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.
According to Wall Street Journal, Motorola Mobility CEO Dennis Woodside will leave the company before the official acquisition by Lenovo. His new job will be at the position of COO (Chief Operating Officer) in Dropbox, a popular service for storing data in the cloud.
The company Appriver warned users of Dropbox service to increase caution, as false messages that ask users to change the password they use when signing up for service appeared once again. Fraudulent email messages are composed so that at first glance they look like they were really sent from Dropbox Team.
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.
SafeMonk is a small application that brings protection to your Dropbox account without a lot of complexities. SafeMonk supports iOS, Android, Windows and MacOS platforms, and installation is very simple. The emphasis in these application is the simplicity and is therefore ideal for those who do not like too bother much with advanced features and options.
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”
Today Dropbox and Vimeo decided to team up and allow Dropbox users to directly upload their videos to Vimeo from their Dropbox folder. Besides that one very simple, but yet so often missed feature, they are also providing the ability to pause an upload in case you cannot upload it all at once. ”Integration within Dropbox is something our community wanted for a while,” said Vimeo CEO Kerry Trainor, and with this collaboration they will try to give more popularity to Vimeo, an alternative to the most popular video hosting service Youtube.