Marie Colvin killed: Syrian forces had pledged to kill ‘any journalist who set foot on Syrian soil’ – Telegraph

Syrian forces murdered journalist Marie Colvin after pledging to kill

Source:
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/middleeast/syria/9098511/Marie-Colvin-killed-Syrian-forces-had-pledged-to-kill-any-journalist-who-set-foot-on-Syrian-soil.html

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Apple beating Samsung on its home turf as the iPad passes 1 million sales in Korea

Apple has reached 1 million iPad sales in Korea with a market share of around 70 percent, well ahead of Samsung and its Tab tablets.

Source:
http://thenextweb.com/asia/2012/02/12/apple-beating-samsung-on-its-home-turf-as-the-ipad-passes-1-million-sales-in-korea/

Teacher’s Facebook drinking posts

A teacher is reprimanded after comments about drinking and parties appeared on her Facebook site and were viewed by pupils.

Source:
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-wales-south-east-wales-16929442

U.S. on Track to Meet Goal of Higher Exports

President Obamas plan to double American exports in five years is on track.

Exports are now about $180 billion a month, up from $140 billion a month two years ago.

Source:
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/01/21/business/us-on-track-to-meet-goal-of-higher-exports.html

Google claims 90 million Google+ users, 60% active daily

Google said its social network now has 90 million users, with 60 percent active daily and 80 percent active weekly.

Source:
http://arstechnica.com/gadgets/news/2012/01/google-claims-90-million-google-users-60-active-daily.ars

Bethlehem set for Christmas Mass

Thousands flock to Bethlehem for Christmas celebrations culminating in Midnight Mass at the site where Christians believe Jesus Christ was born.

Source:
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-16325524

4chan’s Chris Poole: Facebook & Google Are Doing It Wrong

Chris Poole delivered the most powerful 10 minutes of Web philosophy of the afternoon at Web 2.0.

The man formerly known as moot – founder of anonymous image sharing den 4chan and its new, better-lit cousin, Canvas, gave us a rousing and principled picture of what the big players get wrong about online identity. “Google and Facebook would have you believe that you’re a mirror,” he said, “but in fact, we’re more like diamonds.” – multi-faceted. It

Source:
http://www.readwriteweb.com/archives/redux_4chans_chris_poole_facebook_google_are_doing_it_wr.php

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