Microsoft is going all out in an attempt to push customers to its new Windows Phone 8 operating system. All it has to do is convince people the platform is better than Google's Android and Apple's iOS. Easy, right?
In 2009 the first underground cable linking Africa to high speed internet access went live. The 17,000km long network took two years to complete and came with the promise of boosting the region's industry and commerce. Three years later millions of Africans now have access to the internet - primarily through 3G services on their mobile phones.
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Green Day canceled the rest of its North American club tour dates for this year and has postponed all January and February shows to give lead singer Billie Joe Armstrong more time to deal with substance abuse issues, the rock band said Monday.
Tom Cruise's neighbor had a rough night on Sunday. Jason Sullivan, 41, allegedly tried to climb over the actor's fence when a security guard used a "Taser" device to stop him, according to police, who said Sullivan was intoxicated and arrested him on trespassing charges.
Taylor Swift will announce the Grammy nominations with veteran host LL Cool J, the Recording Academy announced on Monday.
Alicia Keys has stepped in front of the camera to appear in films like "The Secret Life of Bees" and "The Nanny Diaries," but there's one role the musician has been particularly eager to play. "I've had my eye on the role of Lena Horne for awhile, and it's been a little bit of a discussion in different ways for awhile as well," Keys told CNN.
From "The West Wing" to "The Help," Allison Janney has been part of some of the most acclaimed ensemble casts of the big and small screens. But for her latest role, the award-winning actress finds yet another medium to share her talents and this time with just one other performer, 18-year-old starlet Dakota Fanning. In a production shown exclusively on the YouTube original content channel, "WIGS," Janney has the title role in "Celia."
Israeli director Arnon Goldfinger tackles a family mystery in 'The Flat.'
Spiderwebs may inspire better medical tape.