Nokia Lumia 800: Why the ‘noPhone’ review draws ire from Nokia and Microsoft employees? – Moneylife Personal Finance site and magazine – astro-turfing | sock puppetry in action
TSMC to enter volume production on 18-inch wafers as early as 2015 – this a big move, 12 inch wafers has been driving things for the past decade
Irish trust in Government and EU has halved since spring | Irish Examiner – not terribly surprising, but still higher than the UK
Red Wing Shoes Repair Service – turns Red Wing boots into an heirloom design item
Nokia retires the Symbian brand – The Inquirer – interesting that Nokia is hitching its own brand to Symbian
UK cities expected to go it alone for better broadband – BDUK fund on the thin side | TechEye – yep – its all about as much use as one hand clapping
Hold those caps: The average web page is now almost 1MB – this is nuts, web design is broken
Microsoft sells Ciao to LeGuide.com – Brand Republic News – interesting move, I guess this may be a move away from the Google bashing?
The web in 2011: HTML5 dominates Flash, trouble for data capped mobile surfers | ExtremeTech – or why apps are going to be around for a while yet
Yahoo considers selling Asian assets, continues fickle CEO search | VentureBeat – OMG I would laugh my head off and then cry if Nikesh Arora was the new CEO of Yahoo!
Sumo wrestler crime prevention team patrols streets of Tokyo ‹ Japan Today: Japan News and Discussion – interesting that bank transfer scams are used to target the vulnerable and the elderly – less violent than the UK
How the iPhone Zapped Carriers – WSJ.com – which looks like something needs to change
New iPhone? No thanks, say cash-conscious Europeans | Reuters – lack of differentiation and financial meltdown