Bitcoin soars to record high above $6,000
10/23/2017 9:46:00 AM (GMT+7)
 Bitcoin surged to a record high of more than $6,000 on Friday, pushing its market capitalization to $100 billion at one point, as investors continued to bet on an asset that has a limited supply 

California judge tosses $417 million talc cancer verdict against Johnson & Johnson
10/23/2017 10:35:00 AM (GMT+7)
A California judge on Friday threw out a $417 million verdict against Johnson & Johnson in a lawsuit by a woman who claimed she developed ovarian cancer after using its talc-based products like Johnson’s Baby Powder


 
Abe to push reform of Japan's pacifist constitution after election win
10/23/2017 11:28:11 AM (GMT+7)
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s ruling bloc scored a big win in Sunday’s election, bolstering his chance of becoming the nation’s longest-serving premier and re-energizing his push to revise the pacifist constitution.

Google offers bug bounty to clean up mobile apps
10/20/2017 4:54:07 PM (GMT+7)
 Google is offering security experts a bounty to identify Android app flaws as the Alphabet Inc unit seeks to wipe out bugs from its Google Play store.


 
Exclusive: Tech companies to lobby for immigrant 'Dreamers' to remain in U.S.
10/20/2017 4:45:00 PM (GMT+7)
 Nearly two dozen major companies in technology and other industries are planning to launch a coalition to demand legislation that would allow young, illegal immigrants a path to permanent residency, 

Harry Potter exhibition blends wizardry with history
10/19/2017 4:20:00 PM (GMT+7)
 A new exhibition celebrating the 20th anniversary of the first Harry Potter book’s publication is offering ‘muggles’ with an interest in magic the chance to view rare memorabilia, 


 
George Saunders' 'Lincoln in the Bardo' wins 2017 Man Booker prize
10/19/2017 3:14:24 PM (GMT+7)
American author George Saunders has won the 2017 Man Booker Prize, a high-profile literary award, for his first novel, “Lincoln in the Bardo,” 

Twitter looks to toughen rules on online harassment, abuse
10/19/2017 1:35:00 PM (GMT+7)
Twitter Inc plans to toughen its rules on online sexual harassment and impose stronger penalties for misconduct, according to an email it sent to a group of safety advocates, academics and researchers 


 
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.


 

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