Australia and France intensify war of words over cancelled submarine deal

Geopolitics updates Sign up to myFT Daily Digest to be the first to know about Geopolitics news. Australia’s prime minister Scott Morrison defended his decision to renege on a submarine…

At the UN, Biden should champion a new people-centred global order

US foreign policy updates Sign up to myFT Daily Digest to be the first to know about US foreign policy news. The writer is an FT contributing editor and author…

Forget the ‘she-cession’ — women will redefine the labour market

Employment updates Sign up to myFT Daily Digest to be the first to know about Employment news. Are we moving towards the feminisation of work? And could this lead to…

The Best Hiking Apps to Keep from Getting Lost

Ah, the great outdoors. The flora, the fauna, the welcome mystery of the open trail stretched before you. You’ve left it all behind, until … Wait. Where’s the map? Did…

Energy prices will push up inflation across Europe, economists warn

Newsletter: Europe Express Your essential guide to what matters in Europe today. Delivered every weekday. Soaring energy prices will push up broader inflation across Europe this year, hurting consumers and…

Nokia XR20 Review: Rugged and Feature-Packed

I’ll admit it. I was ready to rag on HMD Global’s newest Nokia phone before I even took it out of the box. It costs $550, yet it uses a…

A Mathematician’s Guided Tour Through Higher Dimensions

Alternatively, just as we can unfold the faces of a cube into six squares, we can unfold the three-dimensional boundary of a tesseract to obtain eight cubes, as Salvador Dalí…

Secretlab’s Magnus Desk Is a Magnetic Wonder for Cable Management

I hate wires. Ironic, coming from someone who writes for WIRED. That doesn’t mean I’m anti cables—Ethernet rules, and Wi-Fi drools—I just hate cluttered desks, so wires need to be…

How to Set Up a NAS to Securely Share Files

NAS drives are able to run their own applications too, so you could have a NAS that’s connected to your Dropbox account, or one that runs a custom VPN (Virtual…

Universal Music: how much is the world’s biggest label worth?

When Vivendi rejected an $8.5bn offer from SoftBank to buy Universal Music Group in 2013, industry analysts and executives were baffled.  The French group turned down a price that was…