A Wii bit better: PETER HOSKIN reviews Nintendo Switch Sports 

Nintendo Switch Sports Switch (£30.99 without leg strap, £39.99 with leg strap) Rating: Verdict: Another miracle Summer’s on the way, so it’s time to get active by shutting the curtains, gripping a console controller and doing some sporty sports within collapsing distance of the sofa. Which is to say, it’s time for Nintendo Switch Sports. […]

Kremlin propagandists squabble over whether global nuclear annihilation is a good idea

Propagandists on Russian state television have for weeks encouraged their autocratic President Vladimir Putin to obliterate cities in the United States and other Western nations with nuclear weapons over their support of Ukraine. Experts have warned since Putin’s invasion of Ukraine began two months ago that he could use tactical nuclear weapons to force Ukraine […]

Fortune 500 companies are still bankrolling 2020 election-denying Republicans: report

Toyota Motor Corp. was targeted by the anti-Trump group The Lincoln Project with a digital ad campaign this week assailing the company for resuming its political donations to members of Congress who voted against certifying the 2020 election on Jan. 6, 2021. A new report by the liberal group Accountable.US finds that the carmaker is […]

The Ratings Game: Twitter’s mixed quarterly results underscore the need for Musk to take ‘more short-term risks’

Elon Musk’s bid for Twitter Inc. is generating all the buzz, overshadowing everything else, including mixed financial results early Thursday that underline an urgency for change at the company, financial analysts contend. “Most important, as a private company, Twitter should pursue platform initiatives and investments with an eye toward the longer-term; this should include taking […]

Tech Potpourri

(Photo illustration by Chesnot/Getty Images.) Hello, and happy Thursday! On this day in 2003, Apple launched its iTunes Store, giving users the ability to buy and download music directly to their personal library. Since then, more than 25 billion songs have been downloaded and the entire music industry has been transformed.  Today’s newsletter is a […]