ComMetrics weekly review: George Soros to US Homeland Security

by Urs E. Gattiker on 2009/06/20 · 4 comments 12,029 views

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This week’s best links pertaining to trends, research, privacy sales and environmental pollution refer to firms, cities and personalities like Calgary, George Soros, the US Federal Reserve System, Twitter, The Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital and the security problem with your Apple iPhone – patch available ;-)

Last week’s links you can find here: Very useful links: the Governator to Wal-Mart

Trends2Watch | Things2Read The most livable city – Calgary, Melbourne, Zurich

VERY USEFUL –  How to promote your eCommerce products |  #tips2follow

Trendwatch – WHITE PAPERS
RFID Security and Privacy Lounge => 14 white papers added => free download #Things2read

Computer Injuries –  #trends2watch US study 1994-2006 # of acute computer-related injuries went up 732% leading cause = kids 5yrs or younger & adults 60 yrs + older – 1st cause = tripping falling on computer equipment

Social Media TOOLS and GUIDES
Carbon Footprint calculate your country’s footprint online – shame on us #metrics2watch

VERY USEFUL #trends2watch | 5 steps on how to ask for help on Twitter | YES it works => | #tips2follow #things2read

Transparency => US – The Federal Reserve System will be audited soon | #HR1207 #policy2watch

CrisisGeorge Soros – My 3 steps to financial reform – systemic risk – bold decisions needed #policy2watch  #

UK, Spain …. house prices still dropping – afforability lower due to higher financing costs #trends2watch

Metrics2watch hirings cut (inflow) & firings (outflows) up = greater unempl = recovery after 2009 chart

Trends2watch – US oil imports dropped resulting in a lower current-account deficit of $101.5bn or 2.9% of GDP for 1stQ 09 lowest since 1st Q 2001 VIEW graphic

Policy2watchOECD – corporate governance & financial crisis – what must change read & watch video | #bettergovernance

Regulatory Confusion | US financial system caught in regulatory web – illustrated with Citibank case study GRAPHIC – will systemic risk regulator help? #

US Homeland Security has a new blog – check it out #things2read #policy2watch #metrics2watch

Apple iPhone OS 3.0 update – release addressing multiple vulnerability– make sure you have it —

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