The 10 Biggest Google Stories Of 2012


5. Google Vies With Amazon To Cut Storage Prices

Storage in the cloud was a major story in 2012 as businesses looked to put their data off-premise, and many vendors, including Box, Microsoft SkyDrive, Dropbox and Amazon Simple Storage vied for market share.

Google had its own player in the market, Cloud Storage, and after Amazon announced a 25 percent price cut in late November, Google trumped Amazon by announcing two storage price reductions in one week totaling 30 percent.

Stay tuned because it looks like the cloud market has not bottomed out yet.