Google Could Loosen Amazon’s Cloud Grip With Pay-Per-Use API Services

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http://techcrunch.com – Editor’s note: Chris Potter is co-founder of ScreenLight, a cloud video collaboration service for video producers to review and approve video with their teams and clients. Follow him on Twitter @potta. Google recently rolled out a number of enhancements to its Cloud Platform products. With these changes, it’s clear that Google is aiming its sights directly at Amazon Web Services, not to mention other infrastructure-as-a-service providers, such as Windows Azure, Rackspace, HP, and other OpenStack providers. With its global reach, Google has the economies of scale that could eventual (IT news)