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Cathay Pacific rethinks in-flight meals with on-demand catering trial on long haul services | SCMP – really interesting change in process

Exclusive: Japan to vet bidders in Toshiba chip sale for national security risks – sources | Reuters – probably doesn’t want China dicking them about like they have been doing with Korea and have done in the past with rare earth metals

A brief history of blockchain | HBR  – nice technical 101

Beijing industry minister says no discrimination against foreign companies | SCMP – empirical evidence would tend to suggest otherwise

Faulty Towers: Understanding the impact of overseas corruption on the London property market – Transparency International UK – so basically if you’re from a high corruption country Transparency International is tarring you with the same brush. This needs to be a bit more nuanced

Unwind by Sync Project – look at the site on your phone, it accesses your heart rate presumable via the touch sensor??? and plays music to help you unwind based on the data

The Internet of Things and interaction style: the effect of smart interaction on brand attachment: Journal of Marketing Management: Vol 33, No 1-2 – pay wall

Urban Outfitters’ CEO says the US retail bubble is bursting, just like housing in 2008 | Quartz – time to think about shorting Gap, Arcadia, Sports Direct etc

Brexit hole at the heart of British budget – POLITICO – Brexit as a term apparently now polls badly….

“Adulting School” teaches millennials grown-up skills like hanging a picture, fitting a sheet, and networking — Quartz – Some interesting stuff in here, some of the subjects remind me of night classes. The demographics points are good though

Report: LVMH to Launch Multi-Brand E-Commerce Site | News & Analysis | BoF – going after Yoox | Net a Porter and department stores

Online Affiliate Marketing – ASA | CAP – making video blogs relations with brand clear by for instance having ad in the title

‘Superstar Firms’ May Have Shrunk Workers’ Share of Income | NY Times – is this analogous to rent seeking and monopolistic power?

Flickr Adds ‘Similarity Search’ to Help You Discover Visually Similar Photos | Peta Pixel – bloody handy for mood boards and presentations

Doppler Labs sues Bose for allegedly stealing augmented audio tech – Business Insider – new category of active hearing products