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A Sentiment Detector That Reads the Social Web for You | Fast Company – interesting to see if the hype will be reality, needs to have more a focus on mapping networks

Are Q&A startups a threat to Google? | VentureBeat – when I was at Yahoo!, Jeff Weiner’s vision of knowledge search as we called it saw Q&A dirupting algorithimic search alongside social bookmarking

Gallup Opens Abu Dhabi Center | Fast Company – challenges on political polling but invaluable for market research insights

Lawson will buy HMV Japan | The Japan Times Online – interesting move. Japan has a more complex retail logistics structure than western countries Lawson has a lot of power

U.S. Says Genes Should Not Be Eligible for Patenting –

Microsoft Buying Canesta to Bolster Gesture Technology – – minority report here we come