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Dropbox Introduces New Scanning Features

Dropbox Introduces New Scanning Features

Dropbox is one of a handful of "unicorn" companies that are defined as non-public entities boasting a valuation above $1 billion. The company released a slew of new features this week it hopes will continue to impress its business users and justify its large valuation to investors.

Dropbox detailed in a blog post on Wednesday a set of new productivity tools to help "simplify, unify, and secure your work."

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Here are some of the new features:

    1. Users can now use the mobile app to take a picture of content (such as a receipt or bill) and upload it to Dropbox's file storage as a document.
    2. Users can create Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ: MSFT) Word, PowerPoint and Excel files instantly from a mobile device and have them saved in their Dropbox automatically.
    3. Basic users will see their photos and videos automatically backed up from their phone or tablet.
    4. Users looking to share a file on Dropbox can now do so directly from the desktop without redirecting to the web or copying a link.
    5. Comments can now be made on specific parts of a file.

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