Friday, January 18, 2019

Amazing Sports


Nishikori has another great escape to reach third round

MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Kei Nishikori made another great escape at the Australian Open on Thursday, surviving a second five-set battle and 59 aces from Ivo Karlovic to squeeze into the third round. The Japanese eighth seed was lucky just to be facing the big-serving Croat, having been two sets down in his opener against qualifier…



Beyonce drops lawsuit over ‘Feyonce’ items


‘Better than ever,’ Paris Jackson dismisses treatment report

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Paris Jackson, the only daughter of late singer Michael Jackson, on Wednesday played down reports that she is undergoing treatment, saying she is “happy, healthy, and better than ever.” Jackson, 20, said in an Instagram post that she had taken a break from work and social media. But she said, “The…


Singer Mariah Carey sues former executive assistant

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Singer Mariah Carey on Wednesday sued her former assistant for breaking a nondisclosure agreement, negligence and theft, according to court documents. Carey, one of the world’s best-selling singers with 200 million records sold and hits including “We Belong Together,” is seeking at least $3 million in damages from Lianna Azarian and…


ABC documentary on Theranos features ex-CEO deposition tapes

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – A television documentary about the rise and fall of Theranos Inc will include deposition tapes from founder and former Chief Executive Elizabeth Holmes and other key players in the downfall of the high-tech blood-testing company. ABC News said on Wednesday that “The Dropout” was the result of a three-year investigation of…

Follow Us

UES USA INC Ferry seats Inventors Network



FDA advisory panel split over Sanofi-Lexicon diabetes drug

(Reuters) – An advisory panel to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration was divided over whether to recommend approval of a treatment for type 1 diabetes developed by Lexicon Pharmaceuticals Inc and France’s Sanofi SA. The panel on Thursday voted 8-8 when asked to assess the once-daily oral medicine, sotagliflozin, an add-on to insulin therapy.…


Immunomedics’ cancer treatment fails to win accelerated approval from the FDA

(Reuters) – Immunomedics Inc said on Thursday the U.S. Food and Drug Administration declined to grant accelerated approval for its breast cancer treatment, sacituzumab. The company said it will request a meeting with the agency and work closely with the health regulator in its effort to launch the treatment as soon as possible. “The issues…


Junk food ads disproportionately target black and Hispanic kids: report

(Reuters Health) – Television advertising in the U.S. for candy, fast food, sugary drinks and other unhealthy treats continues to target mostly black and Hispanic youth, according to a new report that suggests this contributes to health disparities. Overall spending on TV ads by restaurant, food and drink companies declined from $11.4 billion in 2013…

New Technology


Fossil to sell smartwatch technology worth $40 million to Google, shares rise

(Reuters) – Fossil Group Inc said on Thursday it would sell its intellectual property related to a smartwatch technology currently under development to Alphabet Inc’s Google for $40 million, sending the watchmaker’s shares up as much as 11 percent. The sale will see a portion of its research and development team currently working on the…


Netflix forecast misses Wall Street view, shares dip

(Reuters) – Netflix Inc (NFLX.O) forecast first-quarter revenue slightly below Wall Street estimates on Thursday, even after a record quarter for new customers, sending shares of the world’s largest streaming service down 4 percent in after-hours trading. Investors may have been hoping for more after Netflix announced a price hike for U.S. subscribers earlier this…


Strap yourself in: Netflix is about to report

Shares of Netflix (NFLX.O) up 0.2 pct on Thursday in likely calm before the storm as the streaming video company co prepares to report Q4 results after the bell ** Of S&P 500 .SPX stocks, NFLX in the past has been the second most volatile in reaction to its quarterly reports, second only to Infinera…


Netflix: Down after co misses fourth-quarter revenue estimates

** Netflix’s shares (NFLX.O) down 4.5 pct at $337.46 in extended trading – if losses hold on Friday, stock set for its biggest 1-day fall so far this year ** Co misses Q4 revenue estimates despite a slate of new original content ** NFLX was up marginally in afternoon trading ** Co added 8.84 mln…


China’s envoy to Canada says Huawei 5G ban would have repercussions

OTTAWA (Reuters) – China’s envoy to Canada on Thursday warned Ottawa there would be repercussions if it banned technology firm Huawei Technologies Co Ltd [HWT.UL] from supplying equipment to Canadian 5G networks, the latest blast in a deepening bilateral dispute. Ambassador Lu Shaye, speaking at a news conference, did not give details. Canada is currently…



Lord of the rings: Saturn’s halo may be relatively recent trait

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Saturn’s rings are one of our solar system’s magnificent sights, but may be a relatively recent addition, according to data obtained from NASA’s Cassini spacecraft before the robotic explorer’s 2017 death plunge into the giant gas planet. Scientists said on Thursday a calculation of the mass of the rings based on gravitational measurements…


Mega tube under Geneva enters race to succeed CERN collider

GENEVA (Reuters) – A proposed 100-km particle accelerator under Geneva has joined an international quest to develop the successor to the Large Hadron Collider to help unlock humankind’s knowledge of matter. The existing collider (LHC), which started up in 2008, smashes protons together in a 27-km circuit beneath the Swiss-French border. It helped scientists discover…