Today we announced that Best Buy and Future Shop are consolidating as Best Buy. This means the products, services, and features you have come to expect from Future Shop and FutureShop.ca will now be available at Best Buy and BestBuy.ca. We have plans to invest up to $200 million to build a leading multi-channel customer experience on the Best Buy brand.
The Mozilla Foundation announced that they're planning to re-invent the way we work with our email inbox. Ars Technica had a great look at this innovative new approach to email and messaging:
I attack the darkness
And speaking of Google Wave, it looks like a bunch of D&D aficionados have figured out a way to use it to help them play traditional Pen & Paper Role Playing Games:
The post goes on to describe how and why Google Wave is really a cool and logical platform for RPGs. Ars Technica also has a great piece on GW:RPG - Interesting, to say the least.
A new (common short form of 'Richard') Tracy watch?
Perhaps, except it's kind-of a hybrid read-only Blackberry, but it launched this week. Gillian Shaw took a look at the details in the Vancouver Sun earlier this week:
Michael Arrington (of TechCrunch) seems to think so:
Third OS launch in two months
Hot on the heels of Apple's Snow Leopard and Microsoft's Windows 7, Ubuntu 9.10 (Karmic Koala) made it's official debut amid a little fanfare, at least amongst the Linux crowd. Future Shop's Techblogger Tris Hussey touched on it here earlier this week, and Ars Technica has a pretty good review of the alternate (and free) operating system:
I'm burning my install CD as I write this
So, did I miss anything? What online story really got you going this week? Link to it in the comments!