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July 30, 2022, 2:40 PM

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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?
Dell Cameron / Gizmodo:
Human rights groups say Facebook approved English and Swahili ads instigating ethnic violence in Kenya, after claiming to foster “safe and secure” elections  —  Kenya's national cohesion watchdog has threatened to suspend the social network from the country in a week if it doesn't mitigate hate speech.
Ashley Capoot / CNBC:
Uber unveils new features for US drivers, like showing what they will earn and the destination before accepting a trip, seeing multiple trip requests, and more  —  - Uber announced a series of new features Friday aimed at enhancing drivers' experiences on the ridesharing app.
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.
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.

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