Here’s the latest action:
Chegg buys Courserank — Online textbook rental service Chegg.com has acquired Courserank, a startup that helps college students build and share their class schedules.
GM’s green IPO — Earth2Tech published a comprehensive list of 12 items in its IPO filing that relate to its green strategy, including the Chevrolet Volt, biofuels, OnStar and more.
EpicWin turns your to-do list into an RPG — Game developer Rexbox has released a new productivity application called EpicWin that turns crossing items off your to-do list into a role-playing game complete with level-ups, rewards and more.
NYC startups after the 212 — Burgeoning tech companies in New York are looking to the traditional 212 area code as a status symbol, taking measures to snag such a number over a lowly 917 or 646.
iOS being tested for mystery device — AppleInsider reports that Apple is testing iOS 4.1 on its next generation iPod Touches and iPads, along with an unnamed connected device that could eventually be a big news story.
Apple rabble-rouser lashes out at competition — Phillip Shoemaker, director of Apple’s App Store, who sparked controversy already this week, is now using Twitter to rain insults on the company’s rivals, according to ValleyWag.
Groupon rakes in $4M in one day — Thanks to a compelling offer ponied up by the Gap, social coupon site GroupOn was able to bring in $4 million in revenue in just one day today.
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