Google launch: search giant closes 10 products

Google is to shut down 10 products, including the search company Aardvark, bought for $50m last year, as the internet giant focuses on new social network Google+ ahead of its public launch.The “fall spring clean” follows a pledge by Larry Page to rid the company of inefficiencies after he took over as chief executive in April.The products listed for closure include Aardvark, Desktop, Fast Flip, Google Maps API for Flash, Google Pack, Google Web Security, Image Labeler, Notebook, Sidewiki and Subscribed Links.
http://www.guardian.co.uk/technology/2011/sep/05/google-plus-launch-closes

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