In March of past year, we announced plans to evolve classic Hangouts to focus on two experiences that help bring teams together: Hangouts Chat and Hangouts Meet. The tech giant announced in a blog post that it's ending support for the messaging app next March. With so much competition for instant messaging apps available like Facebook, Telegram, WhatsApp, WeChat, and Line just to name a few, it doesnt make sense for Google to pursue Allos success when Android Chat and RCS is just around the corner.
Ecuador says Britain has guaranteed not to extradite Julian Assange
He did not say he would force Mr Assange out, but said Mr Assange's legal team is considering its next steps. Assange responded by suing Ecuador, accusing it of violating his " fundamental rights and freedoms ".
Confused? That's normal: Google's messaging strategy is a mess, and it has been for years. Allo will continue to function until the end of March 2019. Messages is getting or has gotten most of Allo's best features and will continue to see major development. The company says that Duo is "seeing strong growth and engagement across both Android and iOS". The company's also continuing to develop Hangouts into a workplace collaboration app, helping it to rival the likes of Slack.
Google revealed yesterday that it will shut down Allo, a messaging service that it launched in September 2016 alongside Duo, a video messaging service.
Meghan Markle Seriously Considering Home-Birth - Here’s Why Doctors Warns Against It!
Markle gave a speech at the University of the South Pacific in Suva, Fiji during her first royal tour with Harry in October. She looked relaxed in a casual short-sleeved, black top as she jotted down notes and asked questions.
As for Hangouts, the venerable chat app that launched with Google+, the company basically confirmed it would go away at some point last week, with users being "upgraded" to the Hangouts Chat and Hangouts Meet services now available for businesses. That still leaves Messages, Hangouts Chat, Hangouts Meet, Duo and Google Voice. We're fully committed to supporting Hangouts users in the meantime. It's an advanced SMS standard that could allow different Android devices to get iMessage like communication platform.
We built Duo, our simple, high-quality video calling app, so you never miss a moment with the people who matter most.
United States senators blame Saudi prince for Khashoggi death after Central Intelligence Agency briefing
Graham went into explicit detail when confronted by reporters. "There's not a smoking gun, there's a smoking saw ", Sen. If he was in front of a jury he would be convicted in 30 minutes. "I'm neither excusing it, I'm making an observation".