Welcome to this morning’s edition of “First To Know,” a series in which we keep you in the know on what’s happening in the digital world. Today, we’re looking at three particularly interesting stories.
Google to Launch Cloud Storage Service [REPORT]
Google plans to launch a cloud storage service similar to Dropbox, according to a report by WSJ. Google’s service will be called Drive, and it will let users store and share photos, videos and other documents in Google’s cloud, say sources familiar with the matter.
iPad 3 Might Come With Different Screen and Thicker Case
A supposed iPad 3 case suggests the next generation iPad might have a thicker profile and a different screen from iPad 2, 9to5Mac reports. The mounts for the logic board are also different than the current model, which suggests a bigger battery, and the camera might also be new and (hopefully) improved.
Lenovo’s Q3 Earnings Report
Lenovo just posted its Q3 2011 earnings report, and it’s brimming with big numbers and positive trends. The company’s net profit of $153 million on an $8.4 billion revenue is a 54% increase year-over-year. The Chinese electronic goods manufacturer was doing particularly well on its home turf, where it currently holds a 35.3% market share.