Links of the day

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Dry Planet – Products: Purchase Waterpebble – really nice green design idea

Former CEO of Fujitsu Nozoe Kuniaki (野副州旦) – blackmail forced his resignation | Japan: Stippy – interesting story of boardroom intrigue.

WiTopia: Providers of personal VPN services for online privacy, data security, and unblocking Facebook, Twitter, and Skype where censored.

Relakks – Surf anonymously with VPN and proxy

Online Video’s Rapid Growth Hits a Speed Bump [STATS]

In UK Search, Everyone’s Miles Behind Google, Bing’s Overtaking Yahoo | paidContent

A Closer Look at Sony’s New Skin for Android Phones | Gadget Lab | – assumes always on data, ie no roaming

Apple, Google are “most admired” companies – Warc News – Warc

Eric Schmidt Google Keynote at Mobile World Congress | Jonathan MacDonald

Microsoft ad chief quits ahead of Bing campaign – Brand Republic

Audio killed the video game… just ask Papa Sangre |

Chinese luxury market set for further growth – Warc

Unilever looks to the internet in India – Warc

Social Media Today | Optimizing Brands for Social Search

Asiajin » CyberAgent Exports Social Avatar Community To English, Ameba Pico

Keep Your Passwords Safe on a Piece of Paper

Create Your Own Data Visualization With Google – PSFK

UBM CEO Levin: Print’s Just A Sliver, And E-Readers Are Experimental | paidContent:UK

Younger Shoppers Buy More, Less Often – interesting consumer data. Is it binge shopping?

Warby Parker – really nice site and really nicely designed glasses

Five common SEO mistakes made by e-commerce sites | Econsultancy

AlertRank: Google Alerts on Steroids | Search Engine Journal – great free tool

75 PR/Article Submission Sites to Generate Inbound Links | Search Engine Journal

Music Biz Hopes To End Piracy By Tempting ISPs With Millions | TorrentFreak

Google’s Search Engine Getting Too Personal? : NPR – check out this Danny Sullivan interview

O’Brien: Public speaking, the new geek sport in Silicon Valley – – Ignite ‘methodology’

Robert Cialdini – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia – hadn’t looked at this since I did org.behaviour module back at college

Marketing With Social Media? Try Some Local European Networks – whilst Facebook is getting bigger, it isn’t the be-all and end-all

Apple’s New Stance On ‘Cookie Cutter’ Apps: Add More Features Or Perish