Links of the day

Google and antitrust: Searching questions | The Economist

Cellphone Applications Let Shoppers Point, Click and Buy – NYTimes.com

The Wired Repo Man – He’s Not ‘As Seen on TV’ – NYTimes.com

From Quantic Dream, a Child Killer and a Tormented Dad – NYTimes.com – interesting new direction in gaming. In some ways it reminds me of Myst and the vision that Philips had for the CD-i platform

How Google got its Buzz | KomodoPR.comSelena Chan’s take on Google Buzz

Australians: Biggest Users of Social Media Worldwide – PSFK

Palm CEO’s Letter to Employees – Digits – WSJ – handling a crisis

FT.com / China – China faces shortages of migrant workers – this is more about structural change than an economic problem. Shenzhen and similar areas will go to higher value products and industry permeate deeper into the country

FT.com / Asia-Pacific – Labour shortage hits China export recovery

EU unveils plans to create new pan-Europe contract law | Pinsent Masons LLP

Palm Cuts Its Forecast, and Its Shares Fall – NYTimes.com

BBC signals an end to era of expansion – Times Online – madness. Its like the Victorians scaled back on the industrial revolution to give the barrel-makers, crofters, blacksmiths and thatchers a chance.