Company Bubbli, which is responsible for the Bubbli application, has announced that they have officially become part of the company Dropbox. Their iOS application allows you to capture interactive, three-dimensional, spherical image which they called Bubbles.
Users of the OneDrive cloud storage services in the coming days will get a new version of the mobile application, as well as some improvements in the Web interface. Microsoft has responded to user comments and advices, and in this service installed a few minor improvements that should facilitate the daily work.
Currently on the market there are a variety of cloud solutions, and the company Kloudian Systems Inc. consider that their solution is much better compared to all others. Kloudian's Orbweb.ME allows you to easily connect all your smart devices with your computer, and creates an easy way of accessing your data.
Last month, Microsoft officially announced that the SkyDrive service, because of a dispute over the name, will be renamed to OneDrive, a change which came into force from today. Existing users of the SkyDrivea will not see significant changes in applications and their functionality, since it will all work the same as before.
Box, one of the most popular service for storing data in the cloud, has collected about $100 million of fresh investment capital, according to company's CEO Aaron Levie. In search for investors they turned to Europe, Japan, Australia and Latin America, since these are regions where they are planning to expand their business. After collecting this amount, the value of the company is estimated at about $2 billion.
Microsoft has decided to add more space for storage users of Office 365 and SharePoint Pro SkyDrive service. Initial 7 GB Microsoft upgraded to 25 GB of storage space , which can be further expanded to a maximum of 100 GB. The 7 GB limit of free storage on SkyDrive was determined based on the behavior of 99.94% of their users.
Box, a company that provides cloud services and the lives from selling storage to business users, is trying to get closer to residential customers. Competition they have in many popular services like Dropbox and Google Drive SkyDrive or forced them to make a move that will surely please their customers.
As we all know, the biggest issue with Cloud systems is security, and it is nice to see that there are more and more options becoming available to solve this issue. We had a chance to talk with Nick Stamos, CEO and co-founder of the nCrypted Cloud, located in Boston. It should be noted that this is his 4th startup, and that the last one was also focused on security. The inspiration for the nCrypted Cloud was the case of presidential candidate Mitt Romney, when his Dropbox and mail accounts were hacked, and the most ridiculous part of the story is that the hacker only had to guess the name of the Romney's pet to enter his account.
The Snapjoy service allows users to make their photos stored on one service and device such as smartphones and computers available in other places. Specifically, this free service based on cloud technology puts together photos from Instagram, Flickr, Picassa Web albums, computer (either a PC or a Mac) and iPhone. The photos from the combined album then can be shared via email, links and social networks. Now is looks like Dropbox is taking over Snapjoy and could assimilate the service into themselves.
If you use Dropbox you probably have had a problem with reaching your storage limit at least once. Now, if you are a college student you can get up to 25GB of additional space that will be yours for 2 years without having to pay anything. The promotion named The Great Space Race will run for the next eight weeks and in order to qualify for the extra space there are few requirements that users have to meet. Each participant must be actively enrolled in a higher education institute, college, university, or the equivalent of a university, be over 14 years old, have an active e-mail address from an educational institution and have access to Dropbox obviously. Also important to note is that “Participants must be a part of a Higher Education Institution that has at least twenty-five Participants who signed up for the Program”