It’s a mad, mad, mad, mad mobile world. For the most part that world is being lorded over by Android (Google) and Apple. And while some have pooh-poohed Microsoft’s Nokia acquisition as a weak, last-ditch effort at relevancy — let alone superiority — in the mobile market such quick dismissal may be a little misguided. As this week’s Searchlight points out, Microsoft has a lot to offer through what it’s gained in the acquisition and nothing to lose. Read all about it and then catch up on the latest installment of “Tales from the Encryption” (a little levity for a heavy NSA piece), the marketing dream that is Android 4.4 and more.