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November 1, 2017 6:45 PM Kevin Spacey's brother alleges their father abused them as kids

The allegations leveled against Kevin Spacey have dredged up disturbing memories about his childhood — as his brother said their father was a “Nazi child rapist” who abused them for years in their “house of horrors home.” Fowler’s agent, Bonnie Soto, told the Sun: “Obviously this is not new news, but as far as this particular guy, Randy doesn’t know anything 192

November 1, 2017 3:30 PM Google in a pickle of Pixel problems

If you had been a fly on the wall at Google’s launch party held recently in Delhi, you wouldn’t have guessed there were any issues with the new Pixel 2 phones that have just gone up for pre-order. Google set up an arena for the invitees to click selfies and low light photos, use the Lens app and more while they made merry. But in the background, there 240

October 31, 2017 2:02 PM Kevin Spacey: Special Emmy award withdrawn after assault allegations

Kevin Spacey has been dropped as the recipient of a special Emmy award he was due to receive next month. The International TV Academy said in a statement that it was withdrawing the International Emmy Founders Award "in light of recent events". Responding to the allegations, Spacey said he was "beyond horrified" but did not remember the encounter 167

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 173

October 31, 2017 8:42 AM HTC U11 Life Specifications Revealed By Listing; Said to Be Android One Phone

Taiwanese handset maker HTC is all set to launch a new U-series smartphone on Thursday, and it may have been accidentally leaked by a partner mobile carrier already - T-Mobile. Separately, a tipster has claimed that the upcoming HTC U11 Life will be part of Google's Android One program. The listing was pulled down soon though not before accidentally 183

October 31, 2017 3:58 AM Amazon Teaches Alexa to Speak Hinglish. Apple's Siri Is Next

The US e-commerce company is beginning to ship Echo speakers in India this week, about a year after bringing them to foreign markets like the UK and Germany. In that time, teams of linguists, speech scientists, developers and engineers have given a decidedly local makeover to the Alexa virtual assistant that powers the speakers. This Alexa uses a blend 183

October 30, 2017 11:30 PM From heat stress to malnutrition, climate change is already making us sick

‘When a doctor tells us we need to take better care of our health we pay attention, and it's important that governments do the same.’ Climate change is already having an impact on our health, by exposing people to dangerous heat waves and more extreme weather, according to a new study. And if countries and cities worldwide don’t address global warming 179

October 30, 2017 4:30 PM Destiny 2: Curse of Osiris expansion due out December 5

You’ve already run out of Destiny 2 content, and you’ve only played it for 200 hours! Well, developer Bungie sympathizes with your plight, and its big Curse of Osiris expansion is due out December 5. That should give you time to play some other holiday releases … or to yell at Bungie about the lack of content on the internet. Bungie officially revealed 172

October 30, 2017 2:49 AM Pot Users Have More Sex, But It's A Lot More Complicated Than That

In the first study of its kind, researchers from the Stanford University School of Medicine have shown that people who use pot have sex about 20 per cent more often than those who do not. It's an eye-opening finding, but a classic case where correlation doesn't necessarily imply causation. A positive association between the frequency of sex and marijuana 186

October 29, 2017 10:40 AM Meningitis advice after baby's devastating prognosis 'worst in 25 years'

Stroud-based charity Meningitis Now has highlighted the signs and symptoms for parents Parents of a baby struck by meningitis are coming to terms with being told their little girl will lose all of her limbs, her sight and hearing, and suffer 90 per cent brain damage in the worst case doctors have seen in 25 years. Ten-month-old Kia Gott has already had her right 156