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Dropbox to phase out Carousel and Mailbox

Tuesday 8 December 2015 | 09:10 CET | News
Dropbox has announced that it will be phasing out its email and photo apps, Mailbox and Carousel, at the start of next year in a bid to further streamline its core business and develop its collaboration service, Paper. Dropbox acquired Orchestra, the firm behind Mailbox, for a reported USD 100 million 2013, while it developed the Carousel app to organise photos and videos from a user's Dropbox account. The company said it would be taking key features from Carousel back to the Dropbox app and building new ways to communicate and collaborate on its Paper service. Mailbox will shut down on 26

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