Adding to a string of announcements aimed at making its service more appealing to businesses, Dropbox this morning said that Dell will start selling the service to its customers.
WATCH: Hands-on with the Chromebook Pixel
Google unveiled the Pixel yesterday, a $1,300 touch screen laptop computer running Google's Chrome OS. It seems crazy to expect consumers to pay a premium price for a computer that basically runs a glorified web browser as its OS -- no local apps, minimal local storage -- but the hardware itself looks pretty nice. Computerworld's JR Raphael just got his Pixel, and made this video of his first impressions.
The battle over which platform delivers the best location and context services to mobile users is already underway with Google in the lead, but Apple's purchase of mapping startups and social analytics firm Topsy, combined with its Bluetooth-based iBeacons (which recently went live in all of Apple's U.S. stores) could give Apple a strong chance.
Box is experiencing some good times these days with new features, new funding and a high profile CEO, but Box has to be careful as it grows to say true to its root and not fall into the trap becoming just another enterprise software company.