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Mon. 04/12 – Microsoft Acquires Nuance


Microsoft acquires the biggest name in speech tech. Apple is maybe developing some home gadgets I feel like they should have done years ago. Might we see new iPads by the end of the month? Google wants to stop you from walking and texting. And a review of the new Mercedes-Benz entrant into the EV wars. Sponsors:Skiff.org/ride Netgear.com/bestwifi and promocode:tech10 Links:Microsoft buys speech recognition firm Nuance in a $16 billion deal (CNBC)Apple Working on Combined TV Box, Speaker to Revive Home Efforts (Bloomberg)Apple Facing Supply Shortage of Upcoming High-End iPad Displays (Bloomberg)Ant to Be Financial Holding Firm in Overhaul Forced by China (Bloomberg)Alibaba’s rivals on alert after China’s regulators hand out record fine (FT)Google starts rolling out “Heads Up” in Digital Wellbeing to stop distracted walking (XDA Developers)THE 2022 MERCEDES-BENZ EQS IS A DECLARATION OF MAXIMUM ELECTRIC LUXURY (The Verge)