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Britain tops Europe for app addiction — GigaOM – UK tends to be heaviest users of apps (maybe due to choice and handset carrier subsidies. In a similar adoption curve to online and social media – southern Europe tends to use apps less than northern Europe

Microsoft Will Have To Pay $300 Million Patent Fine – i4i case has finally run its course

Analyst tells operators to quit whining about the mobile tsunami — GigaOM – mobile networks can afford to invest in mobile broadband

大众自造 – Zaoche: The People’s Car project is an interesting car-based social network that Volkswagen has created to develop a dialogue and I am guessing possible co-creation with Chinese conusmers

What a China Slowdown Means for the World – Real Time Economics – WSJ – “If China falls hard, Europe and U.S. would have some impact but not dragging it down into double-dip territory” – not that China is likely to fall hard

How to Disable Facebook Facial Recognition  – Search Engine Watch (#SEW)

MTV Study Says 83% of Users Are Addicted to Apps – sensational headline but shows the power of apps in terms of consumer usage

Facebook loses ground to YouTube and Twitter (Digital Knowledge Centre – Digital Intelligence)

Hon Hai Says IPad Production Advances to Start Paying Off in Second Half – Bloomberg – are hard to make products good industrial design?

Business of Luxury summit: Amex discovers a new luxury consumer | – gen-x new fashion buyers: electronics, home furnishings, holidays

Nike, Apple score in China:

‘Fixer’ cleans Wikipedia entries for senior business figures – PR Week – dumb. Using the same IP address

Laying on a copyrightable chaise longue? | Kluwer Copyright Blog

GroupM introduces ‘no ads on pirate sites’ terms – Brand Republic News – I am surprised that these kind of agreements weren’t put in place sooner. I remember that a similar kind of thing was done to starve pirate radio of adverts

Communities Dominate Brands: Why Nokia Board Decision to Fire CEO Stephen Elop Is Now Urgent

Electric bikes banned in Shenzhen – Shanghaiist – these things are silent and deadly

How to Quickly Find and Replace Text Across Multiple Files with One Command – Lifehacker

What the iCloud will cause to happen next | – deep integration likely to occur on platforms

Android’s App Attrition Rate Much Higher than iOS: 32% vs. 19%

iOS, Android Big With Developers; Mobile Web Further Along Than You Think | mocoNews

China, Russia Could Make U.S. Stealth Tech Obsolete |

How To Really Really Investigate A Chinese Company. : China Law Blog – no nonsense advice for anyone investing internationally

Louis Vuitton Latest Brand To Partner With Jiepang, “China’s Foursquare” « Jing Daily – looks like a carbon copy of the work that they have done on Foursquare

What Could French Label Cacharel’s New Chinese Artistic Directors Bring To The Table? « Jing Daily – interesting how Asian designers are getting work at European design houses

Oasis – New Vintage – back to the 1950s according to Oasis. Really nicely made film

TelecomTV | Rating agency hammers another nail into Nokia’s coffin – downgrade to junk status

Report: Chinese Shoppers Spent 400% More On Luxury Goods Overseas Than At Home « Jing Daily – pricing, tax and the experience

Why do we fear a rising China? – – surprisingly sane US voice on Chinese growth

Facebook facial recognition technology sparks renewed concerns | Reuters – I’m with Google on this: it is creepy

Sina Microblog, China Telecom Ink Deal –

Security ‘Tokens’ Take Hit – – is this an opportunity for Verisign?