Almodovar cinematographer Jose Luis Alcaine to get Locarno honor
He is credited with helping to define the look of Spanish cinema in the 1980s, also working with directors from Victor Erice to Fernando Trueba.
Apple boasts highest loyalty and satisfaction among public: survey
Apple achieved a 91 percent loyalty score, and slightly lower satisfaction of 85 percent, said marketing firm Fluent.
Jolie, Aronofsky, Clooney, Payne films to be featured at Toronto Fest
Jolie will be on hand with “First They Killed My Father,” a drama about the Cambodian genocide that she made for Netflix.
Text messages may be coming to Chromebooks soon
You have to activate a setting called “Enable Multidevice features” before SMS Connect will even show up in the dev version of Chrome OS.
Trump says will reinstate military ban on transgender individuals
"Our military cannot be burdened with the tremendous medical costs and disruption that transgender in the military would entail," he said.
France says U.S. sanctions against Iran, Russia, NKorea look illegal
The French foreign ministry said in a statement that French and European laws would need to be adjusted in response.
“Close Encounters of the Third Kind” re-release trailer unleashed
The first kind involves a sighting, the second kind is denoted by physical evidence, while the third kind is a direct contact with extraterrestrials.
Armenia’s ruling RPA sees declining party ratings as ‘natural’
Sharmazanov assured that party ratings surge during election processes all over the world and drop after they are over.
Three Chagall paintings on view at Columbus Museum of Art
Two of the paintings on view were created during the period when Chagall and his family escaped the horrors of Nazism and sought asylum in the United States.
Christie's to offer Avant-Garde masterworks from private collection
The collection is expected to achieve around $30,000,000 and comprises around 180 works from five categories.
EU could halt Poland's voting rights over court reforms
Timmermans said he welcomed the fact that Polish President Andrzej Duda had vetoed two judicial reforms introduced by the government.
Mansun’s Paul Draper rolls out new vid “Things People Want”
Nearly 15 years since the demise of the ’90s alt-rock legends, Draper will release his debut solo album “Spooky Action” on August 11.
Russia says war games with Chinese Navy pose no threat
"The actions of our sailors will be monitored by our numerous neighbors in the region," Russian Vice Admiral Alexander Fedotenkov said.
Motörhead unveil trailer for new album of unreleased covers
The LP finds the late singer and his band taking on songs by the Sex Pistols, Judas Priest, Dio, Metallica, and a previously unreleased cover of David Bowie’s “Heroes”.
Libya asks Italy to help fight human trafficking
The move would help cut down the number of migrant boat departures from the coast of crisis-hit Libya and ease the strain on Italy.
Ben Stiller deals with mid-life crisis in “Brad’s Status” comedy trailer
Stiller plays the titular Brad, who, despite a good career and happy family, is obsessed with the better fortunes of his old friends from school.
“Dope” director Rick Famuyiwa to helm martial arts film “Son of Shaolin”
Dwayne Johnson is producing with Dany Garcia and Hiram Garcia through their Seven Bucks Productions company.
eBay announces Image Search for finding items using photos
Using Image Search, eBay said that you will be able to snap a photo of a real-world object and use it to find similar items on eBay.
Johnny Depp's “Richard Says Goodbye” adds cast
The film, which is currently shooting in Vancouver, is written and directed by Wayne Roberts (“Katie Says Goodbye”).
Woody Allen's “Wonder Wheel” to close New York Film Fest
As with all Allen films, not much is known about the plot of Wonder Wheel, but it is described as a period drama set in New York in the 1950s.
Armenia: Yelk urges rival opposition party to stop “the witch hunt”
According to Yelk, the opposition activity is not limited to emotional outbursts, but contains specific measures that will lead to a regime change.
“Game of Thrones” filming fake scenes to “keep secrets from spilling”
Recently, "Game of Thrones" debuted new footage from season 7. The video revealed the return of Melisandre, who was banished by Jon Snow in season 6.
Tom Hardy to topline Bosnian War movie “My War Gone By, I Miss It So”
The film is based on the 1999 book of the same name by Anthony Lloyd, an English journalist and war correspondent.
Banksy's "Balloon Girl" comes top of Britons' favourite artworks
The "Balloon Girl" stencil painting, which appeared on the side of shop in east London in 2002, topped the shortlist of best British artworks.
Britain to ban new petrol and diesel-powered cars from 2040
Ahead of a June election, the governing Conservatives pledged to make "almost every car and van" zero-emission by 2050.
