A few intersesting news clips

Shoppers are buying more clothing online according to a shop.org survey the online apparel-accessories-footwear category is expected to reach $22.1 billion in 2007

There has been a lot of buzz about mobility and mobile platforms. Java recently released their mobile platform Java Mobile FX and threatens other mobile vendors as it today is a part of most existing platform and has the ability to become a major platform itself.

Ed Zander talked in an interview with Cnet.com how web 2.0 creates a shift away from PCs as enterprises become increasingly mobile.

 Joost has also received a lot of coverage lately as they opened up there Beta to allow even more people to try it and also got $45 million from a line-up of investors. Li Ka Shing Foundation was one of five selected parties. With Li Ka-shing being chairman of Hutchison Whampoa and Cheung Kong Holdings, Joost is likely to get a boost in Asia and in other regions where these companies are active. (Read more at Informationweek). Anyone still out there without a Joost Beta account? Send me a message and I will invite you.

China’s Software industry to reach $143B by 2010<!– D([“mb”,”http://www.eetasia.com/ART\u003cWBR\>_8800464235_499495_22ac608c2007\u003cWBR\>0514_no.HTM\u003c/a\>)\u003c/span\>\u003c/font\>\u003c/p\>\n\n\u003cp\>\u003cfont size\u003d\”3\” face\u003d\”Times New Roman\”\>\u003cspan lang\u003d\”EN-US\” style\u003d\”font-size:12.0pt\”\> \u003c/span\>\u003c/font\>\u003c/p\>\n\n\u003cp\>\u003cb\>\u003cfont size\u003d\”3\” face\u003d\”Times New Roman\”\>\u003cspan lang\u003d\”EN-GB\” style\u003d\”font-size:12.0pt;font-weight:bold\”\>Google plans for corporate services\u003c/span\>\u003c/font\>\u003c/b\>\u003c/p\>\n\n\u003cp\>\u003cb\>\u003cfont size\u003d\”3\” face\u003d\”Times New Roman\”\>\u003cspan lang\u003d\”EN-GB\” style\u003d\”font-size:12.0pt;font-weight:bold\”\> \u003c/span\>\u003c/font\>\u003c/b\>\u003c/p\>\n\n\u003cp\>\u003cb\>\u003cfont size\u003d\”3\” face\u003d\”Times New Roman\”\>\u003cspan lang\u003d\”EN-GB\” style\u003d\”font-size:12.0pt;font-weight:bold\”\> \u003c/span\>\u003c/font\>\u003c/b\>\u003c/p\>\n\n\u003cp\>\u003cfont size\u003d\”1\” face\u003d\”Arial\”\>\u003cspan lang\u003d\”EN-US\” style\u003d\”font-size:9.0pt;font-family:Arial\”\> \u003c/span\>\u003c/font\>\u003c/p\>\n\n\u003cp\>\u003cb\>\u003cfont size\u003d\”1\” face\u003d\”Arial\”\>\u003cspan lang\u003d\”EN-US\” style\u003d\”font-size:9.0pt;font-family:Arial;font-weight:bold\”\>Matrix Codes in Shanghai\u003c/span\>\u003c/font\>\u003c/b\>\u003c/p\>\n\n\u003cp\>\u003cfont size\u003d\”1\” face\u003d\”Arial\”\>\u003cspan lang\u003d\”EN-US\” style\u003d\”font-size:9.0pt;font-family:Arial\”\>The picture below shows a NBA Campaign in the subway\nwhere users are encouraged to use their cell phone to read a matrix code. Most\npeople don’t know what it is but I wouldn’t be surprised if they\nmanaged to adopt it quickly and find some value-added services. It is widely\nused in both Japan and Singapore so I guess Shanghai is a good place to start at. \u003c/span\>\u003c/font\>\u003c/p\>\n\n\u003cp\>\u003cfont size\u003d\”1\” face\u003d\”Arial\”\>\u003cspan lang\u003d\”EN-US\” style\u003d\”font-size:9.0pt;font-family:Arial\”\> \u003c/span\>\u003c/font\>\u003c/p\>\n\n\u003cp\>\u003cfont size\u003d\”1\” face\u003d\”Arial\”\>\u003cspan lang\u003d\”EN-US\” style\u003d\”font-size:9.0pt;font-family:Arial\”\>Mergers and acquisitions and over again\u003c/span\>\u003c/font\>\u003c/p\>\n\n\u003cp\>\u003cfont size\u003d\”1\” face\u003d\”Arial\”\>\u003cspan lang\u003d\”EN-US\” style\u003d\”font-size:9.0pt;font-family:Arial\”\>A lot is happening again. Everyone is buying each\nother, but a merger between Microsoft and Yahoo would be cool. I would really\nlike to see how they would solve the branding a…………………..\u003c/span\>\u003c/font\>\u003c/p\>\n\n\u003c/div\>\n\n\u003cpre\>\n\nThe information contained in this electronic message is intended only for the\nuse of the individual or entity to which it is addressed and may contain\ninformation that is privileged, confidential and exempt from disclosure under\napplicable law. If the reader of this message is not the intended recipient,\nyou are informed that any dissemination, copying, or disclosure of the\nmaterial contained herein, in whole or in part, is strictly prohibited. If\nyou have received this transmission in error, please notify the original\nsender and purge this message. Thank you very much.\n——————————“,1] ); //-–>

~ by Andreas Sigurdsson on May 18, 2007.

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