Ever since its inception, Google has been known for its "throwing spaghetti at the wall" approach to new product development. It throws spaghetti at the wall, and sees what sticks. The company consistently shuts down projects that it has started, and doesn't necessarily need to be criticized for the practice. It is apparently part of how Google retains a startup-like focus on new products. The company has announced its latest round of projects that will be shuttered, and the list includes Picasa for Linux. In its "spring cleaning" post, Google says this about Picasa for Linux, which...
April 23, 2012
Google Shutters Several Projects, Including Picasa for Linux
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