WASHINGTON (AP) -- In March 2007, retired FBI agent Robert Levinson flew to Kish Island, an Iranian resort awash with tourists, smugglers and organized crime figures. Days later, after an arranged meeting with an admitted killer, he checked out of his hotel, slipped into a taxi and vanished. For
PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) -- North Korea said Friday that it had executed Kim Jong Un's uncle as a traitor for trying to seize supreme power, a stunning end for the leader's former mentor, long considered the country's No. 2....
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Apple opens Games category in Costa Rican and Qatari App Stores
Earlier this year Apple finally allowed apps in the Games category to appear on the South African App Store. Today the company has sent out an email to developers notifying them that the same change has been made in Costa Rica and Qatar. App developers don’t have to do anything to enable their
Evernote for iPhone and iPad has been updated with a fancy new mode that allows users to scan in business cards using their device’s camera and automatically converts the data to an editable contact card. The feature is only available to Evernote Premium users. The cards can also pull data fro
Apple has updated its Remote application for iOS with the ability to control iTunes Radio playing on a user’s computer. Previously the app could only control playback of music that was stored locally in an iTunes library, but now Mac and PC users will be able to control their streaming station
Shortly after launching its new Twitter update for iPhone earlier this week, Twitter for Mac 3 is out on the Mac App Store with a refreshed design and a set of new features. Twitter for Mac now supports Twitter photo previews inline with the timeline. Clicking a preview displays the image at fu
5 Los Angeles Noirs to Put You in the Mood for ‘Mob City’ (Guest Blog)
TNT is gambling on its noir drama “Mob City,” set in 1940s Los Angeles, which premiered this week in back-to-back episodes to bring in the “Mad Men” audience. It’s off to a rocky start. The genre is ripe for parody to contemporary audiences, more used to irony and satir
People, Dan Harmon is back in charge at NBC’s “Community.”
If there were any doubts as to whether he would jump right back in and bring the comedy back to its former glory, a new extended Season 5 trailer should put those to rest.
After losing its way under new showrunners on Seaso
If you’re going to dedicate your movie to August Strindberg, and your name is not Ingmar Bergman, you are likely writing a check that your screenplay cannot possibly cash.
But even though writer-director Neil LaBute commits this name-dropping hubris in his latest, “Some Velvet Morning,&r
Starz has lost its “Fortitude.”
Due to production changes, the cable network says it will not be airing the crime series “Fortitude,” which was scheduled to premiere in the fourth quarter of 2014.
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A Surprise From Hilton: Big Profit for Blackstone
From what looked like a sure loss during the financial crisis, Blackstone engineered one of the most successful deals in its history.