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Google wave beta test beings

google_wave_logo-747727Browser-based tool that combines email, instant messaging and real-time collaboration has begun its beta testing. Did you get an invite?

Today at 4pm BST the company will send out invitations to 100,000 users for further beta testing, including developers, people who signed up early and some users of Google Apps, it announced in a blog post.

Lars Rasmussen, the brain behind Google Maps and now engineering manager for Wave at Google’s Australian offices, said Google has “focused almost exclusively on scalability, stability, speed and usability”. But he also warned that Google Wave hasn’t implemented all key features and isn’t ready for “prime time”, because bugs are still likely.

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(via Guardian)

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