Welcome to the early morning special edition of “TechnoFierce and Furious,” in which we keep you posted on what’s latest news today with Google. Today we’re looking at four particularly interesting stories regarding the new and changes of Google services.
Google Drive launches, and Gmail free storage up from 7.5 to 10GB
Lets start with the new service offering of the search engine giant company – the Google Drive – which has been launch earlier today and widely consider as a re-branding of Google Docs. Google Drive allows you to upload and access all of your files, including motion pictures, images, Google Docs, music files, PDFs and more. The company also released a native software for Windows PC and Apple’s Mac.
You can now go to Google Drive website and claim your 5GB of space for free, but if that isn’t enough room for you to store your files in that cloud-based storage, there are also available upgrades to 25GB for $2.49/month, 100GB priced at $4.99/month and even 1TB for $49.99/month. And in celebration with Google’s newborn offspring “Drive,” the mother of all search engine increases Gmail’s free storage space to 10GB, an that should take effect over the next 24 hours.
Google+ Share Button releases
Whenever a new article is being posted from our publication and just want it to share on Google+, its consumes my time copy-pasting the URL to Google+. We can now easily share an article or stories, thanks to the new Google+ share button, it also helps the visitors share with their friends, right away. You can grab the codes at Google Developers website.
Google New Search Algorithm Aims to penalize Webspam In Search Results
Another changes that the web giant has implemented is the search algorithm. Google today has unveiled that it is rolling out a new algorithm that it hopes will improve the user experience at its search engine, and to catch those spammers who are flooding its search results. According to Google’s Inside Search blog post, “the change will decrease rankings for sites that we believe are violating Google’s existing quality guidelines.” the new update is expected to impact about 3 percent of the search queries that targeted at webspam, which will deploy in the next few days.