Google is working on a rival to Snap's main money-making feature, report says

Google CEO Sundar Pichai takes the stage during the presentation of new Google hardware in San Francisco, California, U.S. October 4, 2016.

Beck Diefenbach | Reuters

Google CEO Sundar Pichai takes the stage during the presentation of new Google hardware in San Francisco, California, U.S. October 4, 2016.

Google is talking to several publishers about a technology that’s similar to Snapchat, according to a Friday report in The Wall Street Journal.

The technology, dubbed “Stamp,” could be revealed as soon as next week and contain content from Vox Media, CNN, Mic, the Washington Post and Time, the Journal reported.

Stamp is a word play on Google’s faster-loading “AMP” articles (the news stories that appear at the top of the page after a Google search), and the “st” in “stories.”…

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