Death by year
☠ Google dead products in 2016
⏳ Product Lifespan 😓Near Death
Google Compare

Google Compare

Comparison-shopping site

2015 - 2016

why dead?

Google said the service didn’t meet its expectations and that the company will now focus on AdWords and future innovations. Google Compare allowed shoppers to view multiple offers from auto insurers, mortgage lenders and credit card companies.

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Google Maps Engine

Google Maps Engine

Online Map Creator

2013 - 2016

why dead?

Google Maps Engine was a service for storing geographic data and then layering that data on top of the Google base map. “Google Maps Engine has been discontinued. We want to thank all our loyal Google Maps Engine customers.” – Maps Teams

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Google Compare

Google Compare

comparison-shopping site

2015 - 2016

why dead?

Google Compare was comparison-shopping site for auto insurance, credit cards and mortgages. Google said the service didn’t meet its expectations and that the company will now focus on AdWords and future innovations, the paper reported citing the email.

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Songza

Songza

Online Music Streaming

2014 - 2016

why dead?

Songza was a free music streaming and recommendation service for Internet users in the US and Canada. On December 2, 2015, Google announced Songza would merge into Google Play Music.

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Revolv

Revolv

home automation

2012 - 2016

why dead?

Nest acquired the hub service Revolv but did not continue its product line.

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Google Nexus

Google Nexus

a fleet of devices

2010 - 2016

why dead?

The Google Nexus series was discontinued and replaced by the Pixel Brand.

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