Happy Monday, and welcome to the ongoing saga of our industry, at a seemingly unending inflection point around privacy, mobility, and points of control. Just another Monday…..
Nokia sues Apple again, says the iPad 3G infringes five patents (Engadget) So far, we have three or four new suits over the future of the mobile device market – Nokia v. Apple, Apple v. Nokia (back), Apple v. HTC, Microsoft in support of HTC against Apple. Normal for these suits to happen, but…sheesh.
The Tell-All Generation Learns When Not To, at Least Online (NYT) Turns out, the younger generation is starting to care about privacy, and how to instrument its relationship to culture through social networks. I’m not surprised in the least. Related:
Facebook’s Gone Rogue; It’s Time for an Open Alternative (Wired) Turns out, the instrumentation isn’t as good as many would like.
Will Farmville Really Leave Facebook? (TNW) Facebook and Zynga, makers of Farmville, are apparently at odds. A breakdown on what’s up.
As Silicon Valley Infighting Gets Ever Nastier, Let’s Be Careful Out There (ATD) Kara makes a good point. It’s turning ugly out there. We should stay civil as the battle is joined.
New Collective Display Ad Study Points To Audience Buying Growth Through Social Media And Portals (AdExchanger) “The study finds a disparity between senior- and lower-level agency decision makers, with the latter relying heavily on CTRs and the former leaning on other metrics.”
The lazy medium (Economist) Special report on state of television. Economist special reports are always good. “There turns out to be an enormous gap between how people say they watch television and how they actually do. This gap contains clues to why television is so successful, and why so many attempts to transform it through technology have failed.”
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