MORNING REPORT: 12/29/2021

Jane King speaks on the latest in business news, including space advancements of 2021, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control expresses concerns about COVID on cruise ships, and Amazon gives a statement in relation to parents’ concerns about Alexa.

Space achievements of 2021 —including a rover landing on Mars, a small drone called ingenuity and the launch of the James Webb space telescope, the most powerful space telescope ever — 2022 could hold just as much promise, if not more.

Investors in the stock market continue to look to pandemic news for direction with the threat of the omicron variant looming large.

The U.S. Centers for disease control and protection identified 89 cruise ships with COVID-19 cases nearly all of which have met the threshold for a formal investigation.

Amazon says it fixed an error that led Alexa to tell a 10-year-old girl to put a penny in an electrical outlet, and says it has fixed the issue and is taking steps to ensure it doesn’t happen again.

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