Dropbox’s new File Requests feature lets anyone upload files to your account

By on June 18, 2015 at 6:49 PM.

Dropbox’s new File Requests feature lets anyone upload files to your account

Dropbox has released a new feature that will allow people without an account of their own to share files with Dropbox users. According to the TechCrunch.com, the new feature is called the 'File Requests,' gives anyone the user ask the ability to upload files into your Dropbox account, into a folder of their choosing. Using a simple interface on Dropbox.com/requests, user can specify what file or files they are looking for and they are then provided a link they can distribute or can select the option to have Dropbox send a request email on their behalf. More →
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Dropbox Vice President of Engineering Aditya Agarwal joins Flipkart’s board of directors

By on November 13, 2014 at 3:57 PM.

Dropbox Vice President of Engineering Aditya Agarwal joins Flipkart’s board of directors

India's largest online retailer Flipkart today announced the entry of Dropbox's Vice-President Aditya Agarwal in its board of directors as an independent member. Vice-President of Engineering at Dropbox, Agarwal oversees the different engineering teams, including new product development, infrastructure, platform and operations. More →
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Dropbox hacked? Hacker says 7 million Dropbox accounts hacked, company refutes claim

By on October 14, 2014 at 9:33 AM.

Dropbox hacked? Hacker says 7 million Dropbox accounts hacked, company refutes claim

Earlier this morning reports surfaced online that Dropbox had been hacked with nearly seven million accounts believed to have been compromised. The company has however allayed fears by saying that the passwords were hacked from third-party services, and most of the leaked account details have “expired for quite some time now,” TheNextWeb reports. More →
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Dropbox temporarily suspends auto photo backup feature on iOS 8

By on September 17, 2014 at 11:27 AM.

Dropbox temporarily suspends auto photo backup feature on iOS 8

Dropbox is a great place to have all your photos among other content stored. Once your photos are stored in Dropbox’s cloud, you no longer have to worry about keeping or losing the files from your handset. However, if you are using this cloud storage service on an iOS device, you must be cautious. If you upgrade to iOS 8 today, you will run across a bug which disables the auto-upload feature that syncs photos and videos to the iOS app, and Carousel photo sharing app. For the time being, Dropbox has “temporarily suspended” this feature. More →
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Dropbox acquires Droptalk, a browser-based communication platform with cloud integration

By on June 6, 2014 at 12:54 PM.

Dropbox acquires Droptalk, a browser-based communication platform with cloud integration

Dropbox has acquired Droptalk, a startup which made a Chrome extension based communication service with cloud storage integration. The early stage startup was also working on Android and iOS apps. This news was first reported by TechCrunch. Droptalk has announced the acquisition in its blog post, however it has not disclosed terms of the deal. More →
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Dropbox seeking partners in India to expand business

By on March 18, 2014 at 4:53 PM.

Dropbox seeking partners in India to expand business

Dropbox, a cloud service company, is reportedly eyeing partnerships with network carriers and Internet service providers in India. The company though does not have plans to set up its own office or hire local sales team. Instead, it would partner Indian mobile service providers and web companies to expand its presence in the country. According to a report on ET, Sujay Jaswa, vice-president and business development head at Dropbox said, "For us it doesn't make sense to have a local sales team in the short term, but we'll work through partners." More →
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Dropbox update brings automatic screenshot uploads, iPhoto sync

By on October 1, 2013 at 1:11 PM.

Dropbox update brings automatic screenshot uploads, iPhoto sync

Dropbox has added a couple of new features, which could actually be pretty useful for a lot of Mac users. So far, Dropbox auto-uploaded photographs but with this update a user can simply take a screenshot and Dropbox will automatically save it to the user account in cloud, as well as save the link of the screenshot to the clipboard. This is a nifty feature as people usually take screenshots to share it with others and Dropbox will now do this automatically. More →
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