A pre-Valentine’s Day survey from last year showed that over six million Americans planned to propose — or expected to be proposed to — on the year’s most romantic holiday. So the odds are that a few of you will wake up on February 15 newly engaged to be married. If that happens, we’re here to help. Countless newlyweds have told us that their trusty Dropboxes helped them stay calm and organized throughout the entire wedding planning process. To give you a head start, we’ve collected the top four ways couples use Dropbox to make planning that perfect wedding a little bit easier.
Today we’re thrilled to share that Vanessa Wittman will be joining Dropbox in March as our new CFO. Vanessa is taking the reins from Sujay Jaswa, who has been Arash’s and my right hand in building the business side of the company since he joined in 2010.
We’re one month into 2015, which is right around the time when new year’s resolutions start to falter. If one of your goals this year was to be more productive, here’s a shot in the arm to keep you going — three productivity tips you can use right now, brought to you by the Dropbox team.
Over the next few weeks, you’ll start seeing an “Open” button when you preview a file on the web that already lives in the Dropbox folder on your computer. That button will open the file immediately in its native application.
At Dropbox, we want to be as transparent as possible about government requests for user information. We publish a Transparency Report twice a year to share the number of requests we’ve received, and we’ve laid out principles that guide how we handle these requests. Since today is international Data Privacy Day, it’s a perfect time to provide you with an update.
Today we’re excited to announce the next phase of our partnership with Microsoft: the Dropbox app is now available for Windows phones and tablets.