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November 2, 2017 4:00 PM New great ape species identified in Indonesia

Scientists who have been puzzling for years over the genetic "peculiarity" of a tiny population of orangutans in Sumatra have finally concluded that they are a new species to science. The apes in question were only reported to exist after an expedition into the remote mountain forests there in 1997. The species has been named the Tapanuli orangutan - a third 7130

November 2, 2017 4:00 PM New Orangutan Species Identified in Indonesian Rain Forest

Orangutans are an endangered species, with populations in some areas critically endangered. The new species, Pongo tapanuliensis, or the Tapanuli orangutan, was described as living only in an area of forest about 425 square miles in size. The team researching the Tapanuli orangutan contends that it’s the most endangered of all surviving great apes, with only about 1637

November 2, 2017 2:15 PM Cosmic rays reveal mysterious void in Egypt's Great Pyramid

High above Egypt and everywhere else, cosmic rays bombard the atmosphere. The rays consist mostly of hydrogen nuclei, but they finish their interstellar journey with a bang, splitting into a shower of smaller elementary particles when they hit the sky. Negatively charged particles called muons wink into existence and out again within millionths of a second 1543

November 2, 2017 1:08 PM HTC's newest smartphone only costs $349, but packs a surprisingly great camera

The U11 Life, HTC's newest smartphone that arrives Thursday, boasts a surprisingly competent camera, despite its bargain price. I spent some time using the phone over the last few days. I didn't put the phone through its full paces, but I tested a few of the features that are most important to me in the phone — the camera being one them. And while I can't 1507

November 1, 2017 11:37 PM Ederson, Stones, Otamendi, Sterling all rate 9/10 in Man City win at Napoli

This was a historic performance from Manchester City and not just because of Sergio Aguero breaking the club's all-time scoring record. This may well go down in the future as the night City confirmed their status as proper contenders for football's greatest title. Pushed and tested to the limit by a Napoli side that had plenty of guile, City came through 1204

November 1, 2017 9:56 PM Aguero makes history as Man City earn famous European win at Napoli

NAPLES, Italy -- Here are three quick thoughts after Manchester City reached the round of 16 in the Champions League with a 4-2 group-stage win at Napoli on Wednesday. Sergio Aguero became Manchester City's greatest ever goalscorer as Pep Guardiola's side secured a place in the Champions League knockout round with a fantastic win at Serie A leaders Napoli 1156

November 1, 2017 7:05 PM Brett Ratner Joins a Sordid Club

It’s Wednesday, and if you’re sick of reading stories about sexual harassers, just imagine how sick people are of being sexually harassed. Hello from Los Angeles, where we’re telling Brett Ratner tales, counting on Thor: Ragnarok to hammer the box office, and giving the last laugh to Rose Marie. Another day, another Hollywood power player (or two) accused 1020

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 89

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 88

November 1, 2017 10:31 AM Two Reasons Nintendo Switch Is Such A Grand Success

More than six months after its launch, Nintendo’s hybrid console is still flying off the shelves. The Japanese company said in its latest six-month (Apr-Sept) earnings report that it sold roughly 2.9 million Switch units during the July-Sept quarter. It means Nintendo has shipped more than 7.6 million Switch consoles since its launch in March. The massive 81