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A Robot Will Be the Priest at Your Funeral

A Robot Will Be the Priest at Your Funeral

A company in Japan is trying to undercut the funeral market by having a robot priest oversee the services. In Japan robots can serve as companions, helpers for the elderly, entertainment bots and even sexual partners, but now SoftBank’s humanoid robot Pepper has put itself up for hire as a Buddhist priest for funerals...

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Google Opens up Digital Assistant to iPhone

Google Opens up Digital Assistant to iPhone - Sostre News

Alphabet Inc’s Google announced on Wednesday it would make its digital assistant available on Apple Inc’s iPhone, opening up the tool to a key high-end segment of the technology market...

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Using Handheld Devices May Cause Young Children’s Speech Delay, new study claims

Using Handheld Devices Cause Young Children’s Speech Delay, new study claims

While technology offers convenience on one’s life, it could also impose negativity on its users especially on children. A new study presents the possible speech delay in children upon usage of handheld devices last May 6 during 2017 Pediatric Academic Societies (PAS) meeting...

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The anti-Facebook: Snapchat IPO will be the largest in years

The anti-Facebook: Snapchat IPO will be the largest in years

WHEN Snapchat first became popular in 2013, many thought the messaging app would disappear almost as quickly as its vanishing messages. Instead, it has become one of the most intriguing internet firms to emerge in years. When Snap, Snapchat’s parent company, goes public at an expected valuation of $20bn-25bn—the IPO is expected in March—its market debut will be the most closely watched since Alibaba, a Chinese e-commerce giant, floated in 2014. Snap’s offering documents may be filed publicly as soon as this week.

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