Today in Tech: Will Warby Parker design Google's Project Glass?

February 21, 2013: 12:55 PM ET

Also: A recap of Sony's PlayStation 4 unveiling; Pinterest raises another $200 million at a $2.5 billion valuation. 

Google's Project Glass may look more stylish when it launches thanks to a potential design collaboration with startup Warby Parker.

Google's Project Glass may look more stylish come launch thanks to a potential design collaboration with glasses startup Warby Parker.

Google looks to make its computer glasses stylish [THE NEW YORK TIMES]

In a sign of how acute the challenge is for Google, the company is negotiating with Warby Parker, an e-commerce start-up company that sells trendy eyeglasses, to help it design more fashionable frames, according to two people briefed on the negotiations who were not authorized to speak publicly because the partnership has not been made official. Google and Warby Parker declined to comment.

With PlayStation 4, Sony reboots its games business [FORTUNE]

With the PlayStation 4, Sony appears to be coming to terms with major shifts in technology as well as the impact of mobile phones, tablets, and social networking on how gamers play. The console features cloud-based technology that can stream games to players' homes instantly, much like Netflix and Amazon beam movies and TV shows. (Last year, Sony bought cloud provider Gaikaifor $380 million.) "The living room is no longer the center of the ecosystem," said Sony's House, referring to the ability to connect to PS4 games via tablets, smartphones and the web.

Pinterest completes $200 million funding at $2.5 billion valuation [ALL THINGS D]

Pinterest confirmed the funding and released this statement from CEO Ben Silbermann: "Our focus is on helping millions of people discover things they love and get inspiration to go do those things in their life. This investment gives us more resources to help realize that vision."

Saverin on the future of Facebook [THE WALL STREET JOURNAL]

At the Wall Street Journal's Unleashing Innovation Conference in Singapore Facebook co-founder Eduardo Saverin talks with Executive Editor Almar Latour about what might lie ahead for the popular social network, and whether Facebook should buy LinkedIn.

At the same session, Mr. Saverin also discussed investment opportunities in Asia, his decision to move to Singapore, and his new identity as an angel investor.

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JP Mangalindan
JP Mangalindan
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JP Mangalindan is a San Francisco-based writer at Fortune, covering Silicon Valley. Since joining in 2010, he has written on a wide array of topics, from the turnaround of eBay to the evolution of net neutrality. A graduate of Fordham University, Mangalindan has also written for GQ, Popular Science, and Entertainment Weekly.

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