As AllThingsD Draws to a Close, Here Are Some Staff Highlights — Part One: Kafka, Hesseldahl, Gannes

How can you miss us if we won’t go away?
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News Byte

Sold Is Sold to Dropbox (Yes, I Just Wrote That)

Dropbox today has bought e-commerce middleman for consumers Sold, according to a post on Sold’s site. The service will no longer be accepting items, the Boston-based startup said. Terms of the deal were not disclosed, but Sold had only had a small round of seed funding from Google Ventures and Greylock Partners, among others.

MarissaTV, the Yahoo Q3 News — If It Bleeds, It Definitely Does Not Lead

At least CEO Marissa Mayer impresses in her second video performance.
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GoDaddy Buys Afternic, a Domain-Name Aftermarket Seller (Plus Some Van Dammage!)

A bongos and buying spree for domain kingpin.
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Yahoo Tumblrs for Cool: Board Approves $1.1 Billion Deal as Expected

Done (just like we said).
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Content Gains Allow Demand Media to Beat Wall Street Expectations on Q1 Earnings and Revenue

Strong performance of media properties added to the results.
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Twitter Testing New Local Discovery Features — And It’s About Time

A secret feature in development could bring nearby tweeters into your Twitter stream.
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Viral Video: Imagine if We All Got Along

It isn’t hard to do.
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Videos Show Tense Minutes Before Boston Bombing Suspect Capture

Fascinating pictures.
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