Instead, it appears that the eminent Mr. Ballmer in Redmond has purchased Vivaty, another virtual world. Hamlet Au speculates that this might be the source of the rumors which shot through the Plitterverse (that’s both Twitter and Plurk) a few days ago that Microsoft was bidding for the purchase of Linden Lab.
So, it appears that Philip Rosedale’s hair and codpiece are safe from getting emblazoned with a Windows logo, I guess. Who knows, though? Steve Ballmer might have made him get a haircut and a suit, finally (grin).