The Strange Bedfellows That Make Sales AI Work


At some point, the discussion about artificial intelligence and sales is going to mature. Too many people still think AI for sales will resemble C-3PO, a bumbling assistant that gets in the way more often than not, or the Hal 9000, subverting the sales process in ways that endanger the very existence of the sales person. As the discussions mature, and as people learn more about the somewhat arcane inner workings of AI, the reality is becoming clearer: how AI will impact sales and sales people is… complicated.

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3 essential privacy settings for your Amazon Echo

People used to dream about robot secretaries. Futurists imagined a world where computers obeyed our every command. When the Amazon Echo hit the market, that dream became a reality: Alexa was obedient, personable and all-knowing. She could carry out a myriad of basic tasks, with a personality as professional and unflappable as a human assistant.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/12/10/3-essential-privacy-settings-for-your-amazon-echo.html

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Hacker targets Sacramento Regional Transit, deletes 30 million files in ransomware attack

A hacker hit Sacramento Regional Transit over the weekend, deleting about 30 million files in a ransomware attack.

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Google collects data on Android users' locations when location services are turned off, report says

A new report shows that Google has been accessing data about Android users’ locations, even when the user believes that the data is being kept private.

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5 security mistakes you're probably making

You don’t think about your car until you get a flat. You don’t appreciate your phone until the screen cracks. Cybersecurity is something you take for granted — until someone hacks your account, steals your bank info and spreads compromising pictures of you all over the internet.

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Micron Launches New NAND-based DIMMs, Intel Announces Optane DIMMs

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Intel and Micron both made significant announcements this week about the future of non-volatile RAM and future Optane (3D XPoint) products.

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Content Analytics' VP Kenji Gjovig: Chum in the Water


Content management is all about making sure that a product item page “has all of the information that a customer needs to buy an item or have a good experience with it afterwards,” said Kenji Gjovig, VP of partnerships and business development at Content Analytics. “What goes into content management varies between retailers. A content management system has the ability to set up new items, post images and video, and create a robust title and detailed item description. Ratings and reviews are really important.”

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'Demon' shark with snake's head caught for the first time

Sea shanties and tales have been spun since the dawn of man about horrific creatures in the sea terrorizing ships and eating crew members right off the decks.While many assumed that these were just the tales of yore with no truth to them, it turns out there may been some truth to these stories after all.

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Snapchat is getting a new look because it's 'too hard to use'

One of the major complaints about Snapchat over the years has been that it’s too hard to use. As it struggles to grow its userbase, CEO Evan Spiegel has done the unthinkable: he is redesigning the app to make it easier to use.

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The Eve of the Self-Driving Revolution


A decade ago, there wasn’t much talk about self-driving cars or autonomous-cars, but Toyota and Lexus were setting the stage with their self-parking cars. They aired television commercials showing how cars magically parallel-parked themselves. At the time, it seemed amazing, but that was nothing compared to what’s coming next. The self-parking revolution that spread throughout the automotive industry over the last decade is now expanding. There is more technology in cars today than ever before.

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Apple Face ID: Tech professionals unsure about security benefits, research says

IT professionals are unsure about the security benefits of Apple’s new Face ID technology, which can be used to unlock the tech giant’s new iPhone X.

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Facebook: Russian-backed content reached 20 million Americans on Instagram

Facebook said Wednesday that about 20 million people Americans may have seen Russian-backed content on Instagram.

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Facebook: Up to 126 million people saw Russian-backed content

Facebook Inc. estimates that about 126 million people may have seen content posted by Russian-backed accounts over more than two years that sought to disrupt American society, the social-media giant plans to tell congressional investigators Tuesday, according to a prepared copy of the remarks obtained by The Wall Street Journal.

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Artificial Intelligence vs. Echo's Eavesdropping and Google's Home Invasion


There’s a lot of excitement about all the new artificial intelligence technology hitting the market — like Amazon’s Echo and Google’s Home smart speakers, among many other products. However, there’s also growing concern over how these devices may invade our privacy. These AI devices are designed for use throughout our homes — and despite the companies’ assurances to the contrary, some people worry that they could be listening to every word we utter. Granted, they have to listen when we want them to give us answers or carry out tasks.

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Facebook: 150 Russia-linked political ads showed up on Instagram

Facebook has confirmed that about 150 of the political ads linked to Russia during the 2016 U.S. Presidential Election appeared on Instagram.

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Facebook is continuing the fight against fake news with a new button

Intended to help individuals make more informed decisions about the types of news that they read, share, and ultimately, believe, Facebook’s new “i” button will give readers additional information about the source.

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Apple to launch new emoji next week, including dinosaurs, fairies and zombies

Breastfeeding mothers, women wearing hijabs, and gender neutral individuals are about to be officially recognized … as emoji.

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