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17 January 2018 7:44 PM Alexa gets Aussie accent as Amazon launches smart speakers down under

Amazon's talkative Alexa smart assistant is officially on her way to Australia as the online retail giant opens preorders for its Echo smart speakers, in preparation for an "early February" local launch. Rival to Google Assistant and Apple's Siri, Amazon's smart assistant has been localised for Australia. Along with sounding like an Aussie, Alexa will also recognise 10 1

16 January 2018 2:11 AM ANU College company Study Group Australia's registration cancelled by Australian Skills Quality Authority

The company that runs ANU College has had its registration cancelled by the vocational education and training regulator for failing to comply with a suite of requirements linked to the VET Quality Framework. ANU College, run by Study Group Australia, charges international students almost $40,000 for courses it says will help gain placement at the Australian 9 1

15 January 2018 5:51 AM Palestine's Abbas condemns Trump peace move as 'slap of the century'

Ramallah: Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas said on Sunday he would only accept a broad, internationally-backed panel to broker any peace talks with Israel, but did not rule out a US role in such a panel. The Palestinians are seething at US President Donald Trump's recognition last month of Jerusalem as Israel's capital and Abbas told a meeting of senior 12

15 January 2018 1:45 AM Vocus Group announces restructure

Vocus Group has divided the enterprise and wholesale divisions of its Australian business into separate operating segments, in a bid to restore shareholder value. Australia's fourth-largest telco says its structure will now comprise four reportable segments: Enterprise and Government; Wholesale and International; Consumer; and New Zealand, allowing senior 5

14 January 2018 7:08 PM Australian Defence Force on alert after Russian military exercise

Defence personnel were operating under "increased readiness" in Darwin earlier this month after Russian bombers flew out of an Indonesian military base and close to Australia, it has been revealed. The ABC has reported that the RAAF Base Darwin was placed on a "brief period" of alert while more than 100 Russian personnel and several aircraft were stationed 9

12 January 2018 8:30 PM North Korea praises controversial book, says it 'foretells end of Trump'

Seoul: North Korea has praised American author Michael Wolff's controversial book Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House, taking pleasure from it's jaw-dropping account of chaos and dysfunction under President Donald Trump. The North's main newspaper, Rodong Sinmun, says the book's sales reflect what it calls "rapidly surging anti-Trump sentiments 12

12 January 2018 12:19 PM NRL 2018: Nathan Peats in good humour and approaching rude health for NRL opener

A shoulder reconstruction should not hamper Nathan Peats' NRL season, with the Gold Coast hooker a chance of returning early for the Titans' final trial game. The NSW incumbent's 2017 season was curtailed by the shoulder complaint but he has been attacking preseason training as hard as anyone, regularly leading the squad in fitness drills. Coach Garth 9

12 January 2018 11:55 AM Alex de Minaur the youngest player to make Sydney International final since Lleyton Hewitt

He is now the youngest finalist on tour since Taylor Fritz in 2016 and aiming to become the youngest champion since Kei Nishikori lifted the Delray Beach title in 2008. De Minaur is clearly no flash in the pan or flavour of the month. His appearance in Friday's final four made him the youngest player to appear in back-to-back tour semi-finals since an 18-year-old 5

12 January 2018 12:49 AM Emirates to end A380 services to Brisbane

The Airbus A380, the world’s largest passenger plane, looks set to disappear from Brisbane skies later this year, with Emirates replacing its services with Boeing 777s from June. But the Dubai-based airline said the move, which would disappoint the city’s band of plane-watchers, might be only temporary. The A380 services between Brisbane, Dubai and Auckland 10

11 January 2018 7:33 PM Sydney International: In-form Ash Barty cruises into semi-finals

Australian star Ashleigh Barty has booked a Sydney International semi-final showstopper with compatriot Daria Gavrilova after a convincing final-eight win on Thursday. The 19th-ranked Barty showed why she entered the summer as the nation's No.1 player after dominating an error-prone Barbora Strycova 6-3, 6-2 on Ken Rosewall Arena. A most gorgeous goal in the A-League 12 1