News at Dropbox

Recent news

February 15, 2018
Announcing the Dropbox Foundation

The Dropbox Foundation will focus on promoting and protecting human rights by partnering with impactful nonprofits around the world.

February 7, 2018
An Update on Diversity at Dropbox

More about our People, Programs and Progress in 2017

January 23, 2018
Dropbox and Adobe expand partnership with previews for Adobe XD CC

Dropbox users can now see a quick preview of files created in XD—Adobe’s latest solution for designing, prototyping, and sharing user experiences.

December 19, 2017
Welcome Don Blair to our Board!

Don Blair brings more than three decades of financial and management expertise on a global scale.

December 14, 2017
New mobile and calendaring features now available for Dropbox Paper

With a newly optimized iPad experience, new mobile and calendar features, Dropbox Paper users will be able to stay even better connected at work and on the go.

November 30, 2017
Verst team joins Dropbox

We’re excited to welcome the Verst team to Dropbox! For more information about the team and their work, check out their post here.

November 27, 2017
University of Sydney brings Dropbox to all faculty, staff, and students

University of Sydney has signed a 67,000-seat agreement to bring Dropbox to their whole population “creating a collaborative environment that fosters excellence and innovation.”

November 14, 2017
Dropbox partners with Autodesk to improve AutoCAD experience

Dropbox users have stored more than 1.5 billion .DWG files and now we're partnering with Autodesk to build deeper integrations with new, innovative features.

October 17, 2017
Dropbox Brings Powerful Business-Grade Tools to Individuals with Dropbox Professional

We're launching Dropbox Showcase so users can share content professionally and measure client engagement and bringing the industry’s first cross-platform on-demand storage solution, Smart Sync, to individual users.

October 10, 2017
Dropbox announces 2019 expansion into new headquarters in Mission Bay

Dropbox has signed a lease for all 736,000 square feet of office space at The Exchange on 16th beginning in 2019.

October 3, 2017
Dropbox unveils colorful new look and global brand campaign focusing on creative energy

This new brand design reflects our passion: building tools that help teams unleash their creative energy, and find focus and flow in the process.

September 22, 2017
Furthering the privacy conversation in DC

Dropbox General Counsel Bart Volkmer shares an update from his trip to the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute’s leadership conference in DC to discuss privacy and the proper limits to government access to data stored in the cloud.

September 20, 2017
Dropbox launches DBX Platform to expand commitment to developers and partners

Company reaches new milestone with more than 2B API calls per day and over 500,000 developers building connections to leading applications and tools.

September 19, 2017
Dropbox launches 2017 Hurricane Relief Fund to respond to Harvey and Irma recovery efforts

In response to the the effects of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, Dropbox has evolved our original Fund to respond to the needs of communities impacted by both hurricanes.

September 15, 2017
Evolution of the Dropbox backbone network

Dropbox has built a global backbone network to improve performance by connecting our data centers in North America to each other and to our edge nodes around the world.

September 12, 2017
Looking forward to Dropbox for Apple iOS 11

With Dropbox support for the new Files app, HEIF photos, and HEVC video, users will save time and be able to collaborate from anywhere more easily.

September 12, 2017
New integration between Dropbox Paper and Slack helps teams work together

With Dropbox Paper for Slack, a customer's content and conversations stay together seamlessly as they move between the two tools.

September 11, 2017
Meg Whitman joins Dropbox Board of Directors

World-class leader brings over three decades of experience to Dropbox advisory role.

September 8, 2017
Dropbox supports the Hurricane Harvey Disaster Relief and Recovery Fund

Dropbox partners with Bright Funds to drive donations to five relief organizations.

August 30, 2017
Dropbox Paper makes creating and organizing content easier with new features and integrations

New design tool integrations and a host of organization features make it even easier for teams to find the content they need.

August 4, 2017
Quentin Clark joins Dropbox as SVP of Engineering, Product, and Design

Tech executive brings 22 years of product leadership experience, including overseeing billion-dollar businesses at Microsoft and, more recently, SAP.

August 1, 2017
ChannelPro-SMB Names Dropbox Cloud File Share and Sync Gold Winner

Over 500 IT integrators and resellers participated in ChannelPro-SMB’s survey.

July 28, 2017
Dropbox a Leader in Gartner’s 2017 Magic Quadrant for Content Collaboration Platforms

The Gartner Magic Quadrant evaluates vendors on their vision, and their ability to execute on that vision.

July 18, 2017
These Dropbox integrations help employees simplify their workflows

When employees connect to the cloud using apps they know and love, they can make the best use of their time. Here are five ways Dropbox integrations can help.

July 17, 2017
Transparency at Dropbox

Dropbox is committed to protecting the rights of our users, and being transparent about how we handle government requests for user data.

July 12, 2017
Dropbox named #2 on Forbes Cloud 100

We’re excited to share that Dropbox has been named among the top 5 companies on Forbes’ annual Cloud 100 list for the second consecutive year.

July 12, 2017
Another Stand for the Open Internet

Dropbox strongly favors a free and open internet with fair rules that promote competition, choice, and innovation.

July 6, 2017
Inc. Video: Drew on the importance of leading through action, not words

In an interview with Inc., Dropbox co-founder and CEO Drew Houston shares a lesson he learned about leadership.

