We all know Huawei is going through a rough patch but we’re still learning exactly how rough, and what it means for the company's future. The latest speculation from Bloomberg suggests Huawei’s international phone sales outlook is pretty bad, but Reuters has heard some more positive murmurings.
Huawei finds ally in U.S. chipmakers?
🎼 Genius says Google stole lyrics from them, robbing them of traffic. (The Wall Street Journal, paywall). Lyrics website Genius says it developed a clever ploy to catch Google copying its lyrics to use in Google search - and it says Google did just that. If you can’t access WSJ at the previous link you can read the lowdown over at Android Authority. It’s fun.
🙅♀️ Chinese cyberattack hits Telegram app during Hong Kong protest (NBC). Telegram is blocked in the region, but remains accessible via VPNs and other software to circumvent China’s Great Firewall. The encrypted app has been a go-to app for those organizing the recent protests, but now it’s accusing China of a cyber attack.
📶 Samsung's Lee looks beyond next 10 years with 6G, system chips (Bloomberg). Samsung acting boss Jay Lee’s first public comments about 6G in this short piece.
🍩 Big O Notation: Why is "O(n!)=O(mg)" Funny? (Gary Explains).
💕 The owner of dating app Bumble said it plans to spend $100 million creating an array of new dating apps, part of an expansion and revamp of the privately held holding (The Wall Street Journal, paywall).
📺 How to get Netflix for free and save as much as $190 per year (AA). We showed you how to get paid apps for free last week, this week, it’s Netflix’s turn - just don’t expect it free for life.
🏕 What is the creepiest thing you’ve seen in the woods (AskReddit).
Yesterday was the nine-year anniversary of the “That really rustled my Jimmies” meme, featuring a certain frowning gorilla.
And a correction from my June 12 newsletter. In the roundup, I incorrectly stated the “UK commits to ‘net zero’ emissions by 2020.” I meant by 2050, sorry about that. Thanks, Naresh, for reaching out!
Have a good one,
Scott Adam Gordon, editor
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