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πŸ‘‹ Hi friends,

Welcome to the latest edition of Newley’s Notes, a weekly newsletter containing my recent Wall Street Journal stories, must-read links on tech and life, and funny dog videos.

Image of the week, above: I hope your holiday season was restful, and that you got a chance to see friends and family. Onward and upward to 2022!

Here are 10 items worth your time this week:

1) πŸ‘‰ Out just before the new year, a WSJ Facebook Files story I helped with: What happened inside the company when whistleblower Frances Haugen stepped forward. The hed: Facebook’s Pushback: Stem the Leaks, Spin the Politics, Don’t Say Sorry.

2) 🍎 A story I wrote last Monday: India Hits Apple With Antitrust Investigation Over App-Store Practices

3) πŸ‡­πŸ‡° And one I wrote Friday: Hong Kong Officials Quarantined After Covid–19 Case at Tapas Birthday Party

4) πŸ“š New on Newley.com: The Best Books I Read in 2021.

5) 🎨 Also on Newley.com: a recent watercolor I like. Viewable on Instagram, as well.

6) 🩸 Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes was convicted on four counts of fraud. But her legal fight is far from over.

7) πŸ˜” RIP Sidney Poitier.

8) 😿 And RIP Betty White.

9) πŸ’« Here is a gorgeous, close-up image of a comet.

10) πŸ‘ 100 things Austin Kleon enjoyed in 2021.

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🦴 Dog-related video of the week:

Good boi attends the fireworks.”

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πŸ’‘ Quote of the week:

β€œThe most erroneous stories are those we think we know best – and therefore never scrutinize or question.” – Stephen Jay Gould

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πŸ€— What’s new with you? Hit reply to send me tips, queries, random comments, and brave dogs who just want to join in the fun.

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πŸ‘Š Fist bump from Hong Kong,

Newley

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