Google launches standalone website for Hangouts

The new Hangouts allow you and people inside your Google connections to chat without having gmail as available.

Google Hangouts, Chat, Spreadsheets go offline for several hours

Google Spreadsheets were also affected, with users having trouble either accessing existing ones or creating new sheets, while other Google Docs formats appeared stable.

Google offers live video chats on range of topics with new service

Google Inc is launching a service that lets consumers pay for live video chats with experts who can provide everything from step-by-step turkey cooking instructions to marriage counseling.

Microsoft collaborates with Google in strategic marketing campaign

Microsoft has paired up with Google to provide its users with an opportunity to login to Google Chat for exchanging instant messages and make audio or video conversations.

Google axes 5 products: iGoogle,Google Video in the list

Google Tuesday announced to axe five products that are not core to its business.