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  • The Platform Wars

    The Platform Wars

    During its WWDC keynote this year, Apple took on the world: Dropbox, Box, OneDrive and Google Drive for cloud storage; WhatsApp, Snapchat and BBM for messaging; Skype and your cell phone for calls; Google for search; and so on. Hell, Apple even took on Objective-C. Read More

  • Dropbox Acquires Stealth Messaging Startup Droptalk

    Dropbox Acquires Stealth Messaging Startup Droptalk

    Dropbox has swallowed up another early stage startup, this one a stealthy company called Droptalk which was developing a tool that allowed you to share links privately with friends via a Chrome extension, to be followed by both iOS and Android applications. None of the products were publicly available, as the company had only just launched its browser add-on into a limited beta. Read More

  • GuideSpark Rolls Out New Platform To Serve Up HR Video To Phones And Tablets

    GuideSpark Rolls Out New Platform To Serve Up HR Video To Phones And Tablets

    GuideSpark, a Menlo Park-based startup that provides employers with customizable video templates for conveying what would normally be incredibly boring HR paperwork, is rolling out a new platform for smoothly delivering its content on phones and tablets. Read More

  • Dropbox Buys Bubbli, Will Integrate The 3D Photo Tech Into Its Photo Service

    Dropbox Buys Bubbli, Will Integrate The 3D Photo Tech Into Its Photo Service

    It looks like Dropbox has made another acquisition today in the photo space: it has acquired Bubbli, a startup that has built some innovative ways of incorporating 3D technology into 2D views, and packaging it in a mobile app for ordinary consumers to use. We’re reaching out to get more details from both companies. For now, Bubbli has been sending out a notice to its users today… Read More

  • Mailbox Brings Latest Features To Its iOS App

    Mailbox Brings Latest Features To Its iOS App

    Mailbox 2.0 for iOS is here and brings a hosts of enhancements and goodies. Chief among the additions is auto-swipe, a feature that launched first on Mailbox’s new Android app. Read More

  • Gillmor Gang: Action Items

    Gillmor Gang: Action Items

    The Gillmor Gang — Dan Farber, Kevin Marks, Semil Shah, Danny Sullivan, Keith Teare, and Steve Gillmor — played the latest favorite game of the Mobility Addicted. It’s called Lock Screen, and some of us think it’s where the early adopters meet the great unvarnished Silent Majority. Forget clicks or swipes or doing anything; it’s all about glancing. What this means… Read More

  • Dropbox Acquires Cloud Photos Startup Loom And Document Collaboration Service Hackpad

    Dropbox Acquires Cloud Photos Startup Loom And Document Collaboration Service Hackpad

    Only days after revealing its first dedicated photo management and sharing application Carousel, Dropbox is announcing it has acquired cloud photo storage and sync service Loom, a favorite among iOS users. The company, which currently offers apps for iPhone, iPad and Mac, as well as an online experience, says it will no longer be enrolling new users and will work to transition existing… Read More

  • Gillmor Gang: Deep Bench

    Gillmor Gang: Deep Bench

    The Gillmor Gang — Dan Farber, Kevin Marks, Semil Shah, Robert Scoble, Keith Teare, and Steve Gillmor — Heartbleed security hole, changing landscape of Twitter notifications, Brendan Eich’s exit from Mozilla, politically charged and leadership compromised, Condoleezza Rice heading to the Dropbox Board of Directors? Dropbox, OneNote, Evernote, Box. Office on the iPad… Read More

  • Petition Demanding Removal Of Condoleezza Rice From Dropbox Board Pops Up Online, On Twitter

    Petition Demanding Removal Of Condoleezza Rice From Dropbox Board Pops Up Online, On Twitter

    Internet activists are at it again. Following yesterday’s news regarding the appointment of Condoleezza Rice, former United States Secretary of State and National Security Advisor, to the board of cloud storage and syncing service Dropbox, a petition has sprung up online, demanding that users tell Dropbox they’re opposed to this move, and threaten to leave the service if Rice… Read More

  • Dropbox Makes Another Nod Toward Business, But It Might Not Be Enough Yet

    Dropbox Makes Another Nod Toward Business, But It Might Not Be Enough Yet

    Dropbox announced several updates to its Dropbox for Business product today that are designed to make it more attractive to IT pros who will administer the service in the enterprise. That said, not all are convinced that the company has gone far enough perfect its offering to larger businesses. R Ray Wang, founder at Constellation Research says today’s announcements are a good first… Read More