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The Feature Phone Rises (Again?) – interesting piece by Junko Yoshida that asks what is a smartphone. My definition would be a phone that still works well as a phone is a feature phone, ‘smart phones’ aren’t particularly good at phoning anyone

Black Hat finds holes in ARM, x86, embedded

TI: Customers holding off on new orders – do declining orders represent an economic slow down or very lean supply chains?

Chinese safety requirement may be de facto global standard – interesting that China have come up with a tougher standard than other countries

Silicon Valley Worries About Addiction to Devices – NYTimes.com
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FOSS Patents: Apple seeks $2.5 billion in damages from Samsung, offers half a cent per standard-essential patent

German company buys Peet’s Coffee for nearly $1 billion, will take it private – SiliconValley.com

China manufacturing improving, but job worries mount | beyondbrics

Chinese Economist Xie Warns South Korea of Conglomerate Dependence – WSJ

US Drought Could Spell Another Global Food Crisis | Mother Jones

The End of Chinese Manufacturing and Rebirth of U.S. Industry – Forbes -interesting but flawed analysis on future manufacturing technologies

Comprehensive timeline: Aurora Massacre : news – fascinating timeline on Reddit. What is interesting is the way the facts gradually coalesce and how far way this is from traditional storytelling

TelecomTV | News | Outlook for Lumia gets Gloomia

This Cease-and-Desist Letter Should Be the Model for Every Cease-and-Desist Letter – Megan Garber – The Atlantic – in tune with the brand

Nokia looks to revamp marketing strategy: FT | Reuters
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Wikiweb – A Delightful Wikipedia Reader – some interesting ideas in this

Plan B apologises for wearing neo-nazi shirt, says he didn’t realise when he made it | Holy Moly!

Mail Online makes its first profit in June 2012 – Media Week

Research Company Claims Lenovo Now Second-Biggest Mobile Brand in China

Big Content pushes for tougher laws in New Zealand – Claims defeat in victory | TechEye

Jiepang Provides New POI Data and Algorithm to Empower Chinese Applications | TechNode

Communities Dominate Brands: If Apple is running away from this strategy, and Samsung growing by opposite strategy, why is Elop trying ‘exclusive’ carrier strategy for Nokia and Microsoft. He must be mad!

HP-sponsored Enyo framework hits cross-platform release | ZDNet – this is a legacy from the company’s Palm acquisition

Insight: Flood risk rampant across Asia’s factory zones | Reuters

Why Google or Facebook Buying Your Favorite Startup Means It’s Probably Toast | TIME.com

Kodak Loses Patent Case Against Apple, RIM – WSJ.com

The real reason we’re upset about Sparrow’s acquisition – challenges to paid services versus freemium