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Process: A Pragmatic Approach to Social Business « Web Strategy by Jeremiah Owyang | Social Media, Web Marketing

Over 50s ‘adopting mobile social media faster than youngsters’ (Digital Knowledge Centre – Digital Intelligence) – fire gen-y we need baby-boomers to help us navigate this new digital world ^_^

Axe Cop: insane comic collaboration between 5 year old and his 29 year old brother – Boing Boing

Netflix Built it, But They Didn’t Come – why Netflix Facebook integration didn’t work that well

Ballmer: Facebook is worth what investors will pay and Kinect is for girls

iPhone User? 90% Chance You’re On The Latest OS. Android User? 0.4% Chance – this means that Android has a better potential for security breaches on known weaknesses

Guest Post: Finland – Freezing Cold, But So Hot Right Now – why Finland is a good place for start-ups

20 Fast-Action Strategies That Made These Entrepreneurs Wildly Successful

Why you should always encrypt your smartphone

Aneesoft releases free YouTube downloader for the Mac | MacNews – for sideloading content or remixing

Android Hasn’t Been Hurting The iPhone — It’s Been Hurting RIM – but probably not in business sales?

Global Marketers Such as Levi’s, GM Create Brands for China – Advertising Age – interesting, I guess it makes grey imports harder to do

Fine Gael, like you’ve never seen before – automated election poster generator

Wolverton: Microsoft innovating but struggling on marketing –

EU’s 120 questions on Google | – I don’t think they are going to be able to prove that Google compromised their algorithmic search for advertising – sounds like IComp | Microsoft FUD with Found’em as the stalking horse. However the AdWord marketplace may yield more room for maneuver

Scraping for Journalism: A Guide for Collecting Data – ProPublica– programming knowledge needed

EU funds open source language Scala – The H Open Source: News and Features – parallel languages more very important for modern chip architectures from games consoles to supercomputers. Europe needs to stay in the game

Nokia shuts down Ovi Music Unlimited service in most markets, cites lack of traction – Engadget – I imagine that things like Spotify and Pandora haven’t helped. That and the record companies are a pain-in-the-ass when it comes to licencing negotiations. Interesting that it is staying China where you can side load a lot of music for free from Google Music and legitimately

The Holmes Report Blog — News and Intelligence for the Public Relations Industry – Reputation management, in short, is two jobs: trying to be more loved and trying to be less hated

H&K: After a Week of Big Changes, a Big Challenge Ahead – interesting analysis of management changes at Hill & Knowlton

Facebook Friend Exporter – Chrome Web Store – handy for when Facebook becomes passé

Instapaper Founder Marco Arment’s Journey From Bagel Jockey to Publishing Pioneer | Fast CompanyI learned the value of giving people little delights [while working at the bagel shop]. Those small details and experiences are the reason why people like luxury cars

Shiseido to build up business for emerging economies › Japan Today: Japan News and DiscussionOverseas sales now account for about 40% of the company’s overall sales and are expected to rise to about 50% by 2017

Rough Type: Nicholas Carr’s Blog: Short is the new long – interesting analysis on the cost of consumption and creation

Asiajin » Social Gaming Platform Mobage-town Gets Monthly Price Plan For Virtual Items – making spending easier

Off Coast of Angola, the Will to Drill for Oil – – deep water fields but still a great potential find, it makes the Liverpool Bay oil and gas project that I helped to bring on stream online in 1995 look positively pedestrian

Five Reasons to Open a Chinese Bank Account – – hedge against the imminent Western economic implosion

New carbon nanotube aerogel is now the world’s lightest solid material — Engadget