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Among Venture Capital’s Largest Exits, Consumer Tech Dominates | CB Insights

Chat Wars | n+1 | Apr. 19, 2014 – interesting reading to compare and contrast with the current OTT messenger race

Ideological Segregation Online and Offline | Quarterly Journal of Economics by Matthew Gentzkow and Jesse M. Shapiro (paywall)

LeBron James Is Lovin’ McDonald’s — in China | Time – tapping into Chinese love of basketball to pimp burgers

A Third of Americans Think Technology Is Going to Ruin Their Lives | Motherboard – and they are probably right

Youku Tudou, Huawei Launch Internet TV STB | Marbridge Consulting – (paywall)

Amazon partners with Samsung to launch custom Kindle e-Book service for Galaxy devices – looks like Flipboard didn’t get the deal it wanted…

Japan’s indigenous stealth fighter to fly this year amid arms race worries | South China Morning Post – many of the technological advances that Japan had shared with its ally on the FSX later appeared on US aircraft – US defence complex ripped off Japanese technology (paywall)

FDA Publishes First Piece of Long-Awaited Social Media Guidance: Focus is on Accountability

Brits consume more MDMA than energy drinks, survey finds | Dazed

Global Views on Morality | Pew Research Center’s Global Attitudes Project – really nice interactive infographic

Rolex Gets a New CEO Jean-Frédéric Dufour – Gear Patrol – these are big shoes to fill, I just hope that Mr Dufour doesn’t decide that luxury equals fashion and starts cycling Rolex models like SKUs at H&M

Big Data is the new Artificial Intelligence | I, Cringely – interesting and disturbing all at the same time

Tesco hit by further sales decline as it turns to digital Clubcard and social network | Brand Republic – why would you want to join Tesco’s social network?

How Paul Smith Stands Apart In China’s Ultra-Competitive Retail Market | Jing Daily

China Inc joins the big league in oil and gas services | SCMP – (paywall)

This Is How Travelers Are Using Their Smartphones And Tablets — And How The Industry Is Adapting

How Advertisers Are Using Snapchat, Kik, Tango, Line, WeChat | Digital – Advertising Age – campaigns on the platform

PWC: 14% Chinese Shopping Online Everyday | China Internet Watch

Tencent to Launch Self-service WeChat Ad Platform | Marbridge Consulting – (paywall)

Generation Z | Charlie Stross

Jing Daily: ‘Brand-tagging’ mobile apps: China’s next selfie sensation

Inflation in Europe: The Price is Wrong | INSEAD

A new way to make brands | Wolff Olins

‘Baby surprise’ tourism promo video could have been done better: STB | Straits Times – video aimed at one market gets slammed elsewhere around the world

Daring Fireball: No One Said Following Is Easy – what John Gruber misses is that Nokia’s Symbian phones also had touch for instance the Nokia E90 Communicator had both a qwerty keyboard and resistive touch screen

Europe’s Eurosceptics more united than many think: poll | Reuters – this is going to go horribly wrong

China Leads the Way in Average Household Spending | Euromonitor International

A Taxonomy Of The Collaborative Economy –And What Brands Are Doing About It. | Jeremiah Owyang

Behind the Machine’s Back: How Social Media Users Avoid Getting Turned Into Big Data | The Atlantic

First BRICS. Then PIIGs. Now, The Formidable 5 | The Financialist