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A second tranche of catch-up links thanks to my typing helper, normal service still a way off yet:

Fuck Yeah Internet Fridge – the ridiculousness of not considering context in technological design

Groceries Become a Guy Thing – – through packaging design

The not-so-mobile phone: How we really use our smartphones — mobileYouth®

Hong Kong’s Enduring Identity Crisis – The Atlantic – the tension between Hong Kong and China

GCR – Innovation – How Japan plans to beam power direct from space by the 2030s – straight up science fiction, I remember seeing NASA futurist pictures from the 1970s

Vaseline – good Facebook global page example

AMD posts $1.46 billion quarterly revenue, returns to profitability | Electronista

New nano-material could boost solar panel efficiency as high as 80% | ExtremeTech

Matt Cutts Suggests Guest Blogging Only Be Done In Moderation | Search Engine Journal

Wechat Membership Card Aims Big in O2O Market — China Internet Watch – O2O online to offline

Osborne’s open door to Chinese banks prompts MPs’ check on City rules | The Guardian

Can Coffee Vending be Saved? – ahhh Klix machines

‘De-Americanization’ may have just become China’s new word for fighting political reform – NSA surveillance

Coke vs Pepsi in EMs: different strategies, same gloom – growth slowing in emerging markets

I, Cringely Breaking Moore’s Law – I, Cringely – or why the dot com era drove the current cloud era

Nokia Looks to Free Netflix, Other Promos to Boost Lumia Sales – Ina Fried – Mobile – AllThingsD – maturity of smartphone design?

Murdoch calls for world+dog to ‘expose’ Google • The Register – unfortunately Google is now as powerful as Murdoch used to be

Beyond Caffeine: The Prospects for Alternative Energy Boosters

HP CEO Signals Wintel Alliance May Be in Its Final Days – post PC era?

Engagement with mobile video is three times higher than desktop: stats | Econsultancy – The average CTR for mobile is 13.64% (compared to 5.45% on desktop)

Cheap coffee triumphs over expensive espresso in giving caffeine fix | South China Morning Post – HK style milk tea & coffee 3 to 6 times more caffiene than expresso

Revolutionary Coming-of-Age? | Welcome to CIMI Corporation’s Public Blog – interesting post on SDN – awesome music streaming site

Hong Kong peg ‘could last another 20 years’, says its designer John Greenwood | South China Morning Post“A number of people take the view that the [yuan] could become fully convertible and a competitor international reserve currency with the US dollar and in that case, it might make sense to peg to the [yuan], but, in my view, that is many, many years away,” Greenwood told the South China Morning Post.

New Sony smartphone strategy shifts away from U.S. – In an effort to become a dominant force in the competitive smartphone space, Sony is refocusing its business to markets that already constitute 60% of its smartphone sales: Europe and Japan

Datagraphic: Understanding China’s Hugh Digital Footprint – already has the world’s highest number of Internet users and is the dominant smartphone market

Back door found in D-Link routersD-secret is D-logon string allowing access to everything A group of embedded device hackers has turned up a vulnerability in D-Link consumer-level devices that provides unauthenticated access to the units’ admin interfaces

Will Chinese Economic Growth Slow in 2013?

Moore’s Law gets very warped in the sub 20nm era

Young? Been online five years? Congrats, you are the ELITE MINORITY – Most of world’s youth still not ‘digital natives,’ study finds

Kevin Systrom, Instagram’s man of vision, now eyes up world domination | Technology | The Observer

The Future is Near: Top 10 Forecasts Beyond 2014 – The Conference Channel Blog

Third of millennials watch mostly online video or no broadcast TV | Poynter.

Apple Passbook For Commerce And Payments – Business Insider

How Pinterest Puts People in Stores – Harvard Business Review