People robbed of the ability to talk due to a stroke or another medical condition may soon have real hope of regaining a voice thanks to technology that harnesses brain activity to produce synthesized speech, researchers said on Wednesday.
Tanzania made an advance payment on Wednesday of $309.65 million to a joint venture of Egyptian companies for the construction of a hydropower dam on a UNESCO World Heritage site, despite strong opposition to the project from conservationists.
Dutch semiconductor supplier ASM
International on Wednesday reported first-quarter
revenue of 249 million euros ($278.5 million) and an order
intake of 235 million euros, both exceeding its own
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