- Having trouble finding a gift for someone? Giftoscope, a new web service will help with some quirky suggestions.
- Add Siberia to the list of places where Microsoft is building data centers. Chicago and Dublin are two recent locations of Microsoft’s data center build outs.
- Contrary to recent reports video start-up BrightSpot is not dead yet and is shows a faint pulse.
- 23andMe, a start-up we have written about in the past has launched. It was co-founded by Anne Wojcicki, who is married to Google co-founder Sergey Brin.
- Jack Meyers: Strike will cost broadcast networks $600 million in ad revenues. I bet some of it flows to the NewTeeVee ecosystem.
- Presence start-up iotum gets a fresh dose of funding from VERDEXUS.