Google Wave failure proves social networking is tough

Lessons learned from the demise of Google Wave -- Google threw in the towel on its first social networking offering this week -- could provide the company's engineers with a chance to come

Published on: August 6th, 2010 Sharon Gaudin

Everything you need to know about Google Wave

Google Wave is one of the most hyped but least understood services Google has ever launched. Part of the problem is that--while it's about collaboration and real-time communication--it has no direct parallel to

Published on: March 2nd, 2010 Gina Trapani

Dive into Google Wave for the ‘coolness’ factor alone

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

Published on: October 26th, 2009 Preston Gralla

Can Google Wave wash away Facebook, Twitter?

As the most influential Web company gets closer to throwing its hat into the social networking ring, there has to be some consternation in the offices of social network pioneers like Facebook, Twitter

Published on: October 2nd, 2009 Sharon Gaudin

Get two browsers in one with Google’s Chrome plug-in for Internet Explorer

Google today released a plug-in that embeds its Chrome browser into rival Microsoft's Internet Explorer, a move one analyst said may be an admission by Google that getting users to switch is harder

Published on: September 24th, 2009 Gregg Keizer

Google Wave: a one-stop-shop for collaboration on steroids

Google Wave, an upcoming Web application that mixes old technologies like e-mail, IM and online documents in a unified, socially-oriented view, could break down the traditional ways in which we compartmentalize and separate

Published on: June 4th, 2009 C.G. Lynch