• 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 to try to make the idea work, but ultimately they couldn’t compete new backup services like Mozy and Carbonite. Mozy was recently acquired by EMC for $76 million, and Carbonite has raised… Read More

  • ProtectMyPhotos launches very easy online media storage

    ProtectMyPhotos is a newly launched service that aims to make the online/offline photo storage and viewing environments seamless. This Windows desktop client automatically syncs folders on your computer with your online storage space and Flickr account, reflecting changes on the desktop online in near real time. Online consumer media storage is a relatively crowded market (probably not one… Read More