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  • LogMeIn Acquires Password Management Software LastPass For $110 Million

    LogMeIn Acquires Password Management Software LastPass For $110 Million

    With an increasing number of data breaches putting users’ personal information at risk, a company that helps online users better manage their account information with various websites and services, as well as help customers run security checks on their accounts, seems like it would have the potential for serious growth. That’s what remote access software maker LogMeIn is hoping… Read More

  • LogMeIn Co-Founder Debuts Caret, An Address Book That Tells People If You’re Available To Chat

    LogMeIn Co-Founder Debuts Caret, An Address Book That Tells People If You’re Available To Chat

    Ever since our contact lists moved out of Rolodexes and onto our smartphones, mobile app developers have been trying to improve upon the built-in – and typically, very basic – address book apps that ship with our devices. To date, we’ve seen everything from simple makeovers of the address book app aimed at improving ease-of-use to smarter, “connected” address… Read More

  • Online Meeting Service Join.me Expands To Video, Still No Download Required

    Online Meeting Service Join.me Expands To Video, Still No Download Required

    As anyone who has attended online meetings knows, traditional software with its clunky user interfaces and required software installations was in need of a change. That’s why LogMeIn’s online meeting service join.me has for some time now offered an advantage: you could quickly host or join online meetings for free, then chat and share screens without cumbersome software… Read More

  • We’re Giving Away A MacBook Air And A Meldium Premium License

    We’re Giving Away A MacBook Air And A Meldium Premium License

    LogMeIn wants to give away a Meldium license and a MacBook Air to a TechCrunch reader. Meldium is a single sign on password manager that helps teams access the cloud services they need securely. They’re giving away a free 1 year premium license (an $800 value) to 1 winner – and the license will be usable for up to 100 of your team members. This is what it looks like: To… Read More

  • LogMeIn Buys Zamurai For $6M To Add Mobile Whiteboarding To Join.Me

    LogMeIn Buys Zamurai For $6M To Add Mobile Whiteboarding To Join.Me

    LogMeIn has made one more acquisition to build out the features of its online collaboration and meeting app join.me: it has bought Zamurai, a San Francisco-based startup that had built a popular whiteboard app for the iPad. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed but we understand and have had confirmed by sources that it was a small acquisition worth $6 million — in fact a… Read More

  • Join Us At The TC Pitch-Off In Budapest And Zagreb

    Join Us At The TC Pitch-Off In Budapest And Zagreb

    Ahoy, Hungary and Croatia, TC is in town and we’d love to see you. As part of Startup AddVenture, we’ll be holding a mini pitch-off in Budapest and Zagreb. We’ve been through this part of the world a few times but this time we’re giving away two tickets to Disrupt New York to the winners so you’ll want to take part. I will be in Budapest on April 18 starting at 9am… Read More

  • LogMeIn’s Rescue Lens Lets Customer Support Reps See The Problem Through Your Smartphone’s Camera

    LogMeIn’s Rescue Lens Lets Customer Support Reps See The Problem Through Your Smartphone’s Camera

    LogMeIn, the makers of a variety of remote access solutions for business and personal use, is today launching a new service that will allow any company to provide video-assisted customer support, using only the camera on a customer’s iOS or Android mobile device. The idea is that a customer support representative would be able to tap into a live feed in order to remotely help with… Read More

  • LogMeIn Buys YC-Backed Meldium For $15M To Add Single-Sign On To Its Service

    LogMeIn Buys YC-Backed Meldium For $15M To Add Single-Sign On To Its Service

    LogMeIn, a company that provides remote connectivity solutions to businesses and individuals, today is announcing an interesting acquisition that builds out the kinds of services it can offer and taps further into the wider shift to cloud-based services that we are seeing among enterprises and consumers: it has acquired Meldium, a Y-Combinator alum that specialises in single-sign on and… Read More

  • LogMeIn Kills Its Eponymous Free Service, Uproar Ensues

    LogMeIn Kills Its Eponymous Free Service, Uproar Ensues

    Another day, another free service goes to the dogs — or logs as the case may be. LogMeIn, a provider of remote connectivity services, 10 years ago made a name for itself by offering easy-to-use, free services to access other computers and files remotely — with the idea being the company could upsell them to paid services. Today, however, the company took a turn away from its… Read More

