This week on Diggnation, Kevin and Alex review their 2011 New Year's Resolutions (anyone else want to learn to play the Shakuhachi flute?!), Arkansa's rain of dead birds on New Year's Eve 2010, and the demise of mega bookstores is upon us!
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Zuckerberg Worth $14B After Goldman Sachs' Cash Infusion
The hits just keep on coming for Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg. Being named Time's Person of the Year is one thing, but securing $500 million in funds from Goldman Sachs and Digital Sky Technologies, is definitely another.
Myspace Mulls Significant Layoffs, With Potential Sale Looming
Myspace-the long-troubled social networking site turned social entertainment hub-is in the midst of planning that could soon result in significant layoffs of its staff, according to multiple sources familiar with the situation.
It wasn't that long ago that Christmas shopping for me included two essential stops: Virgin Megastore and Tower Records. Both retail chains which had been pillars of the industry vanished overnight. And I now find myself wondering if during Christmas 2011 if the same thing will happen to Barnes & Nobel and Borders? Just as Napster and later iTunes devastated chain record shops I'm already seeing the signs that the Kindle and the iPad are delivering body blows to huge book stores.