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One year later: Lessons learned from the Snowden-NSA scandal

The NSA’s clandestine mass electronic surveillance data mining didn’t sink the cloud industry. But it did bring to the forefront issues related to security and compliance that enterprises and vendors need to address.

Dropbox has become “problem child” of cloud security

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.

Daily dose of funding: social city maps, safer apps, and a dash of Hollywood

At VentureBeat, we come across a lot of funding news every day. In order to bring you the most information possible, we decided to round up the quick-and-dirty details for the funding deals of the day and put them in a new column. Get your daily dose of deals every evening and stay on top of the hottest startups in Silicon Valley and beyond.