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Amazon demonstrates Alexa mimicking the voice of a deceased relative

Amazon is devising a way for users to speak to their family members through its Alexa voice assistant, even after they’ve died. At Amazon’s Re:Mars conference in Las Vegas on Wednesday, Rohit Prasad, senior vice president and head scientist for the Alexa team, detailed a feature that allows the voice …

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Nikola founder Trevor Milton faces new federal fraud charge tied to ranch purchase

CEO and founder of U.S. Nikola, Trevor Milton speaks during presentation of its new full-electric and hydrogen fuel-cell battery trucks in partnership with CNH Industrial, at an event in Turin, Italy December 2, 2019. Massimo Pinca | Reuters The founder of electric-truck start-up Nikola Motors, already under indictment for fraud, …

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Amazon CEO acknowledges loss of Black leaders in internal memo

Amazon CEO Andy Jassy speaks during the GeekWire Summit in Seattle on Oct. 5, 2021. David Ryder | Bloomberg | Getty Images Amazon CEO Andy Jassy acknowledged losing two top Black executives, who led warehouses and transportation, in a company email Tuesday night. Jassy’s email sang the executives’ praises, adding …

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Tim Cook gives clearest hint yet that Apple’s building a headset

Apple CEO Tim Cook poses for a portrait next to a line of new MacBook Airs as he enters the Steve Jobs Theater during the Apple Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) at the Apple Park campus in Cupertino, California on June 6, 2022 . Chris Tuite | AFP | Getty Images …

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Crypto custodian Prime Trust raises $100 million to add IRAs, staking to services suite

People walk through the North American Bitcoin Conference held at the James L Knight Center on January 18, 2022 in Miami, Florida. Joe Raedle | Getty Images Crypto custody and infrastructure startup Prime Trust has raised more than $100 million in Series B funding to expand its suite of financial …

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Sam Bankman-Fried rescues crypto lenders BlockFi, Voyager

With no central bank willing to come to the rescue, beleaguered crypto companies are turning to their peers for help. Billionaire crypto exchange boss Sam Bankman-Fried has signed deals to bail out two firms in as many weeks: BlockFi, a quasi-bank, and Voyager Digital, a digital asset brokerage. FTX, Bankman-Fried’s …

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Electric vehicle raw material costs doubled during pandemic

Workers inspect a Rivian R1T electric vehicle (EV) pickup truck on the assembly line at the company’s manufacturing facility in Normal, Illinois, US., on Monday, April 11, 2022. Jamie Kelter Davis | Bloomberg | Getty Images Raw material costs for electric vehicles more than doubled during the coronavirus pandemic, according …

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Why another stablecoin losing its peg isn’t ‘Terra 2.0’

Cryptocurrencies have been under immense pressure after the collapse of a so-called stablecoin called terraUSD. Umit Turhan Coskun | Nurphoto via Getty Images A controversial stablecoin launched just before the collapse of a similar token called terraUSD is struggling to maintain its peg to the U.S. dollar. USDD, a so-called …

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Clean energy set for $1.4 trillion boost in 2022, IEA says

Coal and a wind turbine in Hohenhameln, Germany, on April 11, 2022. A number of major economies have formulated plans to reduce their reliance on Russian hydrocarbons in recent months. Mia Bucher | Picture Alliance | Getty Images Global energy investment is on course to jump by more than 8% …

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Bitcoin (BTC) price may tank as low as $13,000, strategist warns

If crypto’s past bubbles are anything to go by, bitcoin could be about to fall much further. That’s according to one strategist, who warns the world’s top cryptocurrency is likely to tank as low as $13,000 — an almost 40% drop from current levels. “We would still be selling these …

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