Related News: Dropbox bug wipes some users’ files from the cloud

One new article link has been added to our Related News page. Engadget published an article titled Dropbox bug wipes some users’ files from the cloud.

Cautious types will frequently tell you not to rely on cloud storage as your only backup, and a handful of internet denizens have just learned this the hard way. Dropbox has confirmed that a bug in some older versions of its desktop apps deleted the files of some people who turned on Selective Sync, which limits cloud syncing to certain folders. Typically, this would happen after a crash or forced reboot, making a bad problem worse — at least a few users found that they’d lost years’ worth of content through no fault of their own.

Source: Engadget

Related News: Facebook debuts “Groups for Schools,” includes 25MB filesharing function

One new article link has been added to our Related News page. Ars Technica published an article titled Facebook debuts “Groups for Schools,” includes 25MB filesharing function.

Facebook rolled out its collaborative campus tool called “Groups for Schools” today. The new feature allows US colleges and universities (and eventually more institutions across the world) to create groups for any relevant entity—dorms, classes, student organizations. Only those using corresponding .edu addresses will be able to gain access.

Source: Ars Technica