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British homebuyers in Spain face post-Brexit frustration due to Franco-era security law

View along Playa De Levante beach in Valencia’s Costa Blanca – Dave Porter Peterborough UK/Getty Images Contributor British would-be homebuyers in Spain are set to face disruption and delays of

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China mine rescue: Survivors to remain trapped at least two more weeks

image copyrightGetty Images image captionDrilling into the mine is extremely difficult Chinese rescue teams say it might be more than two weeks until they can save a group of miners

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As 19th Century Females, Sisters In ‘The Doctors Blackwell’ Achieve Many Firsts : NPR

The Doctors Blackwell: How Two Pioneering Sisters Brought Medicine to Women and Women to Medicine, by Janice P. Nimura W.W.Norton & Co. hide caption toggle caption W.W.Norton & Co. The

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Go Behind the Scenes of 2021 Inauguration With Chrissy Teigen & More

It’s a party in the USA! Famous figures from far and wide traveled to the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday, Jan. 20 to celebrate the 2021 Inauguration of President Joe Biden and

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President Biden’s Tech To-Do List

This article is part of the On Tech newsletter. You can sign up here to receive it weekdays. President Biden is inheriting tricky tech questions including how to rein in

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Parler Finds a Reprieve in Russia—but Not a Solution

In the wake of the Capitol riots two weeks ago, a number of large tech companies pulled support for Parler, a Twitter-like social network that Donald Trump’s supporters have increasingly

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What’s the business case for UWB, which Apple supports in iPhones?

Apple appears to have kick-started development and implementation of the Ultra WideBand standard first deployed in a mass market product in iPhone 11 — and now available in smartphones from

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Why Aren’t COVID Tracing Apps More Widely Used?

As the COVID-19 pandemic began to sweep around the globe in early 2020, many governments quickly mobilized to launch contract tracing apps to track the spread of the virus. If

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President Trump Pardons Anthony Levandowski, Ex-Uber Engineer Sentenced To Prison For Stealing Trade Secrets From Google

On his final night in office, President Trump granted clemency to a total of 143 people, ranging from former adviser Stephen K. Bannon to rapper Lil Wayne. One name in

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Wattpad, the storytelling platform, is selling to South Korea’s Naver for $600 million – TechCrunch

Wattpad, the 14-year-old, Toronto-based, venture-backed storytelling platform with reach into a number of verticals, is being acquired by Naver, the South Korean conglomerate, in a $600 million cash-and-stock deal. Naver

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