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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 9:15 AM Japanese company added six days of vacation as compensation for not smoking

When a non-smoking employee from a Japanese firm called out how cigarettes breaks are causing problems at work, the management decided to use a creative approach to solve it. Instead of giving out penalties for the smokers or implementing a strict rule against it, they opted to compensate its non-smoking employees with an extra six days of vacation every 1483

November 1, 2017 8:39 PM Many young men have ‘Kevin Spacey story’, claims Mexican actor

Roberto Cavazos recalls ‘a couple of unpleasant encounters’ with Hollywood star Accusations of inappropriate sexual behaviour against Kevin Spacey are mounting, with one actor claiming the Hollywood star routinely preyed on young men and sometimes invited them to the stage of the Old Vic for picnics. Mexican actor Roberto Cavazos said there were many young 1053

November 1, 2017 6:17 PM Brett Ratner accused of sexual misconduct

Olivia Munn and five other actresses have accused the movie mogul of sexual misconduct or harassment. LONDON - Brett Ratner has been accused of sexual misconduct or harassment by six women, including Olivia Munn and Natasha Henstridge. Munn and five other actresses have accused Ratner of sexual misconduct or harassment. The 37-year-old star claimed the 48-year-old 101

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 111

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 100

November 1, 2017 9:48 AM PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds finally has an Xbox One release date

Microsoft's Paris Games Week presentation has revealed that hit third-person shooter PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds will be coming to the Xbox Game Preview Program on December 12th. As the word 'preview' implies, this means the game won't arrive on the console in a finished state, but will see frequent updates much as the PC version has seen while in Steam 75

November 1, 2017 5:26 AM WhatsApp's Delete for Everyone Feature Now Rolling Out: Here's How to Use It

WhatsApp, after rolling out the feature to limited users last week, has now announced official rollout of the 'Delete for Everyone' feature. It will be now available to users of the latest WhatsApp versions for Android, iPhone, and Windows Phones. The Delete for Everyone, or revoke feature was a much demanded feature on the most popular instant messaging 87

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 76

October 31, 2017 8:20 PM Team UP TN raises cancer awareness

Partners for Healing, UT Extension and Coffee County Health Department and the Tullahoma Housing Authority have partnered to raise awareness about the importance of preventive care for breast cancer. The organizations held the Power of Pink event Monday at Cedar Lane church of Christ. Representatives of the organizations were on hand to answer questions 89