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Dropbox is the latest San Francisco tech company to make remote work permanent

  • San Francisco-based Dropbox announced Tuesday that will stop asking employees to come into its offices and instead make remote work the standard practice.
  • For employees that need to meet or work together in person, the company is setting up “Dropbox Studios” when it’s safe to do so.
  • The company extended its mandatory work from home policy through June 2021.



Drew Houston wearing a suit and tie: Dropbox Inc. co-founder Drew Houston waits as Dropbox (DBX) is listed for the company's initial public offering (IPO) at the Nasdaq Market Site in New York, U.S., March 23, 2018.


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Dropbox Inc. co-founder Drew Houston waits as Dropbox (DBX) is listed for the company’s initial public offering (IPO) at the Nasdaq Market Site in New York, U.S., March 23, 2018.

San Francisco-based Dropbox announced Tuesday that it will stop asking employees to come into its offices and instead make remote work the standard practice, even after the coronavirus pandemic ends.

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“Remote work (outside an office) will be the primary experience for all employees and the day-to-day default for individual work,” the company said in a

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Dropbox is letting all employees work-from-home permanently

  • Dropbox just announced it will allow all employees to work from home permanently. 
  • The company initially ordered staff to work from home in March, during the initial outbreak of COVID-19 in the US.
  • The company plans to convert its existing offices to coworking spaces to aid in team-building and collaborating.
  • Twitter and Atlassian have also allowed all employees to permanently work from home.
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Dropbox is going remote — permanently. 

The cloud storage company announced Tuesday it will allow all employees to work from home going forward. The shift comes after an internal survey found nearly 90% of Dropbox workers said they are more productive at home.

“Starting today, Dropbox is becoming a Virtual First company,” the company said in a blog post. “Remote work (outside an office) will be the primary experience for all employees and the day-to-day default for individual work.”

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Has Dropbox (DBX) Outpaced Other Computer and Technology Stocks This Year?

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The break-up of the UK is coming – but will it be violent or peaceful?

By Charles TurnerBetween 1991 and 1995 two multinational states fell apart. Yugoslavia broke up in a civil war that killed 150,000, while Czechoslovakia broke up peacefully following referendums in both of its constituent parts. Another such state now faces the prospect of doing the same: the United Kingdom. How might it happen? Where does the UK lie on the spectrum where one end is Yugoslavia and the other is Czechoslovakia?If you agree with the late Roger Scruton that we are a “settled people” and think it matters that few people in the UK are into gun ownership, then we are so clearly at the Czechoslovak end that the question is absurd. But it’s worth remembering that in April 1992, with the war over Croatia underway, Bosnian Muslims, Croats and Serbs demonstrated in Sarajevo to

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Russian man sentenced for LinkedIn, Dropbox data breaches

A Russian man convicted of hacking LinkedIn, Dropbox and now-defunct Formspring and stealing the personal information of more than 100 million customers has been sentenced to more than seven years in federal prison

SAN FRANCISCO — A Russian man convicted of hacking LinkedIn, Dropbox and Formspring and stealing the personal information of more than 100 million customers was sentenced Wednesday to more than seven years in federal prison.

Yevgeniy Nikulin, 32, received the 88-month sentence Tuesday in federal court in San Francisco.

Nikulin was

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Former Facebook, Dropbox, Amazon, Convoy leaders are building a secretive new Seattle startup

Linda Lian. (Madrona Venture Group Photo)

Four leaders from top Seattle tech companies are working together on a stealthy new startup.

Linda Lian, a former associate at Madrona Venture Group and senior product marketing manager at Amazon Web Services, is leading a group that also includes:

  • Tom Kleinpeter, most recently a principal engineer at Dropbox who sold a music streaming startup to the cloud giant in 2012.
  • Francis Luu, a designer who spent 10 years at Facebook.
  • Viraj Mody, formerly the engineering director at Dropbox and technical advisor to the CEO at Seattle startup Convoy.

The company is working on tools that help users build digital communities, according to a recent tweet from Lian. Lian declined to provide additional details when contacted by GeekWire.

Lian was previously a product marketing manager on the AWS Lambda team. She spent about a year at Madrona and formerly worked as a financial analyst

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