The World waited for Wave and yet again it failed to gain popularity among the users leading to its closure .Google Intended to launch its messaging program in 2009, to replace the old and tiring e-mail system. But just a few hours ago , The big search engine firm announced that they are about to shut the program by the end of 2011 because of low traction with consumers.
It was a Online software application which was described as a new web application for real time communications and collaboration. It merged e-mail , instant messaging , wiki’s and social networking. Google doesn’t want to develop Wave as a standalone product anymore, but they will maintain the site at least through the end of this year and will try to use this technology in other future projects.
This service aimed to combine all the features and methods of online communication such as IM , e-mails , twitter feeds etc into a single application – “Wave”. Developers were always a bit unsure about how the internet users will adopt Wave. People who used Google Wave found the app confusing and tangled.
The two master minded danish brother , Jens and Lars Rasmussen, who were the main developers of the successful Google Maps were totally behind the creation of Google Wave as well. Their ambition with Wave was not only limited for the creation of a marvolous product that would change the present of online cummunication systems but also to prove that innovation was still possible at a huge corporation like Google. They wanted to make Google Wave completely new and therefore it turned risky.
Google still appreciates their hard work and praises them for making so much of advancements in computer science programming.
We all must be excited about what they are going to develop in the near future as Google continues to create new ideas with a lot of potential to advance the technology and the whole world wide web.
Maybe next time, more and more people will use it.
Its again all about Barack Obama but its nothing to do with USA or his presidentship. In this scenario he is running in a race for something else, Something related to popularity , Yes you heard it right. President Obama and lady Gaga are the top two competitors in a worldwide popularity contest. The resident and the singer are head to head in the race to become the first living person with over 10 millions fans on the socail networking site.
As of 29th July , 2010 The United States President was in lead , with 9,058,881 fans. Lady Gaga chasing behind with 9,023,966. Although the No. 1 individual person with most number of fans is Michael Jackson, who had 13,285,811. The pop star died a year ago. Both the president and the singer were almost 4 million fans behind Mr. Jackson.
Lady Gaga’s page list everything including her upcoming concerts to upcoming albums , holiday visits etc. It also includes a very interesting article describing how the 24 year old singer , who used to play piano while being a teenager, grew into a fabulous performer who amazes people all over the world with flashy performances on world stage concerts.
The President’s page is managed by the “group Organizing for America”. It includes several Photographs of his recent Gulf Coast trip and all the links to his speeches from press conferences. His page lists his interests as “writing articles , poems , playing basketball , spending some time with family and kids. and they have also mentioned his favourite books which include The Bible, Tragedies by Shakespeare and Sonf of solomon by Toni Morrison.
It is almost said Facebook has 400 million acive users. This unofficial popularity contest came a year aftter another milestone of the same category was achieved. A race to million followers on twitter .Actor Ashton Kutcher narrowly beat CNN fan page , reaching the goal 30 mins earlier than CNN passed the 1 million mark as well . He challenged , saying he would donate 10000 mosquito bed nets to charity for World Malria Day if he beat CNN and only 1000 if he lost. CNN agreed to donate 20000 mosquito nets.