Dropbox has announced Project Infinite, which will allow Dropbox users to access any file stored in Dropbox locally, regardless of whether or not you have a copy saved to your local hard drive, and without having to go on the web to do so.
Dropbox is joining the likes of Chrome and ending its support for Windows XP. The Dropbox desktop app will no longer be supported on Windows XP after August 29 of this year.
Adobe and Dropbox are extending their mobile partnership from iOS to Android devices, enabling Android users to open, sign, highlight, annotate, or add comments to PDF documents stored in Dropbox using the Android mobile Acrobat Reader app.
Dropbox released its annual diversity report this week and found that between 2014 and 2015, diversity in its workforce strengthened and weakened in different areas, though not by much, as seems to be the trend. The company used the report to announce Judith Williams as global head of diversity.
Microsoft extended its real-time collaboration capability via Office Online to more cloud storage providers, including Box, Citrix ShareFile, Dropbox and Egnyte.
Hot on the heels of last week's Dropbox app for Windows 10 launch, Dropbox is back with the release of new collaboration features that once again ratchet up its integration with Microsoft Office.
There's some good news today for Dropbox customers who use Microsoft products. The new Dropbox Windows 10 app will be available for the tablet in the next few days and Dropbox said the Windows 10 Mobile app is coming "soon."
Dropbox won a patent for a method of secure peer-to-peer data synchronization, raising the possibility that the company might add peer-to-peer capabilities into the popular cloud storage service. If it does, it'll compete with BitTorrent, which has been offering a peer-to-peer services for businesses.
As the year comes to a close, we bid adieu to a group of products and services. In each, we can see a microcosm of the enterprise space on the whole. Whether too forward thinking, poorly executed, or half-baked from the start, these are some offerings that will not be joining us in 2016.
A new report sheds more light on Microsoft's strategy with its OneDrive online storage service.