Is Google getting into plumbing?

CBS News reports that the tech giant has hired the engineering team from the soon-to-be defunct Homejoy, a start-up which allowed you to book home cleaners online and is set to close July 31. That has raised speculation that Google will be looking to start providing things like referrals to electricians and plumbers.

If true, Google would be following Amazon into a referral program. More details here.



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