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  • Amazon launches Zocalo, challenges Google Docs, Dropbox July 11, 2014

    San Francisco: Amazon on Thursday launched an online service for collaborating on work projects in a challenge to tech titan Google. Zocalo is being billed as a secure, managed venue for storing, sharing and amassing feedback on documents, spreadsheets, presentations, Web pages, and other digital tools typically used to get modern...
  • Motorola CEO Dennis Woodside to join Dropbox as COO ahead of Lenovo deal February 13, 2014

    Private cloud storage company Dropbox Inc plans to name Google Inc executive Dennis Woodside, CEO of Motorola Mobility, as its first Chief Operating Officer. Jonathan Rosenberg, the former head of product management at Google, will be appointed as the Chief Operating Officer of Motorola Mobility with responsibility for daytoday management,...
  • BitTorrent's Sync seven times faster than Dropbox, hits 2 million user mark December 9, 2013

    New Delhi: Announced quite sometime back, BitTorrent's file synchronisation app Sync is claimed to be seven times faster than the popular cloudstorage app Dropbox. Also, the company claims that doubling its user base in a month, the Sync tool has hit the 2 million user mark. With BitTorrent's Sync, users can...
  • The next IPO after Twitter: Pinterest, Dropbox, Snapchat or Flipboard? November 14, 2013

    San Francisco: Just as one hightech breakthrough often paves the way for the next big thing, technology IPOs move in virtuous cycles, too. Twitter's scintillating stock market debut punctuated a procession of highly anticipated comingout parties over the past twoandhalf years, providing a springboard for a new generation of rapidly growing...
  • Dropbox upgrades its service amid competition from Amazon, Microsoft November 14, 2013

    San Francisco: Dropbox Inc on Wednesday unveiled what it described as one of the most comprehensive upgrades to its service for businesses, including a feature that allows users to easily maintain both personal and corporate accounts. The new features come at a time when large rivals like Microsoft Corp and Amazon...
  • Just bought a new Android phone? 10 free apps that you must install August 29, 2013

    New Delhi: Riding on the success of Android, smartphone sales have overtaken that of feature phones. But the sad part is that most users do not make the most of their phones, many are not even aware of how to. There is a lot beyond the social networking, image editing...
  • Dropbox to acquire email management startup Mailbox March 16, 2013

    San Francisco: Dropbox Inc said on Friday it would buy the startup behind the hot email management app Mailbox, signalling its intent to aggressively expand its features beyond file storage. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Mailbox was created by a team led by Scott Cannon and Gentry Underwood, who...
  • Dropbox now available for Windows 8 January 7, 2013

    New Delhi: The Dropbox app for Windows 8 is now available in the Windows Store. The app is available for Windows 8 and Windows RT users. It lets users open and edit files from other Windows 8 apps and share files or folders with the Share Charm. "Search Charm support is...
  • Technology watchlist for 2013 January 5, 2013

    1. Dualscreen Ultrabooks Manufacturers are creating ever more intriguing portable computing devices. Graft a tablet onto a thin laptop and we have a strange and wonderful 'tabtop/laptablet' dualscreen device that functions interchangeably. On the highend of the spectrum are packedtothegills devices like the upcoming Asus Taichia Windows 8 Ultrabook with two...
  • Dropbox doubles storage for paid users to 100GB July 11, 2012

    New York: Online storage company Dropbox is offering more space to its paying customers. Services like Dropbox let people store their evergrowing trove of photos, music and videos online instead of on their computers. They've become more popular as people get used to storing files over the Internet. Competitors include Google...
  • Galaxy Tab 2 gets free 50 GB Dropbox storage May 29, 2012

    Mumbai: Samsung has quietly announced to give 50 GB free Dropbox storage offer to its Galaxy Tab 2 series tablet models for one year. Samsung's Promo page states that the consumers who purchase new Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 (P3100) and Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 models will get 50 GB free...
  • Dropbox adds photo upload for Android phones February 24, 2012

    San Francisco: Dropbox unveiled on Thursday a new photo uploading feature for Android smartphones, potentially sharpening its competition with Google, Apple, and a host of other companies battling to rule the burgeoning market for online storage solutions. With a single click, the feature will allow users to wirelessly upload highresolution pictures...
  • Dropbox takes aim at businesses with new service October 27, 2011

    San Francisco: Dropbox, the company behind the popular virtual file cabinet, is branching out to small and mediumsized businesses with the new service "Dropbox for Teams." The San Franciscobased company allows people to access documents, photos and videos from several different places such as laptops, smartphones and computers provided they...