Google acquires Sparrow for the Gmail team. Apple’s iPad launches in China, without chaos. Kayak becomes a billion-dollar company on its second day of trading.

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Google acquires iOS and Mac mail client Sparrow for Gmail team, apps to get bug fixes, but no new featureshttp://tnw.to/a24Y

Kayak shares pop 14% to $30.10 in first trade (and climbing), online travel firm valued at $1b+ in IPO http://tnw.to/j28W

Apple’s new iPad launches in China with short queues and no chaos http://tnw.to/i27O

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