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China Mobile Launches Jego Mobile App to Grow International Business – China Real Time Report – WSJ – Jego is like Skype Out. You get a certain amount of call minutes each month and a Hong Kong number. The Jego software feels clunky, and it is limited in terms of western payment platforms that it uses. The big issue with Jego is that the call quality is bad. I am not too sure why that is the case. On a 3G network with good reception and where Skype works perfectly, Jego calls are like an FM radio tuned between stations.
Don’t hate Mondays—they’re the best day to apply for a job – Quartz – I am sure that this is spurious data but nonetheless
Matt Cutts Answers If Every Page Needs To Have A Unique Meta Description – avoid duplicates is the main takeaway
I Believe in Advertising | Absolut Vodka: Absolut Unique Access – interesting WhatsApp campaign
Google’s Broken Promises & Who’s Running The Search Engine? – incisive and interesting analysis by Danny Sullivan of Google. On a related tip: Erik McClure: Google’s Decline Really Bugs Me
Ballmer reflects on time with Microsoft: ‘I’m big, I’m bald and I’m loud’ | BGR – an eye on the future in this interview, smarter than his peers at Microsoft
Microsoft’s dystopian pitch for remote work by David of 37signals – but an honest reflection of the way technologies like Blackberry have been used
Forrester’s Asia Pacific Predictions for 2014 | Forrester Webinar – Business controlled IT budget growth will accelerate in APAC come 2014
iPad Sales Q1 2014: iPad is disappointing, UBS says | BGR – market share or profit share?
Web of no web
The Mind Bending Future of Computer Science | Socialnomics – slide fodder
Japan Today | Smart watch review – it sounds like Sony had a sounder design approach but Samsung has advertising