Chopard named the Official Timing Partner of Porsche Motorsport – Luxury News – interesting given that Porsche has its own watch brand made by Eterna. Eterna are a Swiss watch brand that pioneered using ball bearings in watches. The Israel navy and special forces used Eterna dive watches back when the Royal Navy divers were using Rolex Submariners. This gives a good idea of how robust Eterna watches have been.
China’s Domestic Bond Market May See First Default – NYTimes.com – small solar company
Design Pirate Cody Foster Tries To Buy Victim’s Silence | Co.Design – apparent blatant IP infringement
Octopus app will make cash transfers to friends easy as sending WhatsApp message | South China Morning Post – interesting move by Octopus (paywall)
Should Coca Cola reconsider it’s content marketing strategy with Journey? | RaceTalk PR and Social Media Blog – (disclosure colleague blog post)
FreedomPop’s “Snowden Phone” Is Similar To The Blackphone, But Way Cheaper | Fast Company – it doesn’t include the Silent Circle subscriptions
Corning exec slams sapphire — rumored for Apple device | CNET News – sounds a bit defensive?
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T-Mobile’s BlackBerry Promo: 94 Percent Traded for a Different Smartphone | Re/code – ahh not great news for BlackBerry
Qualcomm CEO Mollenkopf Says Smartphone Growth in Infancy – Bloomberg – really, I thought it was heading towards saturation?