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Dropbox bought Mailbox to launch its e-mail

Dropbox prepares the ground before its IPO, scheduled for next quarter: the company recently acquired Orchestra, an American publisher known for its mail management solutions on mobile, including Mailbox, an application available on iPhone since February. The CEO of Dropbox, Drew Houston, told the Wall Street Journal, announced the takeover on Friday that the new service "could help to reach a much more diverse and rapidly. '

Dropbox bought Mailbox to launch its e-mail


This application will provide a way "deferred" for his mail, for shifting the reading emails. The easy removal and notifications will also be included in the service.

According to the website Gigaom, the amount of the transaction would be between 50 and 100 million dollars. Two giants of the Internet, Facebook and Yahoo were also competing for the takeover offer but Dropbox has won the bet. The terms of the contract were not disclosed. In any case, the thirteen members of the team Orchestra, Gentry Underwood, CEO, will join the company shortly Dropbox to develop this new service, which will operate as a standalone application.

Mailbox is the third acquisition for Dropbox: Snapjoy (photo sharing) and Audiogalaxy (streaming music) have also been bought recently. 
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