Crackdown on illegals forces Irish in US out of jobs | Irish Examiner – even a bigger issue with the current recession on
How Beijing’s Guardians Of The Language Are Redefining Modern China – Worldcrunch – much more adaptive than the French government has been on foreign words
Amazon Will Eventually Pay Online Sales Tax, Says Analyst | WebProNews – which will affect profitability
Apple expands the App Store to 33 new countries and territories | 9to5Mac – small countries and the developing world
A Bomb in Oslo? What Google Lost by Ending Real-Time Search – The Atlantic – Google News just wasn’t as fast, it needs Realtime
Here’s Why The Bing-Yahoo Deal Isn’t Working So Far – so Yahoo! moved to an inferior search advertising platform that can’t do as good a content matching
Google+ Pulls In 20 Million in Three Weeks – WSJ.com – surely part of the growth is the exclusivity of it being invitation only?
Demand Media’s Lawyers Go After Critical Blog as Stock Sags – Forbes – surely the whole free speech amendment thing in the US screws Demand Media on this lawsuit
Japan records surprise trade surplus – FT.com – rescheduling manufacturing work around power fluctuations
Communities Dominate Brands: Mid-year Update to Nokia Smartphone Forecast to 2011, with View to 2012 and new Microsoft based phones – maybe worthwhile waiting around for the inevitable patent auction?
Monocolumn – High farce lets Murdoch off the hook [Monocle] – probably one of the best critiques on the hackgate debacle so far
Official Google Blog: More wood behind fewer arrows – interesting change, more focus on fully formed products?