SpiderOak today launched Hive, an app allows users to easily sync their files across devices while the files remain encrypted on SpiderOak’s servers.
The makers of the indie film Arthur Newman took a gamble on digital distribution, releasing a 10-minute promotional video on BitTorrent in the lead-up to its premier this weekend.
BitTorrent today launched an alpha version of an application that allows users to sync their files across devices and share them with friends without them being stored on an external server where they are vulnerable to legal action and company closures.
Yahoo Mail now integrates with Dropbox to handle attachments, the two companies said today. Yahoo is the first email client to offer such integration.
Dropbox announced today that it had acquired Mailbox, makers of a popular email app that launched last month.
Bitcasa cloud storage service emerged from beta today and launched an iOS app. The company promises quick access to infinite storage from mobile and desktop devices. It launched a public beta in June, but was not available for iOS.
Kim Dotcom’s latest website, Mega, promised to be a replacement of Megaupload, the file-sharing and mostly-pirated video host site the government took down a year ago. But Mega is a cloud-storage service: Users have access to their files, but no one else, not even the site’s administrators, know what’s in them because they’re encrypted before they reach Mega’s servers.
If your desktop screen looks like the bottom of your trashcan, maybe it’s time to take your files to the cloud. Just in time for 2013, here is our new list of the best free online file storage sites. More than just external hardrives, many of these sites are collaboration platforms that you can use to share documents with friends.
Amid Fallout Over Internet Activist’s Death, Poll Shows Most Americans Favor Mild Punishment for Illegal Downloads
The suicide of 26-year-old Reddit co-founder and open Internet activist Aaron Swartz late last week has reignited the debate over what should be publicly available online and how illegal distribution can be fairly prosecuted just as a new poll shows that just over 10 percent of Americans believe jail time is a reasonable punishment for those who download copyrighted material online.
The shutdown of Megaupload adversely affected movie box office earnings, according to a paper by European researchers European researchers Christian Peukert and Jörg Claussen.