Dropbox announced that it has acquired email app Mailbox, just one month after the app hit the market to much critical acclaim. “Rather than grow Mailbox on our own, we’ve decided to join forces with Dropbox and build it out together,” Mailbox CEO Gentry Underwood wrote in a blog post. “To be clear, Mailbox is not going away. The product needs to grow fast, and we believe that joining Dropbox is the best way to make that happen.”
All (14) Members joins the team of Dropbox the Wall Journal street said in their report . Not any official price tag has been given to the deal but the rumors round up that they might have bought mailbox in around $100 million .
We can conclude from this that Dropbox might step outside its comfort zone of cloud storage and file-sharing.
As their is no sign of Any New E-mail Service annoucement by Dropbox , but may be Dropbox is just eager to bring new, design-focused, cloud-centric companies into the fold ,signalling its intent to aggressively expand its features beyond file storage. Now We have to see what they have in The BOX .