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Google’s New “Save To Drive” Button Lets Website Visitors Save Files To Google’s Online Storage | TechCrunch

Google’s New “Save To Drive” Button Lets Website Visitors Save Files To Google’s Online Storage  | TechCrunch | The Social Web | Scoop.it
Google announced today an expansion of its online storage efforts with the release of a "Save to Drive" button that can be added to any website, allowing visitors to click and save files hosted on the site to their personal Google Drive accounts.
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Potentially another nail in the coffin of the traditional desktop PC, and recognition of the growing importance of Cloud stotage. Currently, to move files found on the web to your personal online storage site, you first have to save those items to your desktop in an intermediary step. But in Google’s vision, the desktop is fading away, and everything will be built on top of the web’s platform instead.

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The future of search is gravitational: Content will come to you

The future of search is gravitational: Content will come to you | The Social Web | Scoop.it
First, it was semantic search and knowledge graphs surfacing information related to our keyword searches. But there’s a handful of companies working to make relevant content come to us, whatever we’re doing.
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I think some of this is already happening, with products such as Prismatic, where the algorithms for "relevant" content are continulay refined as a result of user behaviours (what they've liked/not-liked). 

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