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Google Hints on Gmail Enhancements for Business

During its Atmosphere confab for CIOs, Google continued sounding the drum on the benefits of cloud-based enterprise applications, and singled out it Gmail service as a prime example of what the cloud can deliver.

In particular, the company talked up several important and new features of the cloud-based Gmail service, like translation and multiparty videoconferencing. And it shared some direction on where it's going with search. Datamation has the story.

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. -- Google previewed new technologies and services here at company headquarters during its day-long cloud computing event dubbed "Atmosphere" that the company said attracted 400 CIOs and IT executives.

Bradley Horowitz, Google's (NASDAQ: GOOG) vice president of product management for Google Apps, said the cloud is rapidly becoming the primary platform for most computing innovation if it isn't already. "Think of a Web app that's been introduced in the past five years that's compelling," he told the audience. "Now think of a client app that's been introduced in the past five years that's compelling."

Read the full story at Datamation:
Google Pitches CIOs on Innovation