Vertu unveils Signature Touch $11,300 luxury smartphone

Vertu unveils Signature Touch $11,300 luxury smartphone

June 5, 2014 - 19:19 AMT  15:19 GMT
There are a bunch of premium Vertu services aimed at those with deep pockets too, including a 24-hour concierge platform.
Don Cheadle sets up crowdfunding for jazz legend Miles Davis biopic

Don Cheadle sets up crowdfunding for jazz legend Miles Davis biopic

June 5, 2014 - 19:06 AMT  15:06 GMT
"Miles Ahead" is a biopic set in the early 1980s when the iconic jazz trumpeter emerged back on the music scene after having been absent for about six years.
Banned Books Week 2014 to focus on comics & graphic novels

Banned Books Week 2014 to focus on comics & graphic novels

June 5, 2014 - 18:49 AMT  14:49 GMT
The event will celebrate the value of what is described in the official announcement as a “still misunderstood form of storytelling.”
Samsung to roll out Galaxy F smartphone in Sept against iPhone 6?

Samsung to roll out Galaxy F smartphone in Sept against iPhone 6?

June 5, 2014 - 18:30 AMT  14:30 GMT
Samsung is said to be upping its Galaxy S5 effort into the Galaxy F by swapping a plastic shell for a metal chassis.
Amazon smartphone expected to launch at June 18 event

Amazon smartphone expected to launch at June 18 event

June 5, 2014 - 18:10 AMT  14:10 GMT
The device, which many believe to feature an innovative 3D head-tracking system, has been teased by Amazon.
Militants launch attack on Sunni-dominated Iraqi city: officials

Militants launch attack on Sunni-dominated Iraqi city: officials

June 5, 2014 - 17:48 AMT  13:48 GMT
The army bombed the militants and sent in helicopter gunships, which managed to push the attackers back somewhat.
2 soldiers killed as Azeris shell Armenian border

2 soldiers killed as Azeris shell Armenian border

June 5, 2014 - 17:32 AMT  13:32 GMT
Armenian soldiers Andranik Yeghoyan and Boris Gasparyan received deadly injures in the June 5 Azeri shelling.
ECB lowers interest rate in effort to avoid deflation

ECB lowers interest rate in effort to avoid deflation

June 5, 2014 - 17:26 AMT  13:26 GMT
Inflation in the Eurozone fell to 0.5% in May, down from 0.7% in April. This is well below the European Central Bank's 2% target.
France says Syria chlorine samples may not prove conclusive

France says Syria chlorine samples may not prove conclusive

June 5, 2014 - 17:15 AMT  13:15 GMT
Chlorine is likely to be less lethal than sarin but its use as a weapon is illegal under a global chemical weapons convention.
BAFTA winner Tim Roth joins Martin Luther King biopic

BAFTA winner Tim Roth joins Martin Luther King biopic

June 5, 2014 - 17:09 AMT  13:09 GMT
The Ava DuVernay-directed film is shaping up with a strong cast that includes David Oyelowo as Dr. King and Tom Wilkinson is President Lyndon Johnson.