It's a meme at this point: Every two years, Google announces yet another new messaging platform that will finally give Android its iMessage competitor. Those of you hoping Allo might break this cycle will be disappointed today, as The Verge has revealed that Google is pausing development for Allo and switching focus to the existing Android Messages app, paired with an investment in branding RCS messaging into something called "Chat."
Google Rolls Out “Chat,” Another New Way to Message on Android
Google has been struggling to come up with a compelling messaging app for its mobile platform. Two years back, it began work on Allo, a new application for Android users that would finally