Silicon Valley Today 11/17

Silicon Valley Today 11/17

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…

11. Failed Google projects: Schemer scrams
Google Schemer, perhaps the company’s best named offering, announced in January that this service for sharing and discovering things to do would be shutting down in February. Users have been directed to use the Explore feature of Google Maps now to find cool things to do

Failed Google projects: Schemer scrams