It’s half way to Friday! Here’s this weeks collection of stats, news, views and things from the Moving World. Enjoy!
– Google feels the competitive squeeze as it’s share of the UK search market drops below 90% for the first time in 5 years.
NEWS AND VIEWS
– “What mattered in 2012 was data, and the tools to process it” – Obama wins the nerdiest election ever.
– Google Wallet launch physical card companion to allow purchases in shops without NFC readers.
– Search is rewiring our brain and changing how memory works.
– Reckitt Benckiser and WebMD give a window into the future of marketing, when advertisers will monitor consumers’ activities inreal time.
– Jony Ive now also runs Apples software department. Bye bye skeuomorphism?
– An interesting delve into British Airway’s ongoing brand strategy
– And, in the same vein, a debate on brand strategy, perception, pricing and people. Lots of good soundbites.
– Are Google and Microsoft going to offer mobile broadband in the UK?
– Meet Facebook’s minister of propaganda and head of ‘analog research lab’.
INTERACTIVE / THINGS
And lastly, the LOLs
– This gets the best halloween dog costume trophy.
– And this gets the worst promo film trophy .