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Costa Rica's killer bull, fear in Cyprus, crimes of Ranbaxy and BitCoin bubble -- that along with basketball uber coach Phil Jackson are part of this week's reading material. Tumblr might become part of Yahoo as early as Sunday night, according to a report that suggests Yahoo's board of directors is set to consider a $1. The Google Cloud Platform gets a little stronger with the coming of new networking features, such as load balancing, on the Google Compute Engine, which could help enterprises get on board. Redbox Instant is coming to Google TV devices soon, and the company plans to launch a channel on Roku streaming media players soon after. Tableau had a successful IPO, closing the trading day up 64 percent and raking in $254 million. CEO Christian Chabot says the company is now set to make itself known around the world. Life sciences venture firm InCube Ventures has launched an equity crowdfunding site for biomedical technology companies at all stages. Companies are looking to harness underwater pressure for energy generation and storage.
YouTube's new channel design will roll out to everyone in early June, and the site's designers are already busy working on big things to come. Database startup Drawn to Scale, creator of the SQL-on-Hadoop technology called Spire, is closing down. Gawker has just taken checkbook journalism to a whole new level -- asking the public to help buy a video tape that is likely to bring down the mayor of a major city.