Silicon Valley Today 6/17

Silicon Valley Today 6/17

Google retires photo service Picasa: 17 failed Google projects, services and products: Google’s biggest failures

Here’s what Google has killed since 2014

Updated 15th February 2016: According to reports Google has retired its photo service Picasa to focus on new photo sharing service, Google Photos. Read on to find out more.

Like Facebook, Microsoft and Apple, Google has made room for new projects by ditching others. We explore Google’s biggest failures including Google Glass, Google Waves and Picasa.

Here’s a look at what Google has waved goodbye to so far…

6. Failed Google projects: Google Glass

The much vaunted future technology Google Glass is sadly no more. As of January 2015, Google has closed its Glass Explorer Program, which allowed developers to create apps for the £1,000 wearable.

Now, the device is no longer available for sale. Google claims that there will be “future versions” of Glass when it’s ready.

The £1,000 wearable is no longer available for sale.Failed Google projects: Google Glass

Please check out related topics:

The Truth About Google Glass, March 6, 2013.
How Clear Is The Future Of Google Glass?, December 21, 2014
Google Glass Is Alive And Well And Living In The Enterprise, March 4, 2015
The New Google Glass Could Look Like A Monocle, November 27, 2015