Archive for September 3rd, 2011

Article from SFGate.

“Google is shutting down Aardvark, the Q&A service it bought last year for about $50 million.

The founders just posted a goodbye letter saying that the project will be shut down in September.

This isn’t a total surprise: Aardvark was part of Google Labs, which new CEO Larry Page put on his hit list in July. The company is planning on putting similar Q&A features into Google+, and has reassigned most of the Aardvark team to that project.

Page has taken a sharp knife to a lot of Google appendages lately — last week, the company shut down Slide, the social-gaming company it bought for close to $200 million last year.”

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