Google: death of new products

Google: death of new products
Google continues its spring cleaning around products or services in order to focus on those considered most essential and thus to abandon those who have not met with success. A "spring cleaning" engaged for several months now button One Pass, otherwise known as Pass Media in France.

Launched in February 2011, Media Pass was the payment platform for online news publishers. Pass Via Media, the publishers could sell subscriptions online, articles on the unit or packs magazine issues from their sites or mobile applications (Android). Google was receiving a commission of around 10% and how to compete with Apple's 30% commission.

Google provides, however, want to continue working with publishers on new tools, and partners with One Pass to fire a transition to other platforms including Google Consumer Surveys, polls service appeared at the end of last March.

Other deaths announced, the synchronization service for mobile called Google Sync for BlackBerry BlackBerry (end June 1, 2012). "We encourage you to switch to Internet Service (BIS) or Google Apps Connector for BlackBerry Enterprise Server," says Google.

Also in the area of mobility, the mobile web version of Google Talk (instant messaging) closes in favor of the native application for Android Google Talk or other mobile applications compatible with the XMPP protocol.

In Linux-based version of Picasa WINE stops and no longer benefit from improvements with updates. At the same time, the tools Picasa Web Albums Uploader for Mac and Picasa Web Albums plugin for iPhoto no longer be available. Google directs users to Picasa for Mac 3.9 includes features of online iPhoto and import.

For some APIs, the depreciation policy (support) from three year to a year (Google App Engine, Google Cloud Storage, Google Maps / Earth, YouTube). A time after which they will be updated or abandoned. Other changes are listed on the Google blog for developers.

Note also the end of Google Related, an experimental extension for Google Chrome to help find information on navigation.

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