Ice Cream Sandwich

Today in Tech: Groupon rushing IPO?

May 11, 2011: 6:30 AM ET

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*All Things D reports that daily deals site Groupon wants that initial public offering (IPO) to happen sooner rather than later -- and by "sooner," we mean as early as this week. Regardless of when ever it does go public though, the company could be valued at $15 billion-plus. (All Things D)

* Paul Graham's Y Combinator startup incubator, host to such successful companies as Dropbox, Reddit, Heroku, and Scribd, accepted more than 60 startups for its summer batch, a new record. (TechCrunch)

*Why your personal information is the "new oil." (Huffington Post)

* Google announced the next major Android update, "Ice Cream Sandwich." The latest version's goal is to marry the features in both the Honeycomb tablet and Gingerbread editions in one piece of software to power various Android devices. Expect it to hit some time before the end of 2011. (All Things D)
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