Google Wave, a Web-based tool to let people chat and collaborate in real time, is now open to the public.
The Google service brought a social dimension when it arrived with much fanfare a half year ago, but in that domain, it was overshadowed by Google Buzz. Buzz, built directly into the widely used Gmail, had a much better built-in user base from the start.
Making Wave public could help restore its fortunes.
"It's clear from the invaluable feedback we've received that Wave is a great place to get work done, in particular for teams working together … Read more