Google Drops Wave

. August 5, 2010 . 0 Comments

Google has announced it is ending development on Wave, it’s cross-platform communication tool, little more than a year after being launched at Googles I/O developer conference in May 2009.

Google said on their blog “Google said in a post last night that “Wave has not seen the adoption we would have liked” and that elements of Wave’s technology, including drag-and-drop and character-by-character live typing, are now as open source so users can “liberate their content from Wave”.”

At the O’Reilly Open Source Conference last month in Portland, Oregon, Google Wave developer Dan Peterson admitted, in a Wave tutorial, that early versions of the service were slow and tended to crash.

More: http://googleblog.blogspot.com/2010/08/update-on-google-wave.html

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