NN 152: More Bad News for Google; Tesla’s Big Quarter; Old People in 1929; Paper Airplane Bible

Here are ten items worth your time this week: 🔍 1) Another big Google story, following our recent piece about the company exposing user data: How Google Protected Andy Rubin, the ‘Father of Android’ [NY Times] – After being accused of sexual misconduct, “Google could have fired Mr. Rubin and paid him little to nothing […]

NN 151: Google Data Bombshell; Alexa: Creepy?, Emotional Support Squirrels

The latest edition of my email newsletter, below, went out on Sunday. Subscribe to get future dispatches in your inbox before they’re posted here. Hi, friends. Welcome to the latest edition of Newley’s Notes. 🕉️ Shubho Durga Puja from New Delhi! Durga Puja, an important Hindu holiday in West Bengal and other places, is just […]

NN 150: China Spy Attack; Hi-Fi Cafes; Banksy’s Hoax; Dachshunds Chasing Kangaroos

The latest edition of my email newsletter, below, went out on Sunday. Subscribe to get future dispatches in your inbox before they’re posted here. Hi, friends. Welcome to the latest edition of Newley’s Notes. This marks, amazingly, the 150th edition of my modest newsletter. I launched NN in Feb. 2015, or about three and a […]

Newley’s Notes 149: SoftBank’s OYO Bet; India’s Biometric ID; Facebook’s Terrible Week; Chilean Military Puppies

The latest edition of my email newsletter went out on Sunday. Subscribe to get it in your inbox before it’s posted here. Hi, friends. Welcome to the latest edition of Newley’s Notes. It was a busy week for tech news here in India. First, local hotel booking platform OYO raising a whopping $1 billion on […]

NN 148: Florence & Mangkhut; New iPhones; Zuck Deep Dive; Dog-Pandas

Edition 148 of my email newsletter went out Sept. 16. (I’m late in posting it.) Subscribe to receive future editions before I share them here. Hi, friends. Welcome to the latest edition of Newley’s Notes. I hope everyone is safe, sound, and dry! ☔ I’ve been monitoring Tropical Storm Florence closely given friends and family […]

NN147: My Newest Page One Story; Amazon = Monopoly?; Space Elevators; Dogs of Twitter

Edition 147 of my email newsletter went out Sept. 9. (I’m late in posting it here.) Subscribe to receive future editions before they’re posted here. Hi, friends. Welcome to the latest edition of Newley’s Notes. 😎 Wanna help me out? Forward this email to your smartest, coolest friends, so they can join our list. If […]

NN146: India Mobile Money Momentum — New iPhones? — Psychedelic Temple — Dog Punks Lions

The latest edition of my email newsletter went out last week. Subscribe to receive it before it’s posted here. Hi, friends. Welcome to the latest edition of Newley’s Notes. 🙏 Wanna do me a solid? Forward this email to your smartest, coolest friends, so they can join our list. If you received this from a […]

NN 144: Elon’s Amazing Interview; the New Facebook; Goats on the Lam

The latest edition of my email newsletter went out last week. Subscribe to receive it before it’s posted here. Hi, friends. Welcome to the latest edition of Newley’s Notes. So, apropos of nothing: I saw something (especially) funny while in traffic here in Delhi today. Hint 1: It was a passenger vehicle full of animals. […]

NN 143: Alex Jones’s Very Bad Week; Wither Snapchat?; White Shark Breach

Hi, friends. Welcome to the latest edition of Newley’s Notes. Here are ten items worth your time this week: 🖥️ 1) By me at Newley.com: Book Notes: ‘The Master Switch,’ by Tim Wu. The book’s subtitle: “The Rise and Fall of Information Empires.” An archive of my Book Notes posts is here. 🚫 2) Apple […]

Newley’s Notes 142: Apple Soars; Google in China; QAnon; Wingsuit Craziness

Edition 142 of my email newsletter went out on Monday. 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. Here are ten items worth […]