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Dropbox, Box Drip-Drop Personal Info via Serious Flaw
May 6, 2014 - in News
These boxes are leaky: Private shared documents in cloud storage services Box and Dropbox can be gathered by search engine analytics.
Dropbox Is Peeking At Your Files, But Don't Panic
Sep 13, 2013 - in News
Don't mind Dropbox reading your test files. It's all normal procedure.
Google Rolls Out Server-Side Encryption in Cloud Storage
Aug 19, 2013 - in News
Google is introducing server-side encryption in its commercial storage product. Will Google Drive be next?
How Secure is Google Drive?
Jul 30, 2013 - in Reviews
Between the National Security Agency (NSA) and Google's own overreaching terms of service, your files on Google Drive may be open to snooping from both organizations. What are the risks and how can you minimize them?
How to Secure Your Cloud Storage
Jul 29, 2013 - in Reviews
Every major cloud storage service promises to keep your files safe, but if you want the job done right, you'll have to do it yourself.
Google, Microsoft Make Improvements to Drive, SkyDrive
May 13, 2013 - in News
Google Drive and Microsoft SkyDrive just received updates to make your day a little easier to manage.
SkyDrive Cloud Service Reaches 250 Million Users
May 6, 2013 - in News
SkyDrive launched in 2007, and now has 250 million users, 50 million of which joined after the launch of Windows 8.
Amazon's AutoRip Service Now Includes Vinyl Purchases
Apr 4, 2013 - in News
Vinyl records you purchase from Amazon will automatically have unlocked free MP3 versions.
Amazon Cloud Drive Now Offers File Sync
Apr 3, 2013 - in News
It took long enough.
Dropbox Just Purchased an Email App Developer
Mar 16, 2013 - in News
Is Dropbox planning an email service?
BitTorrent Intros Secure, Private Dropbox Alternative
Jan 26, 2013 - in News
BitTorrent Labs has launched a pre-alpha of BitTorrent Sync, a local non-cloud distributed syncing service.
Microsoft Releases New SkyDrive Features
Jan 11, 2013 - in News
Enhanced support for dragging and dropping files.
Dropbox Launches Windows 8 App
Jan 8, 2013 - in News
Key features missing from dedicated cloud storage app.
Google Music Now Has Music Matching Like iTunes, But Free
Dec 19, 2012 - in News
As always, Google Music users can store up to 20,000 songs, but now Google will match those tunes with 320 Mbps versions, shortening upload time and cranking up the quality. For free.
Music Player Coming to SkyDrive Soon?
Dec 3, 2012 - in News
Snooping around in SkyDrive.com's code shows that an embedded music player is on the way.
Facebook Enters Cloud Market via Photo Sync App
Dec 1, 2012 - in News
Syncing timing dictated by user.
Google Delivers Extensive Cloud Upgrades
Nov 28, 2012 - in News
A total of 36 new types of server added to firm's rentable cloud infrastructure.
SkyDrive New Features; Usage Doubled in Last Six Months
Nov 19, 2012 - in News
Windows Phone 8 and Android app for cloud storage platform updated.
Dropbox Exceeds 100 Million Users
Nov 13, 2012 - in News
User base has quadrupled in the last year alone.
Sony May be Preparing Its Own Cloud Service
Oct 25, 2012 - in News
MyXperia.com forwards users to a Sony Mobile site that requires credentials.
Kim Dotcom Announces Megaupload Successor: Mega
Oct 19, 2012 - in News
Service will be raid-proof through implementation of an "Advanced Encryption Standard algorithm".
The Pirate Bay Sails Into The Cloud
Oct 18, 2012 - in News
The popular torrent site is now floating in the cloud, raid-free.
Give The Gift of Cloud Storage with 4Sync Cloud Cards
Oct 5, 2012 - in News
4Sync will offer Cloud Cards online and at retail outlets starting in 1Q13.
4Sync Cloud Storage Launches with 15GB Free Space
Oct 2, 2012 - in News
4Sync is now out of beta, offering 15 GB of free cloud storage and a chance to earn 25 GB more at no additional cost.
Dropbox Users Can Now Share Files to Facebook Groups
Sep 26, 2012 - in News
Starting Wednesday, Facebook users can share files stored on Dropbox with Group pages.