Links of the day

DARPA BAA on homomorphic encryption – PDF document with major implications, it would allow privacy and protection of information in cloud services – a computation could be performed over data that remains in encrypted form throughout the entire computation

MeeGo – will keep checking in here to see how Intel and Nokia’s mobile Linux continues to develop

Monocolumn – Expenses scandal, Kiwi-style [Monocle] – interesting how the UK MPs expenses scandal influenced story initiation and coverage of New Zealand parliament expenses coverage

Google Secretly Invested $100+ Million In Zynga, Preparing To Launch Google Games – it makes sense given the changing patterns in online consumer behaviour

Capturing the world’s emerging middle class – McKinsey Quarterly – Retail & Consumer Goods – Strategy & Analysis