Filtering the web so you don’t have to for January 5th 2011 through January 6th 2011:

  • VirtuaWin – Virtual Desktops for Windows – VirtuaWin is a virtual desktop manager for the Windows operating system (Win9x/ME/NT/Win2K/XP/Win2003/Vista/Win7). A virtual desktop manager lets you organize applications over several virtual desktops (also called 'workspaces').
  • From Twitter – RT @czukowski RT @HipMamaB #SanDiego Did you know you can track your daily power usage?
  • Skype – The Big Blog – Skype to acquire Qik
    I’m happy to announce that we’ve entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Qik, a provider of mobile video software and services that let people capture, instantly share and preserve great moments on video from anywhere. Qik has 60 employees, and is headquartered in Redwood City, California and has an office in Moscow, Russia. We expect to close the transaction in January 2011.
    Qik is available on over 200 mobile phones running Android, iOS, Symbian, BlackBerry OS and Windows M..   show all text

  • Skype To Acquire Qik For ~$100 Million — Source
  • – Google’s decreasingly useful, spam-filled web search
    Jeff Atwood, in Trouble In the House of Google:
    People whose opinions I respect have all been echoing the same sentiment — Google, the once essential tool, is somehow losing its edge. The spammers, scrapers, and SEO’ed-to-the-hilt content farms are winning.
    (via Anil Dash’s nice roundup on the issue)
    I’ve been frustrated as well by Google’s apparent defeat by spam. It’s not a sudden issue — it’s been gradually worsening for a few years.
    When I ask..   show all text

  • Zynga To Acquire Flock, The Social Browser That You Never Used
    Zynga is acquiring Flock, a beleaguered startup founded in 2005 by Bart Decrem and Geoffrey Arone, we’ve confirmed. The deal should be announced shortly.
    The company has raised nearly $30 million in venture capital, although the last round was closed in 2008. We do not know the terms of the acquisition. Both Google and Twitter were also bidding for Flock, we’ve heard from one source – perhaps to get Flock’s engineering talent, which is very highly regarded.
    Flock first l..   show all text

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