June 27, 2017
Dropbox security checkup tool improves account security in minutes

The new Dropbox security checkup tool makes it easier than ever for our users to improve their account security.

June 21, 2017
Empowering collaboration with Microsoft Teams

Dropbox announces two new integrations with Microsoft Teams and Office 365.

June 20, 2017
Reflecting on World Refugee Day

June 20th is World Refugee Day, recognized by the United Nations as a time to take action to help people who have been displaced from their home countries.

June 19, 2017
Dropbox Expands Global Private Network to Accelerate Sync Speeds for Users

Today we're announcing the launch of new custom-built regional accelerators across the U.S., Europe and Australia

June 6, 2017
Inc. Video: When Drew Houston met Steve Jobs

In an interview with Inc., Dropbox co-founder and CEO Drew Houston reminisces about meeting the late Steve Jobs.

June 5, 2017
Dropbox integrates with Apple's new Files app in iOS 11

Today at WWDC, we’re excited to announce the next step in our collaboration with Apple with the integration of Dropbox into the Files app for iOS 11.

May 23, 2017
Welcome Sylvie Veilleux, Chief Information Officer

Sylvie will lead teams responsible for the internal technologies and services we use to run our growing global business.

May 18, 2017
Celebrating Global Accessibility Awareness Day

GAAD is a day for conversation and action, and an opportunity for us all to work towards developing inclusive digital spaces, particularly for people with disabilities.

May 16, 2017
WannaCrypt ransomware attack—what is it, and how do you protect yourself?

Mark Crosbie, Dropbox Global Head of Trust and Security, offers guidance on the recent WannaCrypt ransomware attack.

May 15, 2017
Celebrating leadership at Dropbox

We're honored to celebrate the accomplishments of Carolyn Feinstein and Ellen Fleming, who have been honored for excellence in their field.

May 3, 2017
Dropbox now available on Windows 10 S

We've updated the Dropbox app for Windows 10 to support Windows 10 S.

April 12, 2017
Machine Learning at Dropbox

Machine intelligence drives important technology at Dropbox, including the Document Scanner.

April 11, 2017
Keep work moving forward with updated Dropbox and Paper mobile apps

New updates to our iOS and Android mobile apps help you stay productive on the go.

April 4, 2017
The new—files and team activity, all in one place

We're excited to roll out our new, redesigned website to all users.

March 8, 2017
How Expedia manages global expansion with Dropbox Business

Expedia team members across IT, Marketing, and Customer Service, among other groups, use Dropbox to collaborate from anywhere.

March 7, 2017
Dropbox Gains Momentum in Education, Joins Internet2 NET+ Program

Dropbox offers easy path to improve collaboration and productivity for leading universities and research networks.

February 23, 2017
How to Build the Future, with Drew Houston

Drew Houston meets with Y Combinator's Sam Altman to discuss Building the Future.

February 22, 2017
Meet Securitybot: Open Sourcing Automated Security at Scale

Dropbox has developed and deployed Securitybot, an automated system for investigating potential security incidents.

February 7, 2017
Welcome to Nicholas Jitkoff, our new VP of Design

Nicholas will lead our Design team in defining their vision for Dropbox.

January 30, 2017
Dropbox transforms teamwork with new products and business plans

Dropbox launches a series of new products and business solutions that give teams the tools they need to be creative and productive.

January 16, 2017
The state of teamwork 2017

We predict people will work on more and smaller teams, those teams will become more fluid and dispersed, and remain unevenly distributed throughout organizations.

January 10, 2017
Working better together with Dropbox Paper

Dropbox Paper helps fast-moving teams collaborate and share ideas, across the platforms and devices they rely on.

November 16, 2016
Dropbox Enhances Corporate Data Protection with New Security Controls

Dropbox introduces greater control for admins, and an expanded data center footprint.

October 18, 2016
Welcome to our new CMO, Carolyn Feinstein

Carolyn is a passionate storyteller, whose impressive career leading marketing teams spans more than two decades.

October 13, 2016
Aditya Agarwal promoted to CTO of Dropbox

Aditya will lead innovation efforts at Dropbox, and continue to manage the world-class engineering team.

September 28, 2016
Dropbox achieves Privacy Shield Certification

Dropbox welcomes the adoption of the new EU-US Privacy Shield framework.

September 26, 2016
IDC rates Dropbox sync performance as “best-in-class”

In an independent study, leading industry analyst IDC concludes that Dropbox sync performance outshines competitors.

September 22, 2016
Making European infrastructure available to our customers

Dropbox now offers Europe-based storage for companies using Dropbox Business.

September 20, 2016
MacOS Sierra: How to ensure smooth syncing with Dropbox

Apple’s latest OS may impact the way Dropbox works on Macs; here are a few tips to keep things running smoothly.

August 19, 2016
Ajay Vashee to lead Dropbox financial operations as CFO

Ajay has played a key leadership role in major business and financial milestones since joining Dropbox in 2012.

July 21, 2016
Dropbox named a Leader in 2016 Gartner Magic Quadrant for EFSS

The Gartner Magic Quadrant evaluates vendors on their vision, and their ability to execute on that vision.

July 14, 2016
Saving space and bandwidth with Lepton image compression

The streaming image compression format reduces JPEG image sizes by 22%, losslessly, and is available under the Apache open source license.