Spain-Catalonia standoff set to intensify as leaders take hard lines
10/19/2017 1:56:24 PM (GMT+7)
Spain’s political showdown with Catalonia is set to reach a new level on Thursday when political leaders in Madrid and Barcelona are expected to make good on pledges made to their supporters to stick to their tough positions

YouTube debuts comedy video series in virtual reality push
10/19/2017 10:41:00 AM (GMT+7)
YouTube virtual reality video series “The Confessional” debuted on Tuesday, featuring comedians Trevor Noah, Judd Apatow and Howie Mandel, as parent company Google races Facebook Inc to attract viewers

Johnson & Johnson wins reversal of $72 million verdict over talc cancer risks
10/18/2017 5:00:00 PM (GMT+7)
Johnson & Johnson on Tuesday won the reversal of a $72 million verdict in favor of the family of a woman whose death from ovarian cancer they claimed stemmed from her use of the company’s talc-based products

Snap and NBCUniversal launch studio to produce shows for Snapchat
10/18/2017 4:10:00 PM (GMT+7)
 Snap Inc, parent company of messaging and video app Snapchat, and NBCUniversal launched a joint venture studio on Tuesday to produce scripted shows and other genres to air on Snapchat.

McDonald's South Korea office raided in burger probe: reports
10/18/2017 4:04:00 PM (GMT+7)
 South Korean investigators raided the Seoul office of McDonald’s Corp on Wednesday, following a series of complaints that children fell ill after eating hamburger patties alleged to have been undercooked, 

U.S. buyers favor iPhone 7 over 8: research
10/17/2017 3:36:00 PM (GMT+7)
Apple Inc’s older iPhone 7 models are outselling the recently launched iPhone 8 ahead of the early November debut of the premium iPhone X, broker KeyBanc Capital Markets said, citing carrier store surveys.

Android co-creator's startup sued over connector technology
10/17/2017 11:03:15 AM (GMT+7)
 Two of the best-known names in the smartphone hardware business are squaring off in court over new technology that allows phones to connect to devices like cameras without wires or metal connectors.

More men than women infected with oral human papillomavirus
10/17/2017 11:25:55 AM (GMT+7)
 Roughly one in nine U.S. men have oral infections of the cancer-causing human papillomavirus (HPV), more than triple the infection rate for women, a new study suggests.

As Hollywood struggles with sexism, female-led story ends London film fest
10/16/2017 4:20:00 PM (GMT+7)
The London Film Festival closed on Sunday with a violent and profanity-laden dark comedy featuring Frances McDormand, as a small-town mother seeking justice for her murdered daughter, tipped for an Oscar nod.

Bombardier exploring options for aerospace businesses: Bloomberg
10/16/2017 10:10:00 AM (GMT+7)
 Canadian train-and-plane maker Bombardier Inc  is exploring options for its aerospace businesses, including a sale of some operations, 

Milan hopes to gain from Barcelona's pain in race for EU drugs agency
10/16/2017 11:20:00 AM (GMT+7)
 Milan is hoping that Spain’s Catalonia crisis will give the Italian city a boost in getting to host the European Medicines Agency (EMA), the European Union agency quitting London because of Brexit.

New York police say investigating 2004 claim of Weinstein sex assault
10/16/2017 10:35:00 AM (GMT+7)
 The New York City Police Department said on Thursday it is investigating an allegation of sexual assault by movie producer Harvey Weinstein in 2004.