Sony sees return to profit, aims to halve TV losses| Reuters – but sees (hopes for?) rebound to profit as Hirai restructures
Here’s Why Google and Facebook Might Completely Disappear in the Next 5 Years – Forbes – they won’t “completely disappear” though
The Dishonored Sex: German Writer Pleads For Male Emancipation – Worldcrunch – Men’s greatest mistake was not claiming a place of their own. Three words sum up the male life story: career, competition, collapse.” This may sound subjective, perhaps a tad sniveling, but statistics back up what the author writes. On average, men in Germany die six years earlier than women. Interestingly, the author points out that where the lifestyle of both sexes is equivalent — among monks and nuns, for example, or those living in Israeli kibbutzim – there is no such difference in life expectancy. Interesting perspective.
It’s Time to Rethink Continuous Improvement – Harvard Business Review – interesting more nuanced viewpoint
Jing Daily: The Business of Luxury and Culture in China – report: China To Lead Luxury Demand “For Years To Come”
Smartphones top computers for U.S. Facebook time| Reuters – mobile users spend 50 minutes more a month on Facebook than computer users