Revealed: secret world of global oil and mining giants - http://bit.ly/qBzv0k why #openness is more imperative than ever
PAC: FireControl is one of worst IT project failures in years - http://bit.ly/rb0vnC a mere half a billion quid down the drain #uk
#Samsung reportedly to take the fight to Google, open-source #Bada next year - http://tnw.co/nzWSZ6 good time to use #linux kernel too
#Oracle adding close source extensions to #MySQL - bit.ly/pcYbE1 gosh what a surprise...not
Across the digital divide - http://bit.ly/qUEec1 powerful post about why we will always need analogue books #poverty
#codingforkids evening barcamp - http://bit.ly/r5qThY great idea: meet & change the world #london #uk
Swill oil reporter found stabbed to death in Henan - http://bit.ly/pFDYvL & if you don't know what "swill oil" is.... #china
"Strange" development in the Centemero Internet-killing draft law - http://bit.ly/mWAMQO so, who's pulling the levers? (v @airvpn)#italy
The True Cost of the #Patent #Trolls: Half a Trillion Dollars - http://bit.ly/ncXOnf expensive enough for you yet? #abolition
Proposal for a #WTO Agreement on the Supply of Knowledge as a Public Good - http://bit.ly/nVgQkl now that would be really, er, good...
Analysis: Super weeds pose growing threat to U.S. crops - http://reut.rs/q42ouH #monsanto paints itself into a corner
Chinesischer Hersteller will Autos für Europa bauen - http://bit.ly/p3IcME and so it continues... #china #eu #cars
Liberal Democrats oppose #DEAct - http://bit.ly/pZYocT "it sorely lacks a convincing evidence base & real democratic legitimacy"; & how
Historic global Open Government Partnership launches in New York City - http://oreil.ly/r53kpN fine words; we want parsnips #OGP #ogov
Only Enterprise and Developers Can Bypass Windows Store for Metro Apps - http://bit.ly/ohOKnE the coming lockdown (v @rodinholland)
File-Sharing Protest Bomb Threat Video Lands Teenager in Court - http://bit.ly/nVUyKK not clever
3D printed AR-15 parts challenge firearm regulation - http://bit.ly/oOiHNx you know where this is going, don't you? #legislation
#Microsoft signs patent licensing deal with #Casio over #Linux usage - http://tnw.co/ra0doJ without details, this is pure #FUD
Dystopian In Time faces legal trouble - http://bit.ly/p3kj7m "famous sci-fi author Harlan Ellison wants to stop the release of the film"
Indie labels quitting #Spotify. Trouble in paradise? - http://bit.ly/n6QAo5 crossing the chasm is often painful
Judge: Neither Google Nor Oracle Has Defined an 'API' - http://rww.to/mYNYSu reading the legal tea-leaves #android
Origo: A 3D Printer For Kids - http://tcrn.ch/q5tlBW wow, print your own #toys... #3dprinting
John Martin: Apocalypse @ Tate Britain - http://bit.ly/nm46GT ooh, one of my favourite painters #london #art
Pharma supporters ensure new drugs for cancer are not on the UN agenda - http://bit.ly/oZaosg win! patents live, lots more poor people die
Breakthrough Gives EU Principles For Digitising Out-Of-Print Books - http://bit.ly/p1gucC progress, but from a low base (v @copyrightgirl)
Anyone can sign up for #Google+—no invitation required - http://bit.ly/qtcMiN will there be a stampede...or silence?
Artist Roy Boney’s Special Graphic Feature on the #Cherokee Language - http://bit.ly/pt1vvG & its evolution; from "Indian Country" – huh?