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Wave Goodbye: Google Kills the 'e-mail killer'
RIP Google Wave. It's time to say farewell, though many of us hardly knew ye. Google has announced they're pulling the plug onthe internet giant's attempt to turn your inbox into something as loud and theoretically interactive as a college dorm's bulletin board.
Said Google senior VP Urs Holzle of the web app's demise: "Wave has not seen the user adoption we would have liked." Initially predicted to "kill" your e-mail or Facebook usage, notes the Huffington Post, Wave is now what's facing the reaper.
Was it too much, too little, too soon, or too late for what Wave had to offer? While Google is ending Wave as a "standalone," they aren't ready to bury it yet: "Google said it will maintain the Google Wave site at least through the end of the year, and its technology will find its way into other Google projects."
Southern California's Snow-Capped Mountains Are Beautiful. Here's Where To Maximize The View (And Snap A Great Picture)It's been many, many years since we saw this much snow in our mountains. Going up there right now isn't safe, but here are some places where you can enjoy the view and snap a pic.
April Valentine died at Centinela Hospital. Her daughter was born by emergency C-section. She'd gone into the pregnancy with a plan, knowing Black mothers like herself were at higher risk.
A look at years past when snows creeped into our citified neighborhoods, away from the mountains and foothills.
In the face of a drier future, that iconic piece of Americana is on its way out in Southern California.
Another Missing Hiker Has Been Found Dead In San Gabriels As Search For Actor Julian Sands ContinuesBob Gregory, 62, went missing the same day as Sands. His body was recovered near Mount Islip.