Here’s the latest action:
Google can’t catch up in social — Business Insider takes a closer look at why the search company will always trail behind Facebook when it comes to its social strategy.
Yahoo mail for Android — Yahoo has released new versions of its mail, search and messenger applications for Google’s Android mobile operating system. It also updated the iOS 4 versions of the same apps, making sure they work better with HTML5.
Mayfield CFO jumps to Allegis – Kendall Cooper, the former chief financial officer of Mayfield Fund, has taken the same post at Allegis Capital, an early-stage fund that manages $500 million.
eMeter goes to Washington — The energy management firm briefed President Barack Obama and the Department of Energy on its recent initiative that connected smart meters and thermostats to prove time-of-use pricing as a viable alternative. Greentech Media has more.
Twitter growing fast in Asia — The micro-blogging site is seeing its biggest spike in posts in Asia, while the number of posts coming from North America actually dropped 7 percent over the last quarter.
HDMI is dead or dying — A new standard network cable called HDBaseT, developed by a coalition of electronics giants — including Sony, Samsung, LG, and Valens — is threatening to make HDMI obsolete in the television cable world.
First Solar forms large-scale unit — First Solar, the biggest photovoltaic company in the world, announced that it is forming a new unit within the company to handle only large-scale energy projects. Its acquisition of NextLight Renewable Power will provide the framework for this new branch.