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December 22 · Issue #68 · View online
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Welcome to another Pulse!
Itโ€™s that fun time of the year; I hope you really enjoy it.
Next week, Pulse is taking a holiday break. If youโ€™re a paying member, then youโ€™ll get four news summary Pulses until the next complete Pulse in 2020.
Happy Holidays everyone!
-ย Ben fromย [ย perspective ixย ]
PS. Did you notice the new banner? Thoughts? ๐Ÿ˜‰

๐Ÿ“ฐ News
  • YouTubeโ€™s top earner is an 8-year-old who reviews toys - and he made about $26 million in 2019 [Futurism] - how do you feel about your 9to5 job right now? ๐Ÿค”

  • Apple is working on a secret plan to go around the mobile networks and use satellites to beam data to devices [Bloomberg].

  • Facebook and Twitter shut down a network of fake and pro-Trump accounts reaching 55 million accounts. The accounts used AI-generated faces to โ€˜masqueradeโ€™ as Americans [Verge].

  • France slaps Google with $166M antitrust fine for opaque and inconsistent ad rules [TechCruch].

  • German court bans Uberโ€™s ride-hailing services in Germany - Uber still can appeal though [Reuters].

  • Amazon to raise US fulfilment fees 3 percent for merchants next year [Reuters].

  • Researchers detailed a security flaw that allowed hackers to crash WhatsApp and permanently delete contents of group chats [ZDNet] - make sure you use the latest version.


๐Ÿง  Insights
The important stuff - Credit: Denise Johnson on Unsplash
The important stuff - Credit: Denise Johnson on Unsplash
What if today, just for today, we didnโ€™t settle?
What if we saw precisely the change we sought to make and sacrificed to make that change?
What if we set aside urgencies and focused simply on whatโ€™s important instead?
What if we did the work that matters?


๐Ÿ“Š Statistics
Most Downloaded Apps of the Decade - Credit: AppAnnie
Most Downloaded Apps of the Decade - Credit: AppAnnie
Most Downloaded Apps of the Decade
And Facebook owns them all!
More on AppAnnie.


Global Mobile Handset Profit Share - Credit: CounterpointResearch
Global Mobile Handset Profit Share - Credit: CounterpointResearch
Apple Continues to Lead Global Handset Industry Profit Share
Overall global handsetย profits declined 11% YoY to USD 12 billion in Q3 2019 due to an increased mix of entry to mid-tier products and a fall in revenues for key smartphone OEMs. Within the top ten brands, onlyย Samsungย and Huawei managed to increase their revenue on an annual basis. Additionally, the replacement cycle for premium smartphones has lengthened as recent hardware features have been unable to offer an attractive reason to upgrade.
Read more on CounterpointResearch.


๐Ÿ“ฑ Tools & Apps



  • Visa List 2.0: Find travel freedom & explore the world with your passport


๐ŸŽง Audio Stimulation
The Phoebus Cartel - Throughline
๐Ÿฆ Tweets of the Week
Alan White
The blue tick people who write tweets about how they are logging off because itโ€™s Christmas? Cowards.
Ben
The worst thing about #Christmas isโ€ฆ
โ˜๏ธ check out the threadโ€ฆ let me know what you think.
๐ŸŽฎ Fun Stuff
The difference between Moms and Dads - Credit: Reddit/u/LittleMilton
The difference between Moms and Dads - Credit: Reddit/u/LittleMilton
Feeling lucky? - Credit: DuckChillin
Feeling lucky? - Credit: DuckChillin
This is not goodbye...
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Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

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