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And The Axe Falls Again...

The Huffington Post | Catharine Smith | Posted 11.22.2011 | Technology

Google on Tuesday announced the third round of its "spring cleaning" effort, aimed at streamlining its product offerings across the web. According...

Google Plus Fuss Proves They Finally Got Social Networking Right

Brett Greene | Posted 09.12.2011 | Denver
Brett Greene

As someone who thought Google Wave would have a major impact, before watching it crash, along with no one really using Google Buzz, I'm hesitant but overall optimistic that Google got it right this time.

What Larry Page Must Tackle As Google CEO

The Huffington Post | Yepoka Yeebo | Posted 06.04.2011 | Technology

As Google's Larry Page becomes CEO for a second time on Monday, analysts say the co-founder must help the Silicon Valley giant, which has been hit by ...

Google Social Take Three: How +1 Could be Different

Christopher Cocca | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Christopher Cocca

If Google's new "+1" is what insiders think it is, 2011 could very well be the year Google figures out how do social its way, the right way, and across its already-social platforms and search services.

Social Media Fails: 5 Social Projects That Tanked In 2010

The Huffington Post | Dean Praetorius | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

2010 may have been a big year for some social media outlets, but for others business wasn't so great. While Google struggled to gain a foothold in t...

Google Exec On Google's 3 BIGGEST Mistakes

The Huffington Post | Bianca Bosker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Google's Marissa Mayer, VP of geographic and local services and one of the giant's first 20 employees, outlined during an interview with Digg Dialogg ...

Velvet Ropes: Why Google Wave Failed

George Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
George Weiner

Unlike Facebook and flickr, which both focused on cultivating a specific kind of community before they opened up to more users, Wave was released with an open invitation system.

Who Thought Google Wave Would Live Forever?

Huffington Post | Catharine Smith and Bianca Bosker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

When Google Wave launched, there was talk that Google's real-time collaboration and communication tool could be an "email killer," "Twitter killer," o...

U.S. Can Tap Your BlackBerry

Shelly Palmer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Shelly Palmer

U.S. authorities have the ability to tap communications made from BlackBerry devices, which is the same surveillance that The UAE and Saudi Arabia are requesting.

Google Wave DEAD: Google Kills Its 'Email Killer'

AP/Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. — Google Inc. said Wednesday it will shut down Google Wave, a Web-based program that lets people chat, share files and collabo...

Can Social Networks Save The World?

Amanda Lin Costa | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Amanda Lin Costa

The New Haiti Project from Amanda Lin Costa on Vimeo. Michael Kutch co-founder and project manager of The New Haiti Project certainly thinks so. He ...

Video Chatting Platform for Collaborative Games and Activities: 6rounds Developers API Released

Ilan Leibovich | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Ilan Leibovich

6rounds, our video chat extension for Google Wave, is a flash-based social entertainment platform that challenges traditional video chatting methods with a beautifully designed and user friendly platform.

Innovation is a Roller Coaster: Google Wave and the Gartner Hype Cycle

Lars Rasmussen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Lars Rasmussen

Remember us? The Google Wave team! Today we opened up Google Wave to everyone. You no longer need an invitation to use the service.

Cyber Sex With Google Wave: College Humor Mocks Google's 'Revolutionary' Chat Tool (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

*See video below* Google Wave, the collaborative communications tool Google predicted would 'kill' email and revolutionize the way we chat online, ha...

Google Wave Presents The Year 2009 In Review (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

YouTube user RockYourWhirled has created a video that uses Google Wave to showcase the year 2009 in review. The video, "Waving goodbye to 2009" highl...

Google Wave: App Store To Be Added, Source Reports

thenextweb.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Aside from news on extra functionality and awareness of its current slowness, one particular point stood out above all, Google's definite plans to cre...

Gmail Creator Unimpressed With Google Wave

businessinsider.com | Jay Yarow|Nov. 29, 2009, 12:15 PM |2 | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

This cause a enough of a stir that Buchheit decided to try Google Wave. He calls it "promising" but says it needs "refinement, so his verdict remains ...

The End Of The Email Era

Wall Street Journal | JESSICA E. VASCELLARO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Email has had a good run as king of communications. But its reign is over. In its place, a new generation of services is starting to take hold--ser...

Google Wave Invite: Wave Opens Up, How YOU Can Get It

Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Google Wave, Google's new communication tool that combines email, social networks, and instant messaging to help you collaborate in real-time, has jus...

Pulp Wave Fiction: Google Wave Explained Through Movies (VIDEO, NSFW)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Seems like everyone's trying to explain the mystifying Google Wave these days (it is pretty confusing...) Here's an attempt that's more creative tha...

A Year in Google -- And What 2009 Says About Its Future

mashable.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

When historians look back on 2009, they'll be forced to acknowledge Google's role in shaping the future of how we search, how we browse, how we commun...

Lars And Jens Rasmussen: The Brothers Behind Google Wave

CNN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

(CNN) -- Lars and Jens Rasmussen were broke and jobless -- with only $16 between them -- when they made it big in the Web world by selling their idea ...

What Is Google Wave? Early Users Preview Google's 'Magical' New Tool

Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

What is Google Wave? "Magical," if you believe its engineers. "The Segway for email," according to blogger Anil Dash. "Overhyped," writes Robert ...

Google Wave Used To Catch Killer: Seattle Times

techcrunch.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Apparently, like everyone else, the Seattle Times is very interested in trying to figure out what to actually use Google Wave for. But while most are ...

Your Inbox, Your Self

Jose Antonio Vargas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Jose Antonio Vargas

Sometimes, a plain old e-mail -- not a text, not a tweet, not Facebook update, not a Wave -- is the safest, most personal, most liberating way to go.