Editor's Pick Coy Christmas has come to expect a healthy dose of skepticism when he pitches his startup’s file-sharing technology.
In July, YouSendIt got a new name: Hightail. It reflects a change in focus for the company.
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BitTorrent released its new Bundle format today in closed alpha, giving moviemakers, recording artists, authors, and anyone else who creates content a new mini-store that follows their art wherever it goes.
Salesforce fills out its portfolio of tools with its new Files Product, which will work with tools like Box, Google Drive, and others.
“Sync skips the cloud to deliver files faster and safer,” BitTorrent says.
When former AOL exec Brad Garlinghouse took over as CEO of YouSendIt a year ago, it was clear he had plans to shake up the company. Now he’s finally doing it.
“File system as a service” startup Filepicker.io has rebranded as Ink and announced the close of its $1.8 million seed round from Andreessen Horowitz and Highland Capital Partners.
File-sharing company Box acquired Crocodoc today, which gives people a way to turn documents into smooth, HTML5 experiences.
Applications opened today for the BitTorrent Acceleration Program as part of its “ongoing quest” to find new and innovative ways to apply the BitTorrent protocol.
Kim Dotcom is leading the Time100 poll, which attempts to track the top leaders, artists, and innovators in the world. Being Kim Dotcom, he’s not one to be silent about it.
Ever since the U.S. government targeted cyberlocker service Megaupload almost two years ago, file sharing activity has gravitated back to The Pirate Bay.
The Pirate Bay will now get its connection to the Internet from two newly formed sister organizations to the Swedish group: the Norwegian Pirate Party and the Catalonian Pirate Party (in Spain). The two-headed nature of the hosting situation has even given rise to a new metaphor and moniker for the site: The Hydra Bay.
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.
You can stop emailing yourself PowerPoints, Dilbert. Bump has an amazing new way to get files from here to there.
YouSendIt is best known for its software to help users send and receive large files via a desktop PC. But today, it launching a suite of mobile apps for iPhone, Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8, so you’ll be able to access documents, videos and presentations on the move.
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.
Fresh off rebranding his defunct MegaUpload service as a sparkling new file-sharing service called Me.ga — yes that’s Mega, but it’s also ME dot GA — Dotcom now wants to help build a new fat pipe to online content in the U.S.
A study has found that music fans who use peer-to-peer file sharing services actually purchase more music, on average, than those who stay completely legit.
Whether you’re planning to attend or are simply curious, here’s what to expect at Dreamforce 2012 in San Francisco.
Apparently Megaupload founder Kim Dotcom is under the impression that when companies go public, it means they are a legitimate business (see Enron, Groupon, etc). Pirate news site TorrentFreak reports that before it was shut down by U.S. authorities, Megaupload was preparing for a billion dollar IPO, and had contacted major accounting firms to have its business audited.
Dropbox announced Monday morning on Twitter that you can now share your Dropbox folders with friends on Facebook.
File sharing site The Pirate Bay is no stranger to law enforcement, its offices were raided back in 2006, which led to four convictions. Now the team believes that authorities have obtained new warrants and are bracing for another crackdown.
New York-based startup MightyMeeting has its sights on boosting mobile productivity in the enterprise. In keeping with the growing trend of using tablets to do work, MightyMeeting is unveiling a collaboration app called MightyTeams for the iPad and Android tablets.
This story originally appeared on CNET and is republished with permission.
Worried your legal files stored on Megaupload are about to be deleted? The non-profit Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) has offered to help with retrieving legitimate content and returning it to Megaupload users.
With cloud computing all the rage these days, we often have files and bits of data that live exclusively on a server far away from our hard drives. And while that’s often really awesome, sometimes you want and need a backup of that information on your computer. Enter SocialFolders, a service that backs up your social and cloud data to your hard drive.
When Megaupload was shut down a week ago by the Department of Justice and FBI for allegedly profiting from copyright infringement, many of the service’s users complained that they lost personal, non-infringing files. Now those users are banding together to sue the government.
Larger-than-life Megaupload founder Kim Dotcom was denied bail in a New Zealand court on Wednesday morning after his hearing was delayed Monday.
Editor's Pick As the strange case of file-sharing site Megaupload continues to unfold, many wonder if the federal government will begin to clamp down on similar sites that function like Megaupload, with easy sharing and hosting of copyrighted files.
Sweden has recognized file-sharing as a legitimate, officially sanctioned religion.
Last month Witcher 2 developer CD Projekt talked about the estimated 4.5 million copies of its game that had been illegally downloaded via BitTorrent. Now it seems the company is going after users it believes have downloaded the game illegally, demanding $1,230 in damages from these individuals, via a German law firm.
In an interesting reversal on usual Internet copyright disputes, file-sharing site Megaupload is taking Universal Music Group to court.
Cloud storage company Box updated its iPhone and iPad apps today, realizing that the world outside the office is no longer an oyster, but a giant second office.