  • With Dual Mice And Collaboration In Any Window, YC’s Screenhero Gives WebEx And Screen Sharing Apps A Run For Their Money

    With Dual Mice And Collaboration In Any Window, YC’s Screenhero Gives WebEx And Screen Sharing Apps A Run For Their Money

    We all love the idea of being able to connect and work with people in our always-online day and age, but ironically, when it comes to document collaboration, a lot of the software designed to aid in that — WebEx, GoToMeeting and the rest — is actually more geared to presenting rather than actually letting people work together on things, in real time, or focused on documents within… Read More

  • LogMeIn’s Dropbox Competitor Cubby Reveals Pricing; Stays Competitive At $7 Per Month For 100 GB

    LogMeIn’s Dropbox Competitor Cubby Reveals Pricing; Stays Competitive At $7 Per Month For 100 GB

    Cubby, the new cloud storage player from LogMeIn which aggressively, if belatedly, entered the market this year to compete alongside Dropbox, Google Drive, Box, SkyDrive and others, is today revealing its pricing and Pro plans. The service first debuted in April, previously offering users up to 5 GB of online storage for free, with an additional 1 GB for each referral – double that… Read More

  • LogMeIn’s Dropbox Competitor Cubby Now Open To All

    LogMeIn’s Dropbox Competitor Cubby Now Open To All

    Cubby, LogMeIn’s answer to Dropbox, is launching out of private beta today and is now available to all users. The service is a late arrival to the crowded online storage space, dominated not only by startups like Dropbox, Box and Bitcasa, but also major players like Microsoft, Google, and Amazon. But Cubby hopes to differentiate itself by attracting users who need more than online… Read More

  • 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

  • LogMeIn Prepares To Take On Dropbox & Box With Launch Of Cloud Storage Service Cubby

    LogMeIn Prepares To Take On Dropbox & Box With Launch Of Cloud Storage Service Cubby

    LogMeIn, the company known best for its remote access tools, is today launching its own cloud storage service, as an alternative to others like Dropbox or Box, for example. With “Cubby,” as it’s called, users can share files across Macs, PCs, iPads, iPhones, or Android devices. The difference between some other cloud offerings and the new service is how it works: instead… 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

  • LogMeIn Acquires Web Chat Company Bold Software For $16.5 M

    LogMeIn Acquires Web Chat Company Bold Software For $16.5 M

    LogMeIn, the longtime maker of remote access tools, has acquired Bold Software, a provider of web chat and customer communications software. The company says it will use the technology to offer additional features and capabilities to its customers on LogMeIn Rescue, the company’s support product. Under the terms of the deal, LogMeIn acquired all the net assets of Bold Software for… Read More

  • LogMeIn Remote Control iOS App Goes Freemium

    LogMeIn Remote Control iOS App Goes Freemium

    Users of LogMeIn’s Ignition are in for a pleasant surprise this holiday season. The once paid — and quite expensive — app is now migrating to a freemium model. That said, users who paid for Ignition won’t have to cough up the dough for a LogMeIn Pro subscription, but they will get the added premium features including HD remote control (and HD streaming) from their… Read More

  • Saul Klein on Europe's Billion-Dollar Startups

    Saul Klein’s List Of Europe’s Next Billion-Dollar Tech Companies

    Where will the next billion-dollar startups come from? The tech world and most VCs tend to be parochial, looking at Silicon Valley, maybe New York, and a few other hot markets like China and Brazil. But what about the Old Country? Yesterday, I was having coffee with Saul Klein, a partner at Index Ventures and co-founder of Seedcamp. He believes that in every major city across Europe… Read More

  • Zendesk Brings LogMeIn's Remote-Connectivity Technology To Support Software

    Trying to communicate an issue or problem with a web application over the phone can be a trying experience for both the consumer and the IT support rep. If a user isn’t tech-savvy, it can be difficult to explain to a customer support rep the exact origin of the issue. Remote connectivity technologies, which allow support reps to log-on to a customers computer remotely, can be very helpful… Read More

  • The Best iPhone Apps Of 2009 (Appvee Edition)

    This guest post was written by Erik Fikkert, Lead Reviewer, AppVee. Also check out Appvee’s previous picks of the best apps in the App store The iPhone and iPod touch have become immediately recognizable names around the world. Apple recently announced that the iPhone is the most popular mobile phone in the US. In addition, the iPod touch is generally regarded as the media player of… Read More