Dropbox Nudges Users Towards Paid Plans

Cloud storage pioneer Dropbox (NASDAQ: DBX) is marching toward its one-year anniversary as a public company next week. One unique aspect of Dropbox's model is that the company does not invest heavily in a sales force, typically a significant expenditure for companies offering enterprise software. Instead, Dropbox relies predominantly on word-of-mouth referrals and its self-serve channels, where users purchase subscriptions […]

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Dropbox Debuts Time-Based Commenting; Google & Sony Unveils Simplified Rendering Tool – Sundance

Sundance is following the lead of SXSW and is starting to lean into tech and its heavy influence on the film industry. During the Park City fest, Dropbox is looking to debut a new time-based commenting feature while Google and Sony are set to unveil a tool that will simplify rendering in the cloud. Both would greatly benefit filmmakers so […]

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Dropbox Q3 Results Beat Estimates; Shares Up 7%

Shares of Dropbox Inc. (DBX) gained 7% in extended trading session on Thursday after the company’s third-quarter adjusted earnings and revenues trumped Wall Street estimates. San Francisco, California-based Dropbox’s third-quarter loss narrowed to $5.8 million or $0.01 per share from $14.1 million or $0.07 per share last year. Adjusted earnings for the quarter rose to $0.11 per share from $0.07 […]

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Salesforce owns $1 billion worth of other companies — here are its four biggest investments in public companies

Salesforce has made major investments in other companies under co-CEO Marc Benioff. Robert Galbraith/Reuters Salesforce brings in billions of dollars in revenue each year from its subscription software subscriptions. But the $105 billion cloud company is also a big tech investor, especially when it comes to pouring money into other public companies that sell software to businesses. And those investments […]

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