Google is ready to add an eighth platform with over 1 billion users to its portfolio. The cloud service Drive is joining the elite team of Gmail, Chrome, Maps, YouTube, Android, and Play Store.
The company announced at the Google Cloud Next conference in San Francisco that the milestone would be reached "later this week," without clarifying which day exactly, but nevertheless the news is impressive.
Google usually keeps it quiet about the cloud service. Last year at the Google I/O...
Moderators can now lock the accounts of users they suspect are younger than 13.
Microsoft outperformed Amazon in the cloud last quarter by $800 million, as Satya Nadella's company posted $6.9 billion in commercial-cloud revenue (up 53%) while Andy Jassy's Amazon Web Services unit came in at $6.1 billion (up 49%)--a great quarter, to be sure, but not good enough to keep pace.