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Box just recently snapped up Crocodoc to improve the web component of its cloud storage, but what about tuning the native apps? It's addressing that side of the equation by acquiring the technology behind Folders, a third-party cloud storage app for iOS. Box loves Folders' code and design enough t...

May 23rd 2013 at 9:31pm 0 Comments
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It's time to re-imagine your documents, apparently. Cloud storage service Box just acquired document embedding startup Crocodoc, which specializes in taking Word, PowerPoint and PDF documents and rendering them as HTML5 content inside web browsers and mobile apps. Crocodoc's technology will allow...

May 9th 2013 at 7:59pm 0 Comments
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Filesharing service Box is offering up 25 GB of free cloud storage in a new promotion (supposedly for "Gameday," but it seems to still be in effect anyway). To qualify, you must be a new customer on a free plan, or just sign up for a new account with a new email address. The deal is also for no...

February 8th 2013 at 7:00pm 0 Comments
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While Box likes to hand out large amounts of cloud storage like so much candy, it's only so useful when the capacity is often linked to new devices. At least for a short while, there's no strings attached: to coincide with a recent big football event, the company is reviving a promo strategy that...

February 8th 2013 at 10:47am 0 Comments
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Cloud storage provider Box seems to be in overdrive lately, with a new Windows 8 app out and having announced improvements to its cloud platform and speedier uploads for businesses. Turning its attention now to Android users, Box has bumped up the app on Google's mobile OS to version 2.0, bringing...

November 15th 2012 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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I find it a little hard to believe that until now, Box (formerly Box.net) didn't have any servers running outside the US. But apparently that was the case, as the company has just made a deal with Equinix to host six data centers around the world, including places such as Amsterdam, Sydney and...

November 12th 2012 at 7:30pm 0 Comments