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Anne-Marie Slaughter: ‘I think we need a men’s movement’ | – read the comments

Anonymous unmasked | The Irish Times – Sat, Jul 20, 2013

Fast food shocker: Taco bell dropping kids meals, toys | News – Home – Taco Bell says kids meals only account for half of 1% of its overall sales

What to expect from Apple’s Q3 results | FT Tech blog – share price movement isn’t reflecting the company news (paywall)

Study: Global comparisons of news consumption and shifting channels | Trends in the Living NetworksTrends in the Living Networks

A Third of China’s Potential Car Buyers Reside in Just Eighteen Cities – Analyst Insight from Euromonitor International

Facebook’s drive into developing nations scores 100 million users | The Verge

The Rise Of Social Gaming Doesn’t Mean Gamers Are Becoming More Social | WebProNews – gamers prefer single player games. Probably says something about the satisfaction that gaming gives (individual achievement?)

Touch: Where Microsoft Went Wrong | TechCrunch – I don’t want to say I told you so, but I did…

Why Opt-In Porn Is a Terrible Idea – Businessweek – this isn’t good for Digital Britain

Chinese iTunes Accounts Compromised to Boost App Rankings – or diminish confidence in Apple eco-system?

Online porn block: Legit sites to suffer from David Cameron’s ignorance- The Inquirer

The irrelevance of Microsoft — Benedict Evans – IBM’s mainframes have been irrelevant (Benedict Evans choice of words rather than mine) for a long time but have hung around. Microsoft will do the same

Finland Writes History With Crowdsourced Copyright Law | TorrentFreak – Hollywood is going to hate this. Expect Finland to roll out data havens

The Value of Google Result Positioning | Search Engine Journal – zero sum game

iPhone activations on Verizon grew 41 percent year over year, and analysts seemingly didn’t notice | TUAW – The Unofficial Apple Weblog

Metamaterial Invisibility – Business Insider

The Social TV Ecosystem In One Chart – Business Insider

How to Import Web Data into Google Docs with ImportHTML

Whitehall says EU status quo suits Britain | City A.M. – but would that be enough in a referendum?

Big Law Firms in Trouble: When the Money Dries Up | New Republic – globalisation and software shake up law practices

A British Porn Ban Is on the Way – Alexander Abad-Santos – The Atlantic Wire  – going for female voter gold, but likely to affect UK image abroad and business investment. What is really interesting is the timing to distract from Tempora / PRISM blanket suveillance scandal

Wearable computers might use a new paper-thin interactive “e-skin,” the first made of plastic — Tech News and Analysis

Hedge funds to negotiate hard with the Co-op | City A.M.‘The bank this month launched a review to uncover when and how the capital hole built up‘ – I wonder what will come out of this?

‘Turbo’ and ‘R.I.P.D.’ Open to Disappointing Results – – quality, budgets seem to be an issue. I can recommend Pacific Rim and the Lone Ranger however

Microsoft and Steve Ballmer have a major shareholder problem – Quartz – I suspect that things will be like the Berlin Wall. Things will look solid with the current management team in charge until it crumbles. Shareholders should be thankful that neither the Yahoo! or Nokia deals went anywhere as this would have made things much worse for Microsoft’s financials

Ignore the hype: Britain’s ‘recovery’ is a fantasy that hides our weakness | Will Hutton in The Observer

UK sees signs of recovery, but who has been left behind? | The Observer

Tesco boss says cheap food era is over | The Observer

Forget second-screen apps. Today, the TV is the second screen — Tech News and Analysis

Communities Dominate Brands: Nokia Q2 Analysis – This is Textbook Comprehensively Failed Strategy in Numbers – ignore Tomi’s narrative just go and look at the numbers at the bottom of the post

Etymology – of Chinese characters