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Here they come: Salesforce unleashes Wave analytics tools

Salesforce has announced new apps and ISV partners for its real-time analytics-as-a-service Wave cloud. A year on from announcing its great Wave cloud, Salesforce introduced Wave Actions, Lightning Reports and Dashboards, and Wave embedded dashboards. Actions are tools that let you create actions based in information or data …
Gavin Clarke, 14 Sep 2015
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Benioff promises Wave of Lightning to mobilise Salesforce

Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff's keynote at the annual Dreamforce conference in San Francisco is usually a theatrical affair, but his company may have outdone itself this time. The three-hour session featured sets by the ageing Beach Boys, a Hawaiian dance spectacular and blessing ceremony, and a drone delivery by Coca Cola. But …
Iain Thomson, 15 Oct 2014
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Google machine-guns unpopular social products

Identity-hoarder Google has killed various social products that failed to capture the interweb's hive brain in the way it clearly thinks Google+ has done. As part of Larry Page's drive to make the Chocolate Factory's products appear more uniform across the vast Google estate, the company confirmed it was culling a host of …
Kelly Fiveash, 23 Nov 2011
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Samsung outs Bada 2.0 smartphone trio

Having unveiled new Galaxy M, W and Y Android smartphones last week, the South Korean giant today updated its Wave line with similar suffixes. The Wave series uses Samsung's own OS, Bada, recently updated to version 2.0. The Wave 3, Wave M and Wave Y all run Bada 2.0. They all have Bluetooth 3.0 and 72Mb/s 802.11n. Samsung …
Hard Reg, 30 Aug 2011
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Schmidt preaches 'deep integration' desire with Facebook, Twitter

Google chairman Eric Schmidt reckons that Mountain View's decision to keep invites to its latest social network to a minimum is already starting to pay off for the company. It announced Google+ last week, when it began a limited "field test" that was clearly done to make the project more desirable among the happy-clappy Web2.0 …
Kelly Fiveash, 8 Jul 2011
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Second Samsung Wave smartphone slaps UK

Samsung today said its second-generation Bada based smartphone is now available to Britons. The Wave II, aka the GT-S8530, runs Bada 1.2 and comes with a 3.7in touchscreen. It's a slim device that features front-facing HD capture, as well as HD playback and broad format support. Samsung Wave II The emphasis though is on …
Caleb Cox, 1 Feb 2011
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Apache open sourcers welcome Google's unwanted Wave

Google's "clever" but misunderstood Wave is getting a fresh shot at life with open-sourcers at the Apache Software Foundation (ASF). The Mountain View Chocolate Factory, Novell, and a handful of others have submitted client and server code to ASF for what's now called Wave in a Box (WIAB). The code is available as an …
Gavin Clarke, 24 Nov 2010
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Google's Wave flop: Spare us the warm fuzzies

Open...and Shut Google's Wave has crashed, but the trick for Google is to learn the right lessons from its failure. Some suggest that Google Wave displays Google's willingness to innovate at the risk of failure, which likely gives the search giant warm fuzzies. Instead, I believe it reveals the ways in which Google can improve its third-party …
Matt Asay, 20 Aug 2010
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Novell to plow new-age Wave minus Google

Novell has committed to keep surfing Google's Wave despite the search giant stopping development of its new-age collaboration tool. The Linux vendor has said it'll keep building Novell Pulse, its implementation of Wave built using Google's APIs and protocols, as it can turn Wave into a successful technology. Pulse targets …
Gavin Clarke, 6 Aug 2010
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Google boss turns Wave demise into success of sorts

Google boss Eric Schmidt has labelled Wave, which the company just ditched, “a very clever product”. He was speaking to reporters at the Techonomy conference yesterday, just hours after the Mountain View Chocolate Factory confirmed that it was dumping Wave because no one was tinkering with the minimalist and very shaky real- …
Kelly Fiveash, 5 Aug 2010
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Apathy kills Google's new-age Wave

Google is closing down development of its new-age communications platform Wave due to lack of interest. The Chocolate Factory said Wednesday that it's stopping development of Wave as a stand-alone product because of a lack of user adoption. The Wave site is being put on life support until the end of the year, with the …
Gavin Clarke, 4 Aug 2010
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Google offers IE users faster Wave gravy

OSCON Microsoft web surfers have been promised faster helpings of Wave gravy following Google's release of Splash. Splash is an open-source client for Internet Explorer users to view and consume Google Wave applications and conversations embedded in websites. It replaces use of Google's Chrome Frame – the IE plug-in that the company …
Gavin Clarke, 23 Jul 2010
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UK Waves hello to Samsung's Bada

The Samsung Wave, the first handset based on the company's much hyped Bada platform, hit the UK today, available on Virgin Media, O2 and Vodafone. The Wave is coming in at just over £400 on pay-as-you-go - but of course you can get it for "free" if you stump up for a meaty tariff The Wave has a 1GHz processor, 5Mp Camera and …
Caleb Cox, 4 Jun 2010
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Samsung brings Bada phone to Blighty

Samsung has said that its first Bada-based smartphone, the Wave, has begun shipping to UK telcos, paving the way for its imminent availability to phone buyers. Bada is Samsung's new smartphone OS and the product it's using to attempt to emulate the success Apple's iPhone has experienced as an apps platform. Samsung Wave …
Hard Reg, 24 May 2010
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IBM attempts Google Vulcan death grip

Another Lotusphere is behind us, with news for IBM's business hivemind and collaboration software aplenty. But why does Big Blue host its shindig way over in Orlando, Florida, when it's easier to peek at Google's portfolio on the other coast? Lotusphere 2010 was a bit unusual in that it didn't completely revolve around the …
Austin Modine, 26 Jan 2010
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Google Wave relies on kindness of strangers

Dreamforce 09 Google has been stumping for its Wave real-time collaboration system among the Salesforce.com faithful. Wave lead business development manager Jeff Eddies told Dreamforce the search behemoth needs their support for Wave to succeed. Unveiled in May, Wave is still in an embryonic state. Google's manager told Salesforce.com …
Gavin Clarke, 20 Nov 2009
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Google wheels out Chrome, Wave updates

Google's developers clearly missed all the Halloween fun, with both the Chrome and Wave teams slinging out updates yesterday. The Wave team has pushed out a "developer instance" of the messaging everything platform. "One of the fundamental concepts we discussed was the vision for wave as an open communications protocol. We …
Joe Fay, 3 Nov 2009
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Google Wave: Testers line up for the love-in

Google is inviting 100,000 testers to preview its hippie-on-stilts communications platform - Wave - from today. Mountain View has extended its testing pool in preparation for pushing Wave out to many more users at some point soon. For now, though, Google isn’t revealing when the platform will be pumped out to the mainstream. …
Kelly Fiveash, 30 Sep 2009

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