The $10.2 million acquisition of Ascender gets Monotype Imaging experience in typefaces for smartphones, TV, gaming consoles, and other devices.
KillaCycle does quarter-mile in 8.168 seconds
Need ligatures and swashes on your 5th-birthday invitation? Try a professional version of the comic book typeface. Also: Google embraces the font for April Fools' Day.
Gadget climbs 10 feet per second
A student at MIT has invented a motorized pulley that will let paramedics and firefighters zip up the side of buildings like Spider-Man.
update In much the same way it changed the wired Internet, Google plans revolutionize the mobile Web through its new open software platform.