Death by year
☠ Google dead products in 2010
⏳ Product Lifespan 😓Near Death
Google Gears

Google Gears

open source utility software

2007 - 2010

why dead?

The Gears team at Google announced that the development of Google Gears had stopped, as they are working on bringing all of the Gears capabilities into web standards.

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GOOG-411

GOOG-411

local directory assistance

2007 - 2010

why dead?

“The service has served its purpose in helping the company develop other, more sophisticated voice-powered technologies.” – Google

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SearchWiki

SearchWiki

annotate search results

2008 - 2010

why dead?

Google Stars replaced SearchWiki. Users no longer have the option to annotate or re-order search results.

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Marratech e-Meeting

Marratech e-Meeting

Web conferencing App

2007 - 2010

why dead?

A web conferencing software, used internally by Google’s employees. Discontinued on February 19. No reason provided.

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Living Stories

Living Stories

News Aggregator

2009 - 2010

why dead?

Google collaborated with The New York Times and The Washington Post for presenting news.

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Google Base

Google Base

Submission Database

2005 - 2010

why dead?

submission database that enabled content owners to submit content, have it hosted and made searchable. Information was organized using attributes. Discontinued on December 17, replaced with Google Shopping APIs.

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