Japan fires up biomass energy, but fuel shortage looms
9/29/2017 8:20:00 PM (GMT+7)
 As the sun sets on Japan’s solar energy boom, companies and investors are rushing into wood-burning biomass projects to lock in still-high government subsidies.

Brexit talks warmer after May's speech, but no closure
9/29/2017 11:27:00 AM (GMT+7)
 The European Union and Britain made progress in the latest round of divorce talks, but not enough to move to the next phase of discussions on a transition period after Brexit or a future trade deal,


 
Apple sees sharp increase in U.S. national security requests
9/29/2017 11:06:16 AM (GMT+7)
 Apple Inc has received more than four times as many national-security related requests from the U.S. government in the first half of this year versus a year ago, 

WHO reports 25 million unsafe abortions a year, sees higher risk from U.S. cutbacks
9/28/2017 12:56:16 PM (GMT+7)
 Nearly half of the estimated 56 million abortions performed worldwide every year are unsafe and women in poor countries face even higher risks due to U.S. funding cuts to family planning programs abroad,


 
In France, Snap's Discover news feature gets 10 million monthly users
9/28/2017 2:10:00 PM (GMT+7)
Snap Inc, searching for ways to reinvigorate a slowing growth rate and increase advertising revenue for its Snapchat messaging app, said this week it has racked up 10 million users for its Discover news and video feature

Playboy founder Hugh Hefner dies at age 91
9/28/2017 11:00:00 AM (GMT+7)
 Playboy founder Hugh Hefner, who helped usher in the 1960s sexual revolution with his groundbreaking men’s magazine and built a business empire around his libertine lifestyle, died on Wednesday


 
Facebook, Google, Twitter asked to testify on Russian meddling
9/28/2017 10:49:00 AM (GMT+7)
 Executives from Facebook, Alphabet Inc’s Google and Twitter have been asked to testify to the U.S. Congress in coming weeks as lawmakers probe Russia’s alleged interference in the 2016 U.S. election, 

Amazon says Google has pulled YouTube from Echo Show device in tech face-off
9/27/2017 2:10:00 PM (GMT+7)
 In a rare public feud between large technology companies, Amazon.com Inc said on Tuesday its Echo Show devices could no longer play videos from YouTube 


 
Twitter to test 280-character tweets, busting old limit
9/27/2017 11:08:00 AM (GMT+7)
 The days of Twitter Inc limiting messages to 140 characters, a signature of the social network since its launch in 2006, may be numbered.

IAEA chief calls for clarity on disputed section of Iran nuclear deal
9/27/2017 11:25:00 AM (GMT+7)
The U.N. nuclear watchdog’s chief urged major powers on Tuesday to clarify a part of their nuclear deal with Iran dealing with technology that could be used to develop an atom bomb, 


 
Aerosmith's Steven Tyler experiencing medical problem, band cancels shows
9/27/2017 11:35:00 AM (GMT+7)
 Aerosmith lead singer Steven Tyler is dealing with an “unexpected medical issue” that has forced the band to cancel four shows in South America, the group said in a statement on Tuesday.

Disney tests new store design as shoppers go online
9/27/2017 9:58:38 AM (GMT+7)
Walt Disney Co is testing the first major redesign of its retail stores in seven years, adding interactive experiences and live streams of theme park parades to lure consumers tempted by online shopping.


 

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