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The first products for Apple’s HomeKit are available today

Siri is starting to take over the smart home. The first products that can be controlled by iPhones, iPads, and Apple Watches through HomeKit — Apple's smart home platform — are going on sale today, with others being announced for July. The products include light dimmers, air monitors, a thermostat, …

Jump in mortgage approvals hits six-year high as housing market bounces back

Bank of England mortgage data hints at house price rises in the summer<p>The number of mortgage applications given the green light increased by 6,131 from March to April, the biggest jump in six years and a early sign that the UK housing market is bouncing back after a muted six months and disruption …

Jose Mourinho blasts Ruben Loftus-Cheek after poor Chelsea display

Chelsea manager says his relationship with young midfielder has taken "a step back" after Sydney post-season friendly<p>Jose Mourinho has launched a withering attack on Chelsea youngster Ruben Loftus-Cheek for his performance in the post-season friendly against Sydney FC.<p>Mourinho was angered by what …

If you don't think Apple is trying to kill Spotify, then just look at this stat

The Wall Street Journal has published an article looking at Apple's coming streaming service and the industry it plans to join.<p>Here's a key statistic from that Journal story: Apple sells up to 85% of music downloads worldwide. That's a huge number, and it shows that iTunes dominates paid music …

4 Ways to Get Truly Honest Feedback From Employees

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Getting employees to give honest feedback can be like pulling teeth. After all, no one wants to upset their boss with complaints, criticism or suggestions. But just like employees, employers need to hear the good, the bad <i>and</i> the …

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Drink up: 17 spectacular rooftop bars to visit around the world this summer

11 Must-See Movies on Netflix That Expire in June

Hurry, you have days left!<p>June 1 brings with it tons of new Netflix goodies for the movie-loving couch potato, but with them comes the usual disappearance of certain choice titles from the streaming-service giant's library. However, with a few days to go before the calendar's May page must forever …

OnePlus schedules announcement for June 1st, plans to ‘shake up the tech industry’

OnePlus has just released a teaser on Google+, stating that it has an announcement for us on Monday, June 1st. The company says that it’s “always looking for ways to shake up the tech industry”, and that it thinks “it’s time for a change.” No more details were given about the announcement, aside …