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
Dropbox to release free password manager
Dropbox has announced its plans to release a free variant of its password manager. The free version has the same features as the paid version but limits the number of stored passwords and logged-in devices.
In terms of functionality, the free version corresponds to the paid version that Dropbox ... Read more
Dropbox buys DocSend for $165 million
DocSend, a startup operating out of San Francisco, offers a service that enables workers to share documents using email more easily. Dropbox has announced that it is forking out $165 million to acquire the startup. The deal was announced yesterday and is expected to close before the end of this mon... Read more
Dropbox bolsters Spaces for businesses with remote workers
The company announced changes concerning Dropbox Spaces, a product it introduced last year. It is a collaboration and project management tool designed with the work requirements of a pandemic in mind.
Timothy Young, the president of Dropbox, says that the company has always focused on making it ... Read more
Dropbox launches password manager, Vault and new backup feature
New Dropbox features including a password manager, new backup feature, and Vault are now widely available. Until now, these services were only accessible via a beta.
Dropbox Passwords was announced last June. This tool will store the user's passwords, and the user can set up the tool in such a w... Read more