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Business picks from elsewhere, Wednesday 14 March

Our opinion on their opinon: homeless hotspots, Yahoo vs Facebook, and the Americans.

Hotspots, Getty images.
Hotspots, Getty images.

1. Yahoo vs Facebook: Making a tough job harder (Schumpeter)

If you can't beat 'em, sue 'em, writes Schumpeter.

2. Youku-Tudou price pop not only about synergies (Reuters)

If Youku-Tudou kicks off a wave of merger activity, its new high valuation might be justified, writes Wei Gu

3. Fed strikes right balance with latest stress test (Reuters)

The Federal Reserve has found the right balance with its latest round of stress tests, writes Antony Currie.

4. The Americans hate regulations in the abstract, but love them in the particular, (Washington Post)

Contradictions abound in American attitudes, writes Suzy Khimm 

5. On BBH's 'homeless hotspots' (Washington Post)

BBH Labs is taking a fair amount of heat for giving homeless people portable 4G modems, writes Ezra Klein.