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  • Dynamic duo depart Google

    Search giant Google has suffered several high-profile local departures, with both its first Australian employee and current local head of YouTube Kate Vale and Google Maps and Wave co-founder Lars Rasmussen signalling they had left the company.

  • Google opens Wave in a box

    Google Wave, the social networking service canceled by Google, will morph into an application bundle for real-time collaboration, a Google engineer said this week.

  • Google Wave: Promised a tsunami, delivered a ripple

    Google has pulled the plug on Google Wave. The communication and collaboration tool promised to revolutionize communication--with Google arrogantly asserting that Wave would supersede e-mail the same way the computer made the typewriter obsolete once upon a time. Unfortunately, nobody really understood what to do with Wave, and Google never gave any useful guidance to clarify it.

  • Google drops Google Wave

    A little more than a year after the service was launched, Google is pulling the plug on its Google Wave social-networking service, the company said Wednesday.

  • Google I/O: Will We Get to See Google TV?

    Google may be getting ready to launch its fabled Google TV set-top box during the company's Google I/O developer conference on Thursday, according to the latest rumors. The search giant may also make an Android announcement, possibly introducing Android 2.2, the next iteration of Google's smartphone OS.

  • Google Wave: It's innovative, but is it truly useful?

    Google Wave is a groundbreaking real-time collaborative tool that has the potential to be an ideal way for members of a group to work with one another. But it's not clear how useful it will be in the real world. It's the kind of tool that you want to use, but one that you may not be able to figure out how to fit into your work life.