As we hurtle toward episode 200 it's time to get out our AK-47s and blast some tech news into your brain as well as discussing the sad, but inevitable, death of Google Wave
The tool, which got killed this week, was ambitious, and many liked where it seemed to be headed. What could Google have done to keep the Wave flowing.
The tide has gone out permanently for collaborative inbox tool Google Wave
Speaking on the sidelines of the Techonomy conference, Schmidt chalked up Wave's lack of adoption to Google's strategy of trying difficult things and seeing what works.
The search giant says the real-time collaboration tool saw less use than the company had hoped. The company will aim to use technology in other products.
Buzz may have eclipsed the Wave tool for collaboration and communication, but Google says it's time for naysayers to give it another whirl.
In 2009, Google Wave was Google's vision of the future of communication. With the debut of Google Buzz in February, that vision has competition.
The eBay economy for Google Wave invitations has been pretty healthy, with some fetching upward of $80 to $100.
Ian, Rich and Rory ponder the purpose of Google Wave, and chat about the week's news and the awesome things we've had a play with in the last seven days
Ribbit's extension for Google's next-gen messaging app shows how the walls between text and voice can fall.