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.

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,