Msg#: 4331913 posted 5:13 am on Jun 28, 2011 (gmt 0)
Google is killing its Health and PowerMeter products due to a lack of interest from would-be customers.
The Mountain View Chocolate Factory said that the two projects "didn't catch on the way we would have hoped". As a result, Google Health's life support will be switched off on 1 January 2012, with the data being available for download for a further year.
Google PowerMeter will meet its maker sooner, with the axe falling on that product on 16 September 2011.
"Both were based on the idea that with more and better information, people can make smarter choices, whether in regard to managing personal health and wellness, or saving money and conserving energy at home," said Google in a blog post.