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RIM details why BlackBerry users haven’t had email for two days – Pocket-lint – stunned

Google engineer calls Google+ a “pathetic afterthought” and “knee-jerk reaction” | ZDNet

Pacific Place undergoes Monocle treatment | Market-interactive.com

understanding the facebook dislike | Influxinsights

Lanyrd for iPhone, on iOS 4 and iOS 5 | The Lanyrd Blog – new iPhone app from @lanyrd. Super useful when you’re at conferences!

Manchester City signs deal with YouTube – Campaign Asia-Pacific – interesting move, given the historic premium video streams that football have tried to do

Study: Kids more careful online than you’d think – CBS News

iPhone 4S Review – AllThingsD – interesting review focusing on Siri

Mcommerce to take off in China: Warc.com

Nearly 7 Percent of U.S. Digital Traffic Consumed Away from Computers

The Irish Times Leads Online Newspaper Category in Ireland – really surprised that the Irish Examiner doesn’t appear as I’ve found it to be a brilliant online paper

Whoever has the smartest customers wins – Kevin Kelly

Dr. Pepper TEN: ‘It’s Not For Women’ Campaign Says @PSFK – it makes sense. Reminds me a bit of Yorkie Bars in the 1970s. The interesting bit about this is that they are stating the segmentation upfront unlike say Red Bull

Premier League Loses Fight For Intellectual Property Rights [Headlines] @PSFK – Premier League has already run an end game around this through extra-legal ‘voluntary’ UK government blocking of websites decided by Home Secretary and media industry committee

Anonymous Analytics: Research – interesting for corporate research

Will Taxes, Violence Chase Away Wealthy Britons? – WSJ – its just a more unpleasant place to live now

ISPs win right to challenge Digital Economy Act judicial review ruling

Removing DRM can prevent piracy – Hang on, what? | TechEye – lack of fair use facilities encourages piracy

Verisign wants power to shut sites down upon law enforcement request – pretty much any request…

Samsung ambushes Apple’s iPhone 4S launch in Sydney – dirty, dirty, dirty – smart thinking (thanks to Nick Osborne). Interesting that the people buying them: were happy with the iPhones that they had and were reselling the phones on to finance traveling

quirky – Ray – really nice solar charger

RSA: Nation state double-teamed on SecurID attack | ZDNet UK

Adobe touts the end of blurred photos with new Photoshop feature – impressive

Biggest four UK ISPs switching to ‘opt-in’ system for pornography | The Guardian – this is disturbing from a freedom of speech and net neutrality point-of-view, where pressure groups and lobbyists have the power to block sites at will. First the Digital Economy Act, now this

CCTV Anchor Zhang Quanling Accuses Baidu of Fraud, But Where’s the Proof? | Tech in Asia

Hong Kong’s architect of choice | SCMP.com – on Norman Foster and the protracted process around the West Kowloon project (paywall)

Facebook Overtakes Cyworld in Korea? | Tech in Asia – hacking episode affected Cyworld eerily similar to what happened to StudiVZ in Germany – coincidence?

The article that inspired Steve Jobs: “Secrets of the Little Blue Box” – Slate Magazine – old-style hacking