gbulmash writes: "Parallels sent out a pre-order notice for the 3.0 version of their virtualization software for running Windows on Intel Macs. In the e-mail, they note that the 3.0 version will support 3D graphics, and in the v3.0 upgrade info sheet, they state the new version offers "3D graphics support to play the hottest games and run the most popular applications." If it lives up to the marketing... woo hoo!"
jbrodkin writes: "Google bought two companies this week, may soon buy a third, and that's not even including the pending DoubleClick acquisition. It's a continuation of a busy 12 months in which Google has agreed to 11 acquisitions of companies and technologies, several of which have bolstered the search engine leader in its competition with Microsoft.