In essence this is why Android apps are slower to come out than Apple ones...as shown below there are just so many Android devices that producing anything for them is far less uniform as this link notes:
Interesting article (link here) from @tom_sharkey on what bitcoin has also enabled other than a crypto-currency per se...including money transfers, micropayments and 'online black markets'.
Investor sentiment really has turned around:
Good observation in this article about China's State Owned Enterprises that 'the leading private firm, Huawei Technologies, is ranked just 39th in terms of revenue'.
Interesting article titled '5 effects of Beijing coal ban': 'the chain reaction is that a new railroad in China puts central Appalachian coal mines out of business' and 'Growing domestic production and falling demand suggest that China could revert to its prior status as a major coal exporter by 2017'. Good read.
Great chart on tax inversion
Useful ebola infographic (link here)
Why Are PC Sales Up And Tablet Sales Down? Good article here from @peteryared.
Six tech CEOs list their favourite books (link here). Just what do Bill Gates, Mark Zuckerberg and Tim Cook amongst others suggest?
A generational insight on paying for same-day delivery?
An interesting short posting on Oracle by Sax Angle (link here)
This was in the Financial Times:‘Pfizer is considering its acquisition options as a
potential path opens this week for the US drugmaker to renew its pursuit of
AstraZeneca. Tuesday marks three months since the collapse of Pfizer’s £69.4bn
takeover approach for Britain’s second-biggest… Speculation about a possible
new bid has lifted AstraZeneca’s shares by 7.5 per cent in the past week to
£44.18 but they remain well below the £55 per share cash and stock Pfizer offer
rejected in May’