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  • Bloody Thursday: Google Deadpools All Slide Products Except One

    Bloody Thursday: Google Deadpools All Slide Products Except One

    Because we needed more big tech news this week. Yes, it’s true that Google has just brought the hammer down on Slide, as Liz Gannes of¬†AllThingsD first reported earlier this evening. Yes, it’s also true that Max Levchin is leaving. Now we also know the fate of all of the Slide products. And it’s not pretty. All of them are being discontinued — except one… Read More

  • Despite Google+ Competition, Disco, Google's Hushed Messaging App, Continues To Improve

    Despite Google+ Competition, Disco, Google's Hushed Messaging App, Continues To Improve

    It has been over three months since we first broke the news on the existence of Disco, the group messaging app made by the Slide team within Google. Google still refuses to talk about it. But work continues nonetheless.¬†Today brings version 3 of the app — and the app is starting to get really good. Just a little over a month after Disco was updated to version 2.0 with Push… Read More

  • Disco, Google's Secret Group Messaging App, Gets Pushy With Version 2.0

    Google seems to be going out of their way not to promote Disco, the group messaging app built by Google’s Slide team. When we first revealed the existence of the iPhone app and website (at disco.com) in March, Google wouldn’t comment on it. A few weeks ago, they released an Android version of the app as well. Was it touted on a Google blog anywhere? Nope. And yesterday brought… Read More

  • First Look: With Disco, Google Also Joins The Group Messaging Dance (Care Of Slide)

    First Look: With Disco, Google Also Joins The Group Messaging Dance (Care Of Slide)

    As we just broke the news on, Google has a secret group messaging project that was built from within their confines: Disco. Slide, which Google bought last year, are the ones responsible for the app. And since word is that they’re allowed to run autonomously within the company as their own startup of sorts, the app probably doesn’t have anything to do with Google’s broader… Read More

  • Meet 'Disco', The Group Texting App Built Secretly Inside Google

    Meet 'Disco', The Group Texting App Built Secretly Inside Google

    It seems like Google has made a foray into the group messaging space today with Disco, a new iPhone app and website. Well, they sort of have. The service utilizes the Disco.com domain that Google bought at Domainfest last year for $255K. The Disco.com site went up today and the beta app hit the App Store yesterday, but no one noticed it — until now. And here’s the thing: it was made… Read More

  • IXOS Disco Cube Gets Down Tonight

    If you used to be into prog rock then moved on to disco, boy have we got the product for you. The IXOS Disco Cube is a pretty rad looking cube with multiple colored sides that will flash lights to the beat of your music when synced up to your iPod. Though it’s a bit expensive at $142, think about how relaxing this will be when you take your next acid trip while listening to the 180th… Read More