Ever since Larry Page took over as Google's CEO, the company has shut down more and more of its products that were only being used by a limited number of users. Today, the company announced another round of "spring cleaning." In the process, Google is shutting down a number of APIs, as well as its Google Flu Vaccine Finer, Google Related, Google Sync for BlackBerry, the mobile web app for Google Talk and One Pass, its payment platform for online news publishers.
Since Google CEO Larry Page took the helm this past spring, one of the company's most visible initiatives has been to trim and shut down its products that haven't taken off. These have included Aardvark, Google Desktop, Fast Flip, C... Read Post
Yahoo, which is now officially a technology company, just announced a Google-like spring cleaning campaign. Just like Larry Page started shutting down a number of under-performing Google properties when he took over from Eric Schmid... Read Post