The popular online file storage service has told some users that files were inadvertently deleted from their online accounts and all synced devices because of an apparent coding error in its Selective Sync app.
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Despite being accused of being "hostile to privacy", Dropbox has announced new features to Dropbox for Business that helps businesses ensure their data is safe and secure.
Dell's Data Protection bundle of endpoint security tools now includes Dropbox for Business integration, allowing the clean separation and protection of personal and work data.
Dropbox has now patched a security vulnerability which could give third parties access to server data without authorization.
Dropbox discloses 'less than 249' national security data requests, but hints it may have been far lower
The cloud storage service said the move to allow companies to disclose national security data requests as a "step in the right direction," but noted it's a flawed system for very few requests or even none.
Data Locker has announced a new cloud encryption service which is compatible with DropBox, Google Drive, Sky Drive and Amazon Cloud.
The BizNAS line, starting at $699, automatically acts as a Dropbox synchronization point, copying data to disks for secure offline backup and archiving.
The file sharing site's support forum has dozens of complaints of email spam. Dropbox, which suffered a data breach last year, doesn't believe it has suffered a fresh hack.
After last year's embarrassing data breaches, Dropbox promised to implement additional safeguards 'to prevent this from happening again.' Whoops, it just happened again.
A Google Drive shouldn't just be a Dropbox competitor. It needs to have value-added services for transparent Cloud-based data backup as well.
Follow-Me-Data Fabric is a technology that brings Dropbox-like functionality, identity awareness and the ability to access software on any device to applications virtualised by Citrix
In a personal apology letter DropBox CEO Drew Houston claims that a single individual accessed fewer than a hundred accounts during last Monday's breach.
Mozilla has launched Firefox Home, a new application for the iPhone and iPod Touch that allows Apple users to sync their Firefox data from desktop machines.The new app, launched on Thursday, allows iPhone and iPod Touch owners to one-way sync their Firefox bookmarks, history and open tabs from the desktop counterpart, allowing seamless transition between devices.
Developer EuroSmartz on Thursday released a major update to PrintCentral, the company's printing utility for iPads and iPhone/iPod Touch. Version 1.5 better supports Wifi printing and lets users print DropBox documents. In addition, the company offered software to support USB printers.
Initial data from NPD Group shows that iPad sales in April aren't cannibalizing Mac sales after all, though iPod sales are down.
It seems that yesterday's NPD data which suggested that Android had a 28% market share and the iPhone a 21% touched a nerve at Apple HQ and prompted a response. But Apple's response interestingly bundles the iPod touch in with iPhone sales, seriously fudging the numbers.
The demand for storage never ebbs and companies like EMC and NetApp are poised to benefit. EMC is the largest storage player in the enterprise and has key consumer assets such as Iomega and Mozy. Storage touches everything from the data center to that iPod in your pocket. A key trend: Solid state drive adoption. Other key players: Seagate, Sandisk and Western Digital.
Wireless data access is a growing need for many of us and when we travel it can be hard to find hotspots at reasonable prices. Boingo kicked off their new WiFi Credits option where you can buy a one hour block of access for $1.99, right from your iPad, iPhone or iPod touch.
Ninety-one percent of iPhone users would recommend Apple's flagship mobile device to a friend or colleague and 88 percent would recommend the iPod touch, according to data from mobile ad network AdMob.
I talked a bit about the FLO TV service and new device on The Mobile Gadgeteer, but with today's CES 2010 announcement FLO TV is branching into the smartphone space. They announced a partnership with the folks who make the iPhone Mophie Juicepack batteries to launch a sleeve that fits on your iPhone or iPod touch to give you a wireless FLO TV experience. FLO TV is television sent out over the airwaves and does not use your wireless data for streaming television content. These products will start shipping during the first half of this year.
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