Google embracing SkyDrive model?


Google Plans Service to Store Users' Data -

Compare this from the article announcing Google's plans:

The service could let users access their files via the Internet from different computers and mobile devices when they sign on with a password, and share them online with friends.

With this from the Windows Live Skydrive Site:


Now, in case your are interested in storing data online and sharing data, no need to wait. You can get started with SkyDrive today.

Feel free to comment 🙂 I'm sure you can find some examples you believe Skydrive might be copying from.

(Image from WSJ article)

Nicolas Carr is right about Google's innovation being overhyped. Just like my employer (Microsoft), they innovate, acquire and embrace.

Comments (3)
  1. Ted says:

    Uh, how about .Mac, which was offering virtual storage back in 2000 under the name iTools?

  2. Hans VB1 says:

    Ted, that’s right. I believe it’s actually mentioned in the article. Wasn’t it a paying model except for the first 100mb?

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