Google Drops Seven Services Including Wave and Gears

. November 23, 2011 . 0 Comments

Google is killing off seven more products including Wave in an effort to simplify its range of services, reports Google in its official blog.

The products being dropped are:
Google Wave – an attempt to combine email and instant messaging for real-time collaboration

Google Bookmarks List – a service which allowed users to share bookmarks with friends

Google Friends Connect – allowed webmasters to add social features to their sites by embedding a snippet of code

Google Gears – much-hyped effort to maintain web browser functionality when working offline

Google Search Timeline – a graph of historical query results

Knol – a Wikipedia-style project, which aimed to improve web content

Renewable Energy Cheaper than Coal – a project which aimed to find ways to improve solar power

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