Google Aims to Make Waves With New App

Thursday, October 01, 2009

[An abridged version of the Google Wave presentation that went viral earlier this year.]

Google is making an ambitious play with a new web application. They say their new tool, Google Wave, is what email might look like if it were invented today. With one tool, they're trying to create a single replacement for email, instant messaging and document sharing. We talk with Gina Trapani, editor of Life Hacker; and Sree Sreenivasan, Columbia University digital journalism professor, about whether Google's success is going to its head and whether Microsoft might finally be making a comeback with the Bing search engine.

Guests:

Sree Sreenivasan and Gina Trapani

Comments [1]

DB

John Hockenberry said, "email is nothing but text."

John, John, John, what operating system are you using, DOS? Email messages now have full-color photos, graphics, even audio and video... and have had for years! Someone needs to give you an upgrade! (But if you prefer to stay in the Land of Technology Past, I can get you a deal on a good used 8-track player.)

Oct. 02 2009 01:16 AM

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