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Google is updating its search results pages on the desktop today to show an interactive “carousel” of nearby restaurants, bars and other local places. I saw my friend Zack Shapiro talking on Twitter one day about wanting to teach a Ruby on Rails class for beginners. Zoom. Today, in an interview with the Financial Times, Huawei’s Richard Yu stated that his company is “open-minded” to purchasing Nokia. The rolling circus of a process to take Dell private took a fresh tumble today with the introduction of an offer from activist investor Carl Icahn to purchase $1. Banking startup Simple has updated its iPhone app today with its popular ‘Goals’ feature, giving users an easier way to manage their savings and budget for regular expenses while on. Is cloud carrier textPlus looking to take the next step in its evolution? Sources familiar with the company’s plans tell us textPlus is looking to begin reaching out to enterprise. The arrival of the first Ubuntu OS-based smartphone took one step closer today with the formation of the Ubuntu Carrier Advisory Group – a collection of operators around the world. Google Hangouts competitor Rounds has just announced the launch of a new “co-browsing” feature which lets friends browse a limited number of popular sites together simultaneously. A FBI official has detailed how data gathering programs set up by the National Security Agency (NSA) have helped to stop two separate bomb plots targeting the New York Stock Exchange. Task management service Asana released an update to its application today that is meant to help teams better share information and collaborate better.