Read — 2014/11/17

by shwolff

Today’s selection of articles includes:

  1. Secret U.S. cellphone program” (Wall Street Journal).
  2. The Web is dying; apps are killing it“, by Christopher Mims (Wall Street Journal). Time on apps is detracting from time on the Internet, and their proprietary platforms are detracting from innovation.
  3. Defying expectations, Japan’s economy falls into recession“, by Jonathan Soble (NY Times). Axing a proposed tax hike, enacting further stimulus measures, and calling a Parliamentary election may follow.