Whatsapp will remain free but it will start including apps in the status section in one of the most famous messaging apps around the planet
Technically, Allo is not dead... just yet. But you may want to switch to Android Messages already, and get ready to forget all about archaic SMS technology.
The app will allow Huawei phones in the near future to access RCS. Huawei is also helping Google out by providing servers to carriers for their clouds.