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Reading Time: 2 minutes Saying a third of mobile searches are local, Google brings “Promoted Pins” to Maps – but still no development platform for third party integration. Google Maps is still behind Baidu Maps in this respect. But the pivot towards local mobile searches offers opportunities for many small and medium sized businesses. More on where 2.0 related topics… Continue reading Links of the day | 在网上找到

Gawker-Peter Thiel in context

Reading Time: 6 minutes Why do a post about the Gawker-Peter Thiel court case? Because the Gawker-Peter Thiel court case marks a step change in Silicon Valley culture and will likely change media practices in new media companies. What is the Gawker-Peter Thiel court case? Silicon Valley veteran financier Peter Thiel was behind the financing of a court case… Continue reading Gawker-Peter Thiel in context

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Reading Time: 2 minutes Failure of competition in logistics market – The EU thinks this website is the key to fixing its weak e-commerce market — Quartz – surely there is some arbitrage play for ‘trumpeting’ deliveries in and out to take advantage of lowest cost parcel routing? Given the amount of parcel carriers why is there a failure of… Continue reading Links of the day | 在网上找到