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Alexa gets a newscaster voice in latest update
Jan17

Alexa gets a newscaster voice in latest update

Alexa is getting a newscaster voice in latest update. What that means is that you can now change the assistant’s speaking style. Customers in the US will be able to ask Alexa “what’s the latest?” to hear the day’s news, while the assistant will respond by using a voice similar to that of a professional newscaster to deliver news. “Just the way humans vary their way of speaking based on the situation, our new TTS technology enables...

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WhatsApp to add extra layer of security with fingerprint authentication
Jan15

WhatsApp to add extra layer of security with fingerprint authentication

WhatsApp is reportedly planning to launch a fingerprint authentication feature to add to the existing layer of security available to users. The messaging app already offers users the choice of two-factor authentication besides the end-to-end encryption feature. WABetaInfo reports that users could soon be able to add additional layer of protection to the app by way of fingerprint authentication. This, according to the report, is...

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Alexa brings the latest news from The New York Times
Jan15

Alexa brings the latest news from The New York Times

It seems that smart speakers have found a place in our home and they are going to stay for good! And the publishing establishment The New York Times seems to have figured out a way to use its popularity in order to enter more homes. The famous paper is launching some interesting new audio products designed for Alexa devices. The new service will include a daily news briefing, weekly quiz, and audio content that will be connected to...

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3 cutting edge technologies to boost your asset management
Jan14

3 cutting edge technologies to boost your asset management

One of the most important factors for maintenance management in any business is making sure that the company assets are kept in the best condition possible so that capital expenditure in purchasing replacement assets can be minimized. However, it has been found that human intervention when it comes to asset management is mostly of a reactionary nature which means a huge chunk of damage is already dealt before the critical asset...

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Snapchat introduces end-to-end encryption to protect shared photos and videos
Jan11

Snapchat introduces end-to-end encryption to protect shared photos and videos

End-to-end encryption is the way to go for every social media app that wants its users to have conversation in a safe and private environment. Virtually every popular apps like Telegram, WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger and the likes have added the feature. That number has swelled by one as Snapchat realizes the need to encrypt shared pictures and videos among its users. Apparently worried about issues that have to do with unauthorized...

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WhatsApp updates iOS version with ability to reply privately in Groups
Jan08

WhatsApp updates iOS version with ability to reply privately in Groups

WhatsApp for iPhone has welcomed some new updates in order to improve how people use the messaging app. It is actually the very first update of the new year, and users can now access among other features, the ability to chat privately with another member within a group. While the reply privately within a group is one feature that has been available on the Android version for a while, those on iOS now also have access to privately...

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