German inflation hits highest level since 2018

German inflation rose to 2.4 per cent in May, its highest rate in more than two years, in a move likely to intensify debate about whether Europe’s ultra-loose monetary policy…

China’s wolf warriors bristle at Covid blame

The slump in relations between China and Australia sounds like a small detail in the great picture of world affairs. But this is a corner of the canvas that merits…

European stocks set to seal fourth consecutive month of gains

European stocks are set to record their fourth consecutive month of gains, as confidence in the region’s economic recovery grows and its vaccination programme accelerates. MSCI’s broad measure of equities…

The best 60-percent keyboards you can buy

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The Morning After: A surprisingly cloudy day on Mars

NASA’s Curiosity rover has been able to register something which, while unremarkable on Earth, is an interesting phenomenon for Mars — cloudy skies. The agency has shared images of “shining”…

Jobless benefits become a scapegoat in US back-to-work debate

Frank Phillips, the owner of a handful of coffee franchises based in Paulding, Georgia, says he once received 200 job applications when opening a new location. For his most recent…

Google says it won’t build Privacy Sandbox backdoors

Google is attempting to assuage concerns that it will somehow bypass the privacy-friendly rules it’s introducing in place of third-party cookies in Chrome. With the changes expected next year, the…

China allows couples to have three children in face of demographic crisis

China will allow couples to have three children, ignoring calls to scrap its historic family policies entirely in the face of a looming demographic crisis after Beijing reported the population…

Global economy will return to pre-pandemic level by 2022, says OECD

The brightening outlook for the global economy will give governments leeway to switch from blanket emergency support to more targeted measures, with a focus on investing, the OECD has said.…

Android 12 will force apps through the official share menu

You know how when you open a photo or link to share it and it doesn’t always open the same share dialog? It turns out that’s because Android allows app…