Google strikes again. Today (Aug. 31) the search giant announced that it will be deprecating its Google Drive-based Web hosting service. It will be officially discontinued on Aug. 31, 2016, which means business users will have to find a new place to host their files and websites. But this isn’t the first time Google has pulled the plug on a major product. Back in April, Google pulled the plug on Helpouts, its live video chat help and personal consultation platform. Last year, the company also discontinued Quickoffice and killed all Authorship functionality on search results. In 2013, it also nixed services users loved, such as iGoogle and Google Reader. And remember Google Buzz? How about Google Answers? Picnik and Knol? You guessed it — Google got rid of those, too. Granted, people couldn’t care less about some of the services Google has axed in the past, with many they may never even have heard of. But then there are services that businesses actually use and need, such as Google Talk, which was replaced by Hangouts; the Google Voice app for Blackberry that completely disappeared; and Google Apps, which once was free, but is free no more. [Google for Business: A… Read full this story
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