Google Hangouts service restored after earlier problems

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Google has issued an update stating that the reason many were experiencing issues with Google Hangouts is that the service was experiencing a service disruption. In a rare event, Google published a status update on their service dashboard at 4:22PM GMT stating there were initial issues with the ...

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Google+ Hangouts and Photos revamped with host of new features

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Google Senior VP Vic Gundotra on Tuesday announced a great many improvements to Google Hangouts and Photos designed to let us “use more time for ourselves, and less time figuring out technology”.  Below is a list of the new features and the updates should start pushing out over the ...

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Google Hangouts updated with improved layout and subtle enhancements

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Google Hangouts for Android is getting an update today, bringing about a handful of user-requested features. The layout changes only slightly but it looks more intuitive; starting conversations is easier than ever. Details include: You can see who’s reachable right now on Hangouts. Green ...

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Google Babel to be called Hangouts and debut at Google I/O, source says

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Google will introduce the much-rumored unified messaging client, Babel, at Google I/O next week, reports TechRadar. Picking up the more formal, and familiar, name of Google Hangouts, this is the messaging service that is expected to be cross-platform and tie together a number of existing ...

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Remember moments in Google+ Hangouts with new Hangouts Capture

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We all know what Google+ Hangouts is right? Just in case you don’t, it is the free video chat service that can do one-on-one chats or group chats with up to nine of your friends (or colleagues) at a time. Thanks to all of the interesting stories people have shared after a Hangout, Google ...

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Gmail video chat becomes Google+ Hangout

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Available to all Gmail users, the experience gets better for those with Google+.

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The Daily Beast to host Google Hangout with Android’s Matias Duarte (12/7/11)

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The Daily Beast is hosting a live interview later today with renowned computer-interface designer and Android’s head of user-experience, Matias Duarte.  He’s also a bit of a hero around these parts.  Anyways, the tentative subjects on the agenda will be centered around tech, mobile, ...

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