LinkedIn product manager Mike Grishaver confirmed the news on the company’s website and compared chief executive Jeff Weiner to Oprah Winfrey, if only for his new-found interest in bearing gifts.
“Jeff 'Winfrey' Weiner decided to give every [LinkedIn] employee an iPad mini today as a special reward for our recent results," said Grishaver, who works on the company's marketing solutions team.
Another spokesman later revealed that each full-time employee (there are 3,458 in total) will be getting a 32GB 7.85-inch iPad mini in white or black, and said that it was a “small gesture of the company’s gratitude” for recent [...]
Using the application, Kindle Fire owners will be able to add files from a memory card or local folder, open and edit YouSendIt files in third-party applications, and quickly act on files through a newly included action bar.
As with the firm’s other Android apps, the app also enables users to move files from other applications into YouSendIt, manage user accessibility to shared folders and allow users to securely preview, share and sign digital files.
If users sign up for this new Kindle Fire app within 30 days of today, YouSendIt promises to give them unlimited digital signatures on their Kindle Fire tablet for the lifetime of their YouSendIt account.
The Next Web claims to have received this knowledge from a Google Drive partner in the form of a draft press release, and expects the service, bearing the drive.google.com domain (although a search right now will result in a 404 error page), to launch in the middle of next week. TechCrunch goes further, and even claims to have spent some time with an OS X version app.
This isn’t the first time information has emerged on the incoming Google Drive, and a leaked screenshot from last month suggests that file storing and sharing can be monitored from within the same homepage. Prior to that particular rumor, The Wall Street Journal reported that Google's widely-reported [...]
The deal will see the California-based company offer existing Box customers (of two months or more) free cloud storage for the rest of the year, with the firm also promising to help with data migration.
Prior to the deal, the company spoke with a number customers who had already made the switch, and identified five scenarios where businesses might still use Box for file sharing solution. These scenarios essentially act as a thinly veiled attack on Box;
You don’t need to ask permission: Users can side-step IT, and Egnyte says that Box is a great solution if you ‘aren’t concerned with who sees folders or what types of access they have to a [...]