📨 Newley’s Notes 94: Ambient Computing; Drones for Dummies; Dogs in Pools

Edition 94 of my email newsletter, Newley’s Notes, went out on Saturday. To subscribe, simply enter your email address at this link. It’s free, it’s fun, it’s brief, and few people unsubscribe. Hi, I’m Newley Purnell. Welcome to the latest issue of Newley’s Notes, where I share my Wall Street Journal stories, posts from by […]

Image of the Day: Map of China, Seen from the East

Can’t say I’d ever contemplated the country from this perspective. Via Marginal Revolution. Christopher Jared, who apparently sent in the image, writes in the comments: I have used this perspective of China for insight many times. Look at the proximity of Korea, Japan, Taiwan, and then what is in the middle? A large green, fertile […]

Newley’s Notes 93: iPhone Scoop; SoftBank Allegations; Bluths Coming Back

Edition 93 of my email newsletter, Newley’s Notes, went out yesterday. To subscribe, simply enter your email address at this link. It’s free, it’s fun, it’s brief, and few people unsubscribe. Hi, I’m Newley Purnell – welcome to the latest issue of Newley’s Notes, where I share my Wall Street Journal stories, posts from by […]

New Story: As Allegations Swirl Around SoftBank, It Calls Them ‘Sabotage’

A new story out Thurs., which I wrote with my WSJ colleagues Bradley Hope and Alex Frangos, begins: A contentious back-and-forth between SoftBank Group Corp. 9984 0.90% and attorneys who say they represent anonymous, disgruntled shareholders is riling the Japanese telecommunications titan. The difficulties for SoftBank come as it is poised to begin investing $100 […]

Our Scoop Yesterday: Apple Manufacturer Assembles First iPhones in India

The exclusive, which I wrote with my WSJ colleagues, begins: NEW DELHI—An Apple Inc. manufacturer has completed a trial run of the first-ever iPhones assembled in India, in an important step in the U.S. tech giant’s push into the fast-growing South Asian market. The manufacturing of Apple’s cheapest iPhone model, the SE, was handled earlier […]

Why I’m Excited about Manton Reece’s Microblogging Effort

I’ve always wanted to find a way to easily include small bits of text or images here on Newley.com that I would otherwise post only on silos owned Twitter, Facebook or Instagram. I’m talking about links, observations, snapshots — not full blog posts, which I’ll continue to write, but rather fun little snippets that I’d […]