dropboxmailboxDrobox, a cloud storage provider, announced on friday in their blog post that they will acquire email management startup, Mailbox to aid Dropbox to rapidly launch their storage app in the new market. This purchase also hints Dropbox’s new strategy to expand its features to more than just a cloud storage system.

According to Mailbox’s CEO Gentry Underwood: “Rather than grow Mailbox on our own, we decided to join forces with Dropbox to build it out together.” The CEO also clarifies that Mailbox will not go away, instead it will be growing fast thanks to the merger with Dropbox.

Read the rest of the news here: http://www.theverge.com/2013/3/15/4108640/dropbox-acquires-email-app-mailbox

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