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Virtual assistant Alexa’s new feature can read aloud in dead loved one’s voice

Amazon unveiled a new feature in the works for its virtual assistant Alexa that can read aloud in a deceased loved one’s voice based on a short recording of the person. “While AI can’t eliminate that pain of loss, it can definitely make their memories last,” said Rohit Prasad, senior vice president and head scientist […]

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Amazon updates Alexa’s software after it asked 10-year-old girl to put coin in plug socket

Amazon has updated its Alexa voice assistant after it “challenged” a 10-year-old girl to touch a coin to the prongs of a half-inserted plug. The suggestion came after the girl asked Alexa for a “challenge to do”. “Plug in a phone charger about halfway into a wall outlet, then touch a penny to the exposed […]