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Introducing Max: Custodian Investment Plc launches Nigeria's first ever insurance chatbot Nairametrics

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Custodian Investment Plc – leading insurance company in Nigeria – has launched Nigeria's first ever Artificial Intelligence (AI) Chatbot in the insurance sector, leveraging technology to deploy enhanced personalized services to its customers. Max is available to interact with customers 24/7 via three platforms; Facebook messenger, Telegram and Web messenger. On Telegram, simply search for'Custodian Max', to chat with Max. Max was officially launched on Thursday 21st June, 2018. In the words of Mr. Oladele Akinsanya, Head of Service Delivery, Custodian Investment PLC, "Customer service is at the heart of what we do at Custodian.


Artificial Intelligence Will Redesign Healthcare

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Artificial intelligence has an unimaginable potential. Within the next couple of years, it will revolutionize every area of our life, including medicine. I am fully convinced that it will redesign healthcare completely – and for the better. Let's take a look at the promising solutions it offers. There are various thought leaders who believe that we are experiencing the Fourth Industrial Revolution, which is characterized by a range of new technologies that are fusing the physical, digital and biological worlds, impacting all disciplines, economies and industries, and even challenging ideas about what it means to be human.


Spotify, Amazon, Apple or YouTube? The Streaming-Music Showdown

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If you haven't already put your CD sleeves in the closet, now's the time. Streaming services offer more music and far better tools to find and play it. You can use a voice assistant to search for songs or tune into playlists created specifically to match your tastes. You can discover a giant world of music you might never have found, even browsing the best record store. Which streaming service should you use, though?


5 Ways Artificial Intelligence Impacts Marketing & ROI

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Throughout 2017 we saw how the enterprises have started taking Artificial Intelligence(AI) seriously, but even so, they are still yet to explore how to use it in their strategy activities and campaigns. This is eventually changing in 2018 as most of the enterprises have started taking steps to make AI a must-have in their strategy. Even a report from Gartner states that by 2020, 85% of the customer interactions will be managed without humans. This just goes to show how important AI is going to become in the coming times and those who leverage it will have a serious advantage over others. Data Scientists and Engineers that are working on AI are pushing themselves hard to create AI systems that learn intrinsic nature, language, and emotions so that they comprehend everything and predict behaviour and possible activities.


5 Ways Artificial Intelligence Impacts Marketing & ROI

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Throughout 2017 we saw how the enterprises have started taking Artificial Intelligence(AI) seriously, but even so, they are still yet to explore how to use it in their strategy activities and campaigns. This is eventually changing in 2018 as most of the enterprises have started taking steps to make AI a must-have in their strategy. Even a report from Gartner states that by 2020, 85% of the customer interactions will be managed without humans. This just goes to show how important AI is going to become in the coming times and those who leverage it will have a serious advantage over others. Data Scientists and Engineers that are working on AI are pushing themselves hard to create AI systems that learn intrinsic nature, language, and emotions so that they comprehend everything and predict behaviour and possible activities.


Senzing's Software for Real-Time AI for Entity Resolution to Fight Financial Crime - insideBIGDATA

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Senzing, a new artificial intelligence-based (AI) software company, announced its Senzing software product to address the $14.37 billion financial fraud market. Senzing is an IBM spinout that has reinvented entity resolution, which senses who is who in real time across multiple big data sources. Senzing is disrupting the fraud solutions market by offering the first real-time, plug-and-play, AI entity resolution software product for fraud detection, insider threats and more. Now, any company can deploy Senzing to quickly and effectively detect bad actors in their big data. Senzing uses entity-centric learning and other unique techniques to pierce through falsified identities and networks to find criminals.


Are You Using Data Storytelling In Your Organization?

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Smart Visualization is not the only way of making AI transform BI in a big way. There are other ways too. Before coming to those, let us discuss smart visualization a little more. As we understand from my previous post, it helps in eliminating the gap between experts and non-experts. That means it helps in getting better business results by actually involving and engaging business experts who are not too tech savvy and don't use any query languages.


AI Chipmaker Cambricon Is Worth USD2.5 Billion After Latest Fundraising

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Cambricon Technologies has raised hundreds of millions of US dollars in a Series B round of financing, valuing the Chinese smart chipmaker at USD2.5 billion. Cambricon did not reveal the exact amount raised, state-backed The Paper reported. The Beijing-based company secured USD100 million in its A-round last August. The latest round was led by SDIC Venture Capital, a unit of state-owned investment holding group China Reform Holdings, state-owned Capital Venture Investment Fund and its sub-fund Guoxin Qidi Fund. Founded in 2016, Cambricon has said it will make up 30 percent of China's smart chip market in the next three years and supply more than one billion smart chips globally.


How AI is helping bank customers make sense of their financial lives (VB Live)

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With the power of artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning, banks and other FIs have an opportunity to help consumers manage their budgets and plan for big life events. Find out how the industry's most innovative companies are using these technologies to build financial solutions and apps to attract and engage today's evolving consumer. In our everyday lives, it can be difficult to monitor our spending habits and see how they impact our overall financial health. According to Abe AI founder and chief operating officer Keith Armstrong, that's the kind of burden AI can help alleviate. Abe AI works with financial institutions to offer AI-powered voice and chat applications for customers who are looking for a virtual coach.


5 Ways In Which Artificial Intelligence Will Revolutionise Healthcare

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Artificial Intelligence is impacting healthcare in the same way that OBD impacted automobiles a few decades ago. With the combination of data and machine learning, AI is moving healthcare to a much more automated, efficient, interactive, and intelligent state. But how will AI impact the future of Healthcare? The most significant way Artificial Intelligence has transformed healthcare is through data analysis and management. AI can store, connect, and skim through patient data to identify medical problems and diagnose them through highly accurate clinical decisions.