New Media Technology News
New Media Technology News

Google Drops Seven Services Including Wave and Gears

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

Leave a comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *