World

Trump Warns Iran of Heightened Retaliation for Any Attacks on U.S. Troops

WASHINGTON — President Trump warned Iran on Wednesday against using its proxy forces to attack American troops, vowing to retaliate by going “up the food...

Coronavirus Briefing: What Happened Today

The U.N. secretary general says the coronavirus poses the gravest threat to humanity since World War II.The federal government’s emergency stockpile of masks, gloves and...

Manolis Glezos Dies at 97; Tore Down Nazi Flag Over Athens

“That was my first act of resistance, and I knew there would be others,” he said.His death sentence was commuted, but his younger brother, Nikos,...

Prepare for War or Fight Coronavirus? U.S. Military Battles Competing Instincts

WASHINGTON — One of the hallmarks of the United States military is its ability to project power around the world, often under the banner of...

Your Thursday Briefing – The New York Times

Scouring the globe in a free-for-all for masksHere’s what the global market for face masks and other protective gear now looks like: hasty deals in...

Technology

T-Mobile Closes Merger With Sprint, and a Wireless Giant Is Born

A new wireless giant has entered the scene.T-Mobile and Sprint announced the closing of their $30 billion merger on Wednesday, the result of a long-in-the-works...

Notion, Maker of Collaboration Software, Raises $50 Million

SAN FRANCISCO — The spread of the coronavirus has meant feast or famine for technology start-ups. While many are cutting staff and slashing costs as...

Coronavirus Ended the Screen-Time Debate. Screens Won.

The screen-time surrender isn’t just a San Francisco phenomenon.Daniela Helitzer, a doctor of audiology in Boca Raton, Fla., said screen time used to be a...

New York Attorney General Looks Into Zoom’s Privacy Practices

Zoom, the videoconferencing app whose traffic has surged during the coronavirus pandemic, is under scrutiny by the office of New York’s attorney general, Letitia James,...

Hive Mind of Makers Rises to Meet Pandemic

Tinkerers, sewers and scientists bring their ideas and 3-D printers to bear on the shortage of medical supplies. Source Link

The Quarantine Diaries – The New York Times

Before the end of life as we knew it, Ady, an 8-year-old who lives in the Bay Area of San Francisco, read a biography of...