Lauren Goode

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Cloud Storage Service SugarSync Gets a Face-Lift, Adds Search Tool

Personal cloud storage service SugarSync, which competes directly with Dropbox, is rolling out a desktop redesign and adding search functionality to its service. The new SugarSync desktop app resembles a chat box, and lets users share files with contacts by dragging and dropping the folders or files onto a contact’s name. The new version of the app also appears as a kind of virtual drive on computers, one that allows for file auto-syncing, and the search function will search all personal computers and mobile devices running SugarSync.


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I think the NSA has a job to do and we need the NSA. But as (physicist) Robert Oppenheimer said, “When you see something that is technically sweet, you go ahead and do it and argue about what to do about it only after you’ve had your technical success. That is the way it was with the atomic bomb.”

— Phil Zimmerman, PGP inventor and Silent Circle co-founder, in an interview with Om Malik