In a bold move that takes the company beyond its traditional file syncing roots, DropBox launched Datastore, an API that manages structured data, such as bookmarks, contacts, to do-list items, and game states. Dropbox made the announcement at its first DBX developer conference on Tuesday.
This article highlights the launch of the T2 instances through Amazon Web Services. Discussed within the article are the costs of the service, what companies are most suited to use the service and where the service is available.
Active development on Google Wave, a collaboration tool that used features of email, chat and document sharing, has been shut down. Google announced that the chief reason for discontinuing Wave was the low user adoption. The platform will live on within other Google projects, as well as the many portions of Wave that have been open sourced.