Apple Readying Streaming TV Service
March 17 2015 2:14 AM EDT
Apple is “in talks” with networks like ABC, CBS and Fox to launch a TV bundle service consisting of about 25 channels sometime this fall.
Lethal Tech: Smartwatches Less Safe Than Smartphones, Study Says
March 17 2015 12:50 AM EDT
Buckle up: drivers using a smartwatch are purportedly even more dangerous than those on a smartphone.
Microsoft Makes Outlook Faster And Skype Business-Ready
March 16 2015 11:24 PM EDT
The software overhaul comes as Microsoft prepares to release Windows 10.
UN To Reinvestigate Hammarskjöld Plane Crash
March 16 2015 3:20 PM EDT
Questions have long swirled over whether Hammarskjöld's plane was shot down en route to Belgian Congo peace talks.
China Is Now Third-Largest Arms Exporter
March 16 2015 1:10 PM EDT
China is becoming a significant player in arms exports and is now eyeing Africa for even further expansion.
Cricket World Cup Ready For Quarterfinals
March 16 2015 12:49 PM EDT
After a grueling group phase, the 2015 Cricket World Cup heats up with this week’s quarterfinals.
Islamic State Militants Claim Attack On Checkpoint In Libya's Capital
March 15 2015 8:37 PM EDT
A bag of explosives went off at a checkpoint next to a Janzour security directorate building, west of Tripoli, wounding five policemen.
Nigeria Could Have Rescued Schoolgirls From Boko Haram
March 15 2015 2:31 PM EDT
The administration of Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan failed to act soon enough, said former President Olusegun Obasanjo.
BP Inks $12B Deal In Egypt, A Nation In The Throes Of An Energy Crisis
March 15 2015 12:34 PM EDT
An Egyptian economic summit draws foreign-investment deals to a country struggling to meet energy demands.
Banned Cluster Bombs Being Deployed In Libyan Conflict
March 15 2015 10:14 AM EDT
Most nations have banned the use of cluster bombs under a convention that became international law in 2010.
US Aid Workers Evacuated From Sierra Leone Over Ebola Fears
March 15 2015 6:42 AM EDT
The evacuation follows the infection of an American health-care worker who is now being treated at a U.S. hospital.
South African Cabinet Minister Killed In Car Crash
March 15 2015 3:51 AM EDT
Collins Chabane was a minister in the President's office and a member of the ruling African National Congress (ANC) National Executive Committee.
Carbon Emissions From Energy Sector Stall In 2014
March 15 2015 3:27 AM EDT
The lack of a rise in emissions last year is the first time in 40 years when a halt in growth or a reduction was not tied to an economic downturn.
Sierra Leone VP Requests Asylum From US
March 14 2015 5:07 PM EDT
After being expelled from the country's ruling party, Sierra Leone's Vice President Samuel Sam-Sumana said he had requested asylum at the U.S. embassy.
Ireland, Pakistan Face Last-Eight Decider
March 14 2015 1:25 PM EDT
Ireland and Pakistan will meet at the Adelaide Oval with a place in the 2015 Cricket World Cup quarterfinals up for grabs.
Wall Of Water Wipes Out At Least 119 Angolan Homes
March 14 2015 11:22 AM EDT
Emergency workers in Lobito continue to search for victims, with the death toll in the city already at 69.
US Targets Al-Shabaab Leader In Drone Strike
March 14 2015 8:54 AM EDT
The Pentagon said the U.S. targeted the leader of the al Shabaab militant group in Somalia this week.
Disaster Risk Reduction Is 'Everybody's Business': UN Chief
March 14 2015 5:30 AM EDT
The issue of mitigating the threat posed by climate-related disasters took center stage at the U.N. World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction.
Nigerian Military Uncovers Boko Haram Bomb Factory
March 14 2015 2:54 AM EDT
The factory was found after authorities seized the town of Buni Yadi, which was under the control of the militant group since August.
Microsoft Passes On Funding Custom Android Software Maker
March 13 2015 11:40 PM EDT
Some smartphone owners have to void their warranties to install Cyanogen Inc.'s custom firmware.