that no matter what THE ANNOUNCEMENT had been .. there still would have been massive plurks about OMG why wasn't it something else.
Blender News: A new interior design addon for Blender is being developed that uses parametric models. Pretty darn cool for concepting or for people who can't model. Interior Design with Blender
Morning! tell me what you think of this.
Great Blender News!: Blender developers are working on adding cycles baking to Blender. It isn't in an official build yet. But, you can do some early testing by using a graphicall build.