Links of the day | 在网上找到

The savvy executive’s guide to buying back shares – McKinsey Quarterly – don’t try is the key message

Q&A: Canceling a Digital Subscription – NYTimes.com

Apps Beat Web | Forrester Blogs – consumers perfer using apps

Introducing Generation O

Big biz told to reveal hack attacks • The Register – big implications for reputation

Wahooly: Free startup equity for promotion – cutting out the PR agency

Social Networking Watch: Spanish SN Tuenti Looks Ahead – serious competition for Facebook in Spanish speaking markets

Smartphones need more style than substance says Samsung | T3 – for UK consumers

5 in 10 Top U.S. Mobile Devices Are Brew Feature Phones

Google Analytics Premium by Mindshare – WPP

BlackBerry takes flight in Africa as sales slump in North America

Can Microsoft Salvage Windows Phone? | TechCrunch

OMG! Berners-Lee has an iPhone • The Register – Berners-Lee dismisses the idea that the internet would have been better if it had been patented

Gap Closing Nearly 200 Stores in North America – focusing overseas (probably also encourages online channels)

55 websites closed for illegal online publicity

NetEase is Working on a DianDian Lightblog Competitor – Lofter.com | TechNode

London 2012 Games | Transport for London – so I have at least an hours delay to look forward to coming home of an evening during the two weeks of the Olympics – not happy

Asciiflow – ASCII Flow Diagram Tool

GroupM China and CIC identify ‘Luxury Voice’ in Chinese Social Media

How to Make Sure Prison Life’s a Stress-Free Walk in the Park | VICE

Case study: AXE v Old Spice Facebook engagement and content strategy | Social media agency | FreshNetworks London

36 Resources To Help You Teach Kids Programming | Regular Geek

How to initiate kids (or anyone) in coding | Emma Mulqueeny

Facebook Loads Fastest, YouTube Crashes Least: Report

Opera looks to develop new businesses via acquisition; step up cooperation with Taiwan device makers

Girl’s Handbags Exposed in Smartphone Campaign – really interest campaign and has a social anthropology aspect to it

How China Rocks iOS: Usage, Upgrading, and Updating [INFOGRAPHIC] | Tech in Asia

Hackers uncover state spyware | Presseurop (English)

The Next Big Media Technology: Paper? HP Thinks So – Forbes

Mp3 Players ‘Shrink’ Personal Space – science behind the cocooning 2.0 phenomenon

Shenzhen sweatshop allegations force Gucci to act – FT.com – PR nightmare and management FAIL for Gucci

Scott Forstall, the Sorcerer’s Apprentice at Apple – Businessweek

Venture capital on pace for biggest year since dot-com era – GeekWire

“We Are Absolutely in a Feature Race,” Says Bradley Horowitz of Google – AllThingsD – promoting the decision to say no by focusing on simplicity