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UK firms struggle with ROI: Warc.com – demonstrating ROI from marketing

Millionaires Control 39% of Global Wealth – WSJ

Nokia reports another losing quarter- The Inquirer – dual SIM sales keeping things afloat

Blogs Seen As One of the Best Inbound Marketing Tools for Agencies

Requiem For A Clock Radio: Sony Dream Machine Discontinued – Reilly Brennan – I really like this homage to the Dream Machine sub-brand and I can’t believe that Sony are stupid enough to get rid of it. Thinking about the great brands the they buried: Walkman, Watchman, Trinitron, WEGA, CLIÉ, Mavica it isn’t a surprise that much of the goodwill built up for the Sony brand over the previous few decades has been dissipated

Korea Rediscovers Its Rock ‘N’ Roll Soul – NYTimes.com – interesting particularly when you think how big Korea is in B-boying

Sergey’s secret Google projects, and the challenge of 1,000 blooming flowers | MediaFile

Going into battle for design | FT.com

The Kids Are Actually Sort of Alright – suck it up, gen-X had it the same way

Jerry Yang Admits Microsoft Deal “Hasn’t Gone The Way They Wanted” – not terribly surprising ‘Panama’ had a better ad matching engine was in more markets than Microsoft’s Adcenter

USTR Seeks Information on Chinese Web Disruptions | PCWorld Business Center – interesting move that we could see the Chinese and German governments replicating against UK and France

Some Nokia Employees Are Still In Serious Denial About The Company – Elop hasn’t managed to take his employees with him

Report: UK Not Doing Enough To Attract Chinese Tourists « Jing Daily – poor visa process and bad service

Seizing the potential of ‘big data’ – McKinsey Quarterly

Galaxy Nexus designed to bypass Apple patents: Samsung mobile chief | YONHAP NEWSI don’t think there is much gain (from lawsuits against Apple). What we are losing is the pride in our brand – what I think is the money quote from Shin Jong-kyun, president of Samsung Mobile

Flexible Futures | the human network

Possibility Is Thrust of 100-Year Starship Study – NYTimes.com in 10,000 years, the speed of humans has jumped by a factor of about 10,000, from a stroll (2.6 m.p.h.) to the Apollo astronauts’ return from the Moon (26,000 m.p.h.). Reaching the nearest stars in reasonable time — decades, not centuries — would require a velocity jump of another factor of 10,000

Immigrant Hotspots In The U.S. [Infographic] @PSFK – going to smaller cities and suburbs

4chan’s Chris Poole Criticizes Facebook and Google+ Identity Systems – AllThingsD

Why luxury is recession-proof | FT.com – branded hard luxury as a hedge against economic Armageddon

Microsoft idea: Search the Internet like a celebrity – GeekWire – interesting move, using personas. It reminds me of the work that we did marketing Yahoo! MyWeb with celebrity accounts including Timothy Everest, Norman Jay, Pearl Lowe and someone from Vogue

Despite record Mac sales, 70% of Apple’s revenue comes from iOS

Boeing 787 Dreamliner Hit With Cancellations As Order Backlog Continues – partly supply chain issues and partly airlines going bearish on the long-term economic outlook

Nokia to target teenage market with ‘rejuvenated brand’ – interesting move, sure the business market would have been the rational first choice?

Bloggers face new controls to block rumour-mongers | SCMP.com – (paywall)

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