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  • Cloud Storage Wars! LogMeIn’s Cubby Bumps Referrals To 1 GB, Double That Of Dropbox

    Cloud Storage Wars! LogMeIn’s Cubby Bumps Referrals To 1 GB, Double That Of Dropbox

    The online storage wars continue! Yesterday, Dropbox announced new pricing plans which doubled the storage space for users at no additional cost, and today, new player Cubby is also making a change that it hopes will incentivize users to make a switch. The company is now offering users 1 GB of additional space every time they refer a friend to the service. That’s double what… Read More

  • Dropbox Revamps Pro Storage Plans, Doubles The Amount Of Space At No Extra Cost

    Dropbox Revamps Pro Storage Plans, Doubles The Amount Of Space At No Extra Cost

    Considering the sheer amount of data people produce every day, there’s really no such thing as having too much storage space. Users of cloud storage service Dropbox seem to agree, which is why the company revealed that it would be significantly bumping up the amount of storage space available to its paying users at no extra cost. According to Dropbox’s official blog, the company… Read More

  • Hands On With Google Drive On iOS

    Hands On With Google Drive On iOS

    As promised at this morning’s Google I/O conference, Google has launched a version of its Google Drive application on iOS today, which offers native support for the service formerly known as Google Docs on both iPhone and iPad. The app is live now in iTunes, and looks to give competitor Dropbox a run for its money. Although Google Drive has offered a mobile web version of its service… Read More

  • Dropbox Will Soon Be Done With Public Folders, But Existing Users Get To Keep Them

    Dropbox Will Soon Be Done With Public Folders, But Existing Users Get To Keep Them

    Dropbox can be a nifty service to have in your digital arsenal, but a new change to the service may make sharing files a little less straightforward. According to an email sent to developers who use the Dropbox API, the cloud storage company will no longer be creating Public folders for new users starting on July 31. Fret not, you current Dropbox users — a Dropbox representative left a… Read More

  • Dropbox For Android Update Packs Video Streaming For ICS Users, Korean Language Support

    Dropbox For Android Update Packs Video Streaming For ICS Users, Korean Language Support

    Hey, Ice Cream Sandwich users — if you’re a Dropbox user and somehow haven’t gotten the latest (2.1.4) update, do yourself a favor and get on it. The update is sure to please those who find the Dropbox experience to be woefully light on Hangul, as it introduces Korean language support, but there’s something even better to play with. This release sees the addition of… Read More

  • Cloud Storage Encryption Service BoxCryptor Comes to Mac, Improves Free Version & Closes Funding Round

    Cloud Storage Encryption Service BoxCryptor Comes to Mac, Improves Free Version & Closes Funding Round

    BoxCryptor, an on-the-fly encryption service that’s optimized for cloud storage services like Dropbox, Box.net and Google Drive, just announced the launch of its native Mac application. This new Mac app joins the company’s previously released Windows, iOS and Android apps. In addition, the Germany-based company is also announcing its new pricing structure, which now for the first… Read More

  • Facebook Adds “Good Enough” File Sharing To All Groups. Dropbox Should Worry About Growth

    Facebook Adds “Good Enough” File Sharing To All Groups. Dropbox Should Worry About Growth

    Today Facebook begins rolling out file sharing to all Groups, and while it’s got many restrictions, it could be good enough to limit the long-term growth potential of cloud storage / file sharing services like¬†Dropbox, iCloud, and Google Drive. Music and any copyright files aren’t allowed and file size is capped at 25mb, as Mashable first reported. But this is just the first… Read More

  • Now That Google Has Cloned It, What’s Next For Dropbox?

    Now That Google Has Cloned It, What’s Next For Dropbox?

    Google finally launched its long-rumored Google Drive online storage service today. This was probably one of Google’s worse-kept secrets, so the launch itself wasn’t much of a surprise to anyone – least of all Dropbox, which – until today – was pretty much synonymous with online storage for documents. If nothing else, Google Drive is a full-frontal assault on… Read More

  • Microsoft Takes On Dropbox With SkyDrive For Windows, Mac and iOS

    Microsoft Takes On Dropbox With SkyDrive For Windows, Mac and iOS

    SkyDrive, Microsoft’s online storage service, is one of the core elements of the company’s cloud strategy. Today, Microsoft is taking the wraps off a number of new SkyDrive services, including a Dropbox-like desktop integration for Windows and Mac (OS X Lion only). With this, SkyDrive will function like any other folder on your machine and any file you save to it will be… Read More

  • Self-Hosted File Sync Solution ownCloud Goes Commercial

    Self-Hosted File Sync Solution ownCloud Goes Commercial

    People love Dropbox and similar services, but companies — especially large enterprises in regulated industries — have an understandable aversion to file sync services: they allow company data on servers “out there” in the cloud, no longer under company control. ownCloud, essentially an open source, self-hosted Dropbox, has a unique advantage here as it’s strictly… Read More

