Dropbox Becomes Megaupload With New Link Feature

[UPDATE] Dropbox has gone on the PR offensive today, answering these allegations. As the commenter below pointed out, the bandwidth limits Dropbox imposes on public links may help to curb copyright violations. See the full story here. [ORIGINAL STORY] Jon…

Dropbox Adds Linking Feature

Dropbox has just announced on its blog a new linking feature that bypasses the actual downloading of files from a Dropbox folder, when a user seeks to share their content. The update is simple – a link can now be…

Google Drive Seen During a Developer Google+ Hangout

Google has certainly been pushing their Google+ Hangouts recently. Hosting everything from conference panel discussions to an interview with the Secretary General of the UN, Google is hoping Hangout becomes the go-to place for videoconferencing. Anything, however, can happen during…

Google Drive Going Live Next Week

Back in February we brought you news that Google was working on their own cloud storage service to compete with services like Dropbox. Subsequent rumors have consistently placed the service’s launch in April, though the initial target date of the…

Facebook, Dropbox Apps Store Personal Info In Unsecured Plain Text Files

A somewhat troubling security flaw has been found in the mobile apps for Facebook and Dropbox. It seems that both apps (and others, presumably) store access tokens in an unsecured plain text .plist file that can be easily accessed with…

Dropbox Acquires Cove

Dropbox just bought online collaboration and communication tool Cove, for an undisclosed amount, according to Forbes. Also acquired in the deal were the engineering team that manages Cove, former Facebook executives Aditya Agarwal and TechFellow winner Ruchi Sanghvi, who will…

Google Preps To Launch Cloud Storage Service, But Is It Necessary?

It would be remiss of Google if they left one corner of technology unexplored, so in order to ensure they aren’t vulnerable to such an oversight the search engine company is working on launching yet another service so as to…

HTC and Dropbox Partnership Offers Extra Storage

If you have an Android-powered HTC phone, you are eligible for an extra 5 gigabytes worth of offline storage, thanks to the a recently-tweeted-about partnership between the two companies. In fact, all Android HTC phone owners are eligible for the…

DropBox User-base up to 25 Million

DropBox announced some impressive numbers today. The service is claiming over 25 million users and 200 million files saved per day. If you’re unfamiliar wtih Dropbox, it’s a srevice that ltes you upload documents, photos, and videos, and share them…