Tablet shipments to decline in 2015: TrendForce

Tablet shipments to decline in 2015: TrendForce

November 28, 2014 - 09:48 AMT  05:48 GMT
The firm said in 2014, 2-in-1 PCs will account for 4-5% of overall notebooks, but that figure is expected to rise to 8-10% in 2015.
Bestselling murder mystery author P.D. James dies at 94

Bestselling murder mystery author P.D. James dies at 94

November 28, 2014 - 09:45 AMT  05:45 GMT
James' books sold millions of copies around the world, and most were just as popular when adapted for television.
French President to visit Ebola-hit Guinea

French President to visit Ebola-hit Guinea

November 28, 2014 - 08:42 AMT  04:42 GMT
The outbreak was now "stable" in the West African country, the World Health Organization (WHO) said last week.
Argentina says HSBC aided clients to evade taxes via Swiss accounts

Argentina says HSBC aided clients to evade taxes via Swiss accounts

November 28, 2014 - 08:28 AMT  04:28 GMT
Switzerland has become the world's biggest offshore financial center thanks to strict banking secrecy laws in the Alpine country.
OPEC decides to keep oil output target on hold

OPEC decides to keep oil output target on hold

November 28, 2014 - 08:20 AMT  04:20 GMT
Bank of America estimates that for every dollar that oil prices drop, the state loses $770 million in net revenue over a year.
Rearranged Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam to open Nov 28

Rearranged Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam to open Nov 28

November 27, 2014 - 17:54 AMT  13:54 GMT
The Van Gogh Museum currently has some 200 paintings and 500 drawings by Van Gogh and receives about 1.5 million visitors per year.
Berlin Film Fest’s Wim Wenders Homage lineup revealed

Berlin Film Fest’s Wim Wenders Homage lineup revealed

November 27, 2014 - 17:43 AMT  13:43 GMT
The fest also revealed that the Museum of Modern Art in New York is set to honor Wenders in March with a comprehensive retrospective.
Year's best horror “Babadook” Jennifer Kent's masterful debut: review

Year's best horror “Babadook” Jennifer Kent's masterful debut: review

November 27, 2014 - 17:14 AMT  13:14 GMT
“It's an enormously compassionate and sadly relevant film about misplaced blame and the often impossible demands of motherhood,” the review said.
European Parliament approves resolution for Google break-up

European Parliament approves resolution for Google break-up

November 27, 2014 - 17:12 AMT  13:12 GMT
The vote was on a broader resolution on the digital economy that passed with 384 votes in favor, 174 against and 56 abstentions.
Chilean horror maestro to film modern “Hunchback of Notre Dame”

Chilean horror maestro to film modern “Hunchback of Notre Dame”

November 27, 2014 - 16:40 AMT  12:40 GMT
Olguin is also prepping drama “Indolencia” from a screenplay he is penning about the true case of a serial killer who murdered 16 young girls.
Richard Linklater to receive Palm Springs Fest Visionary Award

Richard Linklater to receive Palm Springs Fest Visionary Award

November 27, 2014 - 16:28 AMT  12:28 GMT
The two-time Oscar nominee’s “Boyhood” led all films in nominations for the Gotham Independent Film Awards.
Turkish FM: Genocide recognition may “hurt” ties with U.S.

Turkish FM: Genocide recognition may “hurt” ties with U.S.

November 27, 2014 - 16:07 AMT  12:07 GMT
Earlier, Çavuşoğlu announced that Ankara will take every measure to disallow the U.S. adoption of the Genocide resolution.
UK reports immigration increase despite efforts to control arrivals

UK reports immigration increase despite efforts to control arrivals

November 27, 2014 - 16:04 AMT  12:04 GMT
The figures are politically sensitive because they indicate government efforts to limit the number of new arrivals haven't been successful.
Iran's supreme leader says not against extending nuke talks

Iran's supreme leader says not against extending nuke talks

November 27, 2014 - 15:56 AMT  11:56 GMT
"For the same reasons I wasn't against negotiations, I'm also not against the extension, Khamenei said, according to his website.
Spain's Health Minister resigns amid financial scandal

Spain's Health Minister resigns amid financial scandal

November 27, 2014 - 15:40 AMT  11:40 GMT
The scheme caused a scandal for Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy, who apologized after party members were arrested by police.
Armenian peacekeepers arrive in Lebanon

Armenian peacekeepers arrive in Lebanon

November 27, 2014 - 15:30 AMT  11:30 GMT
Armenia has been contributing to int’l peacekeeping missions since 2004, with Armenian peacekeepers also deployed in Kosovo and Afghanistan.