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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Galaxy Note 7 explodes in Australian hotel, causes $1,380 in damage

Amid reports of Galaxy Note 7 devices either catching fire or exploding, Samsung last week initiated an unprecedented recall for its high-profile and initially high-praised phablet.

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Yahoo prepares for split, will lay off 15% of workforce in restructuring

Article Image Internet search, content pioneer and Apple partner Yahoo is readying for either a reverse spinoff or outright sale that would see the well-known web businesses separated from the parent company and more than 1,000 employees laid off.

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DARPA's latest project? A brain implant capable of restoring lost memories

Any time a new technology is either backed by President Obama or developed by DARPA, you know it’s serious business.

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Huggable, the robotic teddy bear for sick children, is now in Boston Children's Hospital

In what is either a truly genius or entirely creepy move, a collaboration between the Boston Children’s Hospital and M.I.T. has combined the nostalgic comfort of the teddy bear with the technological advances of the 21st century to produce Huggable, the robotic teddy bear that talks to sick children.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/06/04/huggable-robotic-teddy-bear-for-sick-children-is-now-in-boston-children/

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Samsung may be mulling an AMD acquisition — here’s what could happen

AMD headquarters in Sunnyvale, California
Samsung is rumored to be considering an AMD buyout — but would such a deal make sense for either company? What would be the impact on AMD’s existing x86 and enthusiast businesses? We investigate.

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The Thync is the tech world’s answer to a strong coffee or a sleeping pill

Thync is a wearable device that delivers the effects of either a sleeping pill or a double espresso, without any of the drawbacks, in just one 15-minute session.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/01/13/thync-is-tech-worlds-answer-to-strong-coffee-or-sleeping-pill/

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Easing Linux Into the Enterprise


The pulling points for migrating either to the Linux desktop or the Linux server often are reduced to two things. One is the cost of not migrating. The other is a decision to deploy Linux gradually — or entirely — throughout the office infrastructure. Individuals and businesses migrate to Linux for a variety of reasons. Some do it for cost efficiency. Others make the computing change for the greater flexibility open source software provides. Either way, leaving behind an existing computing system is not impossible.

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