Google is set today to open Google Drive, a service to store files online and share them among various computing devices that turns out to be a lot more important than you might think.
Why? Two reasons:First, Google's service goes well beyond rivals because of integration with Google Docs, Google+, Gmail, and other services. Second, beyond a basic free level, ordinary consumers will pay to use Google Drive -- not much, but enough to make them into customers, not just users of an advertising-subsidized service. That's a pretty big philosophical shift for Google.
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