A brief history of Dropbox

 Dropbox first appeared on the startup scene with its debut at Y Combinator Demo Day way back in the summer of 2007. Since then, the company has grown to hundreds of millions of users and to a value of more than $10 billion dollars — putting it in a cherry position for a much-anticipated initial public offering. But how did this cloud storage company take on the world, beating out so… Read More

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Tresorit adds file restore to its e2e encrypted cloud storage service

 Europe-based cloud storage startup Tresorit which mainly focuses on selling to small to medium size businesses has added a file restore feature to its e2e encrypted cloud storage platform which it’s touting as a helpful feature if you’re trying to recover from a ransomware attack. Read More

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AWS adds Global Tables feature to share data across multiple geographies

 Customers using AWS’ Amazon DynamoDB to store data have two new services to help make their applications work better and more quickly in more regions around the world. The first is a Global Tables feature that allows AWS customers to automatically replicate tables across different AWS regions. Tech companies are now, already, global businesses, but sometimes their data isn’t… Read More

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Dropbox partners with Autodesk to help users collaborate on large design files

 Dropbox announced a couple of products today to make it easier for Autodesk users to access and share large design files. The products include an integrated desktop app for opening and saving Autodesk files stored in Dropbox and an app for viewing design files without the need for owning Autodesk. These products are long overdue given that Dropbox’s Ross Piper, who is head of ecosystem… Read More

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MrOwl wants to be your new sharing platform

 MrOwl is a new app by Arvind and Becky Raichur that lets you store, sort, and share data. What kind of data? All of it. The app is what would happen if a social network had a baby with Evernote. Users can create public or private stores of data – this is my branch about Rolex – and put in images, text, and links. There are popular branches like this one about secret menus and you… Read More

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