Liz Gannes

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Google’s House Gets Even Cleaner With Shutdown of Gears, Knol, Wave

Google today disclosed plans to shut down or offload seven more products in its third house-cleaning session this fall under new CEO Larry Page. Most of the new targets have already been de-emphasized, so they don’t come as a surprise: Friend Connect (early social platform), Gears (offline access), Wave (newfangeld collaboration), Knol (like Wikipedia), as well as Bookmarks List, Search Timeline and a project called Renewable Energy Cheaper Than Coal.


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Nobody was excited about paying top dollar for a movie about WikiLeaks. A film about the origins of Pets.com would have done better.

— Gitesh Pandya of BoxOfficeGuru.com comments on the dreadful opening weekend box office numbers for “The Fifth Estate.”