Katie Couric Deal to Become Yahoo’s “Global News Anchor” Set to Be Announced Monday

It looks like the deal that AllThingsD wrote about in August is finally happening.

New Hangouts App Conflicts With Google Voice Feature; Fix Coming

Tough luck for Google Voice loyalists, as the new Hangouts messaging product denigrates a key function of Voice. Change is coming, but it could be a while.

Viral Video: Gavin and I Talk Big Minds on Small Ideas in Tech

California Lieutenant Governor Hairtastic talks tech!

Checking In With the Foursquare Founder Parting: More “Tense” (Of Course)

Breaking up is hard to do, especially at start-ups.

Viral Video: Apple Innovation, Sparkly Vampires and My Stroke in TEDx Speech

Here’s a video in which I talk about doing “More” and not less, no matter what.

Exclusive: Silver Lake Finally Signs Yahoo NDA, as Talks Proceed With Bidders

Aggressive private equity firm signs on the secret dotted line it said it would not. Of course.

AsiaD Adventures, Japan Edition: Walt and Kara Visit Digital Tokyo! (Video)

On our grand tour of Asia, Walt Mossberg and I take a tour of this Japanese city’s digital highlights.

News Byte

New Tech Gadget News Site Name: The Verge

A new tech site, which has been founded by a number of former staffers of AOL-owned Engadget, will be announcing its new name — The Verge — during an appearance by Editor-in-Chief Josh Topolsky tonight on Jimmy Fallon’s late-night television talk show. The Verge, whose charter sponsor will be BMW, will debut in the fall as a new competing gadget property for the well-funded content start-up SB Nation.

Viral Video: Kimmel’s “It’s So Hard to Say Goodbye (to Oprah Winfrey)”

Late-night talk show host Jimmy Kimmel bids farewell to daytime talk show queen Oprah.

Viral Video: Humpilates Hysterical

Viral Video: Awkward, Party of Aniston

Viral Video: Shazzazz Is Back Doing It