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.

WHO says attack on Syria vaccine store leaves children at risk
10/16/2017 11:36:00 AM (GMT+7)
The World Health Organization said on Friday it had received reports of an attack on medical facilities in eastern Syria that had destroyed a store containing more than 130,000 vaccine doses against measles and polio.


 
FDA panel backs gene therapy for rare form of blindness
10/14/2017 8:20:00 AM (GMT+7)
 Spark Therapeutics Inc’s experimental gene therapy for a rare form of blindness improves vision and should be approved, advisers to the Food and Drug Administration concluded on Thursday, 

Paris plans to banish all but electric cars by 2030
10/13/2017 4:27:00 PM (GMT+7)
 Paris authorities plan to banish all petrol- and diesel-fueled cars from the world’s most visited city by 2030, 


 
Italy's Gucci bans fur, joining others in seeking alternatives
10/13/2017 3:00:00 PM (GMT+7)
Italy’s Gucci will stop using fur in its designs from next year, joining a growing number of fashion houses looking at alternatives after coming under pressure from animal rights activists and changing consumer tastes.

Exclusive: Alphabet's Waymo demanded $1 billion in settlement talks with Uber - sources
10/13/2017 10:07:32 AM (GMT+7)
 Alphabet Inc’s Waymo sought at least $1 billion in damages and a public apology from Uber Technologies Inc as conditions for settling its high-profile trade secret lawsuit against the ride-services company, 


 
Movie studios join Disney-led service to link digital purchases
10/12/2017 4:10:00 PM (GMT+7)
 Five Hollywood film studios have joined together to offer a new service designed to make it easier for consumers to collect digital movies that they can watch at home or on mobile devices,

Facebook to sell portable headset for virtual reality
10/12/2017 10:56:29 AM (GMT+7)
 Facebook Inc is launching a new virtual reality headset that does not require a separate computer to operate, allowing more mobile uses than the company’s existing Oculus Rift product, 


 

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