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Flickr founder Stewart Butterfield’s new Slack signed up 8,000 companies in 24 hours | VentureBeat – psyched for Stewart Butterfield. met him once during a press junket to Sunnyvale and he was a gracious host for the media

Jing Daily: China’s Luxury Slowdown ‘Not A Setback’

The Killing Machines – Mark Bowden – The Atlantic – interesting article on drone strikes

Mindshare Digital Normalness Index 2013 Reveals Singapore, Portugal And China Lead Online Motivations League Table – interesting data on western countries that have lower usage and motivation for using online social platforms

(SBIR) DoD-DARPA – Defense Against National Vulnerabilities in Public Data – big data is the achilles heel for modern societies

– – The Underwhelmingness of Facebook

Tencent denies WeChat Singapore IPO as Sina wins more eyeballs for Weibo – Quartz

All those people with cheap Android smartphones have finally started buying apps – Quartz

Samsung Sells Over 15 Million Smartphones In China In Q2 Eurasia Review

Business, Etiquette and Social Media |

Interbrand 100′s YouTube Videos Have a Long Shelf Life

Chinese consumers won’t pay high prices for domestic mobile phones Xiaomi still looks for rounds of funding. There is the volume but there may not be the profits

Intel Acquires Fujitsu Wireless | EE Times – Intel bulks up on talent

What is WebGL and why should you be using it? | The Wall Blog

How Manchester United uses Facebook, Twitter, Sina Weibo and Google+ | Econsultancy

BlackBerry Said to Have Sought Buyers Since 2012 – Bloomberg – not terribly surprised. The QNX business is interesting, their infrastructure for compressed encrypted web traffic as is the the secure-ish network – the big challenge there would be about getting it to work well with other devices when they struggled to do so with BB10