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Google's unified messaging system to reportedly be unveiled at Google I/O

Google Babel to be unveiled at Google I/O

By: Anthony Garreffa from May 13, 2013 @ 5:31 CDT

Google I/O is just days away and there's reports that Google are to unveil their unified messaging system at the event. Google will reportedly use the name Hangouts, retiring the name Babel we've been hearing about lately.

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The use of the name Hangouts is a move Google are using to keep their users within their ecosystem of services. A source of TechRadar that reportedly works at Google, provided screenshots of the new Hangouts in action, which also sees the incorporation of the GChat instant messaging service. The images show off options to archive Hangouts, block users, and revert to a previous version of the chat services.

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