Nanorep CTO Amit Ben: Chatbots Should Be Useful, Not Human


“When you provide service, it can be either completely general, or contextual — which means it’s different for different demographics,” said Nanorep CTO Amit Ben. “Personalized service means that you get to the most fine-grained resolution possible. It’s self-service that can be catered and adjusted dynamically to each person experiencing that service. People really want to get the feeling that someone hears and understands their own personal problems.”

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Intel rolls out the rest of the Kaby Lake CPU family

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Intel didn’t just unveil the Core i7-7700K Tuesday– it also launched a completely new lineup of chips for desktop and mobile. We breakdown the SKUs, discuss the improvements, and wonder where Intel goes from here.

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Apple rumored to be working on wireless earbuds for iPhone 7

Article Image Apple is rumored to be developing a new wearable paired to iPhone 7: a completely wireless, noise-canceling, in ear style pair of earbuds capable of supporting both voice calls and Siri requests.

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Adobe makes Lightroom iOS apps completely free, drops license & Creative Cloud requirements

Article Image The Lightroom photo workflow apps for iPhone and iPad are now completely free to use, ditching a former requirement to sign up for a Creative Cloud subscription or own the desktop software.

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Hulu considering ad-free tier to better compete with Netflix, other video services

Streaming video service Hulu is reportedly exploring the possibility of a completely ad-free tier that could launch as soon as this fall, and cost about $12 to $14 a month.

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Photos, iCloud Drive, iMessage, other online Apple services hit by slowdowns & outages [u]

A series of Apple’s online services suffered slowdowns on Wednesday, and may be completely inaccessible to some users, according to Apple’s official system status page. [Updated]

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Killer Deal: Apple's 11" MacBook Air (1.7GHz, 8GB, 512GB) for $999.99 ($650 off) with free Microsoft Sculpt Mouse & LG CD/DVD drive

For our final deal of June, readers can save between $650-$809 on Apple’s completely maxed out 11″ MacBook Air (1.7GHz, 8GB, 512GB), which is up for grabs at $999.99 (or $1,089 with AppleCare) plus your choice of two free or heavily discounted accessories.



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24 Hour Deal: Apple's Unlocked 128GB iPad Air Wi-Fi + 4G LTE (Silver or Space Grey) for $449 shipped

For the next 24 hours, readers can grab Apple’s 128GB iPad Air Wi-Fi + 4G LTE completely unlocked in either Silver or Space Grey for just $449 with free shipping, a free BlooPro Ultra Clear Anti Scratch Screen Protector, and no sales tax collected outside NY.



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The Next Big Split in Wireless


The wireless and wire line telecom industry completely reinvents itself every few years. Right now, everything seems to be changing. Seven years ago, the handset leaders were BlackBerry and Nokia. Today, those companies are struggling to stay on the charts. Today’s handset leaders are Apple and Samsung for hardware, and Apple and Google for operating systems. These three companies have the vast majority of market share, although there are plenty of other brands trying to carve out a niche for themselves as well.

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The Next Big Split in Wireless


The wireless and wire line telecom industry completely reinvents itself every few years. Right now, everything seems to be changing. Seven years ago, the handset leaders were BlackBerry and Nokia. Today, those companies are struggling to stay on the charts. Today’s handset leaders are Apple and Samsung for hardware, and Apple and Google for operating systems. These three companies have the vast majority of market share, although there are plenty of other brands trying to carve out a niche for themselves as well.

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Jawbone Gets a Charge Out of Amex


Jawbone on Wednesday announced two new, completely reworked fitness bands. The $99 UP2, which launched Wednesday, tracks activities and monitors the quality of sleep, doing so for up to seven days on a single charge. All of the essentials are covered, from steps taken and calories burned to hours slept and recommendations on the best times to grab some shuteye. The $199 UP4 smartband, scheduled for release this summer, complements its biometrics-tracking with a mobile payment capability powered by American Express.

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All six Star Wars films go digital, headed to iTunes on April 10

Walt Disney on Monday announced a completely digital re-release of the venerable Star Wars series, which will launch as a collection of all six episodes on April 10 through Apple’s iTunes and other outlets.



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'Modern Family' co-creator details episode shot entirely with Apple products

In a behind-the-scenes look at an upcoming “Modern Family” episode shot completely on iPhone 6 and iPad Air 2, co-creator and executive producer Steve Levitan said using the iOS devices didn’t dramatically change the production process, and revealed that tomorrow’s show is not the first time producers turned to Apple’s handset for in-show footage.



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Apple obliterates expectations, selling 74.5M iPhones & earning $18B in profit

Apple completely crushed not only its own all-time records, but also even the loftiest expectations on Wall Street on Tuesday, selling a whopping 74.5 million iPhones on its way to $18 billion in net profit in a single, massively successful quarter.



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Underwater drones map algae beneath Antarctic ice

Although the surface of Antarctica is almost completely white, a field of green and brown algae clings to the underside of the sea ice around the frozen continent

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Apple Watch: First impressions from an afternoon with Cupertino's new wearable

Earlier today, Apple showed off its highly anticipated watch, the first completely new product category from Apple since Steve Jobs showed off the iPad in 2010. AppleInsider was there live, among the first to get their hands on Apple’s major push into the wearable devices market



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