Friday, Noted

The Kauffman Foundation’s relaunched eVenturing, a site for entrepeneurs that offers practical advice and info on finance, HR, Products and so on…accompanying blog here.
Smart Mobs: “A typical Chinese Internet user is a young male who prefers instant messaging to e-mail, rarely makes online purchases and favors news, music and games sites.” AP story here.
Google celebrity maps: An API for the stars.
CNET: Taking back the Web–a special report on social media and Web 2.1 users that’s worth a read.
Dan Conover: What inquiring reporters read–a solid list o’blogs.
News via Niall— Google bought Riya–that was quick. $4o-60MM, they say.