RIP Google Buzz, Google Labs & others

Google is shutting down its Buzz, among other things. It has announced that to ‘improve its focus’, it will be taking Google Buzz, Code Search, iGoogle Social Features, Google Labs and associated APIs to the guillotine.

While Buzz may not be missed much, Google Labs was the origin of many Google success stories, such as GMail. Maybe this improved focus will result in faster turnarounds on core product improvements – such as a more powerful API for Google Circles.

Read more at Official Google Blog: A fall sweep and Official Google Blog: More wood behind fewer arrows.

One thought on “RIP Google Buzz, Google Labs & others

  1. Pingback: RIP Google Wave, Google Gears, Knol and RE<C « A little bit of this, a little bit of that

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