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November 2, 2017 12:05 AM Warner Bros. cuts ties with Brett Ratner's company after sexual misconduct allegations

Warner Bros. is severing ties with embattled filmmaker Brett Ratner, after six women publicly accused him of a range of sexual harassment and misconduct. A person with knowledge of the matter said the Burbank studio will not renew its production deal with Ratner and the fate of his company’s $450 million co-financing agreement is unclear. Ratner, through 3292

November 1, 2017 4:17 PM Linglong Promotes Eco-Friendly Tires at the SEMA Show

In order to improve its brand awareness in the U.S. market, the Shandong Linglong Tire Co. is exhibiting at the Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) Show going on now through Nov. 3 in the Las Vegas Convention Center. “Linglong always attaches great importance to the SEMA Show, and even more so in 2017,” the company notes. Its presence will be hard to miss -- the company 208

November 1, 2017 3:09 PM Sony Launches New AIBO Robot Dog as It Revives Pet AI Project

The announcement comes a day after Sony confirmed its renaissance by forecasting its highest-ever profit this financial year, sending its shares surging to a nine-year high. AIBO is billed as a pet that behaves like a real dog using artificial intelligence (AI) to learn and interact with its owner and surroundings. The upgrade sees AIBO equipped with new sensing 248

November 1, 2017 2:04 PM Nintendo’s New World, From The Switch To Phone Games To Theme Parks

Nintendo U.S. president Reggie Fils-Aimé on why the Switch is a hit—and how all the moving parts of the company’s business fit together. As president and COO of Nintendo of America since 2006, Reggie Fils-Aimé has seen a lot of history—from the era-defining success of the Wii console to the Wii U’s underwhelming reception to the arrival of the company’s 212

November 1, 2017 11:56 AM Sony’s Fortunes Improve, From Rising Profit to a Return for Aibo

It remains a bit player in smartphones, the product that made Apple’s fortune, but sustained demand for the devices has enriched Sony regardless. It is a major supplier of image-sensing circuits used in smartphone cameras, including the iPhone’s, which means it has shared, to some degree, in its competitor’s success. Sony has also closed or sold off costly 234

November 1, 2017 6:13 AM Sony revives pet AI project with updated AIBO robot dog

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan’s Sony Corp said on Wednesday it has brought back AIBO more than a decade since it last made the robotic dog, as the electronics and entertainment firm seeks to rebuild its reputation for innovation after years of restructuring. The announcement comes a day after Sony confirmed its renaissance by forecasting its highest-ever profit 224

November 1, 2017 4:46 AM New allegations leveled against actors Spacey, Piven

LOS ANGELES — Hollywood's widening sexual harassment crisis brought forth a second actor's allegation against Kevin Spacey on Tuesday, halted production on his Netflix series "House of Cards" and prompted CBS to check into an actress' claim she was groped by Jeremy Piven. Mexican actor Robert Cavazos wrote on his Facebook page that he encountered Spacey 188

October 31, 2017 1:46 PM Nintendo's huge bet on Mario for smartphones still hasn't paid off

The biggest phone game of 2017, "Super Mario Run," has been downloaded over 200 million times. Even with that huge number of downloads, Nintendo says it still hasn't "reached an acceptable profit point." The game is available on Apple iOS devices, like the iPhone and the iPad, as well as Android devices. It costs nothing to download, and the first few levels 190

October 31, 2017 1:15 PM Nokia Android Phones to Get Lumia Camera UI Features, Hints HMD Global

It's been months since the Nokia brand made a comeback to the smartphone market. But HMD Global, the company behind the Finnish brand, is now planning to pay homage to its iconic Lumia series by upgrading its default camera app with some similar tweaks. Chief Product Officer Juho Sarvikas hinted at the development on Twitter. Sarvikas suggested the arrival 201

October 30, 2017 2:28 AM Australia's Queensland calls election in test for populist Hanson

The Australian state of Queensland, home to the Great Barrier Reef, has called a snap election that is set to test support for both the populist party of Pauline Hanson and an environmentally sensitive Indian coal mine project. Campaigning began Monday in the state, a major tourist destination, after Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk of the Labor Party set down a poll date of November 208