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News – Apple, closer to Android in the US as Carrier Distribution Grows – Kantar Worldpanel

Global Advertising Study 2013 – IHS – interesting metrics that show North America and Asia way ahead of Europe

Airline Alliance Helped in Crash Aftermath – WSJ – interesting how Asiana has leveraged Star Alliance partners

Contagious Content – What People Share on Facebook and Why They Share It

Former Windows chief explains why it’s so hard to go cross-platform | CITEworld

Three Strikes and You’re Still In – France Kills Piracy Disconnections | TorrentFreak

Shell Picks New Chief Executive – NYTimes.com – focus on LPG and gas to liquids production (synthetic diesel)

Recovery woes: America’s second-largest employer is a temp agency | WashingtonExaminer.com – Walmart then Kelly Services

BBC News – Smartphone becomes in-car head-up display – interesting comments about the limitations car manufacturers face in terms of speed of innovation in vehicles

Britain’s teenagers want to work, not find fame, survey finds | The Observer

UK Supreme Court Asks CJEU Whether the Internet is Legal | Kluwer Copyright Blog

Nintendo: Jefferies Starts at Buy; Massive Earnings Miss Will Prompt Change – Barrons.com – expects Nintendo to move franchises to mobile gaming and tablets

The iPhone Hasn’t Saved T-Mobile USA Yet – NYTimes.com

Aldi’s Manifest Destiny: The Discounter Moves West – Euromonitor International

Tablets and Smartphones Phenomenal Growth – Euromonitor International

High Scalability – The Architecture Twitter Uses to Deal with 150M Active Users, 300K QPS, a 22 MB/S Firehose, and Send Tweets in Under 5 Seconds

Beyond Helvetica: The Real Story Behind Fonts in iOS 7 | Typographica

Blog – Did Sharp Just Sell Out to China? | EE Times – and then there is display tech from Qualcomm that Sharp can take advantage of

Governments to target tech giants’ tax avoidance: draft | Reuters

Public Shaming – Women’s Wimbledon Champion Marion Bartoli Deemed “Undeserving Ugly Fat Slut” By Sexists Because She’s Not A Tall Skinny Blonde – gobsmacked by some of the vile tweets collected

Bringing ‘Made in Great Britain’ label to Japan ‹ Japan TodayThe British government should encourage British companies to make products in their home country. They should try to concentrate on innovative products that are made in the UK

Who’s Buying Luxury Watches? | The Financialist – but the local papers here say that sales are down 20 per cent year on year