Zurker: Social Network for the 99 Percent?

What do you do if your pet enterprise fails? If you’re a brave (or perhaps foolhardy) entrepreneur, you build something even more ambitious. Such is the case with Nick Oba. When his contributor-driven online magazine failed back in 2010, he came up with a bigger idea: take on Facebook, but make the members into shareholders. And thus Zurker was born.
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Google Patent Triggers Mobile Rumors

Call it the story that just won’t die. The idea of Google creating its own smart phone, to compete with the likes of Apple and more conventional companies in the industry, keeps growing under its own steam. A patent filing by Google, which was made public only recently, has been adding fuel to the fire.
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