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Google Shuts Down Experimental Lab, Not Creativity [Headlines]

Google Shuts Down Experimental Lab, Not Creativity [Headlines]

Google shuts down experimental department Google Labs, but it will not affect its famous '20% employee time' policy.

Caroline Ku
  • 25 july 2011

Despite announcing that it will shut down Google Labs, Google insists that it is not changing its famous employee 20% time policy.

“[Google Labs] was a separate consideration from 20% time,” a Google spokesperson tells Mashable. “We don’t have any changes to announce there. We’ll continue to devote a subset of our time to newer and experimental projects.”

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