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Amazon Alexa support coming to LG's SmartThinQ hub

When LG launched its SmartThinQ hub at CES this year, you couldn't help but notice that it was a dead ringer for Amazon's Echo but, well, dumber. That's because the device could play music and control LG SmartThinQ appliances, but wouldn't obey your voice commands like an Echo. However, LG has …

Irish cabinet meeting about Apple tax ruling to resume

<b>The Republic of Ireland's cabinet has agreed to appeal against the European Commission's ruling that Ireland granted undue tax benefits of up to €13bn (£11bn) to Apple.</b><p>Taoiseach Enda Kenny said he made no apology for defending the Irish government's right to appeal.<p>The decision to appeal was agreed …

United Kingdom

Zuckerberg laments loss of Internet.org satellite in SpaceX rocket explosion

The Facebook CEO said he was ‘deeply disappointed’ in explosion of Falcon 9 rocket carrying satellite intended to provide internet coverage to parts of Africa<p>SpaceX: explosions rock launch site in Florida during testing<p>Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg struck a bitter tone in his response to the …

Internet

iPhone 7 release date, price and features: All we know about Apple

Apple released the next generation of the iPhone at its annual September event this week - the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus.<p>At the launch event in San Francisco, the company revealed an upgraded iPhone that, while aesthetically similar to the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus, has several important …

Mobile Technology

Amazon, Apple, Google support Microsoft in legal fight for disclosures of government data access

(Reuters) – Technology, media, pharmaceutical and other companies, along with major corporate lobbying groups, filed legal briefs on Friday in support of a Microsoft lawsuit that aims to strike down a law preventing companies from telling customers the government is seeking their data.<p>Friday was …

Samsung will exchange US Galaxy Note 7 devices as early as next week

Customers can swap for a replacement Note 7 or a Galaxy S7 or S7 Edge<p>Following today's announcement of a worldwide recall of the Galaxy Note 7 smartphone, Samsung has issued an official statement on how it will exchange devices for customers in the US. The US carriers have already halted sales and …

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