In an election ad for interim San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee, reportedly financed by Ron Conway and Sean Parker, Google's Marissa Mayer makes like MC Hammer. Former Twitterer Biz Stone also makes an appearance, but doesn't jig.
Sony's PlayStation 3 motion controller finally gets a name. We also talk Bill Gates' drop into being merely the world's second-richest man, and the results of Pink Floyd's court battles with EMI.
After months of rumors that Microsoft would buy San Francisco-based Java and VRML developer Dimension X, my agents tell me that the Redmondians finally made a real move yesterday. My moles tell me that Karl Jacob, chief executive Dimension X, has all but signed his name on the dotted line and that the two companies may be busting out the bubbly any day now.