Spectre of Corruption Haunts Huawei | Caixin – Facing lukewarm growth in device sales and business with telecom operators, Huawei has focused on the corporate network business. In 2013, corporate business reported 15.2 billion yuan in revenue, a year-on-year increase of 32 percent.
Inside Apple’s Live Event Stream Failure, And Why It Happened: It Wasn’t A Capacity Issue – fascinating review of what went wrong
Microsoft rebrands Bing apps to MSN with iOS and Android versions due soon | The Verge – interesting that MSN has new weight especially after the shutdown of MSN Messenger
Why Chinese Smartphone Makers Are Going Global | WSJ – doesn’t actually really answer the question. The interesting thing with Huawei is that most of their growth is driven in emerging markets, which begs the questions about their premium strategy except as a halo for the main products
PayPal’s Braintree Embraces Bitcoin, One-Touch Payments | TechCrunch – interesting to see how this plays with carrier and handset plans for payment. Also interesting to see Bitcoin gaining credibility