10 Things You West Coast Folks Have Missed This Morning

Good morning, PST-people. Here’s what has already happened this AM:

Google has already acquired Groupon, a source tells VatorNews.  Sounds like b.s.

Facebook is looking at buying Twitter, but it probably doesn’t have the cash.

Schmidt says Google hires more people in a week than Facebook ever has. Unfortunately for Schmidt, people quit Google because it’s a big company.

Microsoft is in talks to provide a TV service through the Xbox in the next year. It could be a virtual cable service, or it could be part of TV Everywhere.

Google is thinking about making an in-house startup incubator to retain fleeing employees

Morgan Stanley’s Legendary Tech Analyst Mary Meeker Moving To Kleiner Perkins

DST wants to invest $100 million at a $4 billion valuation in Twitter. Andreessen Horowitz, and Kleiner Perkins want to invest, as well.

Acer CEO thinks his company will be the number one tablet maker in 2-3 years, knocking off Apple and the iPad.

Suddenly, Rupert Murdoch loves aggregation: His tablet-only newspaper will combine proprietary reporting with rewrites of other people’s stories.  What was that about “parasites”?

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