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🔍 Brave Now Lets You Customize Search Results-for Better or Worse

Plus: Spotify is developing 'Community' - a new place to see your friends' activity in the mobile app, Amazon shows off Alexa feature that mimics the voices of your dead relatives, and more…

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Brave Now Lets You Customize Search Results-for Better or Worse. Google's search results have become cluttered. If you open the world's most - used search engine and look up “sofa for small flat,” you'll be met with a handful of ads showing elaborate corner suites, followed by some common questions… (Matt Burgess via WIRED)


Spotify is developing 'Community,' a new place to see your friends' activity in the mobile app. Spotify is developing a new feature called Community that would allow mobile users to see what sort of music their friends are streaming in real-time as well as what playlists they've recently updated in a dedicated place in the app. The company… (Sarah Perez / TechCrunch)


Amazon shows off Alexa feature that mimics the voices of your dead relatives. Amazon has revealed an experimental Alexa feature that allows the AI assistant to mimic the voices of users' dead relatives. The company demoed the feature at its annual MARS conference, showing a video in which a child asks Alexa to read a bedtime… (James Vincent / The Verge)


Mark Zuckerberg envisions a billion people in the metaverse spending hundreds of dollars. Mark Zuckerberg told CNBC's Jim Cramer that Meta Platforms is in a position to spend extensively on long-term research. The metaverse should usher in a massive economy, he said. Meta Platforms CEO Mark Zuckerberg told CNBC's Jim Cramer on Wednesday… (Kevin Stankiewicz / CNBC)


Sriracha Shortage Is Taking Some Spice Out of Life. A fixture at Vietnamese restaurants, sriracha sauce can lace aromatic pho with a jolt of heat. It's the star ingredient in spicy mayonnaise zigzagging countless sushi rolls, and it has even inspired a legion of fans to dress up for Halloween each… (Christine Chung / The New York Times)


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