Google Starts Choosing Winners & Losers Among Its Lab Projects


Three weeks have passed since the surprising news that Google would be shutting down Google Labs, its playground where experimental product ideas went to live or die.

We now know a little more about which ones will live and which won’t.

Over the past several days, Google has been updating GoogleLabs.com with the status and decisions on several current labs projects. Here are the decisions that have been made since the larger July 20th announcement:Google

Google Labs Survivors

  • Google Books Ngram Viewer: Google just announced today that this product will be incorporated into Google Books. For background, see our article When OCR Goes Bad: Google’s Ngram Viewer & The F-Word.
  • Google Scribe: Also announced today, this word processing tool is now part of Blogger in Draft.

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