What it became was the foundation for Dropbox, a free cloud-based file-syncing service that allows users to access and share their digital files, photos, and videos from almost any mobile device or computer. Today, Dropbox boasts more than 25 million registered users who save over a million files every five minutes. But that didn’t happen overnight.
By June of 2007, Houston had teamed up with fellow MIT computer science student Arash Ferdowsi to start the company. The two hit the ground running. Though Houston had recently graduated, Ferdowsi dropped out of school his last semester to fully commit to the project. The pair worked tirelessly for three months in a cramped office in Cambridge, waking up everyday at noon and working till dawn the next day.
On the Pakistani front, Riaz Haq has not failed to deliver with a stirring post (and pictures) of Pakistani cover girls/playmates. Dropbox and Playboy are the sort of things that make one proud to be Pakiranian.