Adobe targets iOS with Wallaby Flash-to-HTML5 converter – it will be interesting to see how media companies receive this
PSFK » Online Gaming Helps Index Finnish National Archive – using games with a purpose
Why I would rather work for the yakuza than National Geographic Television UPDATED: My resignation, apologies, and words of caution to anyone involved with production. NGT番組に関する辞任とお詫びと注意勧告 – Jake Adelstein calling out National Geographic. If any of his allegations are true, this blows the NGT brand out of the water
Transmedia rising | JWT Intelligence – kind of like media neutral | agnostic
Pioneer Music Discovery Site Relaunching Full of Free MP3s – can lightning strike twice?
Nordstrom-Owned HauteLook Launches Monthly Shoe Club | AllThingsD – a book club but for shoes. It makes sense given the media has so little artefacts now
Windows Phone 7 not reversing Microsoft’s mobile slide | Seattle Post-Intelligencer – this is the initial US numbers, things may pick up when the marketing fully kicks in
US shoppers remain frugal – Warc.com – serious confidence issue according to McKinsey survey
Most Organizations Now Use Open Source Software According to Gartner – OSS is the new normal
Fuck You HSBC – is this therapy, a play pen for trolls and ranters or a brand problem?
Creative Review – Trainspotting’s film poster campaign, 15 years on – brilliant seeing the progression in the design
Skype – The Big Blog – Advertising in Skype – I guess this makes sense Yahoo! & Microsoft sold advertising in their respective IM clients for years
Sarah Tavel / Adventurista: Prediction: Facebook is no longer a viable marketing strategy for startups – following on from Chris Dixon’s post about SEO no longer being a winner for challenger brands
Upgrade Your Life: Simple security for your cell phone – Yahoo! News – I didn’t realise that you could have a longer password on the iPhone than the four-digit PIN
Bing Deals Android and IOS App Leave Windows Phone 7 Users Behind – Yahoo! News – Bing supporting rival platforms better than WP7. This could have been timing and concerns about anti-trust legislation as much as anything else
Al Jazeera English Plans Show Centered on Social Networking | Wired.com – interesting idea. The thing that concerns me is that it reduces even further the depth of insight and analysis in television news
Sina WeiLingDi: China’s Foursquare? – well one of a number of Foursquare-like services in China
The FT’s decline | Felix Salmon | Reuters.com – interesting analysis of the FT model
Smartphone Users Focus on Apps, Not Talking or Browsing – NYTimes.com – so maybe not quite the bandwidth hog assumed?
Glamour’s iPad Series to Let Viewers Buy Clothes From Gap – NYTimes.com – content as catalogue
Microsoft’s Nightmare: First They Came For The Tablets, Then The Netbooks…. – ASUS looking to get back to the simplicity of the Netbook again
Ex-Microsoft Employee: 5 Things The Kayak Deal Tells Us About Bing – interesting that Microsoft is becoming much more prepared to do deals
HKEx – The Desperate Hours – WSJ – longer opening hours of stock exchanges don’t correlate to better financial performance