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WildFire Interactive

WildFire Interactive

Social Marketing

2012 - 2014

why dead?

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.

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Google PowerMeter

Google PowerMeter

Energy Project

2009 - 2011

why dead?

It was a software project of¬†Google’s philanthropic arm,¬†Google.org, to help consumers track their home¬†electricity¬†usage. It didn’t scale as hoped, it was cease to exist.

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Gizmo5

Gizmo5

VoIP Project

2009 - 2011

why dead?

On April 3, 2011 Google shut down Gizmo5 and recommended users to use Google Talk instead.

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Google Pack

Google Pack

Application Suite

2009 - 2011

why dead?

Google Pack was a collection of software tools offered by Google to download in a single archive. In September 2011, Google announced it would discontinue a number of its products, including Google Pack. It is no longer available for download.

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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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Web Accelerator

Web Accelerator

Page speed app

2005 - 2008

why dead?

It increased load speed of web pages. No longer available for, or supported by, Google as of January 20, 2008.

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Browser Sync

Browser Sync

Browser Extension

2006 - 2008

why dead?

Google Browser Sync was a Mozilla Firefox extension released as freeware from Google. Google Browser Sync technology was integrated into Google Chrome

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Hello

Hello

Photosharing Desktop App

2002 - 2008

why dead?

Hello by Google’s Picasa was a free computer program that allowed users to send images across the Internet and publish them to their blogs. Redundancy is what killed Hello.

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Video Player

Video Player

video player app

2006 - 2007

why dead?

Google Videos and the Google Video Player were ultimately phased out due to Google’s acquisition of YouTube.

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Google Deskbar

Google Deskbar

A Windows Toolbar

2003 - 2006

why dead?

Google Deskbar, a product not longer supported by Google, but still available. Google Deskbar was a toolbar in your taskbar to search on the web. Discontinued in 2006.

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