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Google Hangouts messaging app made official at Google I/O 2013 [video]

The Google Hangouts messaging app, rumored for a while, has been announced at Google I/O 2013. More details in the rest of the post.
by Bogdan BeleMay 15, 201322

Hangouts (Babel name) reportedly seen in leaked images, launch seems confirmed for Google I/O

New images suggest that Google Babel will be indeed called Hangouts, with the unified messaging service said to be unveiled at Google I/O. Check out the pictures!
by Chris SmithMay 10, 20135

Hangouts name for Babel apparently confirmed in Google Chat desktop notifications

New Google Chat desktop notifications show a Google+ Hangouts name, thus apparently confirming that the rumored Google Babel service would be called Hangouts. Read on to see screenshots!
by Chris SmithMay 9, 2013

Is Google ‘Babel’ really named ‘Hangout’?

What of Google+ hangouts? Is this new messenger function somehow being rolled into that service? It could be a good idea, since both are ways to stay connected, but unlikely that Google ...
by Nate SwannerMay 4, 201328

Why is Google being so complimentary about Facebook Home?

Google has been making some positive comments about Facebook Home, these seem strangely odd, first because many users are being quite negative about Facebook Home, and second because ...
by Gary SimsApril 30, 20139

Google Babel source code leaked in Gmail

Google Babel is an upcoming unified messaging system set to replace Talk. We’ve covered many stories on the chat service, and leaked source code reveals an “Upgrade” to Babel.
by Mike StengerApril 18, 20137

Android Authority On Air – Episode 59 – Google Play Store updates, Babel leaks, ChaOS ROM and more.

The biggest news this week in the Android world is the latest version of the Google Play Store. All this and more on this weeks show.
by Derek RossApril 13, 20131

Alleged leaked memo reveals more details about Google Babel

More details emerged about Google’s upcoming unified messaging service. An alleged internal Google memo revealed some of the features of the app, as well as which services would be ...
by Bogdan PetrovanApril 10, 20137

Chat service WhatsApp denies rumors of Google acquisition

A WhatsApp exec told a publication that the company isn't selling to Google, thus denying recent reports that suggested the Search giant would be paying around $1 billion for the ...
by Chris SmithApril 9, 20137

Google Babel web screenshots look very convincing

Google Babel is said to replace Talk and new web screenshots could be the real deal. Babel chat will feature an upgraded design, including photo sharing.
by Mike StengerApril 8, 20135
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