Amazon's Alexa could soon speak in a dead relative's voice, making some feel uneasy

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Amazon Echo and Echo Plus devices behind illuminated Echo Button devices during an event by the company in Seattle in September 2017. Elaine Thompson/AP

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Do you miss the sound of a dead relative’s voice?

Well fear not: Amazon unveiled a new feature in the works for its virtual assistant Alexa that can read aloud in a deceased loved one’s voice based on a short recording of the person.

“While AI can’t eliminate that pain of loss, it can definitely make their memories

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