Linkages

Booting Up: Good Luck Getting Your Mitts on That Gold iPhone

*2001: A Space Odyssey music*

*2001: A Space Odyssey music*

Kara Swisher and Walt Mossberg, the founders of AllThingsD, are splitting with Dow Jones and in talks to raise investment at a $30 to $40 million valuation. They don’t get to keep the name, though. [Quartz]

As eyeballs go mobile, Pinterest is introducing a few “tasteful” “relevant” advertisements. [TechCrunch]

Hong Kong wants, loves, needs that gold iPhone 5S. [Digits]

Unfortunately, if you want one here in the U.S., you’ll likely have to wait until October, due to short supply. [The Verge]

“It threw off a hell of a lot of heat, much to my wife’s dismay.” Bitcoin mining gets the A-Hed treatment. [Wall Street Journal]

Maybe Google should check its own pulse before it tries to solve death. [Wired]

Follow Kelly Faircloth on Twitter or via RSS. kfaircloth@observer.com