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July 30, 2022, 10:25 AM

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Strategy Analytics:
Global smartphone shipments fell 7% YoY to 291M units in Q2 2022; Samsung had a 21.5% market share, followed by Apple's 16.3%, its best Q2 in the past 10 years  —  BOSTON—(BUSINESS WIRE)— According to new research from Strategy Analytics, global smartphone shipments fell -7% YoY to 291 million units in Q2 2022.
Mitchell Clark / The Verge:
Salesforce, whose logo appeared on Helium's website, also says it is not a Helium partner; Helium has removed both Lime and Salesforce logos from its website  —  Helium listed the two companies as users on its homepage  —  On Friday, Mashable reported that Helium, a crypto project praised …
Matt Binder / Mashable:
Crypto network Helium claimed for years that Lime is a client, which Lime calls “a false claim”; source: Lime is preparing to send a cease and desist to Helium  —  Is this really Web3's golden goose?  —  Helium is often heralded as one of the largest success stories in the Web3 space …
New York Times:
Some streamers on Twitch, a more intimate platform than others, endure threats and stalkers and say Twitch gives limited support when dangerous situations arise  —  Stars on Twitch, the video game streaming platform, invite viewers into their homes virtually.  What happens when one shows up in person?
Lora Kolodny / CNBC:
Elon Musk countersues Twitter over the merger agreement in a confidential filing in a Delaware court  —  - Elon Musk counter sued Twitter on Friday, intensifying the conflict between the social networking company and centi-billionaire but keeping details hidden from the public.
Sagar Naresh / SamMobile:
Samsung announces a feature that keeps users' data secure during a phone repair, starting with the Galaxy S21 series in South Korea  —  You'll obviously have some anxiety about the security of your data if you leave your smartphone at a repair center for a couple of days.
Bloomberg:
Sources: the Commerce Department has told all US chipmaking equipment manufacturers to not supply gear to China for fabs for making 14nm chips or below  —  The US is tightening restrictions on China's access to chipmaking gear, according to two major equipment suppliers …

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