Are voice assistants about to fade away?

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As popular as they have been, they’re not nearly as profitable as many people think they are. By the end of 2021, about half of all US internet users had at least one voice assistant equipped device such as a smart speaker. That said, according to a recent report, Alexa, Amazon’s version of the technology, is aligned for a loss of $10 billion this year. This massive loss that is expected to happen is calling the future of the entire industry into question. The technology may be popular, but it…

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Kids can create and animate bedtime stories with this Alexa feature

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Amazon has rolled out a new “Create with Alexa” feature that uses artificial technology for kids. Amazon has announced the launch of its new “Create with Alexa” feature, which is designed to let kids create and animate their bedtime stories while also adding music. This feature uses artificial intelligence (AI) to help kids to compose stories and then bring them to life with animation and tunes. The feature is initially only available on Echo Show devices in the United States. The new feature allows children to create their bedtime stories…

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The Future of Manufacturing Is Tech Driven

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This article looks at the advances being made in modern manufacturing and discusses what the future of this business sector looks like. Technology driven manufacturing is arguably the future, as increased advances are made in the manufacturing sector that have seen huge steps forward being made in industrial production that is all technology driven. The following sectors are those that have been most affected and will be at the forefront in the manufacturing sector of the future. Green manufacturing The aim is to be able to make manufacturing green, reducing…

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WhatsApp finally adds feature to let us send ourselves messages

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The new feature’s global launch occurred this week and is rolling out to all users. WhatsApp has announced that it has rolled out a new feature globally, and it is one that users have been craving for a long time – whether they knew it or not. The new feature will allow people to send themselves messages as reminders to themselves. The new WhatsApp feature is expected to be used as a way to keep organized, remember various points of information that don’t need to be recorded for long, and…

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QR codes help real estate agents offer an easier home buying process to customers

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Much of the experience of shopping for a place to live occurs online, and barcodes are helping. QR codes have seen quite a burst of popularity over the last three years and are now starting to find more standard places in people’s lives, including in their home-buying experience. Realtors have been using quick response codes to make it easier to share online information. From 2018 through 2020, the use of QR codes rose by an estimated 96 percent, and real estate agents didn’t fail to pay attention to the trend.…

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