June 21, 2013 by Dan Swinhoe
Another dump of all my work for IDG-C in the last few months. Enjoy.
Is Apple losing its bite, the Bitcoin bubble may have burst but not evaporated, and the state of eBooks in Vietnam.
Apple’s rumoured purchase of Intel, The new QWERTY and the next Bitcoin (sort of).
High-end Firefox phones, No tech jobs for old men, and the death of Freemium.
The arrival of ‘5G’, Google Glass’ 10%, and the revival of Netbooks, maybe.
Yahoo’s buying up of every startup going, Kim DotCom’s patent trolling and the pronunciation of GIF, or JIF.
More of Yahoo!’s acquisitions, PC vs Tablet getting deadly and Soviet Hacking.
NSA’s Big Brother impression, No iBudget phones, and Raspberry Pi NOOBS.
NSA story still going strong, The Cloud’s a trap, and the Apple revamp.
The third week of PRISM, billions more in Yahoo! acquisitions and Steve Ballmer’s even ploy.
Mark Zuckerberg’s Fwd.Us PAC has been causing a fuss, but should Tech be involved with politics at all?
Apple & Android/Samsung have the majority of the mobile market tied up. But that doesn’t mean the race to be 3rd is over, not by far.
A look the the good and bad sides of crowdsourcing.
From Lewisham to Digbeth, everyone wants to be the next tech hub. But is it a futile exercise?
The Samwer brothers have made millions from their startup clone creator, Rocket Internet. But is this a good thing?
Did you know North Korean’s have their own Linux-based OS called Red Star? Or that the country has a growing outsourcing industry? A look at Tech life in the DPRK.
The Cloud, despite its aura of intangibility, is still a physical server hosted somewhere. Which means it’s still susceptible to any number of local data laws. If your data safe? This paper looks at awareness and concern on the issue.