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Google Shuts Down One Pass, Related & More in "Spring Cleaning"

Google has announced a "spring cleaning" round of product closures, continuing its drive toward a "simpler, more beautiful user experience across Google." CEO Larry Page has demanded that the company slim down to focus on its "big bets," unifying its offerings under the identity service of Google+. What got the axe this time? Google will shut down One Pass, a micropayment service for Web publishers.
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Google’s killing spree continues: shuts down blocked sites feature

Technology : Ghacks.net (last year)

And here goes another product feature. Google has been retiring many of its products, services and product features in recent time in several so-called Spring cleaning rounds. The company only recently announced the closure of the R... Read Post

Is Google finally learning to focus on what matters?

Technology : Techi.com (2 years ago)

"Spring cleaning" is a code word for shuttering old, unused products, services, and experiments by Google. CEO Larry Page has been doing spring cleaning every once and a while since taking over last year, including big ones in Septe... Read Post

Spring Cleaning: Google Shuts Down Patent Search, One Pass, Google Related & More

Technology : TechCrunch (2 years ago)

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... Read Post


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