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4 reasons why Asian tech companies are using flash sales to sell their stuff

Nobody Cares What You Think Unless You’re Rich | Mother Jones

Jing Daily | China’s Sketchy ‘Daigou’ Luxury Market Is A Hotbed For Fakes

Microsoft Ventures GM: ‘There will not be a WhatsApp-style acquisition again’ | VentureBeat – a bit harsh, I don’t think that you can categorise WhatsApp as pre-revenue or a dogs shit company – but the valuation is indicative of bubble behaviou

Here’s Google’s Smart Plan To Sell Its Computerized Glasses To Businesses (GOOG) | Business Insider – I would still be unhappy seeing Google Glass in a frontline customer services role like Virgin Atlanti

Jing Daily: How Lane Crawford’s ‘unique’ business model defies China’s anti-graft drive

Jing Daily: Zaha Hadid’s next high-profile China stop: Macau

How Real-Time Does Real-Time Marketing Need To Be? Sysomos Blog – according to marketers surveyed. It does beg the question what does real time marketing actually mean to them first of all

Mobile adspend doubles to break £1bn barrier, says IAB report

Samsung S5 Teardown: Loaded With Sensors | EE Times

Five examples of how marketers are using iBeacons | Econsultancy

China Email Marketing Industry Report in 2013 | ChinaInternetWatch

Watchmakers woo women to boost flagging sales | Reuters

Bosch Plans Connectivity Push to Challenge Google’s Lead – Bloomberg

STB defends promotional video for Filipinos | Marketing Interactive – how much do you localise a campaign when the content ends up online whether you want it there or not?

INTERNET OF CARING THINGS | trendwatching.com – emotional design

German companies and China: Mittelstand and Middle Kingdom | The Economist

Twitter CEO’s China Visit Is Interesting, but Not for the Reason You Think – China Real Time Report – WSJ – looking for Chinese innovation to emulate

Is Qualcomm losing its edge in the application processor market? | TechRadar – interesting that this question is being asked

How mobile is contributing to show rooming | Marketing Interactive

‘No Pain’ McFlame fronts social campaign for Zippo | Marketing Interactive

As competition heats up, retailers urged to innovate | Marketing Interactive

Asian Champions of Design: Tiger Balm | Campaign Asia – strident classic design that it seems to shy away from on new products (paywall)

The Army v. The Press | Time.com

Beware of Normcore | Slate – desperately wanting to be average

Users Engage with Major Social Networks Predominantly via Mobile | comScore

How to tell if a merger rumor will come true – Quartz – or how good are journalists?

Toyota is becoming more efficient by replacing robots with humans | Quartz

David Beckham Wants to Launch a Clothing and Lifestyle Brand | Vanity Fair – interesting that Li & Fung are being linked with this

Mobile adspend rockets in Korea | WARC

SK-II promotes pop-up skincare studio via geo-targeted mobile ad

Michael Kors Beating European Brands on Their Home Turf – Bloomberg

Airbnb Becoming a Stronger Competitor to Hotel Brands | L2 Think Tank

54% of tablet users share their device with others | GlobalWebIndex

Are Mobile Operators Asking the Right Questions of their Subscriber Big Data? | Euromonitor Internaitional

VAT on telecoms, broadcasting and electronic services to be charged at rate of consumer’s country not that of supplier from 2015

Media Publications Database | We find the best Media/Advertising publications for you. – great research resource

Nearly half of Arab youth keen to embrace modernity | Burson-Marsteller – presumably in conjunction with PSB

Home · enyojs/mochi Wiki · GitHub – design resources on user experience by the WebOS design team

The NSA Archive | American Civil Liberties Union – Snowden leaks become searchable

Microsoft’s open sourcing of .Net: The back story | ZDNet

Qualcomm’s newest mobile chips offer a clear glimpse at 2015′s killer gadgets | VentureBeat