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GDrive was Killed Just Before Launch

James Xuan [PersonRank 10]

Tuesday, April 26, 2011
3 years ago3,047 views

<<Google was about to launch a project it had been developing for more than a year, a free cloud-based storage service called GDrive. But Sundar had concluded that it was an artifact of the style of computing that Google was about to usher out the door. He went to Bradley Horowitz, the executive in charge of the project, and said, “I don’t think we need GDrive anymore.” Horowitz asked why not. “Files are so 1990,” said [Sundar] Pichai [Currently SVP of Chrome]. “I don’t think we need files anymore.”>>

Via AllThingsDigital| networkeffect.allthingsd.com/2 ...

David Hetfield [PersonRank 10]

3 years ago #

Couldn't he say that a year ago? :P

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