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Even though Google is much more than a search company these days -- and that's especially true if you include Alphabet, the recently formed parent outfit that oversees many of Google's side businesses and technologies -- leveraging its expertise in search can help set its services apart. In fact, that how it plans to make a comeback in mobile messaging.Google already owns and operates a pair of messaging services, those being Hangouts and Messenger. However, they're also-rans in the messaging space that's dominated by Facebook's WeChat and Messenger, and Tencent's WeChat, which is the top messaging service in China. That doesn't sit right with Google.Apparently Google's answer is to build a new... Read more...