Here’s the latest action:
Verizon roadmap revealed — Boy Genius Reports published the carrier’s leaked roadmap for 2010 to 2012, which includes Android tablets, video conferencing and more.
MedNetworks hooks up $5M — The startup has raised $5 million in a first round of venture capital to identify patterns of influence within social networks. Based in Newton, Mass., the company is backed by Excel Venture Management.
Netflix coming to Android — Digital Trends says it has been confirmed that video streaming and rental company Netflix is gearing up to release an application for phones running Android.
Om weighs in on Google-Verizon deal — GigaOm’s editor says that the agreement struck between Google and Verizon on network neutrality is all about the search giant sacrificing fledgling entrepreneurs so that it can grow its own war chest.
$9.5M bank hack suspect nailed — Sergei Tsurikov, one of the organizers behind 2008’s digital heist of RBS Worldpay, has been extradited from Estonia to the U.S. where he is being charged with wire and computer fraud. Wired has the story.
Wi-Fi going extinct in coffee shops — More and more coffee shops are opting to shut down wireless service during some days of the week or entirely in order to prevent customers from setting up shop and occupying tables without buying much.
VCs back nuclear fusion — Tri Alpha Energy, one of only a few companies working on advanced plasma fusion, has just raised $50 million more in venture funding from the likes of Goldman Sachs, Venrock and New Enterprise Associates.
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