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Nextcloud 13 Brings Improved UI, Video and Text Chat, End-to-end Encryption, Improved performance and more
Nextcloud 13 is out after 9 months of development and testing. This release brings improvements to the core File Sync and Share like easier moving of files and a tech preview of our end-to-end encryption for the ultimate protection of your data. It also introduces collaboration and communication capabilities, like … Continued Read more.
Encryption in Nextcloud
Providing strong protection of data is the biggest benefit Nextcloud has over public clouds. Self-hosting means you are in control over your data. Of course, un-authorized access has to be stopped and this is where encryption comes in. In this blog post we’ll discuss the different types and layers of … Continued Read more.
Guest post: Federated Blockchains and the Financecloud API, by Matthias Klees
Finance Cloud API develops a protocol to launch financial and crypto services, and is using Nextcloud for the cloud part. Discover the presentation of the Finance Cloud API Idea, by Matthias Klees! Finance Cloud API, by Matthias Klees Since last year, we have been developing the FINANCECLOUD API Idea (a … Continued Read more.
ActivityPub: the new standard for decentralized networks
Today, the World Wide Web gained a new standard: ActivityPub. The recommendation has been published by the responsible W3C workgroup after 3 years of work, started in no small part by Christopher Lemmer Webber, founder of the Mediagoblin project. Nextcloud uses ActivityPub, implementing it to handle Activity federation between servers, … Continued Read more.
12.0.5 and 11.0.7 are out – time to upgrade!
Today we released bugfix releases to the stable Nextcloud series, 12.0.5 and 11.0.7. They come with many small improvements to improve the stability and reliability of your Nextcloud server, and as usual we strongly recommend to upgrade at your earliest convenience. Main changes The main changes are: More reliable unlocking … Continued Read more.
Nextcloud and GÉANT team up to deliver secure file sync and share solution for education and research
GÉANT, a pan-European data network for the research and education community, now offers in Nextcloud a secure, self-hosted sync, share and communication solution to its participants. Communication and real time collaboration are quickly becoming more important in the educational market, while keeping the data and communication under control of IT … Continued Read more.
Nextcloud GmbH joins the LOT Network
Nextcloud was founded on the idea that the true open source is great for business and home users alike. We joined the Open Source Business Alliance in Germany to help promote this idea and use openChain to validate our licensing model so our customers can rest assured our software is … Continued Read more.
Nextcloud Events the coming weeks
The coming weeks, you’ll have a chance to meet Nextcloud at a variety of events across the globe. We’ll be in Poland, Germany, Singapore, and Belgium! Read on to find what’s where and when. CS3 workshop: research and education in Poland On January 29 in Krakow, Poland, the Department of … Continued Read more.
Introducing a Full Self-hosted Audio/video and Chat Communication Platform: Nextcloud Talk
We’re very proud to announce today Nextcloud Talk, the first enterprise-ready, self-hosted communication technology giving users the highest degree of control over their data and communication. Nextcloud Talk is a fully open source video meeting software, on-premise hosted and end-to-end encrypted. It features a text chat and is available for … Continued Read more.
Nextcloud grew customer base 7x, added over 6.6 million lines of code and doubled its team in 2017
2017 has been the year of Nextcloud, if you would ask Google Trends: We’re clearly the project with the greatest momentum in the self-hosted Enterprise File Sync and Share market, steaming past the likes of Citrix Sharefile, Egnyte, Accellion, FileCloud and ownCloud. On the good news that our iOS client … Continued Read more.
Nextcloud will rock FOSDEM – are you ready for it, too?
This year, Nextcloud will again be at FOSDEM! Last year, we had a team of over a dozen enthusiastic volunteers to present our project to the thousands of visitors and this year, we hope to have an even bigger and cooler presence. What can you expect from us? A booth, … Continued Read more.
A cool new milestone: 300.000 downloads of our iOS client with a 4.7 out of 5 stars!
The Nextcloud mobile clients are real stars, reflected in their popularity. Our iOS app hit a new milestone just yesterday: 300.000 downloads. And that with a stunning score of 4.7 out of 5 stars: 2150 users have rated the app a full 5 stars! We’re very proud of how the … Continued Read more.
Security flaw in CPU’s breaks isolation between cloud containers
Last week, two related security flaws in CPU’s from major vendors including Intel, ARM and AMD were made public. The flaw was at least known since June 2017 but already speculated at for some months in security and development circles, like in this article by LWN on November 15, where … Continued Read more.
Nextcloud and Collabora get 100K app downloads, showing growth of self-hosted online office and private cloud
In a press release today, Nextcloud GmbH and Collabora Productivity announce that in the first 12 months since Nextcloud and Collabora released the Collabora Online Developer Edition Docker image the Nextcloud app integrating Collabora Online was downloaded over 100.000 times! 100K downloads in one year is an impressive milestone, considering … Continued Read more.
Max Schrems at CCC: “Privacy Shield goes down as soon as EU Courts deliberate”
In a Dutch interview, Max Schrems, the Austrian lawyer who successfully sued Facebook and got the Safe Harbour agreement between US and Europe thrown out, said he is convinced Privacy Shield will “encounter the same fate.” The successor does not change that the standards of the European Court are very … Continued Read more.
Collabora Online 3.0 out with full-featured editing dialogs
Today is an exciting day for Nextcloud users who use Online Office! Collabora makes available a new version of their development/home user edition, introducing full-featured editing dialogs to the office browser. Been a long way You might recall we introduced the easy to use Online Office Docker image for home … Continued Read more.
Bring enterprise data back under control with Nextcloud
What is the GDPR? The General Data Protection Regulation is a European regulation which aims at harmonizing and reshaping the way organizations handle personal data. Any information related to a natural person must be stored with the consent of the data subject in a secure place under the control of … Continued Read more.
Next level of Android Mobile app testing!
Recently the Nextcloud Android 2.0 app introduced contacts backup, search, fingerprint locking, notifications and much more. We’ve made many smaller and larger improvements since then. The team has since decided to make a change to the Android App test version: from now on, it is based on the ‘master’ development … Continued Read more.

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