Online Music Streaming
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.read more...
Issue tracking system
Google Moderator was shut down on 2015 because the usage did not match Google’s expectations. The site remained available as read-only until August 15, 2015, at which time it closed completely.read more...
shopping app for tablets
Google catalogs officially shut down on August 4, 2015. The announcement comes a little less than two years after the mobile app was retired. No reason was given.read more...
Beginning in 2012, Google Drive could be used to host static websites. “After careful consideration, we have decided to discontinue this feature and focus on our core user experience.” – a Googlerread more...
The service failed mainly due to the failure by the government to disallow the use of cash for bus fare payments as was previously announced and stiff competition from other cashless solutions.read more...
Google Flu Trends (GFT) was a web service operated by Google. It provided estimates of influenza activity for more than 25 countries. It is now no longer publishing current estimates. Historical estimates are still available for download.read more...
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...