In May, the world was SHOCKED to find out that Google was pregnant, again, with what could best be described as a genetically modified inter-species lovespawn between Gmail, Google Docs, Twitter and AIM. Google called it "Wave;" Matt called it "frothy;" whatever it is, it'll become available to about 100,000 interested users come September, and has started rolling out to developers, API in tow, already. [Google via CNET]
Google Wave Going (Semi)Public On September 30th
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