• Google is shutting down its Allo messaging app for good

    3 days ago - By Business Insider

    Google will soon be shutting down its smart messaging app, Google Allo.
    Back in April, Google product chief Anil Sabharwal confirmed that Google Allo had "not achieved the level of traction that we'd hoped for."
    The company also announced in April that it's working on Google Chat, which would create a new universal standard for text messaging known as rich communication services .
    Allo will soon join the legacy of Google's failed messaging apps including Gchat, Google Buzz, and Google Wave.
    Another Google messaging app is about to bite the dust - this time, it's Google Allo.
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  • Google just announced it's shutting down its Allo messaging app for good. Here are 18 other Google products that bombed, died, or disappeared

    Google just announced it's shutting down its Allo messaging app for good. Here are 18 other Google products that bombed, died, or disappeared

    3 days ago - By Business Insider

    Google has dozens of popular hardware and software products.
    But there are many Google innovations that have crashed and burned, or slowly petered out over time, like Google Glass and Google+.
    Here are the 19 Google products that have disappeared for good.
    Google is known for its collection of wildly popular products, from Search to Maps to Android. But not everything the company touches turns to gold.
    Google Glass was supposed to change the world, but it quickly became a punch line. And remember Google Buzz?
    Now, Google is killing off yet another messaging app, Google Allo. The smart chat...
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