Dropbox under fire for ‘misrepresenting data security’

Cloud data storage and synchronization company Dropbox has been hit with a complaint to the U.S. Federal Trade Commission alleging that the company has deceived consumers about the level of encryption security it

Published on: May 18th, 2011 John E. Dunn

Dropbox accused of misleading users about data security

By Tony Bradley Dropbox, a provider of cloud-based data storage services, is in hot water with the Federal Trade Commission over claims that it lied and intentionally deceived customers into believing that their

Published on: May 17th, 2011 IDG News Service

Road warrior’s guide to staying connected anywhere

Picture this: You're sitting down in between meetings on a business trip, and you need to send a few quick e-mail messages and an image or two. You pull out your handy-dandy USB

Published on: January 14th, 2011 Patrick Miller

Dropbox cloud syncing service exits beta stage

Cloud sync service Dropbox has announced the final release of its client software. Dropbox 1.0 "Rainbow Shell" comes with performance increases, courtesy of a reduction in resources used by the program, as well

Published on: December 20th, 2010 Keir Thomas

15 free, must-have Windows downloads

If you haven't looked at the Windows utilities landscape lately, you're in for a big surprise. Many of the old favorites have changed, bringing new features to Windows 7, as well as XP.

Published on: December 3rd, 2010 Woody Leonhard

A dozen Android apps to boost your productivity

Psst... Come close. There's something I need to tell you, and there's no easy way to say it: Your Android smartphone might not be living up to its full potential. I know, I

Published on: November 26th, 2010 JR Raphael

5 fabulous free downloads and services for small businesses

By Keir Thomas These are frugal times for business, and an organization starting out might have very little money to spend on IT. Even if you're part of an established business, you're probably

Published on: November 15th, 2010 IDG News Service

Five best free ways to sync your data with the Web

"Syncing to the cloud" may sound like marketing-speak, but it's actually a convenient thing to do: Upload your important files to an online server and access them from any of your other computers

Published on: July 26th, 2010 Howard Wen

How to move your business to the Web

The Internet has changed the way people do nearly everything--from consuming media to performing research to maintaining relationships to communicating. Its effect on business has been similarly wide ranging. And today, for mission-critical

Published on: April 28th, 2010 Adam Pash