ZOODLES: Parent company, Inquisitive Minds, acquired for $13 million by Taiwanese smartphone giant, HTC. Zoodles, an extensive collection of education and entertainment apps for children, allows for a kid-friendly web experience by giving parents control over content and use. The latest round of funding prior to acquisition included Harrison Metal and Klein Venture Partners. At 1M+ downloads and a 4.5-star average rating on the Android Marketplace, HTC sees Zoodles as well-positioned to grow its presence in the software market. Word on the street is Zoodles is hiring aggressively for engineers, designers, marketing, illustrators, and art DIYrectors!