Spotify shelves plans to launch in Russia

Spotify shelves plans to launch in Russia

February 3, 2015 - 19:26 AMT  15:26 GMT
“I regret to inform you that Spotify refused to launch in Russia in the foreseeable future,” Alexander Kubaneishvili said.
S&P to pay $1.38bn settlement to U.S. regulators

S&P to pay $1.38bn settlement to U.S. regulators

February 3, 2015 - 19:19 AMT  15:19 GMT
S&P will pay $687.5mln to the Justice Department and a further $678.5mln to the 19 states that had brought lawsuits against it.
Huawei to launch new tablet, smartwatch hardware at MWC

Huawei to launch new tablet, smartwatch hardware at MWC

February 3, 2015 - 19:14 AMT  15:14 GMT
The company told reporters during a press briefing that it is targeting the mid-to-high-end markets with its new products.
Amazon

Amazon "mulling physical retail stores"

February 3, 2015 - 19:09 AMT  15:09 GMT
The firm hopes that physical locations will allow it to compete with the likes of Apple, which has around 450 stores worldwide.
Turkish helmer of Genocide drama apologizes to Armenian people

Turkish helmer of Genocide drama apologizes to Armenian people

February 3, 2015 - 18:59 AMT  14:59 GMT
The award-winning director met with the head of the New Nakhichevan and Russia Diocese of the Armenian Apostolic Church.
Armenia's 1000 top taxpayers pay AMD 700B  into 2014 state budget

Armenia's 1000 top taxpayers pay AMD 700B into 2014 state budget

February 3, 2015 - 17:43 AMT  13:43 GMT
According to SRC, AMD 430.56 billion were collected by tax authorities and AMD 269.9 million by customs authorities.
The Cribs indie rock band premiere

The Cribs indie rock band premiere "Burning for No One" (video)

 February 3, 2015 - 17:00 AMT  13:00 GMT
The Jarman brothers recorded the forthcoming LP in New York with producer and Cars frontman Ric Ocasek.
KoRn to play debut album in London to mark 20th anniversary

KoRn to play debut album in London to mark 20th anniversary

February 3, 2015 - 16:37 AMT  12:37 GMT
The debut album of the multi-million-selling metal icons struck a chord with countless disenchanted youths.
Iraq's cabinet approves draft law to create national guard

Iraq's cabinet approves draft law to create national guard

February 3, 2015 - 16:37 AMT  12:37 GMT
Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi's spokesman Rafid Jaboori described the national guard law as "a way to confront ISIL".

"Sherlock" co-creator drops hints at Christmas special plotline

February 3, 2015 - 16:21 AMT  12:21 GMT
Fans of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's detective stories soon linked Mark Gatiss' tweet to "The Adventure of the Red-Headed League."