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Facebook acquires file-sharing service Drop.io

The New York-based start-up has close ties to Facebook going back to its early days; founder Sam Lessin, a college classmate of Mark Zuckerberg's, will be joining Facebook.

By Oct. 29, 2010


Facebook to shelve Beluga messenger in December

Facebook today announced plans to kill off its Beluga messaging service, which it acquired earlier this year. Users have two weeks to get their data off the site, with it going offline in December.

By Oct. 28, 2011


Twitter acquires new personnel from Fluther

The question-and-answer start-up itself was not acquired and will not shut down, but its engineering team is moving to Twitter full-time.

By Dec. 21, 2010


The Silly Putty age of social media

A handful of social-media start-ups let you build small and temporary networks rather than one big one, and Facebook is starting to catch on, too.

By Nov. 2, 2010


Dropio presentation tool Presentio opens up

Storage provider Dropio has a nice and simple new presentation tool that runs right in your browser.

By May. 14, 2009


Record free, unlimited MP3 audio with your cell phone

Online-storage service Dropio just added a new recording feature: Dial in from your phone and it records almost unlimited MP3 audio. Best of all, it's free!

By Jan. 15, 2008


Yahoo Mail picks up Dropio for big attachments

Social-storage service Dropio has used its open API to deliver a default application for Yahoo Mail users who want to attach up to 100MB to an e-mail message.

By Sep. 10, 2009


Cloud storage providers bail out Xdrive users

AOL-owned Xdrive is going the way of dinosaurs, and hungry Web storage providers are champing at the bit to get those users to come over.

By Aug. 8, 2008


Data crunch: Where did people go during Internet Week?

A social-media entrepreneur uses data from mobile friend-finding service Foursquare to find out where people went and what they did during New York's annual geekfest.

By Jun. 12, 2009


Dropio jumps into 'the stream,' goes real-time

File-sharing start-up, which prides itself on simplicity and user privacy, is the latest to jump on the "streaming" craze.

By Mar. 10, 2009