Google looks to bring down FaceTime with Duo app

Comments Print Google via Associated Press Duo, like FaceTime, runs on Wi-Fi and cellular networks. By Alistair Barr Bloomberg News  August 17, 2016 SAN FRANCISCO — Google nailed e-mail with the 2004 introduction of Gmail. Now it’s the No. 1 form of electronic correspondence in the United States.  But as traditional e-mail falls out of favor with a growing sliver of the population, Google has struggled to release newer messaging tools that resonate widely.  Now Google is trying again with a new video chat application called Duo. The app works with mobile devices running Google’s Android operating system and Apple’s iOS. It runs on Wi-Fi and cellular networks, automatically switching between different types and speeds of connection and adjusting video quality. Duo also uses phone numbers, rather than a Google account or Gmail address,…

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