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However, the speaker may not be ready to ship to consumers until later in 2017. While Apple TV has brought lots of Siri's functions from the phone to the home, an always-on digital assistant makes a lot of sense for Apple . So these additions will set the Siri Speaker apart from what other companies are offering. With just four days until the event, at which Apple is expected to show off the next versions of iOS and macOS for the first time, an unexpectedly small number of ...
  • Pound slips after poll suggests hung parliament

    Economy

    Taking the average of these new polls , the Conservatives are 10% ahead. Labour is on 39 percent, up three points and its highest level since 2014, before Jeremy Corbyn became party leader. This would leave the Tories below the 326 seats needed for a majority government. With just ten days to go until the United Kingdom hits the 2017 General Election polling stations on 8 June , Betfair Politics reports that it has recorded £ 22 million traded across its "UK 2017" Exchange betting ...
  • IAG's Walsh defends BA's response to outage, still looking into cause

    Economy

    While there was a power failure at a data centre near London's Heathrow airport, the damage was caused by an overwhelming surge once the electricity was restored, it said. "We will have completed an exhaustive investigation on exactly the reasons of why this happened". The airline said it will "comply with all of the relevant European Union compensation regulations" including welfare claims such as hotel accommodation, transport to and from hotels, meals and telephone calls.
  • China will continue with climate pact even if U.S. pulls out

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    If the US secedes from the alliance, it would become only the third nation out of 197 that is eligible to participate in the agreement but refuse to do so. "I'm hearing from a lot of people, both ways", Trump said as he met with Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc. The European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker said it was the "duty of Europe" to stand up to Trump if he chose to pull his country out of the historic accord.
  • LOVE creates campaign to make Lions fans roar

    LOVE creates campaign to make Lions fans roar

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    The Lions then face the Auckland Blues next Wednesday in the first of three clashes against Super Rugby teams , before a match against the Maori All Blacks in Rotorua on June 17, where Gatland is expected to field his preferred first test side.
  • Malaysia pledges to cut oil production by 20000 barrels per day

    Malaysia pledges to cut oil production by 20000 barrels per day

    Economy

    Goldman Sachs warned that the biggest risk to oil markets was what would happen next year, at the end of the OPEC-led production cut. While the agreement essentially spelled out a continuation of the previous production cuts for another nine months, the lack of an option to continue cuts into 2018 is one of the concerns brought up by analysts assessing the deal.
  • Sterling stabilises as doubts cast on new poll

    Economy

    May was taunted by other party leaders for not attending a televised debate with them. However, a lacklustre campaign has seen Mrs May's lead drop dramatically. While only 12 percent of 18 to 24-year-olds said they would vote Conservative, 69 percent would vote for Corbyn. The pollster's MRP model is based on the fact that people with similar characteristics tend to vote similarly, but not identically, regardless of where they live.
  • BA computer woes leave flights cancelled and passengers stranded

    BA computer woes leave flights cancelled and passengers stranded

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    British Airways has cancelled all its flights from London's two main airports after a global computer system outage caused massive delays and left planes stuck on runways. American Airlines, which operates code-share flights with BA, said it was unaffected. The airline tells CBS News correspondent Kris Van Cleave it has no evidence the disruption is the result of a cyber attack.
  • Hastings: Possible Net Neutrality Changes 'Unfortunate'

    Hastings: Possible Net Neutrality Changes 'Unfortunate'

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    Amazon spends a little under $4 billion on content right now, RBC Capital Markets lead internet analyst Mark Mahaney said to CNBC . "You can tell when we cancel a show", he said, essentially admitting that how many people watch a Netflix series is part of the formula the streamer uses to determine renewals.
  • Trump to announce decision on climate change Thursday

    Trump to announce decision on climate change Thursday

    Economy

    Under Obama, the United States had pledged to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 26-28 percent below 2005 levels by 2025. But Cohn, Trump's chief White House economic adviser, told reporters during the trip overseas that the president's views on climate change were "evolving" following the discussions with European leaders.