Google set to launch online storage service

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A mouse sits atop a Google mousepad at Google's Manhattan office. (Oct. 27, 2006) (Credit: AP )

Google Inc is preparing to roll out a service to let consumers store photos and other content online, a source familiar with the matter said, pushing into a market now dominated by the likes of Dropbox and Box.

The service, to be called Google Drive, could be announced as soon as Tuesday and would be offered with both free and premium for-pay versions, the source said.

Google's "cloud...

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