‘Vaccine nationalism’ will hurt all countries: New WTO chief

New World Trade Organization chief Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala says vaccine nationalism will ‘not pay, because the variants are coming’ [File: Afolabi Sotunde/Reuters] The World Trade Organization’s (WTO) incoming chief has warned … Read More

Rules of engagement when talking to conspiracists

Protesters hold up placards during an anti-lockdown rally in Melbourne on October 23, 2020, amid the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic [William West/AFP] Between anti-vaxxers, COVID-truthers, and QAnon, conspiracy theorists seem to … Read More

TikTok sale to Walmart, Oracle put on ice by Biden team: Report

Oracle, Walmart and others could still be part of a potential deal, the Wall Street Journal reported, but it depends on how the Biden administration pursues the policies against TikTok … Read More

Did a Reddit user have the scoop on Tesla’s bitcoin move?

Bitcoin’s price soared after Tesla said in its annual report Monday that it had decided to move nearly eight percent of its reserves into the cryptocurrency [File: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg] A … Read More

Google launches platform in Australia with news it has paid for

Google, owned by Alphabet Inc, delayed plans to launch News Showcase when Canberra moved to make it a legal requirement for Google and Facebook to pay Australian media companies for content – unprecedented … Read More

Musk’s $886m internet service subsidy at risk as critics cry foul

SpaceX placed 60 more satellites in orbit on Thursday to beam broadband service to rural and underserved parts of the United States, with another batch set for launch from a … Read More