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Google Will No Longer Require Hangouts to be Bundled on New Hardware

According to an email from Google to Google Mobile Services partners, reported by Android Police, Hangouts is getting a gentle kick out of the door. Set to begin this December 1, Google will no longer require Hangouts to be preinstalled on new hardware from OEMs, which is part of something typically referred to as the package of […] Google Will No Longer Require Hangouts to be Bundled on
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