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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 1985

November 1, 2017 8:39 PM Other Men Come Forward With Harassment Allegations Against Kevin Spacey

London's Old Vic theater, where the actor worked for over a decade, has opened a tip line for complaints. In an interview with BuzzFeed, Rapp said that the “House of Cards” star invited him to a party and made a sexual advance toward him on a bed in the 1980s. At the time, Rapp was 14 and Spacey was 26. In response, Spacey posted a widely criticized 1929

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 1896

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 126

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 110

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 140

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 140

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 120

November 1, 2017 1:28 PM Sony Playstation 4, Camera Business Fuel Comeback

This article first appeared in Data Sheet, Fortune’s daily newsletter on the top tech news. Sign up here. I’m a sucker for a fallen-idol turnaround story. The surprise record profits forecasted Tuesday by Sony counts as a comeback for the ages. As Reuters explains, Sony sne predicts its profits will mark a peak for the first time since 1998, when its PlayStation 107

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 129