March 14, 2013

Including Reader Google Plans to Shut Down 8 Services

Thursday, March 14, 2013

Google just reveals that they had a plan to shut down 8 of its services as a part of spring cleaning. They say Google Reader is going to shut from July 1st.

Google Reader Shuts Down
Google Reader had launched in 2005 in effort to make users to discover and keep the tabs on their favorite websites”.  Over the years passed the usage has been reduced.

So, on July 1, 2013, Google Reader may retire. The Users and developers those who are interested in RSS can export their data, including subscriptions, with Google Takeout over the next four months.

Google also says that the people or employees who are working on Readers has virtually pulled to other on-going projects a long time ago.
Additional to this, there are other 7 products which may shut down by Google. These may include

  • Snapseed Desktop for Macintosh and Windows on Today
  • Google's Voice App For Blackberry on next week
  • Google Cloud Connect on April 30
  • Google Building Maker on June 1
  • Search API for Shopping on September 16
  • App Script for GUI Builder and 5 UiApp Widgets depreciated on September 16
  • CalDAV API on September 16

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