On May 6, we hear that Ebay is planning to sell Skype, a new, improved Kindle is set for this summer, and Twitter goes with a new shorter URL.


eBay selling Skype for the low price of $2 billion. Reuters.

B of A in need of $34 billion. SF Business Times.

Wells Fargo only needs $15 billion. Chronicle.

Man behind investment scam facing federal charges of bribing a bank manager, no word on the manger who accepted the bribe? Chronicle.

“Crunch” gym files for chapter 11. SF Business Times.


Twitter loses “tinyurl” for shorter URL. Techmeme.

Log into DIGG using your facebook account. CNET News.

Sony and Microsoft looking to get in on motion sensor fun. CNET News.

Recycling efforts will offset e-waste by the year 2015. CNET News.

The new larger Kindle DX from amazon for newspapers and magazines. Chronicle.


2011 Golden Gate Ave got a facelift and is now ready to be “flipped” SocketSite.

Solar plant on the roof of The Sunset Reservoir is almost fully approved. Curbed SF.

A look at an “average” North Bay home. Chronicle.

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