Google Plans Service to Store Users’ Data

Wall Street Journal has an interesting article about Google and their desire to host your files online. Moving people towards one central storage place accessible from any web based PC would go hand in hand with their gmail client and Google Documents.

Google Inc. wants to offer consumers a way to store their files on its hard drives, in a strategy that could accelerate a shift to Web-based computing and intensify the Internet company’s competition with Microsoft Corp.

Google is preparing a service that would let users store on its computers essentially all of the files they might keep on their personal-computer hard drives — such as word-processing documents, digital music, video clips and images, say people familiar with the matter. The service could let users access the files via the Internet from different computers and mobile devices and share them online with friends. It could be released as early as a few months from now, one of the people said.

Read the full article here.

Hmmm, 700Mhz + Gdrive + Android = ???

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