ATD Week in Review: The Inside Story of Microkia, Apple in China and Yahoo’s Fashion Model Logo

The week in AllThingsD, in one convenient post. You’re welcome!
Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer and Nokia Chairman Risto Siilasmaa shake on the $7 billion deal.

Apple Will Hold Satellite iPhone Events in Beijing, Berlin and Tokyo

Apple has held events like these before, but never in China — home to China Mobile, the world’s largest wireless carrier.
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Japan Is Getting a New Apple Store

First new Tokyo store since 2005.
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Twitter Throws Japan a Lifeline

No, not the kind on “Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?”
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Hey Mickey, You’re So Fine: Meet the Man Who Landed Silicon Valley’s Hottest Funding Deal in Pinterest

The $1.5 billion valuation can still blow your mind.

Exclusive: Japan’s Rakuten Wins the Heart of Pinterest in $100M Funding Race With $1.5B Valuation

The largest e-commerce site in Japan is about to get pinned by Ben Silbermann in massive funding round.
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Place Your Bets: Will Loeb Drop Another Bomb on Yahoo at Vegas Confab Later Today?

There are pretty good odds, but it’s a gamble for the activist investor to find a way to top his last act.
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Olympus Coverup Spooks Investors

Olympus Corp.’s admission that it hid investment losses raised as many questions as it answered: not just about the full extent of the scandal, but even about the viability of the 92-year-old company.

AsiaD Adventures: Walt and Kara in Seoul (Video)

Walt and Kara take in the digital sights in Seoul, including starring on Samsung’s video wall.
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Seven Questions for Salesforce.com's Parker Harris

Salesforce.com’s EVP for Technology talks about Chatter.com, the whole Super Bowl thing, and the company’s priorities in mobile devices.

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Sirius Turns a Corner?