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Cheap Central Bank Money Contributes to Dangerous Bubbles – SPIEGEL ONLINE – Spiegel predicting another crash
How Important are the MINT Countries to the Global Economy? – This acronym stands for Mexico, Indonesia, Nigeria and Turkey.
Hong Kong’s Troubling Shortage of Men – Atlantic Mobile – from the little I have seen this is down to a two factors: Hong Kong has an aging population and the tension between tradition and western lifestyles. Many women are much more empowered and want more, by comparison men look for more traditional attributes in a woman
Social Business and the McKinsey 7S Model – not terribly surprising
Lessons on radical innovation from Bell Labs, the grandfather of inventiveness – why hard innovation no longer happens in the west
Harvard Materials Scientists Invents 3D Printing Tech for Batteries – A materials scientist from Harvard University named Jennifer Lewis and her team have invented a new ink and printing process that allows or the manufacture of 3D printed batteries at room temperature. The scientists say that the tech is still at an early stage, but shows promise.
Korea Insights Data Download | InMobi – interesting report on Korean movie going habits (reg wall)
W Hotels: Social media done right | Rapt Cat – nice case study here based on the experience of Yi Chen
How the world will progressively look weirder to us – big data begats big noise
R Kelly sets up ‘Black Panties hotline’ to promote new album – Callers can sign up to receive eight messages a month from US R&B star – old school marketing channel
Xaxis and 24/7 Media make media buying platform behemoth – programmatic buying yada yada
Chinese authorities conduct unannounced inspections of Bloomberg News – Term Sheet – Bloomberg has made a right mess of things
Teenagers say goodbye to Facebook, adding street cred to WeChat – not terribly surprising, Facebook has had its weaknesses baked in from early on
Secret Weapon in Mall Battle – NYTimes.com – mobile applications
App Publish | Mobile Advertising – InMobi – simplified app store
Wolfram’s next thing – sentient applications
India probing Ericsson over essential patents – India’s antitrust regulator has launched a probe into Ericsson over allegations the company is making excessive royalty demands for standards-essential patents.
News: Mobile Trends to Keep In Mind | Monday Note – some nice slideware fodder
Samsung’s ads are working, but not as well as it wants – Relentless advertising has helped Samsung take top spot in the global smartphone market, but it’s also given the company another title: it’s one of the biggest ad spenders around
Samsung execs to discuss ‘crisis awareness’ at huge company meeting. – Samsung’s management team is meeting from December 17th through the 20th to discuss its plans for the next year, and one of the main topics is “crisis awareness,” ZDNet reported. – PR opportunity?