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by | July 22, 2017 | 00:30

Alexa is used in Amazon's smart speaker the Amazon Echo . The message, which can be read in its entirety below, stated that Alexa was now available through the application. This particular tool may be the main motivation for Amazon's acquisition, sources speculate, with such a platform potentially being able to facilitate Alexa's process of learning new information by allowing it to sift through massive amounts of data more efficiently.

by | July 20, 2017 | 00:32

She added: "If the justification isn't satisfactory, equal pay claims may be taken which would not only be costly but incredibly damaging to the standing and reputation of the BBC ". "We have set the most stretching targets in the industry for on-air diversity and we've made progress, but we recognize that there is more to do and we are pushing further and faster than any other broadcaster", he said .

by | July 20, 2017 | 00:31

BHP Billiton will undertake a major smelter maintenance campaign which will be done in a phased manner between August and November this year. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 2.99% of the company's stock. The shale guidance was 20 per cent below some analyst expectations, but should be temporary, with BHP set to double spending in the division and boost rigs from three in March 2017 to 10.

by | July 20, 2017 | 00:31

The older woman grabs the bride's nose and ears, pinches her lower lip and peers at her teeth and tongue. If this was so important, couldn't she have done this before the wedding? The theme is unpalatable, for sure, but the characters in the ad, aside from the uber-critical mother-in-law (a reliable stock character in Chinese cutlure as well, it would seem), at least recoil at the prospect.

by | July 19, 2017 | 00:19

While he was away, a close friend was watching his house and his XL Bully puppy, Blitz. Whitehead refused to pay the money until he was given evidence that Blitz was alive and well. Since bringing Blitz home nine weeks ago, Whitehead has documented their relationship on his Instagram account, with videos of Whitehead holding him and photos of him dressed up in superhero costumes and a Cowboys jersey.

by | July 19, 2017 | 00:08

Mr. Trump has criticized the nuclear accord as a " horrible " deal and pledged during the campaign previous year to withdraw the US from the pact. "We certainly hope that if we don't agree with each other about the situation in Yemen or about the situation in Syria we can still work with each other in order to bring those situations to an end", said Zarif, who was in NY for a high-level United Nations meeting on sustainable development.

by | July 14, 2017 | 00:17

Like, you basically have to gobble down a few chips today, it's practically illegal not sure. Bob Evans : Go to the Free Fries tab on the Bob Evans Facebook page , like the page and print the coupon for a free appetizer portion of sweet potato fries Thursday.

by | July 11, 2017 | 00:18

While Alvarez is pushing for the extension of Martial Law in Mindanao , he does not favour the idea that martial law should be declared in the entire Philippines. Padilla said the government would initially provide tents to the Marawi evacuees, and then build a "single detached cottage" for every family member as temporary shelter.

by | July 10, 2017 | 00:19

In August a year ago, the opener smashed 100 from 49 balls as Windies won a remarkable clash, just about defending 245 to win by a single run. Windies are the World Champs for a reason. However, the bowling section below the likes of qualified pacer Jerome Taylor and turning pair Samuel Badree and Sunil Narine will look to put the constraints on the hard Indian striking array.

by | July 09, 2017 | 00:24

He said he did not draw "red lines", but that Washington would take a look over the coming weeks and months with regard to North Korea . Trump has said all options including military force are available against Pyongyang, though its neighbors warn a strike could be disastrous for North Asia.

by | July 09, 2017 | 00:13

Due to the tragic event at Mad Cool this evening we felt it was not appropriate to play. Mr Monroy was director of In Fact performing arts company in Portslade, Brighton. "We are all very sad to hear the news, it is the most awful news and our hearts go out to his friends and family ", Mosley told BBC . Speaking to the BBC, the hotel's general manager Andrew Mosley said: "We are all very sad to hear the news, it is the most bad news and our hearts go out to his friends and family ".

by | July 08, 2017 | 00:09

The game is the latest casualty of the state's budget stalemate. For the lucky winners of the IL lottery, big payments would be seriously delayed if IL enters its third year without a state budget. Founded in 1974, the Illinois Lottery has contributed over $19 billion (since 1985) to the state's Common School Fund to assist K-12 public schools, as well as hundreds of millions of dollars to the Capital Projects Fund and to special causes, the agency said.

by | July 04, 2017 | 00:15

Libya's oil production has climbed to more than 1 million barrels a day for the first time in four years just as oil prices capped the longest run of gains in six months after USA shale explorers paused a record drilling expansion. The pressure on the prices arising from this resolved issue continues to remain and there is still concern about how it will impact the prices here in the coming weeks and months.

by | July 01, 2017 | 00:21

Sony's new factory will become just the second active vinyl pressing house in the region, alongside Toyokasei, which Sony hopes will place it in a good position to respond to customer demand. Turntables and other vinyl-related accessories are also benefiting as a result. The company is searching for retired record engineers to advise its new record-making venture, according to Nikkei .

by | June 28, 2017 | 01:43

UPS said that there are 350 people who work in the building that is situated between Utah and San Bruno between 16th and 17th Streets. Steve Gaut, a UPS spokesman said the shooter was a driver and in uniform. "The police officers were right on the scene just like that". UPS driver Marvin Calderon told KNTV that he recognized the gunman as a fellow employee but did not know him personally.

by | June 25, 2017 | 01:12

The Doha-based carrier intends to invest at least US$808 million in American, the USA carrier said Thursday in a regulatory filing . USA laws limit foreign ownership to 24.9 percent. But the USA airline hasn't changed its stance on the subsidies dispute. "The U.S. market is strategically important to Qatar Airways and this would strengthen their ability to feed at the U.S.

by | June 25, 2017 | 01:06

Many analysts are providing their Estimated Earnings analysis for The Coca-Cola Company and for the current quarter 21 analysts have projected that the stock could give an Average Earnings estimate of $0.58/share. BlackRock Fund Advisors raised its stake in Coca-Cola Company (The ) by 2.5% in the third quarter. The company reported $0.43 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.44 by $0.01.

by | June 22, 2017 | 06:05

According to a police account of the incident, Lyles pulled out a knife when officers responded to the call. Lyles' sister, Monika Williams , questioned the officers' use of force: "Why couldn't they have tased her?" Within 10 seconds, there are sounds of a possible scuffle or rapid movement, and the officers shout "Get back!" Ms Lyles had threatened officers with long metal shears after they responded to a domestic disturbance at her home.

by | June 21, 2017 | 01:51

The chief minister added that the state government arrived at this decision on the basis of an interim report by an expert group, which is headed by eminent economist T Haque. Telling farmers, "Akal naal vaah (cultivate smartly)", Manpreet started the presentation of the new Congress regime's first budget by saying that productivity couldn't witness a further increase, and farming couldn't sustain on growing for the central pool alone.

by | June 20, 2017 | 00:28

Perhaps the most tantalising aspect of this purchase is whether Amazon might make a similar move here in the United Kingdom and snap up a chain of supermarkets to further cement its toe-hold in the grocery market. John Mackey will maintain his position as CEO of Whole Foods Market and the health food chain's headquarters will remain in Austin, Texas . Whole Foods has seen its sales slump and recently announced a board shake-up and cost-cutting plan amid pressure from activist ...