Google’s approach to selling the Nexus One may have been noble. But it didn’t work. Four months after launching a web store for its top of the line smartphone, Google is pulling the plug.
The Nexus One will be available in stores worldwide over the next few months, when Google will kill its e-commerce site. According to the search giant, the world wasn’t ready for a wholly digital approach to purchasing cellphones. They certainly weren’t ready for the pricetag.