coronavirus

ccu cgg cgg gca – The 12 letters that changed the world

The genome of the new coronavirus harbors a short sequence suspected of being the main culprit of its uniquely infectious and aggressive nature

CORONAVIRUS

Genetic analysis suggests that the coronavirus was already circulating in Spain by mid-February

A study of the first 28 genomes of the virus rules out the existence of a single ‘patient zero’ in the country

CORONAVIRUS

Spain’s new coronavirus app could detect violators of lockdown rules

Sources say that the information will not be used for this purpose, but rather to give users personalized responses on regional health protocols

ASTRONOMY

Upset at losing an hour from Daylight Saving Time? Just imagine losing 10 days

When the Roman-era calendar was adjusted to the solar year, subjects of the Spanish Empire went to bed on Thursday, October 4, 1582, and woke up on Friday, October 15

TAX EVASION

Spain delays ‘Google tax’ until December due to US pressure

The government is planning on approving the signature policy today but will not collect any money for now, in the hope that the OECD soon comes up with a global digital levy

CORONAVIRUS

Spanish government and WHO question cancellation of Mobile World Congress

Organizers of the trade fair are citing causes outside their control to avoid paying compensation

CORONAVIRUS

Mobile World Congress organizers cite ‘force majeure’ for cancellation

Postponement or a smaller event were also on the table, says GSMA group, which was forced to take the drastic decision on Wednesday given the stream of firms pulling out over coronavirus fears

CORONAVIRUS

Barcelona’s Mobile World Congress cancelled as firms drop out over coronavirus fears

Deutsche Telekom, Orange, BT Group and Nokia were among the latest companies to announce that they would not attend the upcoming tech event

CORONAVIRUS

Barcelona’s Mobile World Congress overshadowed by coronavirus cancellations

Organizers say the global tech event will go ahead later this month, but as more and more firms drop out, a Friday meeting is likely to determine whether it gets postponed or even axed

CORONAVIRUS

Sony, Amazon pull out of Barcelona Mobile World Congress over coronavirus fears

Several major tech companies have withdrawn from the annual event due to concerns about the disease, which has so far infected two people in Spain

SPACE TRAVEL

From Andalusia to space: a zero-emissions odyssey

Spanish company Zero 2 Infinity will launch its stratosphere travel program in 2021, when it promises to take tourists 32 kilometers above Earth in a special balloon