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Google's Major Push Toward the Cloud
Date: Sunday, May 23, 2010 @ 12:57:53 UTC

While the world waits for Apple to unveil its post-Lala acquisition cloud strategy for iTunes, rival Google is already in the mix. A late announcement from the companys I/O conference pointed to a major push into cloud-based media delivery for Android-based mobile phones, including music. At the heart of the strategy is a newly revealed acquisition of Simplify Media - a content-synching platform for mobile phones. Google plans to build this synching feature into a new version of Android, which would allow users to stream music from iTunes directly to phones supporting the new technology. Complete Article







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