Siri-Like Voice Echoes as Florida Lawmakers Clash

May 1 (Bloomberg) -- Mary, a female robotic voice included in Microsoft Inc.'s text-to-voice software, reads a bill being debated in the Florida House of Representatives. Republican House Speaker Will Weatherford employed the software after Democrats demanded that every bill on the floor be read in full. Democrats are protesting the Republican-majority's refusal to expand Medicaid under President Barack Obama's health care law. (Source: Bloomberg)

The World Is Not Levered to the New China: UBS
06:04 - Bhanu Baweja, global head of emerging market cross asset strategy at UBS, discusses the 25th anniversary of the Shanghai Stock Exchange and the outlook for China's economy and emerging markets. He speaks to Bloomberg's Anna Edwards and Guy Johnson on "Countdown." (Source: Bloomberg)
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