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By Thomas Baekdal - January 2011

What You Need To Know Today (Jan/12)

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6 Web Pioneers on What the Internet of the Future Will Look Like.

Google's Search Algorithm Has Been Ruined, Time To Move Back To Curation: http://read.bi/gWgGag - the spam result backlash continues. It seems like people have reached the point where they had enough. Not Google's fault though, they are as much the victims as the rest of us. But Google do need to find a solution.

Personal Hotspots Coming To All iPhones In March: http://tcrn.ch/gibnN3 - but it's up to the carrier to decide if they want to support it

An Open Letter from the President of the United States of Google: http://bit.ly/eIrIqV - Microsoft's reponse to Google dropping H.264. Way to go Microsoft!

Funny: The Daily Show's Verizon iPhone announcement: http://bit.ly/hia7jE - ouch AT&T!!

This is absolutely fascinating: The surprising usefulness of sloppy arithmetic - http://bit.ly/h3VOUb

Google Turns Your Android Phone Into An On-The-Fly Conversation Interpreter.

Twitter Stats Reveal How the iPad, Kindle, and Nook Stack Up.

Robert Dawson predicts "What are the jobs of the future?" - I say he's probably right, but forget the titles. What matters is what will people actually do?

Olivier Blanchard continues exploring the Starbuck brand in Starbucks: Managing a brand's expansion - part 1 and part 2.

A poll from Harris Interactive reveals that "Most People Think Releases by WikiLeaks Should be Illegal." Clearly, people do not think transparency at all costs is the answer. But at the same time, people do support the idea of government control.

Also: WikiLeaks' Julian Assange claims to have Rupert Murdoch 'insurance files'. What's next? Your personal medical history? Wikipedia is the paparazzi of the internet.

6 ways journalists can use Quora as a tool for reporting, sharing ideas.

And, finally something for a relaxing moment: A Day in the Future.

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