Wednesday, October 12, 2011

Why Simple File Sharing Is Serious Business - Technology Review

Lots of info items with the p-word (platform) this morning; from the second page of the Technology Review article:

Levie's latest offering is the Box Platform, which enables software developers to build Box.net into other software. As with Dropbox, the goal is to create a common cloud data store that many programs can access. Both Google Docs and Salesforce.com can already work with the Box.net platform. "Being a platform is the killer app, because we can become the operating system for every business," says Levie.

Also see Box.net Raises $81M of New Funding (FT) and Zynga Releases New Games and a New Platform (NYT), and consider today is the day Apple iCloud goes live

Why Simple File Sharing Is Serious Business - Technology Review

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