social networking website
Over the past decade, growth of Facebook, YouTube, Blogger and Google+ have outpaced Orkut’s. Google decided to bid Orkut farewell and shut it down.read more...
Questions & Answers
Google Questions and answers was a free knowledge market offered by Google that allowed users to collaboratively find good answers, through the web, to their questions. It was shutdown with no reason cited.read more...
Municipal wireless network
The initial service was shut down by Google on May 3, 2014 at their Mountain View base, and provided a new public outdoor WiFi.read more...
Google Schemer social search to find local activities. On 10 January 2014, Google announced that Schemer was closing down, with all data scheduled to be deleted on 7 February 2014.read more...
sound-based password system
SlickLogin was an Israeli start-up company that develops sound-based password alternatives. The company’s goal was to enable end users to log in easily to password-protected websites by using a uniquely generated sound. Reasom: Acquired and killed.read more...
Google advised at the time of the acquisition, that they planned on keeping the BufferBox brand active for the foreseeable future. However, on February 21, 2014 Google announced that it was closing down BufferBox.read more...
a files-sharing app
Bump Technologies shut down the service and discontinued the app on January 31, 2014, after being acquired by Google for Google Photos and Android Camera.read more...
free productivity suite
“With the integration of Quickoffice into the Google Docs, Sheets and Slides apps, the Quickoffice app will be unpublished from Google Play and the App Store in the coming weeks,”read more...
android smart tv platform
Google TV was succeeded in June 2014 by Android TV, a newer platform which shares closer ties with the Android platform.read more...
Youtube My Speed
Discontinued in January 2014, replaced by Google Video Quality Report.read more...
“The usage of legacy browsers is declining significantly and newer browsers stay up to date automatically, which means the leading edge has become mainstream. Given these factors we’ve decided to retire Chrome Frame”read more...
Wildfire, was a social marketing application that enabled businesses to create, optimize and measure their presence on social networks. In 2014, Wildfire announced it would be integrated into Google’s general adtech platform DoubleClick.read more...