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October 24, 2018 7:10 PM US approves new type of flu drug

U.S. health regulators have approved the first new type of flu drug in two decades. Wednesday's approval of Xofluza for people age 12 and older comes ahead of the brunt of this winter's flu season. Xofluza is a pill that can reduce severity and shorten duration of flu symptoms after one just dose. It was developed by the Roche Group and Shionogi & Co. It works 136

October 24, 2018 11:39 AM Toshiba Memory to go public as soon as next autumn: Kyodo

TOKYO (Reuters) - Toshiba Memory Corp, the world’s No. 2 producer of NAND flash memory chips, will go public as soon as the autumn of next year, Kyodo News reported on Wednesday. Toshiba Corp sold Toshiba Memory in June to a consortium led by Bain Capital LP, which also included Apple Inc, South Korean chipmaker SK Hynix, Dell Technologies and Seagate 129

October 22, 2018 7:57 PM NASA’s historic Apollo 7 mission splashed down 50 years ago today

50 years ago today, NASA’s historic Apollo 7 mission splashed down in the Atlantic Ocean after spending almost 11 days in space. Apollo 7 was the first crewed Apollo mission in space and helped lay the foundations for subsequent lunar missions. Astronauts Walter Schirra, Donn Eisele and Walter Cunningham lifted off atop a Saturn 1B rocket from Cape Canaveral’s 117

October 22, 2018 5:24 PM U.S. coalition says it struck Islamic State fighters in Syria mosque

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S.-led coalition fighting Islamic State militants in Syria said it struck a mosque on Monday that was being used by the group as a command center, the second such incident in less than a week. “A coalition strike destroyed several buildings used by Daesh to launch attacks...One of those facilities used by Daesh was a mosque 66

October 22, 2018 11:20 AM Watch: NASA releases 450,000 gallons of water in one minute

NASA tests the Ignition Overpressure Protection and Sound Suppression water deluge system on the launch pad at Kennedy Space Center. As a test of its "Ignition Overpressure Protection and Sound Suppression water deluge system," NASA on Oct. 15 released a deluge of water -- 450,000 gallons to be precise -- in just over one minute. The system is used to reduce 268

October 21, 2018 10:09 AM Audi's electric SUV faces four-week delay because of software bug

FRANKFURT/SEOUL (Reuters) - Audi’s first electric sport utility vehicle (SUV) will hit showrooms four weeks later than planned because of a software development issue, a spokesman for the German luxury car brand said on Sunday. The spokesman said Audi’s e-tron midsize SUV faced delay because the carmaker needs new regulatory clearance for a piece of software 102

October 20, 2018 1:55 AM Silenced forever: Saudi Arabia admits Khashoggi is dead

In this image made from a March 2018 video provided by Metafora Production, Jamal Khashoggi speaks during an interview at an undisclosed location. Eighteen days after Khashoggi disappeared, Saudi Arabia acknowledged early Saturday, Oct. 20, 2018, that the 59-year-old writer has died in what it said was a “fistfight” inside the Saudi consulate in Istanbul 85

October 19, 2018 9:52 PM HGTV Will Launch a New Show...on Snapchat! How to Watch You Wish You Lived Here

HGTV has a reputation for being the channel everyone always leaves on. Now, it will also be the one fans can watch wherever they go. You Wish You Lived Here is HGTV’s first-ever “Snap Original,” a show that airs exclusively on Snapchat. It premieres Sunday, October 21 at 6 a.m. ET and will be available to watch on the app for 48 hours. To watch the episodes 78

October 19, 2018 9:26 PM Mysterious space object that landed on California ranch identified

California residents were stunned to watch a fireball of space junk shoot across the sky and fall onto a nearby ranch last week. Videos of the bizarre sight quickly spread across social media — with many wondering what the debris was and where exactly it came from. The owner of the ranch near Hanford spotted the big chunk of metal in his walnut orchard 185

October 17, 2018 9:03 PM Seven international banks agree to launch digital trade finance network

MADRID (Reuters) - Seven banks, including HSBC (HSBA.L) and Banco Santander (SAN.MC), have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to create a global digital network in trade finance aiming at allowing cheaper and easier funding for corporates, a Santander manager said on Wednesday. The Australia and New Zealand Banking Group ANZ (ANZ.AX), BNP Paribas 104