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Google Killing Off More Products

Including Google Listen



When it rains, it pours for Google products.  The company just announced – via a poston Google’s official blog – that it’s giving the axe to three more of its Web and mobile products. Additionally, Google’s going to start parsing down its more infrequently updated blogs from the more than 150 official “communications channels” that the company maintains. So, what’s first on the chopping block? Google Apps for Teams – first launched in 2008 as a way to allow business or school users to collaborate across Google tools without having to first sign up for a Google email address – is apparently, “not as useful for people as we originally anticipated,” wrote Google’s Max Ibel. Read the full story at PC Mag.

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