what On Wednesday, after just five months in operation, Digg founder Kevin Rose’s app Oink abruptly shut down. This despite the fact that it had 100,000 downloads right off the bat. The abrupt closure angered users who felt betrayed by the move.
why Well, because Google bought out Rose’s company, Milk, including its staff. The deal was reported Thursday, allegedly the result of a bidding war with Facebook. Is the rise of the acqu-hire, seen earlier this week with Posterous, hurting end users? source
Some sort of dog/pig thingis attacking a small town in northern Nambia, according to local residents. “This is an alien animal that the people have not seen before. We don’t have a forest here, only bushes,” Nambian official Andreas Mundjindi claimed. “So, this must be black magic at play.” Think this, except not cute.