Virtual tractor market crashes; real people get crapped on

"There are more tractors sold in Farmville every day than are sold in the US every year." Fred Wilson, VC and principal at Union Street Ventures, December 30, 2009. Yesterday: Zynga lays off 520 people.

Twitter may develop its own clients

A major investor in Twitter has hinted that he'd like to see the site creating its own mobile and desktop clients.