For the record | SCMP.com – profile of veteran DJ Ray Cordeiro
UK leads the way in European online evolution | IAB UK – 81 per cent online and spending almost 17 hours online per week
Return of the Knockoffs: Shanzhai Manufacturers Switching to Smartphones – over 2,000 brands of smartphones in China!
The Agrippa Files – really interesting digital art and electronic publishing project from the early 1990s
Amazon preparing its own smartphone? – Rethink Wireless – interesting demographic, is this about growing Amazon’s ecommerce marketing share with online customers via mobile phones?
Amazon and WP7 face challenges to be ‘third way’ – Rethink Wireless – We’re overly reliant on Android and that’s not a strategically strong position to be in.
OmniCorp – Home – Looks like the Robocop remake has kicked off its marketing campaign
China: Inflation Eases To 29-Month Low | Stratfor – China’s CPI (consumer price index) edged down 0.6 percent, according to the NBS (National Bureau of Statistics) (paywall)
It Never Gets Better | Buzzfeed – More often than not, though, gadgets don’t get better. They just get obsolete.
I, Cringely » Blog Archive IT class warfare — It’s not just IBM – interesting take on the way globalisation is affecting corporations
Apple no longer registering products with EPEAT | MacNews – some of Apple’s product design choices are coming home to roost
Communities Dominate Brands: The Sun Tzu of Nokisoftian Microkia – nothing terrbily surprising here. The launch of Jolla Mobile is very interesting though
Kim Dotcom Can See One File Of 22 Million Says FBI… | Stuff.co.nz – not terribly surprising and a bit depressing. As for the link between the media sector and politics one only has to look at both major parties in the UK
C4L Introduces “The Technology Revolution” | Campaign for Liberty – interesting that mainstream politicians are now getting on the bandwagon for internet freedom (regulation, market interference, open networks rather than oligarchies)
On the move: Mobile gamers now outnumber PC players in China | VentureBeat – Chinese mobile gamers to hit 192M this year
Monocolumn – Is the era of digital sharing just a blip? [Monocle] – importance of artifacts
Tables Turn for Sony, Samsung in Branding Game – WSJ – absolutely shocking distruction of brand value at Sony