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EXPRESS READING: Nest, Google’s Smart Contact Lenses and Apple in China

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Mumbai | Posted: January 19, 2014 10:05 am

Each week we bring you the best tech reads from around the web. This week’s readings are focused on John Legere, Nest, Google’s Smart Contact Lenses, Apple in China, Net Neutrality and some more. Happy Reading!

1. How a trash-talking, gate-crashing CEO made T-Mobile cool again: John McDuling looks at T-Mobile’s CEO John Legere’s marketing approach and how his Uncarrier ideas have revolutionised to make him US telecom’s change agent.
2. Why Nest Is Worth Every Penny: Google buying Nest for an astounding $3.5 billion made it the biggest tech story this week. Though overvalued, Gizmodo explains why Nest is worth every penny.
3. Why Nest Could Be A Nightmare For Google: Sticking with Google’s Nest Acquisition, Forbes analyses problems with Green technology and how Google face the task with Nest.
4. One diabetic’s take on Google’s Smart Contact Lenses: GOOGLE not only stayed in news for Nest but it also revealed its X-machine making the smart contact lenses for measuring blood sugar levels. Here Om Malik shares his retrospect and questions why Google didn’t think of a more pragmatic approach.
5. Three things the press gets wrong about Apple in China: If you read a lot of stories associated with Apple & China, here’s three things that are totally wrong about them by Jake Seoul.
6. 2014 could be the year web browsers replace Photoshop: Nick Stockton writes about the new gold standard for graphic editing and how it could empower your web browser to handle Photoshop like tasks.
7. Feds Can’t Enforce Net Neutrality: What This Means For You: With the landmark ruling behind, Elise Hu brings all the details about Net Neutrality and what it means for consumers.
8. I Spent Two Hours Talking With NSA’s Big Wigs. Here’s What’s Got Then Mad: An NSA story to roundup the reading list.

Compiled by Karthekayan Iyer, a Mumbai-based geek and aspiring tech writer

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