Google Wave

Google Plans a Gradual Entry Into Social Networking

If you're waiting for Google to announce its new Facebook-beating social networking entry, you're going to be waiting awhile. CEO Eric Schmidt says Google's new plan is to gradually roll out some social networking features starting this fall, rather than launching a full-fledged standalone service.

Google Wave Consigned to Tech Innovation Dustbin

Surprising techies everywhere, Google (GOOG) announced Wednesday on its blog that it is halting development of Google Wave, an innovative email application which combined elements of live chat and real-time document sharing, due to slow adoption.