Latest Google Wave Stories

2010-08-05 11:44:05

Google Wave, a cross-platform, web-based application for real time communication that was announced in May 2009, is being dropped by the California-based technology firm due to a lack of interest, the company announced in a Wednesday afternoon blog entry. The application, which featured live character-by-character typing, the ability to drag-and-drop desktop files, image sharing, enhanced spell-checking, and a plethora of other features, "a high bar for what was possible in a web browser,"...

2010-05-20 06:00:00

Google on Wednesday unleashed its new Wave communications platform to the world that will give people the freedom to go beyond the boundaries of traditional email. Google Wave team chief Lars Rasmussen announced the unveiling of the program at the annual developers conference in San Francisco. It had been testing Wave in an invitation-only beta mode for nearly eight months and has heralded its potential to turn common everyday email into a powerful collaborative tool. Google Wave product...

2010-05-19 11:00:00

TEL AVIV, Israel, May 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, 6rounds announced the launch of its developers API at Google I/O 2010. The API is designed to offer a powerful tool for developers of multi-user games and social activities as well as to further enrich their video chat experience with exciting new capabilities. 6rounds social entertainment platform challenges traditional video chatting methods by creating a beautifully designed, simple to use and user friendly platform, that offers people a...

2010-03-22 10:00:00

SALT LAKE CITY, March 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- BrainShare 2010 -- Novell today unveiled a preview of Novell® Pulse and announced that attendees of its annual Novell BrainShare® conference will be the first to get accounts plus five invitations to access the cloud-based collaboration platform when the preview is released. Novell Pulse is the first real-time collaboration platform for the enterprise. Combining real-time authoring, communication and...

2009-11-05 12:55:00

The product manager for Google's new Wave communications service told businesses on Wednesday that the firm hopes they will use the new features to revitalize communications and increase productivity. During an Enterprise 2.0 Conference on Wednesday in San Francisco, Gregory D'Alesandre touted Google Wave as the next best thing in terms of business communications. "Email simulated snail mail once removed; the Wave gets back to people communicating in real time," said D'Alesandre. "Businesses...

2009-11-04 10:48:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ENTERPRISE 2.0 -- Novell today announced the first real-time collaboration platform for the enterprise, Novell® Pulse. In addition, Novell stated it is working with Google to enable Novell Pulse users and Google* Wave* users to seamlessly work together across both systems, one of the first major collaboration vendors to provide this interoperability. Novell Pulse uniquely combines e-mail, document authoring and social...

2009-11-04 08:44:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Enterprise 2.0 Conference -- ThoughtWorks Studios, a global leader in Agile ALM tools and training, will demonstrate today an integration between its Mingle project management tool and Google Wave. Google and ThoughtWorks Studios will show how the two products can be used to improve IT collaboration and software development productivity with a joint demonstration during today's keynote session at the Enterprise 2.0 conference. "The Mingle integration...

2009-09-30 14:55:00

The new Google Wave tool, which merges e-mail, instant messaging and wiki-style editing, was made available to the publicly today. Describing it as "how e-mail would look if it were invented today", Google said the service will transform the way people communicate online. The trial will be open to 100,000 invitees, each of whom can nominate an additional five people to "join the Wave." A full consumer launch is expected early next year. The open source tool will allow third party developers...

2009-05-29 06:15:00

Google Inc. is developing a new online communication tool and hopes independent computer programmers will help expand the vision of the free product. The tool, dubbed "Google Wave," will run in an Internet browser and will combine elements of instant messaging, wikis, photo sharing, and e-mail.  Google hopes Wave will simplify the way people exchange ideas across the Internet. On Thursday, Google offered the first look at the product at its annual conference for software...

2009-05-28 16:04:38

Internet giant Google blurred the lines between e-mail and instant messaging Thursday, introducing Google Wave at a San Francisco conference. The program, developed by Google Maps team engineers, allows multiple parties to join instant messaging sessions, by adding both typed content and graphics and scrolling back to review previous messages added to the wave, PC Magazine reported. Think of an open-source version of Gmail constructed via instant messaging, PC Magazine said. The program also...

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