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Google Docs began as a hacked together experiment, says creator

Wednesday, July 3rd, 2013

If Google Docs is the mother of modern word processing, Sam Schillace is probably its father. Back in 2005 he built Writely, a web-based text editor, which Google acquired in 2006....

Via The Verge

Brainstorm Tech Spotlight: Aaron Levie, Co-Founder and CEO of Box

Thursday, June 27th, 2013

This week, we asked Box co-founder and CEO Aaron Levie to answer 10 questions about his own education, the entrepreneurs he admires most, and industry advice for young entrepreneurs....

Via Fortune

The Rise of the Cloud Stack

Thursday, June 27th, 2013

Something changed this week in the enterprise software world. In an industry known for ruthless competition, a number of players – Microsoft, Oracle, Salesforce and NetSuite – introduced...

Via CloudAve

Microsoft: Look, We Play Well With Others!

Thursday, June 27th, 2013

Here’s new-wave enterprise darling Box CEO Aaron Levie, head of the online-storage startup! Here’s how Azure is running Hadoop services with HDInsights and Windows Server...

Via ReadWrite

The next Mark Zuckerberg

Monday, June 24th, 2013

As investors have scaled back their funding of consumer apps and are focusing more on enterprise software, Box founder Aaron Levie is quickly becoming a star. The 28-year old started...

Via CNN Money

Box Taps Former Pabst CIO For Expansion

Thursday, June 20th, 2013

Cloud storage software provider Box Inc. named Ben Haines as its first CIO, effective June 3. Mr. Haines will help the company scale to better compete with Google Inc. and Microsoft...

Via Wall Street Journal

Building the cloud enterprise: Surviving an industry shift

Wednesday, June 19th, 2013

The enterprise software industry of today could learn a lot from the consumer desktop software industry of the 1990s. Back then, the advent of the web sent out a wave of disruption,...

Via GigaOm

CEO Says Tablets, Smartphones Speeding Box’s Growth

Tuesday, June 18th, 2013

Aaron Levie, chief executive officer of Box Inc., talks about the company’s growth, acquisitions and the possibility of an initial public offering. He speaks with Emily Chang...

Via Bloomberg TV

Cloud Profit Lags Older Software, Box CEO Levie Says

Tuesday, June 18th, 2013

Cloud software companies can’t expect as much profit as traditional vendors because customers increasingly have more choices, Box Inc. Chief Executive Officer Aaron Levie said today.

Via Bloomberg

How Box, Salesforce, & Workday are building mobile apps you’d actually want to use

Friday, June 14th, 2013

Enterprise cloud storage and collaboration hotshot Box boasts a young, charismatic CEO with lots of ideas. But one major thing that Aaron Levie espouses is the power of mobile access...

Via VentureBeat

Cloud collaboration software connects at networking company Enterasys

Friday, June 14th, 2013

When Enterasys Networks Inc. deployed a cloud collaboration and content management system two years ago, the Salem, N.H., company got more than it bargained for. Initially intended...

Via SearchContentManagement

Schneider Electric sees Box take off, hit 25,000 users virally

Thursday, June 13th, 2013

When Schneider Electric, a company with more than 100,000 employees spread out across 100 countries, wanted to find an online collaboration tool to replace unauthorized tools its employees...

Via CITEworld

The Enterprise App Economy

Saturday, June 8th, 2013

Next week, thousands of developers will converge on WWDC, the vast majority representing companies and products that didn’t exist before the creation of Apple’s iPhone and App Store.

Via TechCrunch

Box debuts $rev, a revenue sharing system for third-party mobile apps that integrate with its file service

Thursday, June 6th, 2013

Today Box announced the start of its new $rev program, a monetization system through which enterprise-facing mobile applications will able to derive revenue by integrating with the...

Via The Next Web

Box rolls out new revenue-share plan, SDKs to help its app partners make money

Thursday, June 6th, 2013

Cloud storage player Box plans to split revenues with the developers writing apps for its storage and collaboration platform. Box is focused on business customers rather than consumers,...

Via VentureBeat