file-sharing

Mozilla launches experimental voice search, file-sharing and note-taking tools for Firefox

Firefox is due for a comeback. A lot of the work the team spent on refactoring core parts of the browser is starting to pay off, and, while its market share continues to decline (especially on the de

WhatsApp adds support for document sharing, but only PDFs at launch

WhatsApp, the Facebook-owned mobile messaging service that recently hit 1 billion users worldwide, is today rolling out a much-anticipated feature to its apps on iOS and Android devices: document sha

MPAA Takes Down Pirating Group And Popcorn Time Fork

There are corks popping around the MPAA offices today. The American trade organization is claiming responsibility for shutting down several pirating services including a popular version of Popcorn Tim

BitTorrent Supersizes Sync, With An Enterprise App Built By Onehub And An Expanded API

BitTorrent, the peer-to-peer networking company, is today taking the wraps off two big updates to Sync, a file-sharing app that BitTorrent presents as server-less alternative to cloud-based storage an

BitTorrent Shoot Lets You Privately Share Photos And Videos With Friends

A new mobile application from BitTorrent called Shoot wants to make it easier to move batches of photos or big video files between mobile devices – even when you’re sharing between iOS, An

BitTorrent Opens Alpha For Maelstrom, Its New, Distributed, Torrent-Based Web Browser

BitTorrent, the peer-to-peer file sharing company, is today opening an alpha test for its latest stab at disrupting -- or at least getting people to rethink -- how users interact with each other and w

The Most Popular Enterprise Sync and Share Product Might Surprise You

451 Research released a report this week with details on the enterprise sync and share market and what they found may surprise you. It certainly surprised me. That’s because the most popular sy

Simple File-Sharing Tool CloudApp Rolls Out Version 3.0, Adds Team Collaboration

CloudApp, a visual collaboration tool that began as a one-man project and has now grown to nearly 2 million users, is out today with its latest release, CloudApp 3.0, which is the first to include sup

The Pirate Bay Launches A Mobile Website For Torrenting From Your Smartphone

Everyone's favorite torrent site has just rolled out a mobile version: The Pirate Bay has now launched a new, mobile-optimized website it's calling The Mobile Bay. Designed to work better on smartphon

Peer-To-Peer File Sharing Service Send Anywhere Raises $1M Seed Round

Like Dropbox, Box, and Google Drive, ESTmob's Send Anywhere offers file sharing--but with a key difference. Instead of first saving files to cloud storage, Send Anywhere enables users to share content

Protect Yourself From The NSA With WireOver’s Encrypted File Sharing

Nothing is truly NSA-proof or hacker-proof, but WireOver wants to offer you more security than Dropbox, Google Drive, or Skydrive. The Y Combinator startup just emerged from stealth with a desktop app

Automattic Acquires File-Sharing Service Cloudup To Build A Faster Media Library And Enable Co-Editing

<a target="_blank" href="http://automattic.com/">Automattic</a>, the parent company of WordPress.com, has acquired <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2013/06/21/cloudup-is-a-fast-dead-simple-way-to-

BitTorrent’s File Synchronizing Service Sync, Still In Beta, Launches As An iOS App

<a target="_blank" href="http://www.bittorrent.com">BitTorrent</a>, which years ago first made its name as an efficient distribution network for music and video (sometimes not for the most legit of en

CloudUp Is A Fast, Dead-Simple Way To Share And View Files On Any Platform (Without The Folders)

In today’s world of email, social networks, SMS, chat applications and cloud services, there are plenty of ways to share share a file, folder, photo or video. And as intelligent devices and clou

Kim Dotcom Makes Another Plea For Legal Relief As U.S., UK, Canada Attorneys General Converge Down Under

Kim Dotcom and his legal team are seizing the moment of a <a target="_blank" href="http://www.justice.gov/opa/pr/2013/May/13-ag-506.html">meeting</a> of attorneys general from the U.S., UK, Canada, Au

To Chase Dropbox’s Design Prowess, Google Drive Improves Its Layout For Shared Folders

For a service that provides file hosting, there are only so many ways to make it appealing to as many users as possible. There are integrations with other apps, seamless desktop and mobile experiences

Found Makes Searching For Files Anywhere Super Simple (And Really Slick)

As much as many companies want to think that they are your one-stop-shop for data storage, the reality is that if you're like most people, you probably have your electronic files spread across a handf

Enterprise Cloud File Sharing Provider Accellion Secures $12 Million

Enterprise cloud file sharing company <a href="http://www.accellion.com">Accellion</a> has raised $12 million in a new Series 3 round from private equity firm Riverwood Capital. The company will use

Atomico Invests €350,000 In Simple File-Sharing Startup Ge.tt

<a href="http://www.crunchbase.com/financial-organization/atomico-investments">Atomico</a>, the venture capital firm founded by Skype founders Niklas Zennström and Janus Friis, has invested <a href="

DumpTruck Is A File Storage System With Roots In Usenet

If you're familiar with <a HREF="https://beta.techcrunch.com/search/usenet">Usenet</a>, you'll be well aware that the newsreading platform is, well, not longer about newsreading. In fact, most Usenet
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