Monday, December 04, 2006

The Seattle Times: Business & Technology: Google education campaign targets next generation

Worked for Apple, at least for a while... 

Google, a company synonymous with searching the Internet, hopes to define far more of the world's computing experience, with a helping hand from schoolchildren.

For several months, it has been giving away to all takers an online word processor, spreadsheet and other programs that can perform tasks usually handled by desktop software. Offering a convenience that worries some privacy experts, the programs automatically store everything in Google's vast data centers so that the information can be retrieved on any Internet-connected computer.

Source: The Seattle Times: Business & Technology: Google education campaign targets next generation

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