Sunday, July 25, 2021

Dead Google Products Explain the Stem Cell of Success

166 Dead Google products between 2006 and 2021 across APIs, Apps, Hardware, Operating Systems (OS), SaaS, etc., explain success.

Much like humans, consumer products and technology solutions have a lifespan. They come into being and then deprecated over a period. It helps if you know the origin of success is in its ancestral failures. 166 Dead Google products and services succeeded by better alternatives through Google’s home innovation or market acquisition. If you are a startup founder or an entrepreneur with an excellent stint in failures, here’s an opportunity to reevaluate your product life cycle. 

So, between 2006 and 2021, Google had 166 dead Google products across APIs, Apps, Hardware, Operating Systems (O