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Here today, gone tomorrow.
“Say goodbye to the Picasa and Blogger names: Google intends to retire several non-Google name brands and rename them as Google products, Mashable has learned.” Google To Retire Blogger & Picasa Brands in Google+ Push

Fortunately according to Mashable, they are not going to really disappear from the webspace but rebranded under the new Google+ umbrella. It looks like the battle of the social network has really began and it is going to be a tough fight between The Google empire and The Facebook dynasty.

What’s going on within the Google empire in preparation for the Google+ battle? Here are some articles that will shed some light:
First Look: “Hands On” With Google+
Google+: First Impressions
–  7 Google+ essentials
Google+ Hangouts Will Be Hard For Facebook To Top
Get Ready for Google+ Games
Google Calendar Gets a Makeover
Sneak Preview: Gmail Has a New Look, Too
It’s here : Google +1 buttons for websites
Google Launches ‘Me on the Web’ to Help You Manage Your Online Identity
Google Circles, Google’s Radical New Social Network, Launches Today
– Google in Preliminary Talks To Buy Hulu
Google+ “Pages” Coming For Businesses
Google Wants You to Solve Problems For Money
Using Google+ on Android works, Huddle less so
Google+ for iOS Awaiting App Store Approval

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