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2014-04-10 09:38:23

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online On Wednesday at a press event in San Francisco cloud-based storage service Dropbox unveiled its new approach to organizing and sharing photos and videos. Dubbed Carousel, it is available now via an Android and iOS app, which can be used to organize digital media into events by time and location. This new app, which was just one of several announcements made by Dropbox, was meant to solve the problem that many users have in storing –...

CEO Drew Houston Claims His Dropbox Company Is Worth $8 Billion
2013-11-19 12:16:30

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online How much is online shared storage really worth? The answer is potentially billions. Dropbox CEO and co-founder Drew Houston is reportedly looking to raise $250 million in funding this year, and if successful that would put the value of the five-year-old company at just about $8 billion. The last fund-raising round from DropBox occurred in October 2011, when it raised $250 million at a valuation of about $4 billion. If successful...

2013-09-24 23:29:18

CharTec to provide partners with Dropbox services to suit their business needs. Bakersfield, CA (PRWEB) September 24, 2013 CharTec, the SMB channel’s leading "Hardware as a Service" (HaaS) and MSP Sales Training provider, today announced a partnership with Dropbox which will allow CharTec Partners to offer channel-friendly desktop backup solutions through Dropbox. CharTec’s partnership with Dropbox offers a unique opportunity for CharTec Partners to join the Dropbox Partner...

Dropbox Unveils Dropbox Platform At Developer Conference
2013-07-10 04:47:41

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Dropbox is transitioning from a simple cloud-storage app to a comprehensive platform of services that seeks to replace the hard drive altogether. Speaking at the company's first DBX developer conference in San Francisco on Tuesday, Dropbox chief executive Drew Houston unveiled the new Dropbox Platform, a suite of developer tools that make it easier for apps to sync data across devices and operating systems. Built atop the Sync...

Yahoo Integrates Email With Cloud-Based Dropbox
2013-04-03 12:49:53

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Size matters a lot, at least when it involves sending large emails. As photos, videos and other files have continued to increase in size this can make the sharing of those files via email all the more difficult. However, Yahoo! on Tuesday announced that it had integrated its Yahoo! Mail service with the cloud based storage platform Dropbox. This will allow users to send and receive attachments of virtual any size and save those...

Dropbox Acquires Mobile Email Client Mailbox
2013-03-16 09:51:39

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports — Your Universe Online Cloud storage provider Dropbox has announced they will be acquiring the company behind the mobile email app Mailbox — the company´s first acquisition outside of its core file-sharing service, according to the Wall Street Journal (WSJ). Under the terms of the agreement, the 13 employees of Palo Alto, California-based Orchestra Inc. will join their software´s new company, WSJ reporter Jessica E. Lessin...

Dropbox Reaches Significant Milestone: 100 Million Users
2012-11-14 14:22:00

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Popular cloud storage solution Dropbox announced yesterday that they´d hit a very important milestone: They now have 100 million customers using their service to store and share their important documents and other files. More importantly, Dropbox has even quadrupled their user base in the last year alone, saying more and more consumers and small businesses are choosing online storage every day. When they do decide...

2011-05-10 11:20:00

SANTA CLARA, Calif., May 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- (http://www.myprgenie.com) -- TiE Silicon Valley announced today that Drew Houston, Founder & CEO of Dropbox, one of the hottest startups in Silicon Valley, will deliver the 2nd day opening keynote speech on Saturday, May 14th at TiEcon 2011. Houston will discuss his experiences in building a service that has reached 25M consumers around the world in less than 3 years. TiEcon 2011 will take place at the Santa Clara Convention Center,...


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Drew Houston
2013-08-04 07:52:41

Drew Houston was born on March 4, 1983. He is currently the Co-founder and CEO of Dropbox. Founded in 2007, Dropbox is an online backup and storage service. Originally from Acton, Massachusetts, He worked on several other internet startups before working on Dropbox. Other projects included Bit9, Accolade and Hubspot. As of 2012, Drew Houston has an estimated net worth of $450 Million (US). He attended Acton-Boxborough Regional High School in the 1990s. Drew received his bachelor's...

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