18-year-old catches thief using Backblaze

By | March 22nd, 2011

We hear from customers all the time who were able restore data using our online backup service after their laptop died or was stolen. Sometimes our customers even catch the thief using Backblaze such as this Digital 007 that wrote us a year ago. It this case, Mark Bao was the Digital 007 and caught….

Looking for an excellent Java engineer

By | February 25th, 2011

We are growing quickly and are on a bit of a hiring binge. Last week we opened a customer support position that we have now filled, but are looking for yet another person to add to that team. Additionally, we are now looking for a fantastic Java engineer. You will work on the server side….

Cure for cancer stolen

By | February 25th, 2011

No, I am not kidding. Apparently two researchers that had been working on a cure for prostate cancer had all their data on a laptop. While they stopped quickly on the way to their lab, a thief stole the laptop out of their parked car. And, yes, I hate to say it: they had no….

51% of Americans have lost digital content

By | February 24th, 2011

Deloitte published the results of it’s fifth “State of the Media Democracy“, which shares the results of a poll of about 2,000 American consumers. While there are a number of interesting results from the survey that demonstrate the increase in smartphones and continued viewing of TV and reading of magazines, here is a stat that….

Looking for a rockstar support person

By | February 14th, 2011

Are you passionate about helping people? Communicate perfectly in email? We may be looking for you! Backblaze needs a great support person to join our team. We are looking for someone who will help users of our unlimited online backup with any questions they have. Customer Support Representative Experience in customer or technical-support is a….

Tweet for a free year of Backblaze

By | February 10th, 2011

I bought one extra license to our unlimited backup service as a gift. Since practically everyone I know already uses Backblaze, I’m going to give it away. Tweet why you love Backblaze by noon tomorrow (Feb 11, 2011 California time) and include this link http://bit.ly/2fFTYR and we will randomly pick someone to get the license…..