Google Kills Its Second Life-like Lively

When Google launched Lively » 11/19/08 10:00pm 11/19/08 10:00pm, its web-based, browser-embeddable, -esque virtual world chat space, we'd "check back in with it soon" and "dig deeper to see what Google has in store." That was a lie. We never had any intention of firing up on our Windows XP box ever again after hitting Save on the post. Fortunately, we'll…

Forbes: Google Could Be Games Publisher

Chris Morris of Forbes magazine thinks that Google should try its luck at publishing video games. The search engine behemoth has put some serious research time into advertising within games and certainly has the resources to acquire a developer or three. As well as the rather ill-received virtual world Lively » 9/09/08 8:20pm 9/09/08 8:20pm, the…