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.
With Google poised to join the expanding remote storage market, the number of ways to informally distribute content is increasing. At the same time, rights holders are intent on clamping down on content sharing
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.
Apple has introduced updated versions of its 21.5-inch and 27-inch iMac desktop computers with Intel's Sandy Bridge chip and Thunderbolt data transfer technology
ZDNet UK presents a rundown of the most useful mobile productivity apps, from note-taking programs to remote logins, file-sharing apps and PDF readers
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.
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