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Bloomberg | Global Tech Today December 18, 2013: Pigs on a Wind Hole

Bloomberg.com | Businessweek.com | Bloomberg TV+ GLOBAL TECH  TODAY Covering the 57 million square miles outside Silicon Valley. December 18, 2013 For more, visit  Bloomberg.com/global-tech >> Lost in Translation: Hot Mobile Game Companies Are Just Pigs 'Standing on a Wind Hole' By Mark Milian ADVERTISEMENT AROUND THE WORLD Africa's Vodacom to Boost Investment by 30% Snowden Supports Push for Brazil Asylum Sony Said to Explore Sale of Gracenote Read more news at  Bloomberg Global Tech >> Robert Xiao is the head of one of China's oldest video-game companies. The rise of mobile gaming should probably keep him up at night, but the CEO of Perfect World isn't intimidated by the new kids in town. As investors and gamers go crazy for the latest overnight app craze, Xiao characterized the mobile-gaming startups as a flash in the pan. In an interview in San Francisco, Xiao struggled to describe his competitors'

Bloomberg | Global Tech Today December 02, 2013: Don't Look to Amazon for the Latest in Drone Tech.

            GLOBAL TECH  TODAY                     Covering the 57 million square miles outside Silicon Valley. Amazon's Delivery Drones Could Be Sitting Ducks By Mark Milian ADVERTISEMENT AROUND THE WORLD Cognizant to Hire 10,000 U.S. Workers Convergence Targets West Africa Fiber Deals Telecom Italia Commits to Brazilian Unit Read more news at  Bloomberg Global Tech >> You probably already saw the " 60 Minutes " segment or promotional video  for Amazon's new delivery service via unmanned aerial vehicles. Although it won't happen for several years, the e-commerce giant is already testing drones that have eight external propellers and a central unit that houses most of the electronic components. They look a lot like the devices hobbyists have been assembling for years or buying ready-made from toy stores and even Amazon itself. But when  Amazon's Prime Air  finally does launch, the drones may look more like th