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Google Wants You To Pledge To Go Paperless

Google is part of a group of companies called the Paperless Coalition. There are seven companies in all including Google (Google Drive, specifically), HelloFax, Manilla, HelloSign, Expensify, Xero, and Fujitsu ScanSnap, and they want you to go paperless in 2013. The coalition has started a campaign to “remove the need for ‘paper’ from paperwork,” and will be promoting this initiative …

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Amazon Launches Cloud Drive Photos On Android

Despite some confusion as to what the cloud actually is, many Americans are turning to it for all their storage needs. There’s big money to be had for the players in the cloud storage business and Amazon is one of the biggest players. To continue its dominance, Amazon needs to move to more platforms and that’s just what it’s doing. …

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You Can Now Share Files Via Amazon Cloud Drive

Amazon’s Cloud Drive service is only one of the many cloud storage services that are vying for your dollar. In fact, you could argue that Amazon doesn’t give you the best deal in terms of free storage. It does, however, get points for the new updates rolling out today. Amazon sent out a notice today saying that Cloud Drive is …

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Yandex Opens Its Cloud Storage Service To Everyone

Back in April Russian search giant Yandex unveiled Yandex.Disk, their brand new cloud storage service. At the time, it was invitation only and only available in Russian. Today, they’ve dropped the invite requirement and opened up the service to everyone. “We have had amazing feedback over our invite-only period. We want to thank everyone who helped us to improve the …

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Cloud Storage For Free For Dropbox Dropquest Participants

A few days ago, Dropbox began its annual contest Dropquest. It’s an online scavenger hunt that leads to participants getting free cloud storage. DropBox describes the contest: Dropquest is a multi-step scavenger hunt that has you solve a series of puzzles (inspired by the likes of MIT’s mystery hunt or notpron [though not nearly as time/effort-consuming]). Everyone who completes Dropquest …

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Droplr Undercuts Cloud Storage Competition

For a limited time, cloud storage service Droplr is offering a Pro upgrade of 100 GB of storage for $3 a month, or $30 a year, in a bid to compete with the host of other pay cloud services that have emerged. Droplr offers a free service of 1 GB with a 25 MB upload limit, which is alright, even …

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Samsung Acquires Cloud Media Provider mSpot

Samsung announced today that it is acquiring mSpot, a mobile cloud entertainment provider. The purchase will allow Samsung to provide mSpot’s Movies and Music services on their phone and tablet devices. It also fits with the trend Samsung set in its announcement of its new flagship smartphone, the Galaxy S III. That phone will be packed with exclusive Samsung software …

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Google Drive SDK Available To All Day One

After months, maybe even years to some, of waiting, Google Drive is finally upon us. We already went over the basics of the service and even its potential relevance in search results, but the most interesting prospect of Google Drive is its SDK and how it works into the app ecosystem. Google Drive is already off to a great start …

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Google Drive Cloud Storage Officially Launched

The rumors and sightings of the past week have been proven true. Google has just announced the launch of its new cloud storage service, Google Drive. Users can now request a 5 GB Drive over on the Drive website. Google will email users “when your Google Drive is ready.” In a blog post on the Official Google Blog, Sundar Pichai, …

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Google Drive Launching Today? Reference Spotted in Google Support

[UPDATE] The rumor was true, and Google Drive has officially launched. See the full story here. [ORIGINAL STORY] Google Drive, Google’s cloud storage service, is inevitable, but its launch is now seemingly imminent, if the various references to the service that keep popping up are any indication. The symbol for Google Drive was seen on a Google developer’s Android phone …

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Yandex Beats Google To A Free Cloud Storage Service

Yandex dominates the search market in Russia, garnering 60+% of all searches in the country. In Februrary, they launched new social features for search, nabbing Twitter access. And just last month, the company was added to the NASDAQ Internet Index. Although Yandex has been a big player locally for awhile, it’s clear that they are now becoming a bigger player …

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Google Drive Spotted In The Wild With 5GB Free Storage

Google Drive, often rumored to be called GDrive, is Google’s long-awaited cloud storage service that’s been “just about ready to launch” for years now. In February, all of the Google Drive talk was renewed with a rumor that the launch was imminent. Soon after that report, screenshots allegedly showing the interface of the service popped up on the interwebs. Those …

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