  • HTC, Where Innovation Is Bought (And That’s A Good Thing)

    HTC, Where Innovation Is Bought (And That’s A Good Thing)

    HTC’s is the Cinderella story of the mobile market — they’ve gone from low-key provider of Windows Mobile hardware to Android-powered smartphone titan within the span of just a few years. Impressive as that is, HTC has done much more than just push out smartphones. In the past year alone, HTC has inked big deals with Beats Audio, Dropbox, and LogMeIn, with rumors of a… Read More

  • Jolicloud Me, A Personal Cloud Organizing Service, Opens In Beta Today

    Jolicloud Me, A Personal Cloud Organizing Service, Opens In Beta Today

    Today marks another step in the evolution of cloud services for consumers: Jolicloud, the Paris-based company that was one of the first to move on offering users a “cloud-based desktop,” today launched another product that extends what users can do in the cloud even further, with the introduction of Jolicloud Me. Available from today in private beta on Android, iOS and HTML5 in… Read More

  • Dropbox Can Now Automatically Sync Your Android Photos (And It Has More Up Its Sleeve)

    Dropbox Can Now Automatically Sync Your Android Photos (And It Has More Up Its Sleeve)

    Last year, Dropbox raised a whopping $250 million funding round at a valuation in the ballpark of $4 billion. The raise had been rumored for months so it didn’t come as a huge surprise, but it still raised plenty of eyebrows. Because while Dropbox is totally awesome (I use it every day), at this point people see it as a convenient way to sync their files between computers — which… Read More

  • Attachments.me Goes Automatic, Adds Box To Its Cloud Storage Partners

    Attachments.me Goes Automatic, Adds Box To Its Cloud Storage Partners

    Attachments.me, the startup that promises to take the pain out of searching through email attachments, is gradually ramping up the services that it’s offering to users: from today, it has an option to automatically file your attachments to specific folders in the cloud. And it has also expanded support to include Box, which now joins Dropbox in its list of supported cloud storage partners. Read More

  • Test Dropbox’s New Android App And Snag Some Extra Storage Space

    Test Dropbox’s New Android App And Snag Some Extra Storage Space

    Dropbox has no shortage of fans or users these days — their stellar wins at the Crunchies are proof of that — and now the cloud storage service is leaning on them to test an experimental new build of the Dropbox Android app. While the thrill of being on the bleeding edge is probably enough for some people to take the plunge, the real meat of the experimental build comes in the form… Read More

  • Drew Houston Sings Elton John's Rocket Man

    Drew Houston, A Rocket Man In The Making Should DropBox Not Work Out

    Clearly controversy is swirling around web lockers and online storage companies in the wake of the Federal swoop on Megaupload, but if it all goes wrong rest assured that DropBox founder and CEO Drew Houston has a second career to fall back on. The World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland (or just “Davos” to those in the know) is a great place for the world’s millionaires… Read More

  • DLD 2012 – Drew Houston: “Yes, Steve Jobs Called Dropbox A Feature”

    DLD 2012 – Drew Houston: “Yes, Steve Jobs Called Dropbox A Feature”

    In a conversation with WIRED UK’s David Rowan on stage at the DLD Conference in Germany, Dropbox CEO Drew Houston acknowledged that he did in fact have a “great meeting” with the late Steve Jobs in 2009. Houston said about the get-together that Jobs had heard of them and asked to meet with him. Even though he was generally gracious, Houston said, Jobs expressed that he… Read More

  • Announcing The 2011 Crunchies Finalists And Tickets On Sale Now

    Announcing The 2011 Crunchies Finalists And Tickets On Sale Now

    The nominations have been tabulated and the votes are in. Over 300,000 nominations were calculated across 20 categories. Along with our partners GigaOm and VentureBeat, we are very proud to announce the finalists for 2011′s best in technology. Voting begins now. For 2011, we’ve added some new categories. Best Location App, Best Cloud Services and Biggest Social Impact join the… Read More

  • Dropbox For Android Gets A Major Revamp, New Features

    Dropbox For Android Gets A Major Revamp, New Features

    The new year is right around the corner, and many of us are in dire need of some organization. Luckily for all you fandroids out there, DropBox 2.0 has finally made its way onto the Android Market. The app has brand new features and a totally revamped layout. You’ll find a little arrow to the right of each file in the app, which will then lead you to a pop-out menu. From there you… Read More

  • A List Of Startups Goldman Sachs Thinks Will Most Likely IPO

    A List Of Startups Goldman Sachs Thinks Will Most Likely IPO

    Very very quietly (there is almost no Google¬†footprint), investment bank and securities firm Goldman Sachs held its “Private Internet Company Conference” this week in Las Vegas. During the two-day conference, which lasted from November 29-30th, a gaggle of companies presented their business models to an elite audience composed of bankers, investors and peers. Read More