But despite these wins, and numerous loyal fans, Wave has not seen the user adoption we would have liked. We don’t plan to continue developing Wave as a standalone product, but we will maintain the site at least through the end of the year and extend the technology for use in other Google projects.
Sad to see it go, but it would need to replace email totally & it didn’t have that kind of integration yet. I expect to see some of the robotics like spell check & translation, drag-n-drop features in other Google products here soon.
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