Winding down and the volume of interesting announcements, technology and market trends will be crowded out by year-end ‘best of’ lists and ‘what you can expect’ prognostications. So here is a compilation of mobile tech, business models and ephemera that energize, enlighten and enervate – for the week of Dec 11 – 17.
Gold Stars for Everyone! – Mobile Village
We’re Number 17! – PC World
We can be Number 3! – Bloomberg
We’re Number 1! – ReadWriteWeb
Apphole – Business Insurance
Shares with Friends – Fierce Mobile Content
Intel jumps on NFC bandwagon – GigaOM
Checkout TapBuy – eCommerce Bytes
x86 Android Apps – Infoworld
But it is just a single line of code – TeleNav
Watching Polar Bears in San Diego – San Diego Zoo
Something for nothing – PR Newswire
So that is probably enough for this week. Go out and learn something.