Our pick of the morning reading
1. Any answers to mobile phone crime? (BBC)
Rory Cellan-Jones visits the Home Office to see the latest in mobile phone protection.
2. Facebook has 100m mobile users – will its own phone be next? (Financial Times)
Tim Bradshaw looks into the possibility of Facebook producing its own mobile phone after the company revealed that 100 million people use the social network on their mobiles every month.
3. iSourcing – something we can ever expect? (Gartner)
There seems to be an inflation of terms in the sourcing world, says Frank Ridder. Multisourcing, Cloudsourcing, Crowdsourcing, Global Sourcing, Active Sourcing, Best Sourcing, Right Sourcing and many more. Why not iSourcing – following the ‘i’ philosophy of Apple?
4. How Google Failed Its Users and Gave Birth to an Internet Meme (ReadWriteWeb)
Mike Melanson tells the story of how an article about Facebook turned into the “the most epic comment thread” ever, and why it’s all Google’s fault.
5. Why LBS is ‘just one aspect’ of context-aware computing (CBR)
With Gartner predicting big things for both location-based services and context-aware computing, Steve Evans takes a look at when LBS ends and context-aware computing begins.