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Chatbots are AI-driven computer virtual chat agents that interact with users by mimicking human conversations; they are deployed in messenger apps where they solve textual queries initiated by end-users. Research indicates that people are using messaging apps more than social media, so there is vast scope of success for chatbots. There is even a significant rise in the use of messaging apps to strike up conversations with potential businesses or consumers -- a phenomenon called conversational commerce.
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Appropriately enough, the World Wide Web is awash with music from all over the world. Like much else, the scope and reach of music has grown manifold in the era of the Internet. People can now listen...
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The culinary revolution that, over the last couple of decades, has swept the Indian metros and other towns as well, has been all about eating out and ordering out. Which is a wonderful thing. As much...
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I've just ended an affair and I'm extremely cut up about it. Breaking up is never easy to do and this particular fling took a toll on my emotional and physical well-being. I was cranky most of the time, looking at my phone furtively whenever I got a chance, and falling into the guilt trap every now and then. All of the usual symptoms. Until I decided that enough was enough. It was time to take a call.
Mark Zuckerberg walked on to the stage in his signature grey T-shirt and blue jeans for the keynote of Facebook's F8 developer conference. Within half an hour of his speech, he covered topics ranging...
Wouldn't it be great if you get back the data that you use? Gigato is addressing the problem of your data pack exhaustion by offering you free data in return of using some apps. Offering free data whi...
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Microsoft Garage, the company's outlet for all sorts of experimental projects, has built a bunch of everyday apps for Android and iOS. Here's a look at seven of them that should be a part of your life...
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At the end of their visit to us in Munich recently, my parents, who are "tech-challenged" like many of their generation, wanted to hire a cab to the airport. To this end, my father, new to the world of apps, was given a brief lesson on how to hire a cab and renew money on the Uber app by my husband, the quintessential tech-geek of today. It was interesting to observe these two worlds collide.
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My Twitter timeline has been abuzz. Syria, you think. Rahul Gandhi's latest speech. The lingering after-shocks of Cameron's Piggate. Maybe even some Trump-related jokes. Think again. Ever since it announced its presence circa 6pm on 22 September, the brand new publishing house Juggernaut has not looked like stopping. And like the proverbial juggernaut, it is both formidable and paradigm altering.
Just a few years ago we were introduced to the advantages of e-learning over traditional classroom training. Today, we're going a step further with mobile-learning, a need of the future. Mobile-learning is more than merely learning on a portable device. It is a method of acquiring knowledge and skills on the go in an interactive and informal environment.
Aiming to double its user base in India, Scandinavian IT firm Truecaller today launched a mobile application, Truemessenger, that will help the users in identifying the sender of an SMS. "India is our...