Moving World Wednesday 21/11/2012


Hey all!

Here’s this weeks roundup of this weeks stats, news and views from across the Moving World.



News outlets take note as live blogging generates 300% more view and 233% more visitors than conventional online media.

Chinas smartphone industry is now bigger (in size, not value) than Europe’s.

Dropbox has hit the 100 million user mark.


News and views

BBC having a busy design/tech focused week with these articles:
Can good design save the economy? Or could start ups?

Google invests $75m in a wind farm near one of its datacenters.

Monocle Soft Power survey finds the UK has overtaken the US as the nation with strongest cultural influence.

The two-tonne Witch computer gets a reboot.

Amazon jumps on the brand page bandwagon with Amazon Pages. Apple appear to be trying it out.

Wordy, but brilliant, blog post about entrepreneurship.

How data is changing human endeavour.

Startup Genome releases its list of the top 20 startup ecosystems. 

A great and thought provoking collection of ideas supported through the Innovation in Giving Fund.

Jolla unveils interesting new new mobile OS.


Interactive / Video

Beautifully mindblowing Google Chrome experiment.

TED Talk – How to ‘Sketch’ with electronics.



The worlds most famous men as the worlds most beautiful women.

Want to watch kittens all day long?