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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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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Intel’s FakeCatcher deepfake detector uses blood flow to spot fakes

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The system spots blood flow in the pixels of a video or image to determine whether or not it is real. Intel’s FakeCatcher deepfake detector has achieved a 96 percent accuracy rate in real time by using blood flow in the pixels of an image or video to determine if it is real. Skillfully and believably altered video and images are now all over the internet. Deepfake videos and images are synthetic media that alters a person’s face, voice, or both in order to generate an entirely new falsified image…

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iPhone 14 now lets US and Canadian users make satellite emergency calls

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Device users who head into remote areas will be connected to emergency services via satellite. iPhone 14 users in the United States and Canada can now benefit from a newly rolled out feature allowing them to make emergency calls via satellite if they are in remote areas without cell service. The new safety feature is meant to ensure users never lose connection with emergency assistance. Apple announced that this new iPhone 14 feature rolled out to users in the United States and Canada last week. “There are always places that…

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