Apple Is Killing Ping This Month

Hey now, hey now. Don't Ping, it's over. Apple's half-baked social music service that let you follow and share music with your friends and favourite artists is set to be killed off by Apple on 30 September.

Ping was first launched in September 2010 and after pulling a million users onto the service within 48 hours, nobody really knew what it was for.

Tim Cook first flagged Ping's impending doom back at the D conference this year.

The real question though is if a half-baked social sharing service falls in a forest and nobody's around to hear it, does it still make a sound? At least Ping will have Google Wave to rot next to. [9to5Mac]