Free AI Chatbot Goes to Bat for Beleaguered Consumers


DoNotPay, an AI-based chatbot app created to help fight parking tickets in the UK, now addresses roughly 1,000 consumer concerns and is available throughout the United States as well as across the pond. The app’s creator, Stanford student Joshua Browder, announced the expansion last week. Powered by IBM Watson, DoNotPay has about 1,000 bots capable of tackling a variety of legal and service issues, ranging from fighting one’s landlord to appealing against unreasonable warranties, to getting a refund when a company doesn’t fulfill its promise.

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Executive Order Triggers H-1B Jitters in Silicon Valley


President Donald Trump on Tuesday signed a long-anticipated executive order that addresses a campaign promise to begin shifting the country toward the “Buy American, Hire American” strategy that appealed to much of the industrial working class population in the Rust Belt states. The order calls on the U.S. government to shift purchasing toward domestically produced goods. It also sets in motion a change in immigration policies, which could exclude many qualified foreign professionals from Silicon Valley firms.

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Stop unwanted calls and texts from hitting your cellphone

You may find this surprising. Many of us remember when people’s names, addresses and phone numbers were listed in the telephone book and distributed for free

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/11/26/stop-unwanted-calls-and-texts-from-hitting-your-cellphone.html

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In Mongolia, 'constants.stuffy.activism' is a mailing address

The Mongolian post office is replacing traditional addresses with easy-to-remember three-word phrases courtesy of a British startup, Quartz reports.

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First look: Apple adds voice dictation to latest Apple TV with tvOS 9.2 beta 3

Article Image This week’s release of tvOS 9.2 beta 3 further addresses the device’s text input shortcomings, giving users the ability to enter words using their voice, rather than the onscreen keyboard.

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All 4.3 billion IP addresses created in 1981 will be gone by summer

Engineers who created 4.3 billion Internet Protocol addresses back in 1981 probably thought that by the time we ran through all those, we’d be puttering around in flying cars.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/05/15/all-43-billion-ip-addresses-created-in-181-will-be-gone-by-summer/

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Samsung now rolling out fix for Galaxy S6 memory issues

Samsung Galaxy S6 Charging
Samsung has released a new firmware update for the Galaxy S6 and S6 that reportedly addresses memory leak and high memory consumption issues.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/205301-samsung-now-rolling-out-fix-for-galaxy-s6-memory-issues

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iOS 8.0.1 update arrives to fix keyboard woes and HealthKit

Apple released the iOS 8.0.1 update on Wednesday. The update addresses user problems with third-party keyboards and other features. It also resolved the HealthKit bug. 

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2014/09/24/ios-801-update-arrives-to-fix-keyboard-woes-and-healthkit/

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