How China is trying to get its citizens to censor themselves | Quartz – is this any different to how western governments try to interact with media to influence consumer opinion?
Meet Microsoft’s Cortana, a More Personal Siri – NYTimes.com – no comparison with Google | Android eco-system, interesting
Jing Daily: Chinese Blogger Peter Xu Brings Us Baselworld’s Hottest China Trends – focus on fashion amongst younger consumers
Rise of the tech-savvy mother: who says their place is in the kitchen? | Techinasia – I am middle-class, hear me roar
DATA POINTS: Adspend trends in South Korea | Campaign Asia – Ad spending in the country edged up 2.2 per cent in 2013 led by a doubling of mobile spending, according to Cheil Worldwide
BlackBerry Ends Licensing Agreement With T-Mobile – WSJ.com – surprised BlackBerry is cutting off its nose to spite it’s face unless T-Mobile are consumer customers and they are trying to focus on the enterprise??
Cisco, Nokia: Huawei a ‘Growing Challenge,’ Say Raymond James, UBS – no real surprise
Wearables: one-third of consumers abandoning devices | theguardian.com – this seems to be an issue of design as much as technology as the form factor doesn’t match the use case
Office for iPad: There are no incumbents in mobile | VentureBeat – interesting comparison between the original MacWrite programme and Office for iPad
There’s a Class War Going On and the Poor Are Getting Their Butts Kicked | TIME – interesting Time has written a piece on what would be considered social democrat leanings