Dropbox CEO on return-to-office mandates: ’employees have choices’
While many tech companies demand employees come back in the office, Dropbox CEO Drew Houston continues to believe in flexible or distributed work. According to him, employees are not "resources to control."
In an interview with Fortune, the CEO indicated that he disagrees with tech industry coll... Read more
Dropbox Dash brings new search features to platform
Dropbox has introduced a beta version of its AI-supported search tool Dropbox Dash. In addition, Dropbox AI has also been improved and the company has unveiled the video tool Dropbox Studio.
The most important introduction is the arrival of Dropbox Dash. With this tool, users can find their file... Read more
Dropbox limits unlimited Advanced subscription
Dropbox is limiting cloud storage in its previously unlimited Advanced subscription. New users will now get up to 15 TB of storage based on three active licenses; existing users will have until November to clean up cloud storage.
According to the cloud storage provider, intervention in its Advan... Read more
Dropbox and Google Cloud limit collaboration
The end is near for the native integration of Google Docs, Sheets and Slides in Dropbox. The cloud service spread the word in an email Sunday morning. Customers are given a 30-day window to comply with new rules.
Customers still have 30 days to withdraw Google Workspace files from their Dropbo... Read more
Dropbox acquires FormSwift for €90 million
Dropbox announced the acquisition of document management software developer FormSwift.
Dropbox bought the company for $95 million (about €90 million). The acquisition was completed on December 15. FormSwift's team and technology have been part of Dropbox since then.
The storage provider pl... Read more
Dropbox acquires Boxcryptor assets to improve end-to-end encryption
Dropbox has acquired assets from security firm Boxcryptor to offer end-to-end encryption to business users. The agreement's terms weren't disclosed.
Although Dropbox already offers encryption for data shuttled between its servers and user endpoints, it personally holds the keys, which theoretica... Read more
Cybercriminals steal 130 GitHub repositories through Dropbox account
Storage provider Dropbox disclosed that cybercriminals stole 130 GitHub repositories through an employee's account. In addition to code, the personal email addresses of employees and customers were captured.
The cybercriminals gained access to the employee's account through a phishing attack, Dr... Read more
Dropbox expands backup service and e-commerce platform
Dropbox expanded Dropbox Backup, a backup service. New functionality simplifies backup management.
One of the features frees up hard drive space through cloud synchronization. Furthermore, Dropbox Backup automatically backups files and folders that can be quickly restored from the cloud.
In ... Read more
macOS 12.3 causes problems for Dropbox and OneDrive
Apple has released a beta version of macOS 12.3. The update disables a Dropbox and OneDrive feature that allows files to be available without requiring hard drive space when not in use.
In the release notes, Apple indicates that Dropbox and OneDrive are coming up with alternatives. Dropbox state... Read more
Dropbox’s new features are built to support distributed work
Dropbox announced new features on Tuesday meant to facilitate distributed workforces. It is adding other features to help individuals organize and secure personal content, including photos and passwords.
Beginning March 2020, when the pandemic forced people to work from home, the cloud-based fil... Read more