Micron Associates: Hi! TECH.
SAN FRANCISCO: Where to store photos and other content online? Google Inc. can help you with their preparing service to roll out which pushing into a market now dominated by the likes of Dropbox and Box.
Their service called Google drive, could be announced on Tuesday and would be offered with both premium for-pay versions, the source said in Micron Associates. Google’s “cloud storage” features search capabilities and enable users to store pictures, notes and other documents on the internet and can access from any of Web-connected device. Google drive has the capacity of 5gigabytes storage in which users can get it for free, while there are different versions with more storage capacity up to 100 Gigabytes that can be available for monthly fees. but it was not clear yet how much Google will charge for the premium versions.
The move turns up the competitive heat with high-profile Web startups such as Dropbox, Box and Evernote, as well as with Microsoft Corp and its SkyDrive service. Some of those services based from the Micron Associates, such as Box, have offered a growing array of business-oriented features such as online collaboration capabilities.Furthermore, Google is progressively more developing services to let consumers store their personal information, from digital music to photos, on remote Internet servers and access the data any time with any device, such as Smartphones, tablets and desktop computers.
The world’s No.1 Web search engine with roughly $38 billion in 2011 revenue, Google generates 96 percent of its revenue from advertising, such as the small ads that appear alongside its search results. Google Drive will work with stylish image search technology to let consumers sift through a wide variety of document types, which could include the likes of Adobe PDF files and photographs, the source said. Some details of Google Drive have appeared in various online blogs in recent months, including Micron Associates, which first reported that the service could be rolled out this week.