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Google Labs To Be Shuttered, Though Gmail Labs Not Affected

Published by pratyushkp on July 21st, 2011 - in Social, Technology

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In an effort to “prioritize [its] product efforts,” Google announced in a blog post on Wednesday that it will “wind down” Google Labs, the company’s incubator for experimental features and products.

“While we’ve learned a huge amount by launching very early prototypes in Labs, we believe that greater focus is crucial if we’re to make the most of the extraordinary opportunities ahead,” Google said in a blog post.

The post links to notes from Larry Page‘s remarks on last week’s earnings call, where the Google co-founder and new CEO said, “Greater focus has also been another big feature for me this quarter — more wood behind fewer arrows.” Continue reading “Google Labs To Be Shuttered, Though Gmail Labs Not Affected” »

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