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More Evidence for Google's GDrive Emerges

After much speculation about the existence of the 'GDrive', a cloud storage solution from Google, now there has been more 'roof with the appearance of a page within the results of a Google Search.

The result shows a page titled "test page for Platypus (GDrive)" on which is an online word processing sevice that was acquired by Google in 2006.

The full result of the search reads "Writely - The Web Word Processor - test page for Platypus (GDrive)", and a URL appears. However, upon clicking on the link an error page shows up and a message is displayed "Unknown action. Please check the URL and try again."

The domain redirects itseft to Google Docs. GDrive, also known as Platypus, was a part of Google's internal operation till 2008 before it was terminated. However, as per recent rumours, GDrive is seemingly making a re-entry.

In Chromium, code was found which refers to, which is non-public, the tech website Tech Crunch (opens in new tab) reports.

The same website also released a screenshot taken from a presentation at an event sponsored by Google. The screenshot looks like Google Drive, and the text which reads "My Google Drive" which also confirms the same. monitors all leading technology stories and rounds them up to help you save time hunting them down.