CrunchBase Funding Digest: Wisair, Sunlight Photonics, Carbonite,

<img src="" width="119" height="124" /> <em>Every day I troll SEC Form D Filings to discover new startups, fundings and inve

Online Backup Company Carbonite Loses Customers' Data, Blames And Sues Suppliers (Updated)

<img src="" width="215" height="50" /> The danger of storing your data in the cloud, part n. <a href="

Han Solo frozen-in-carbonite USB flash drive

Over on’s handmade marketplace, you’ll find a USB flash drive of Han Solo frozen in Carbonite. And, yes, it’s sold out. But since everything on Etsy is sold directly by the creators, th

Mozy Mac Out of Beta; 50 Free Accounts Available

Online backup site Mozy is giving away 50 free year-long accounts to commemorate the official release of their Mac backup client. To get yours, send a message to that answers the q

Good News/Bad News For Startup Founder Cliff Shaw

Cliff Shaw, founder of ProtectMyPhotos and DocSyncer, is having an up and down week. First the bad news. ProtectMyPhotos, which launched in October 2006, is done. They spent $280,000 in seed capital t

Breaking: Online Backup Startup Mozy Acquired By EMC For $76 million

Online storage startup Mozy, headquartered in Utah, has been acquired by EMC Corporation, a public storage company with a nearly $40 billion market cap. EMC paid $76 million for the company, according

Mozy Goes Mac – First Really Useful Mac Hard Drive Backup Solution

Mozy is in the news again after announcing a huge enterprise deal with General Electric last week. Today they’ve pushed a Mac version of their desktop backup solution for consumers. I’ve b

The Carbonite Solution to Online Backups

We’ve been tracking online storage for nearly a year, and for good reason. As the PC becomes the center of our digital lives, having backups of email, photos, videos and music becomes increasing