Links of the day

US lawmakers target prepaid mobile anonymity – forget about getting a local SIM for when you travel to the US in the future. You can anonymise SIMs just like bank accounts taking them over from overseas students who go back home

EETimes.com – Will proteins revolutionize computing?

Viewing a website is a ‘transactional decision’, says OFT’s behavioural ad study | Pinsent Masons LLP

Drill (Down), Baby, Drill: Facebook’s New “Simple” Privacy Settings Still Pretty Complex – Danny Sullivan lays the smackdown on Facebook

MIIT: China Added 8.497 Million Phone Users In April 2010 – ChinaTechNews.com

TechnoKimchi :: Why Google needs to do a FAR FAR better job in Korea – wrong on so many levels, Google seriously needs to clean house on this

How Apple’s mobile strategy popped a cap in Microsoft’s value | VentureBeat – Microsoft for years has suffered from a reputation discount, though recent business steps won’t have helped. Re Vista, Win95 was more of a dog in terms of product execution, it was marketing that dropped the ball

iPageRank – checking data across a number of services – does a similar job to Quarkbase and seems to be a bit faster