Will Google’s decision to banish browser plug-ins for Chrome kill Google Talk?
PapaRiver 42 weeks ago
According to a blog post by a Chrome security engineer, Google plans to eliminate most NPAPI plugins for Chrome by January 2014. That’s obviously pretty soon. A few exceptions were noted as being temporarily whitelisted, including Google Earth and Google Talk, but the word “temporarily” is key there. I use Google Talk all the time, including for voice calls and text messages when I am at a computer. Google has a history of killing off services, even some that have millions of users such as Reader. Is it likely that Google will kill off Talk as well?
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