Many people are already using it to store files on the Web.
Microsoft sees size as search answer in Yahoo deal.
Google CEO Eric Schmidt resigned from Apple's board Monday, reflecting increased competition between the two companies as Google expands beyond search.
But Google remains the Goliath of the $12 billion Internet search business and is likely to stay there for some time.
Google Inc. is hoping to gain greater control over how personal computers work by developing a free operating system that will attack Microsoft Corp.’s golden goose - its long-dominant Windows franchise.
Column – Learn the ups and downs of Firefox, IE, Chrome, Safari, and Opera.