The two will be combined into Xstreet SL, a Web-based marketplace for the buying and selling of goods for the virtual world Second Life.
q&a Mark Kingdon says the virtual world, which is "only now starting to realize its full potential," is still seeing record-breaking Lindex currency trade levels.
By choosing someone squarely on the business side of things, the 'Second Life' creator may be hinting that it wants to beef up business and head for an IPO.
Founder of virtual world Second Life has announced that he plans to resign when the company finds a replacement, but that he will stay on as chairman of the board.
Who exactly is behind the reported decision is unclear, but it would be big news for Linden Lab and for "Second Life" users.
The Second Life publisher agrees to naming April 17 "Ginny Talamasca Day" and will donate two sims to the cause.
Second Life is a getting a new interface using 3-D cameras.
Don't hold your breath hoping that Android will regain the hidden permissions toggle that Google pulled last week, because it's going to be a long wait.
The social network continues its quest for e-commerce dollars with new Facebook Gifts partnerships.
When Mark Zuckerberg and team talk to analysts later today, let's hope they shed some light on Facebook Gifts -- one of the social network's best hopes for making money that's not from advertising.