World

Finland, ‘Prepper Nation of the Nordics,’ Isn’t Worried About Masks

STOCKHOLM — As some nations scramble to find protective gear to fight the coronavirus pandemic, Finland is sitting on an enviable stockpile of personal protective...

Stranded in the Maldives by Coronavirus Travel Restrictions

Olivia and Raul De Freitas are currently on their honeymoon, at a five-star resort, in the Maldives, a nation composed of more than a thousand...

The Rising Heroes of the Coronavirus Era? Nations’ Top Nerds

Unaccustomed to the outsize attention to their every word and action, some of the new national darlings have found themselves on the receiving end of...

All I Wanted Was to Be Interrogated

When I tell people I flew back to New York City from Hong Kong last weekend, many ask one of two questions.The first: How long...

430,000 People Have Traveled From China to U.S. Since Coronavirus Surfaced

“I was surprised at how lax the whole process was,” said Andrew Wu, 31, who landed at Los Angeles International Airport on a flight from...

Technology

Coronavirus and Paid Sick Leave: A Quarantined Uber Driver’s Quest

Zachary Frenette likes working as an Uber driver in Phoenix. He is a top-rated driver who often chats with his customers on their trips.During the...

A Quarantined Uber Driver’s Quest for Paid Sick Leave

Zachary Frenette likes working as an Uber driver in Phoenix. He is a top-rated driver who often chats with his customers on their trips.During the...

‘Zoombombing’ Becomes a Dangerous Organized Effort

Zoom, the videoconferencing app, has become a target for harassment and abuse coordinated in private off-platform chats. Source Link

How to Thrive in Online Life

This article is part of the On Tech newsletter. You can sign up here to receive it weekdays.Like for many of you, my life has...

How to Hold an Awards Show in a Pandemic

LONDON — Dara O’Briain, an Irish comedian, appeared in a tuxedo on a YouTube live stream on Thursday night and announced the start of the...

How Tech’s Lobbyists Are Using the Pandemic to Make Gains

WASHINGTON — Last month, lobbying groups representing advertising giants like Google and Facebook asked California’s attorney general to wait to enforce the state’s new online...