on of consumer models. What we’re seeing today is a swingback to more diversified revenue models and a refreshing change to the traditional go-to-market approaches … a head fake if I ever saw one.
We get it, we get it, Mailbox is super duper cool and we’ve all just got to have it. Apparently, the Dropbox founders felt exactly the same way.
Guest Post Optimizing for across multiple platforms is a difficult for startups that don’t have the resources to address mobile, tablets, and web. Keynote Systems looks at how some well-known startups fare in the three-screen challenge.
Editor’s Pick Box CEO and co-founder Aaron Levie talks about his company’s IPO plans, its competitive standing versus Dropbox, and several upcoming new features.
Salesforce-owned productivity app Do.com has partnered with big-name services like Google Drive, Dropbox, and Harvest to improve its offerings and build an even-better app to help teams accomplish tasks.
With its set of new features, Dropbox is moving away from file sharing and into the realm of “content.” The goal is to be much more than just a personal storage system.
Wickr, a self-destructing messages app, released new features today in the hopes that people will start to use its privacy app instead of texts and less secure messaging channels.
Dropbox has had no trouble convincing consumers to use its tools, but it will need a dedicated sales team to reach large enterprises. To lead these efforts, the company has brought on Harvard Business School alum Kim Malone Scott, who ascended the proverbial ladder at Google and Apple.
Dropbox has agreed to acquire photo-focused startup Snapjoy, a move that could help Dropbox own the photo organization and backup space.
Dropbox vice president Sujay Jaswa says people should think of Dropbox like the iPad: a technology that may have been aimed at consumers but wound up infiltrating the work world.
Editor’s Pick A pervasive myth exists among tech founders: If they build a product that consumers will love, it will magically trickle into Fortune 500 companies.
Guest Post Collaboration startups clearly want their customers to use an on-device app when on a smartphone or tablet, but taking a one-size-fits-all approach is bad for users and performance.
With Windows 8 now available for public consumption, Microsoft is startup to plug all the various apps that are either already available or coming for the new operating system.
Salesforce may have some huge competitors like Netsuite and Oracle, but it’s not the big dogs that keep the customer-relationship manger on its toes.
Dropbox just announced a new integration today, and it’s a doozy: Facebook. Starting today, Facebook users can share files, pictures, and folders to their friends and contacts in Facebook Groups.
Video sharing service Vimeo has finally integrated with cloud storage service Dropbox after many requests from the vocal Vimeo community.
Just weeks after another security breach, cloud storage company Dropbox has added a two-step verification process to help make user accounts more secure.
Cloud storage services such as Dropbox and Google Drive are quickly changing how consumers deal with content on a day-to-day basis. But each company has its own set of restrictions, with Microsoft’s SkyDrive as the most restrictive player by far. It might shock you how much so.
BestVendor is releasing the result of its 2012 Freelancer Survey tomorrow, revealing the most popular tools and apps for freelancers and entrepreneurs.
But the company gave VentureBeat a sneak peek today.
Dropbox, the fast-growing private company that lets you share documents easily online, continues to experience significant security breaches in its service, announcing this time that some user usernames and passwords were stolen “from other websites,” and their accounts accessed.
Secure collaboration firm WatchDox just released the results of a document security study by the Ponemon Institute. And the consensus is that we suck at security.
Dropbox may be having yet another bad security day.
Editor's Pick Over 50 million people currently use Dropbox, and users are adding files at a rate of one billion every 48 hours. But it’s not just viral growth, word of mouth growth, smart branding, and effective marketing.