Facebook beats Wall Street's targets for earnings, sales

Facebook beats Wall Street's targets for earnings, sales

January 29, 2015 - 08:10 AMT  04:10 GMT
"They are taking share of advertising dollars online. They are taking share of overall advertising budgets," said Ronald Josey.
Melissa McCarthy, Kristen Wiig to topline “Ghostbusters”

Melissa McCarthy, Kristen Wiig to topline “Ghostbusters”

January 28, 2015 - 18:06 AMT  14:06 GMT
McCarthy and Wiig starred together in Bridesmaids; Leslie Jones and Kate McKinnon are both cast members on Saturday Night Live.
Drenge grunge band confirm release of new album “Undertow”

Drenge grunge band confirm release of new album “Undertow”

January 28, 2015 - 17:31 AMT  13:31 GMT
“Undertow” marks the band's second album, following the release of their eponymous debut album back in 2013.
Hozier, Annie Lennox to duet at this year’s Grammy Awards

Hozier, Annie Lennox to duet at this year’s Grammy Awards

January 28, 2015 - 17:14 AMT  13:14 GMT
Other performers announced so far for this year's Grammys ceremony include Pharrell, Madonna, AC/DC, Ariana Grande, Ed Sheeran.
France, Germany, UK to hold talks with Iran in Istanbul

France, Germany, UK to hold talks with Iran in Istanbul

January 28, 2015 - 16:45 AMT  12:45 GMT
The talks will be at the level of political directors to lay the ground for a political deal by the end of June. Helga Schmid will also attend.
Sia unveils new track “Salted Wound” for “Fifty Shades of Grey”

Sia unveils new track “Salted Wound” for “Fifty Shades of Grey” (video)

 January 28, 2015 - 16:44 AMT  12:44 GMT
Beyoncé, The Rolling Stones, Jessie Ware and Frank Sinatra are amongst other artists featured on the soundtrack.
Duran Duran, Skrillex, Die Antwoord among Sonar Fest headliners

Duran Duran, Skrillex, Die Antwoord among Sonar Fest headliners

January 28, 2015 - 16:40 AMT  12:40 GMT
Last year's festival featured headline performances from Chic, Despacio, Royskopp and Kaytranada.
Oscar winner Ang Lee’s “Halftime Walk” to start filming in Apr

Oscar winner Ang Lee’s “Halftime Walk” to start filming in Apr

January 28, 2015 - 16:28 AMT  12:28 GMT
The dark satire follows 19-year-old Texas-born infantryman Billy Lynn and his fellow U.S. servicemen who survive a firefight in Iraq in 2005.
Chris Pratt “courted to headline new

Chris Pratt “courted to headline new "Indiana Jones" movie”

January 28, 2015 - 16:25 AMT  12:25 GMT
Steven Spielberg's frequent collaborator Janusz Kaminski is expected to work as cinematographer in the much-awaited project.
PACE: mass digital spying fundamental threat to human rights

PACE: mass digital spying fundamental threat to human rights

January 28, 2015 - 16:17 AMT  12:17 GMT
This comes as part of an anti-terrorism effort spurned by the recent attacks in France and elsewhere around Europe.
Fox Searchlight picks up Saoirse Ronan’s Sundance drama “Brooklyn”

Fox Searchlight picks up Saoirse Ronan’s Sundance drama “Brooklyn”

January 28, 2015 - 16:16 AMT  12:16 GMT
“Brooklyn” follows a young woman in 1952 who travels to NY from Dublin and gets caught between two different cities and two different men
Tom Hardy investigates serial killer in

Tom Hardy investigates serial killer in "Child 44" trailer (video)

 January 28, 2015 - 16:09 AMT  12:09 GMT
The movie centers on a secret police agent who loses status, power and home when he refuses to denounce his own wife as a traitor.
Azeris fire over 7000 shots at Karabakh positions on night of Jan 28

Azeris fire over 7000 shots at Karabakh positions on night of Jan 28

January 28, 2015 - 16:03 AMT  12:03 GMT
The Karabakh frontline units continue controlling the situation at the frontline, retaliating in case of necessity.
Sony to cut 1,000 jobs in smartphone division: report

Sony to cut 1,000 jobs in smartphone division: report

January 28, 2015 - 14:56 AMT  10:56 GMT
The company has struggled to gain market share in high-end smartphones, lagging far behind Apple and Samsung Electronics.
Syrian opposition, Assad representatives start talks in Moscow

Syrian opposition, Assad representatives start talks in Moscow

January 28, 2015 - 14:52 AMT  10:52 GMT
The Kremlin-sponsored talks were not expected to yield a major breakthrough as the exiled National Coalition, has refused to attend.
Twitter announces support for group messaging

Twitter announces support for group messaging

January 28, 2015 - 14:45 AMT  10:45 GMT
Detailed within a post on the official Twitter blog, the new group messaging feature is now part of the direct message system.