Google's 2023 Shutdown Spree: 6 Products Pulled in Just 4 Months

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  • Killed by Google

    Part guillotine, part graveyard for Google's doomed apps, services, and hardware.

    > Surely the people working at Google understand how all these shutdowns look to outsiders, right?

    Yeah, about like this:

    I don't really care if Google is unable, unwilling, or uninterested in supporting anything that isn't G-Suite, search, or ads. Their track record is more than enough for me to dismiss using Google Cloud Platform, or even saving anything of any importance to Google Drive. I'm occasionally involved some of those types of vendor decisions, and I imagine others in similar positions feel the same way, so I can't imagine this is all theoretical fake losses they've suffered from this MO. I don't know how you'd even begin to measure the amount of revenue opportunities lost in this way, but I will say this: I'm really glad I'm not a part of Google's marketing department.

  • killed-by-microsoft

    Part guillotine, part graveyard for Microsoft's doomed apps, services, and hardware.

    This exists:

    But if you search for "killed by Amazon", you get back news articles about people actually dying in its warehouses.

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