26 Afghan soldiers killed in Taliban attack on military base
The militants "attacked an army camp in Karzali area of Khakrez district of Kandahar last night," a MoD spokesman said.
Russia warns new U.S. sanctions take ties into uncharted waters
The Russian Foreign Ministry said earlier this month that too many American spies operated in Russia under diplomatic cover.
Spanish PM Rajoy to take stand as witness in major graft trial
The court appearance will be embarrassing for Rajoy, who has sought to distance himself from the series of corruption scandals.
DeepMind researchers create AI with an ‘imagination’
Other programs have been able to work in planning abilities, but only within limited environments.
Elon Musk shares video of Boring Company's car elevator
The video shows the elevator next to the tunnel entrance, presumably where the Boring Company has been digging its first tunnels.
Apple ordered to pay $506 million in patent infringement case
Apple is appealing Conley's ruling, according to court papers. An Apple spokesman did not immediately return a request for comment.
Lyft's business growing faster than Uber's
Total revenue generated by Lyft drivers, or the company’s gross bookings, grew about 25 percent to more than $1 billion in the second quarter.
Top EU court rules to keep Hamas on terror list
The European Union's top court upheld the bloc's decision to put Palestinian Islamist movement Hamas on its terrorism blacklist.
Adobe accidentally released its cloud-based photo editor
According to the screenshots, Adobe's upcoming app, with a beta due this year, seems to have a non-destructive workflow.
Chrome 60 rolling out to desktops with Touch Bar support
It’s slightly tweaked with the Omnibox for searching and entering URLs featuring a Google logo, while there is also a new add bookmark and new tab button.
VW executive charged in U.S. emissions scandal to plead guilty
The Chief of Volkswagen's environmental and engineering center was held in January when he was arrested trying to return to Germany.
Nanobots swim the front crawl through your bloodstream
For targeted medicine delivery without invasive procedures, these nano-swimmers could be coated with medicine and injected into the bloodstream.
U.S. House votes to impose sanctions on Russia, Iran, N. Korea
The measure now heads to the Senate, where there is support for sanctions but debate about whether to include penalties on North Korea.
Jared Leto in talks to star in Sony’s “Bloodshot”
The project, which is being produced by Neal Moritz, is being directed by Dave Wilson who is partnered with “Deadpool” director Tim Miller’s at Blur Studios.
Kaspersky Lab launches free antivirus software globally
The free version was not intended to replace the paid versions of its antivirus software, describing it as offering "the bare essentials."
“Simpsons” creator’s new show “Disenchantment” lands on Netflix
The new show is set in the crumbling medieval kingdom of Dreamland and will follow the misadventures of an oddball trio.
Armenia, Israel vow to develop 'friendly ties'
Armenia and Israel will further develop friendly relations, foreign ministers of both countries agreed at a meeting in Yerevan.
Horror veterans Jeffrey Allard, Mitchell Altieri team for “Star Light”
“Star Light” is the story of a teen whose life is turned upside down when he helps a world-famous pop star on the run from her violent pursuers.
Wives wanted
Marriages by mail
When the settlement of the western lands of North America started, men were the first to arrive. Some hoped to find gold, the others wanted to set up farms and begin a new life in a place with ample resources and unlimited freedom. However, there was one major problem: the lonely men needed women. Of course, there were females around, but their number was too small compared to the bachelors.
Gal Gadot’s “Wonder Woman 2” gets release date
“Wonder Woman,” directed by Patty Jenkins, has been an outsize hit for the studio with $389 million in domestic grosses after 53 days.
Trump says won't let Assad get away with 'horrible' crimes
Trump also claimed Syria had his predecessor Barack Obama taken action against Assad after drawing a "red line in the sand."
Leonardo DiCaprio brings “The Right Stuff” TV adaptation to Nat Geo
DiCaprio is on board to executive produce a new scripted series based on Tom Wolfe's best-selling nonfiction book.
J.R.R. Tolkien biopic eyeing Nicholas Hoult for lead role
Finnish director Dome Karukoski ("The Home of Dark Butterflies") has been set to helm the biopic, with Chernin Entertainment producing for Fox Searchlight.
White House targets leakers, says may restructure communications
Scaramucci said there were no immediate plans to fire anyone else following the resignation of senior assistant press secretary Michael Short.
Earth's 2017 resource 'budget' will be spent by next week: report
Earth Overshoot Day will arrive on August 2 this year, according to environmental groups WWF and Global Footprint Network.