Google Gets Rid Of Google Gears, Other Services

Wednesday, November 23rd, 2011
Google has done it again. The online search giant has done some off-season spring cleaning by getting rid of some of its underperforming online services. According to a blog post, Google has announced that it is on the way of shutting down some of its services like Google Gears, Google Wave, Knol and Google Friend Connect, just to name a few. Google Gears is a browser extension that allows users to create offline

Google Undergoes Some Streamlining By Closing 10 Businesses

Monday, September 5th, 2011
With Google trying to get into other businesses aside from relying simply on online search, it has gone through a series of acquisitions over the years to boost up its opportunities in other markets. Unfortunately, not all of its acquisitions actually came out as expected. Some have been under-performing of late, which may not be what Google wanted. And so, instead of providing some of its much needed capital to