Newley’s Notes 182: So Long, Jony; Sikh Truck Drivers; Rooney Golazo; Frolicking Beach Dogs

Hi, friends. Welcome to the latest edition of Newley’s Notes. ⚠️ Editor’s note: NN will be on summer holiday for the following few weeks. Expect the next edition July 21. Here are ten items worth your time this week: 🍎 1) Apple Design Chief Jony Ive to Depart, Ushering in New Era [WSJ] “Apple Inc. […]

Newley’s Notes 181: Google Maps Trouble; Slack’s IPO; MH370 Mystery; Dogs Practicing Yoga

Hi, friends. Welcome to the latest edition of Newley’s Notes. 🇭🇰 I spent much of last week in Hong Kong, where we held our annual WSJ D.Live tech conference. It’s a gathering of tech executives, venture capital investors, startup founders, WSJ journalists, and more. (And yes, the event happened during the city’s massive protests, injecting […]

Newley’s Notes 180: Streaming Video Wars; Apple’s Privacy Push; YouTube Under Fire; Silly Dogs in Churches

Hi, friends. Welcome to the latest edition of Newley’s Notes. 🆕 My latest story, which came out Tuesday, is about the streaming video wars here in India. 🎥 The headline: Netflix and Amazon Trail a Local Video Rival in India That’s Now Disney-Owned. It begins: To win in India, home to many of the world’s […]

Newley’s Notes 179: DOJ eyes Google; UFO Sightings; Spelling Bee Champs; Terrific Tanukis

Hi, friends. Welcome to the latest edition of Newley’s Notes. Here are ten items worth your time this week: 🔍 1) Big scoop by my colleagues Brent Kendall and John McKinnon: Justice Department Is Preparing Antitrust Investigation of Google [WSJ] “The Justice Department is gearing up for an antitrust investigation of Alphabet Inc.’s Google, a […]

Newley’s Notes 177: India Election Results; WhatsApp Hack; Joe Exotic; RIP Grumpy Cat

Hi, friends. Welcome to the latest edition of Newley’s Notes. 🇮🇳 It’s a big week here in India: the country’s massive election, with 900 million eligible voters, comes to an end today (Sunday) after more than a month. Exit polls should be available any hour now, with final results on Thursday. All eyes on are […]

Newley’s Notes 176: Uber IPO Fizzles; Co-Founder Slams Zuckerberg; Soccer Insanity; Singing Dogs

Hi, friends. Welcome to the latest edition of Newley’s Notes. ⚽ So, let’s get right to it. Here’s a question your grandkids may well ask you: Where were you when you watched Liverpool stage their crazy comeback, scoring four goals against Barcelona and advancing to the Champions League final? (The totally bonkers highlights are on […]

Newley’s Notes 173: False News on WhatsApp – YouTube Under Fire – Rap Grandmas – Puppy Waves

Hi, friends. Welcome to the latest edition of Newley’s Notes. 🚨 Elections here in India, the world’s largest democracy, begin Thursday. They run in several stages through May 19. I had several stories – some election-related, some not – out last week. First, those related to elections. 📰 Online and on Monday’s WSJ front page: […]

Newley’s Notes 172: Apple’s New Services – Zuckerberg Talks Regs – 38 Best Bangkok Restaurants – Strays Run Free

Hi, friends. Welcome to the latest edition of Newley’s Notes. Here are ten items worth your time this week: 🍎 1) Apple Pushes Beyond iPhone With Launch of TV, Finance, Gaming, News Services “Apple Inc. unveiled new products for entertainment, financial services, news and videogames as the technology giant vies with competitors that are also […]

Newley’s Notes 171: Apple’s Big Event; EHRs: FUBAR; Best Chrome Extensions; Weimaraner Puppies

Hi, friends. Welcome to the latest edition of Newley’s Notes. 🔧 So: Are you ready for some #KnowledgeWorker #ProTips? Thanks to Mechum for writing in with some suggestions on good Chrome extensions. Yes, Chrome extensions. If, like many folks, you spend a lot your working day in Google’s Chrome web browser – emailing, doing web […]