Even Google is aware of the economy these days.
Google is trimming its recruiting staff and pruning some of its less popular or redundant services. Information for this post came from Jeremy Kirk's article for PCWorld linked <here>.
Google Video is changing its focus. Particularly since Google has purchased You-Tube, a competetive product. Google Video will become more of a search service as it can search for video clips across platforms.
Development on Jaiku is halting. Jaiku is a microblogging engine which offers functions similar to its competitor, Twitter.
Several offices are closing with engineers relocating to other offices.
Google has an official blog with product information and interesting background linked <here>