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Google Talk app for Windows will be deprecated on Feb. 23
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Google Talk app for Windows will be deprecated on Feb. 23

Dan Thorp-Lancaster 41

If you're still hanging onto the Google Talk app on your Windows PC, you might want to consider moving to Hangouts. Google's Product Manager for Google Voice and Hangouts, Mayur Kamat, took to Google Plus today to announce that, as of Feb. 23, the Google Talk app for Windows will be deprecated. Says Kamat: For some time now, our team has shared that we plan to focus our efforts...

Some Hangouts messages reportedly being sent to wrong recipients [Update: fixed]

Some Hangouts messages reportedly being sent to wrong recipients [Update: fixed]

Alex Dobie 26

Update: Google says the issue has now been resolved. Original story: Google Talk — the service behind the company's Hangouts messaging platform — appears to be experiencing a fairly major issue this morning, as some users report messages being delivered to unintended recipients. Reports from Twitter suggest that in some cases messages are being routed to users outside the sender's...

Hangouts app now available in the Play Store, comes as update to Google Talk

Hangouts app now available in the Play Store, comes as update to Google Talk

Andrew Martonik 134

Google's new cross-platform group messaging service is pushing out to devices Hangouts, the long-rumored messaging service from Google that pulls together text, photo, video and group chat all into one service, is pushing out in the Play Store today as an update to the Google Talk app. The app is a serious departure from the old-school design found on talk, with an all new layout that...