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Archaic but widely used crypto cipher allows NSA to decode most cell calls | Ars Technica – and shows how much still happens over GSM rather than UMTS, let alone LTE all around the world

MediaPost Publications Gen X, Gen Y Value Brand Friendships 12/16/2013

Havas Worldwide Prosumer Reports

sticky | VIMN Insights

Millennials’ Digital Behavior – comScore, Inc

Generational Marketing Guides – The Millennials Infographic Breaks Down Gen Y (GALLERY)

American Millennials

Meet the BRIC Millennials | JWT Intelligence

Accenture | Seamless Retail for Millennial Consumers Getting it Right – PDF document

The Millennial Consumer: Debunking Stereotypes | Boston Consulting Group – PDF document

Telefonica – Global Millennial Survey – PDF document

Beijing to expand OTC market to qualified SMEs|WantChinaTimes.com – this is really interesting as it provides a larger amount of investment opportunities for Chinese consumers. It isn’t without risk, but expect it to take off

Las Vegas Sands drops Madrid plansLas Vegas Sands asking for the resort to be exempted from Spanish rules on smoking – interesting the way they were concerned about instability in EU regulation and the smoking argument indicates a possible desire to get Asian consumers

Arianespace orders rockets | RTHK – at least Europe is keeping up it’s presence in space

Red Bull to sell in mainland – makes sense given the brand presence Red Bull has already in Formula 1 etc

China linked to carbon-intensive energy future | Wall St Cheat Sheet

GM Cashes Out as Peugeot Chases China Deal – interesting move when China becomes the pre-eminent partner for European automakers

Japanese Mobile Market — a Brief History | PixelBits

How Retailers Using Facebook’s Custom Audiences Can Track Offline Sales

Flush with cash, Oculus plans ambitious new VR headset | The Verge

Data point: Erosion of anonymity has consumers on alert | JWT Intelligence

EE to invest £275m on voice calls and VoLTE trials in 2014- The Inquirer – is this a catch-up or a factor for differentiation?

Facebook self-censorship: What happens to the posts you don’t publish? – Facebook still records the data

How PepsiCo Dreams Up New Products in China | AdAge China – include a hard to replicate aspect to the product