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Amazon Alexa users can now ask the AI assistant to speak more slowly
The update is part of plans to improve interactions with the virtual helper.
Join us at Advanced Engineering 2019, from 30th – 31st October
For the 3rd year running we will be joining the amazing innovators showcasing their latest developments at Advanced Engineering, the largest annual exhibition and conference for advanced manufacturers and supply chain professionals.
Facebook brings its video-calling Portal devices to UK
The video-calling devices will include WhatsApp support, but privacy concerns have been raised about Facebook’s move into smart home products.
Fast food giants move to cut plastic toy waste
Burger King and McDonald’s have separately announced moves to cut their use of the toys following increasing consumer pressure.
AI is used to combat the live streaming of terrorist attacks
From October Facebook and Met Police team up to combat the live streaming of terrorist attacks.
MPs seek tax breaks for robotics investment to boost productivity
A Commons committee warned that whole regions could be left behind if the transition to an automated workplace is handled badly.
Square launches modern replacement for ‘outdated’ payment terminals
The new Square Terminal accepts all debit and credit cards, as well as contactless and mobile payments, and can be used to manage the wider business.
Surfer saved from shark attack thanks to warning from drone
The drone sent out an audio message to the surfer saying: ‘Shark! Shark! Shark! Evacuate the water immediately!’