[gallery] The 20 Most Valuable Tech Companies The total market cap of the top 20 companies is $2.22 trillion Apple makes up 23.6% of that Apple is worth more than Google and Microsoft combined. You could even add Cisco on top of that, and it still wouldn’t be enough.  N.B....

[gallery] Rough Type: Nicholas Carr’s Blog - The hierarchy of innovation If progress is shaped by human needs, then general shifts in needs would also bring shifts in the nature of technological innovation.  …One of the consequences is that, as we move to the top level of the...

[gallery] New Google Study Reveals Minimal Social Activity, Weak User Engagement  According to RJM’s report, the average post on Google has less than one +1, less than one reply, and less than one re-share Roughly 30% of users who make a public post never make a second one Even...

[gallery] digithoughts: PC market overview for Q1-2012 The iPad single handedly holds 11% of the PC market. Not too shabby. Highlights: Windows: 78% iOS (iPad): 11% OS X: 3.7% Android and others: 7.3% ...

[gallery] UEFA Champions League Final – Measuring the Buzz 4.8 million tweets total Most mentioned player: Didier Drogba, 1.5 million tweets Top moment: Chelsea goal in the 88th minute – 109,532 tweets! (Twitter data from TweetReach Pro)...

[gallery] Hong Kong’s High-Density Housing & Cramped Living Conditions Hong Kong’s average housing prices is 12.6x the median annual household income, ranking first/highest in the world. As of 2011, 47.7% of Hong Kong city residents live in public apartments (government subsidized housing) or residences (government rent-controlled housing)...