Gone Fishin’

As I mentioned in my previous edition of Newley’s Notes, I’ll be on summer holiday for the next couple of weeks. Back at you later this month!

App Traps: How Cheap Smartphones Siphon User Data in Developing Countries

That’s the headline of a story out Thurs. and in Friday’s paper that I wrote with my colleagues Josh Chin, Myo Myo, and Kersten Zhang. It begins: For millions of people buying inexpensive smartphones in developing countries where privacy protections are usually low, the convenience of on-the-go internet access could come with a hidden cost: […]

Newley’s Notes 140: Instagram TV; China’s Tech Prowess; Dancing in Movies; See You in a Month!

Edition 140 of my email newsletter went out last Sunday. If you’d like NN delivered to your inbox before it’s posted here, simply enter your email address at this link. It’s free, it’s fun, it’s brief, and few people unsubscribe. Hi, friends. Welcome to the latest edition of Newley’s Notes. 🏖️ First, an administrative note: […]