Curation Monday on Tuesday – May 21, 2013

Tech news bites from around the web

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!

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