Industry NewsNews Brief

5 popular options for cloud storage

Dropbox now competing with industry heavyweights

Don't miss Hacker Connect SF
Take a deep real estate technology dive, Aug 7, 2017

The explosion of mobile has had a tremendous impact on the real estate industry. Smartphones and tablets allow us to stay connected and access data whether we're in the office, hosting an open house or on the road with clients. But when it comes to storing data in the cloud, there are many choices available. All of the tech titans -- including Apple, Microsoft and most recently Google -- offer cloud storage products. Google recently introduced its new service, Google Drive, and I've spent the last week putting the app to the test. Google Drive takes a different approach to cloud storage than the wildly popular Dropbox app, which features a simple way of storing and sharing files. Sundar Pichai, Google's senior vice president of Chrome and apps, recently discussed with Liz Gannes of All Things D how Google Drive differs from the competition. "Today, when I look at different solutions out there, those are still in the old metaphor of, 'Here are files that you want, m...