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Tech Giants Debut 'Data Transfer Project'

Facebook, Google, Microsoft, and Twitter just announced the Data Transfer Project -- a standards initiative to more effectively move data between their respective platforms. “Google described the project as letting users ‘transfer data directly from one service to another, without needing to download and re-upload it,’” The Verge reports. “The current version of the system supports data transfer for photos, mail, contacts, calendars, and tasks.”

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