Tech-based news bites from across the web
Because of the Victoria Day holiday, Curation Monday is taking place on Tuesday this week.
Yahoo is buying Tumblr (the blogging platform). While many Tumblr users were initially not happy about this acquisition, Tumblr will retain its independence with the advantage of access to more resources. This could work out okay after all. Via @TechCrunch
And speaking of Yahoo, Flickr, the photo-sharing database and social network which just happens to be owned by Yahoo, has undergone a facelift. New look and feel, new Android app, easy to share on social networks, including Tumblr. Via @TechCrunch
Are you a gamer? It’s been a few years since the release of a new gaming console. But the new Xbox is about to be revealed. What makes this console so new and exciting? At the moment, there are only rumours, but we should have some facts later today. Via @engadget
Did you know that many of YouTube’s viewers aren’t actually people? Apparently dogs are becoming increasingly addicted to watching YouTube videos. Perhaps the same is true for other pets. Via @mashable
And sticking with this animal theme, here are 3 ways to turn your iPad into a cat toy. Because you can. Via @wired_magazine
Have we missed anything important? Do you know of anything new and exciting in the tech world that you’d like to share? Please do so in our comments section. Until next week – be good!