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Confessions of an e-commerce director, |

Can Jack Ma’s Cainiao project deliver on its promise? | South China Morning Post – interesting that Cainiao is providing a technology layer to increase efficiencies and integration of logistics companies with e-commerce

After Acquisitions Aplenty, Yahoo Q2 Beats With EPS At 35 Cents, But Revenue Flat Again At $1.07B | TechCrunch

Microsoft: Kinect costs almost as Xbox One to make | BGR – the inevitable teardowns once it’s launched will be interesting

Search Trumps Social Media: Department Stores Edition | L2’s The Daily – no real surprise, social delivers just 1.9 per cent of traffic

Presence in Digital Space | IGI Global – great whitepaper on digtial marketing particularly as it pertains to brand and e-tailing

Which? finds trust in comparison sites low – July – 2013 – Which? News – not terribly surprised by this

Do Things that Don’t Scale – do them as they have valuable lessons for design etc

Elop explains: why Nokia didn’t choose Android to replace Symbian |

What cool means to China’s youth |

China to Promote Technology, Energy-Saving in Restructuring Push – Bloomberg – similar to what the west did by globalisation

Hedge Funds Are for Suckers – Businessweek – not quite. But the their time in the sun is over (at least for the time being). GLC; one of the UK’s oldest hedge funds shuttered its doors last year

Analysis: As China’s economic pain increases, so does reform effort | Reuters

China Govt Advisor Says Economy In Crisis As Debt Costs Spiral | MNIArguments about whether China will grow at 7% or 7.5% are “pointless” because the economy is already in a financial crisis which may only worsen if the government doesn’t address the country’s crippling debt problem

Leaked Line Document Sheds Light on One of Its Monetization Models – for Naver LINE

Empire Ave | A chat with Shawn Stussy – Pt I