Why Yahoo is worth less than nothing – I, Cringely – for someone who bleeds purple this was said to read, but that doesn’t mean that its not true
Disney near deal to buy a stake in Vice Media | New York Post – alongside investment bank Raine Group, WPP, Technology Crossover Ventures and 21st Century Fox
Microsoft stops reporting Xbox console unit sales, shifting focus to Xbox Live active users | Geekwire – online services must the prime mover here which spells bad news for games resellers like Gamestop
Verizon: Millennial phone ‘frustration’ – Business Insider – the network is key, but will they blame the device or their carrier?
Businesses will not get new powers to clamp down on copycat packaging, UK government confirms | Out-law.com – will this dissuade supermarket private label products who are often the worst offenders?
Hacking Fitbit | Schneler on Security – one malformed packet over Bluetooth and both wearable and laptop are pwnd
The future of encryption | NSF – National Science Foundation – but can it be trusted?
PR ethics in Asia are a patchwork of values | PR Week – and they aren’t in other places?
IAB: US Internet Ad Revenues Up 19 Percent In First Half of 2015, Driven By Mobile, Social, Video – the second quarter of 2015 generated a record-setting $14.3 billion in online ad revenues
Instagram Blog – Boomerang – short form video clips
Yahoo’s stab at original programming didn’t work | VentureBeat – not terribly surprised
In D.C. And China, Two Approaches To A Streetcar Unconstrained By Wires | NPR – super capacitor powered trams in Guangzhou
Learn More About China | MRUniversity – great market primer
Disney to launch its own streaming service in the UK | The Drum – interesting move, especially that is it mobile only. Disney used to have MVNOs, surprised this wasn’t tied into that in some ways (though if I was them I would want this traffic on home wi-fi networks)