eBay gets hyperlocal with acquisition of Where

eBay has acquired location-based advertising company Where. The deal follows eBay’s previous purchase of Milo. The acquisitions are a part of eBay’s efforts to build a mobile marketplace for local businesses.

HP’s Phil McKinney previews printed displays and other mobile tech

Phil McKinney, chief technology officer of Hewlett Packard’s personal systems group, offered some broad hints today about HP’s mobile strategy while speaking at VentureBeat’s MobileBeat 2010 conference conference in San Francisco. He didn’t announce any new products, but he discussed HP’s acquisition of Palm and previewed some of the cool technology his team is working on.