Second Life secures $11 million in funding


Linden Lab, publishers of Second Life, announced the completion of an $11 million round of funding led by venture capital firm Globespan Capital Partners. The company plans to use the money, in part, to launch an "“aggressive international expansion, ” focusing on Japanese and German language versions of the game. In addition, Linden Lab will boost its staff from 70 to at least 100, with the possibility of a complete interface overhaul looming on the horizon.