The real threat that Samsung poses to Apple | asymco – really interesting article on Samsung’s strengths
On Legacy iPhones and Cannibalization – AllThingsD – the legacy phone makes up the lower price models in the Apple range
Google exec was told to stop Tweeting | The Wall Blog – the people who are responsible for engineering social media don’t even understand how things can propagate
TI rolls open-source RTOS for MCUs – lower footprint than Linux which should be compelling
Communities Dominate Brands: Why Nokia Lumia and Windows Phone 8 will fail – ie will never become the promised third ecosystem – Tomi Ahonen updates his numbers of Nokia market share
As of February, you’ll have two fewer characters to tweet with when you share a link on Twitter – The Next Web – trillions of links already
Facebook Messenger for Android drops account requirement, taking on SMS and WhatsApp | The Verge – interesting how Facebook is being usurped as a communications platform
London Calling: Should Apple buy ST-E or Renesas Mobile? – but what about patent licences?
Yahoo sees several flaws in $2.7 billion Mexico ruling: source | Reuters – the big question is why wasn’t it disclosed in company documents in the first place
Touché – Carnegie Mellon University | CMU – really interesting immersive media experiments
Daring Fireball: Why ‘The Daily’ Failed – there is also the problem that the content didn’t have value. It wasn’t a professional tool like the Wall Street Journal or provide something you couldn’t get elsewhere
Nokia Siemens sells optical network unit to Marlin Equity Partners – ok, interesting move. But will it be enough to be competitive against the new network players?