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You can now download your Google search history

Google is now allowing users to download a copy of their search history. Quietly introduced in January and only recently picked up on, it’s relatively easy to snag a copy of your search history. First, you’ll need a Google account. From…

Microsoft brings OCR text scanning to SkyDrive images

Microsoft’s cloud storage service now has the ability to extract text from images through a process known as optical character recognition (OCR). The Bing-powered technology is the first of several features designed to make SkyDrive photos smarter according to a…

Google Drive, Gmail and Docs hit by service disruptions

A number of Google services experienced partial disruptions or outright outages this morning as users took to social networks to vent their complaints. As of about 8am Central Time until 10am, the company’s App Status Dashboard showed partial disruptions for…

Google Drive outage reminds us that cloud services aren't perfect

Reports this morning of Google Drive becoming inaccessible sent ripples through social media. Shortly after complaints surfaced, Google confirmed Drive was experiencing a noteworthy disruption. The company subsequently resolved the issue and all Google services appear to have returned to normal…