Month: March 2009

Ricky Gervais and Elmo on Sesame Street. I just about died laughing.

This is a few months late but JP Morgan’s Imran Khan has a lengthy 2009 Internet Investment Guide (or here) out that is worth reading for it’s coverage of China, Korea and Russia.

Ken Cuiker at The Economist interviews Jake Adelstein, an expert on the Yakuza, Japan’s mafia. The Washington Post has a profile of Adelstein that provides perspective on how he became an expert on this topic: This Mob Is Big in …

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I really enjoyed Benjamin’s newest presentation on Asian Internet businesses in comparison to Western ones. Presentation at eComm in San Francisco in March 2009 about Asian mobile ecosystem, especially Japan, and comparisons with Apple’s iPhone and Facebook. Some extra like …

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To Brian Chen of Wired.com: the polite thing to do, after mis-representing two sources (Nobi Hayashi and Daiji Hirata) whom you have never met, would be to APOLOGIZE and fix the mess. This “Here’s why I didn’t ‘screw up’ and …

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