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Amazon opens doors to Kinesis: The Hotel California of the cloud • The Register

JPMorgan’s Twitter session that went horribly wrong

How to Get the Classic Mac Sounds Back Into OS X Mountain Lion – genius

A Better Backpack: Sustainable Design – Sustainable Future by Daniel Eckler — Kickstarter – nice bit of heirloom design

How Bank of England measures economic uncertainty from newspaper cuttings | Westminster blog – press clippings are not a meaningful economic measure

Reasons Why Tesco Mobile, Jaffa Cake, Yorkshire Tea, Cadburys And PhileasFogg WIN At Twitter

WeChat helps Tencent make over HK$637m in Single’s Day sales | South China Morning Post“Shopping habits in the mobile space are different from the PC space,” Song Yang, Tencent’s deputy general manager for e-commerce, explained to STCN.com. “The PC space is more search driven while the phone space is meant to be simple, convenient, and good for quick decision-making… For [WeChat], rather than showing all models, we decided to go with a selection of the year’s best-selling goods instead.

“We believe that [this year’s Singles Day WeChat sales] were mainly testing the water and positioning us to understand the needs of mobile users,” Song acknowledged, pointing out that Tencent’s usage of WeChat in its sales promotions was an ongoing experiment and would likely change and improve over time. (Paywall)

WeShare – Site – Hong Kong blogging platform to replace Yahoo! blogs

What do we actually do on our phones? « PRmoment Blog

Yahoo work-from-home ban is a trust issue, says Microsoft chief envisioning officer – Brand Republic News

How to Get the Emoji Keyboard on Your iOS or Android Device | Gadget Lab | Wired.com

CONSUMER BAROMETER – insights in online & offline purchase behavior – some great international data points here

Jolla spurns Google, picks Yandex’s alternative Android app store for its smartphones – The Next Web

Open sourcers can’t create new penguins – Mules of the IT world | TechEye

WeChat’s growth is slowing but it’s finally set to start making money – Quartz

The British economy continues to do better. British people, not so much – Quartz

Smithsonian X 3D

Next-gen HTTP 2.0 protocol will require HTTPS encryption (most of the time) | PCWorld

Google Is Bigger Than Magazines And Newspapers – Business Insider

Impatient Beijing subway commuters get the better of German fare machines | South China Morning Post – not understanding the user context

Group of China Internet firms say to sue Baidu over copyright violations | Reuters

Japan to tap technology for military use, another step away from pacifism – AJW by The Asahi Shimbun – also could kickstart Japanese innovation which has been lacking

Cisco Systems Q1 2014 earnings transcript – interesting thing here is how Cisco is winning deals and then having the wins cancelled in China