I broke the story of Blake Ross' new startup, Parakey, in the November issue of Spectrum. Now comes news that Parakey has been acquired by Facebook, the social network run by Ross' friend, Mark Zuckerberg.
Parakey was impressive when Blake demoed it for me last year; I can imagine its gotten even better since then. Ross and Zuckerberg are dynamic young entrepreneurs with a genuine passion for engineering. Expect to hear much much more about them in the future.