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Google Black Friday 2017 Deals: Get Google Pixel, Google Home, Chromebooks On Sale

International Business Times

Friday marks one of the best days of the year to score a deal on any of those gadgets you've been to buy. Everything from clothes to kitchen appliances will be on sale for the day after Thanksgiving sale. If you're hoping to get a Google product, you shouldn't have to look very hard to find it at the right price. Everything from the Google Pixel 2 to the Google Chromebooks will be on sale for the pre-holiday shopping day. Google home products will be one of the many on sale for Black Friday.


2017 Baidu World Conference: Baidu Brings AI to Life

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BEIJING, Nov. 16, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Baidu, Inc. (NASDAQ:BIDU) held its annual conference "Baidu World" in Beijing today with the theme "Bring AI to Life", highlighting Baidu's efforts to bring artificial intelligence (AI) to everyday life and expand products and services empowered with intelligent technology to better understand and serve users. "Many people think that the world will become more and more complicated. With the arrival of the AI era, Baidu believes that we can bring changes to everything through technology," said Robin Li, Baidu's Chairman and CEO. "Baidu hopes to use AI technologies to make a complex world simper, because today, Baidu knows you better than you know yourself." During the Baidu World morning keynotes, Baidu released Mobile Baidu 10.0, the latest iteration of its flagship mobile search app, and its first AI-powered hardware, the Raven series.


Everything You Have To Know About Semantic SEO

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The Semantic Web is here. Those that are taking advantage of Semantic Technologies to build a Semantic SEO strategy are benefiting from staggering results. From a research paper put together with the team at WordLift, presented at SEMANTiCS 2017, we documented that structured data is compelling from the digital marketing standpoint. In other words, many still think of Semantic Technologies belonging to the future, when in reality quite a few players in the digital marketing space are taking advantage of them already. Semantic SEO is a new and powerful way to make your content strategy more effective.


How Chatbots Lower ICO Customer Support Costs – Chatbots Magazine

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Major businesses from every industry are beginning to adopt this powerful technology like wildfire; everyone from Uber to Budweiser now utilizes chatbots across platforms like Facebook, WeChat, Slack, and other communication destinations. While exciting technologies like artificial intelligence, machine learning, and blockchain are starting to augment the capabilities of major corporations, legions of small businesses stand to gain even more benefit considering their inherent lack of resources and finances. Small business owners who leverage such advancements become capable of broadening support efforts, streamlining various website features, and generating more sales through amplified marketing aid without expending additional time and money. On the same token, there are over 300 million small businesses across the globe who simply don't have the resources to employ the cutting-edge technologies that would enhance their operations. It is a new company that, "bridges the gap between the hi-tech world and small to medium sized companies all over the world by creating a community of developers and sales partners powered by blockchain technology", says Vitaly Gumirov, Miniapps.pro


Why The Fashion Industry Needs To Get More Artificial

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The past few years of technological advances have led us on a collision course – a merging of couture and computing. The industry has reached a point where machines can leverage enormous amounts of online user data from eCommerce, social media, and smartphones to understand and foresee real-life trends, and in return, refresh their products and customise their shopper's experience. Yet, only AI assistants have gone mainstream this far in the industry. While chatbots are great, there are many other customer-centric applications of AI in fashion that remain untapped. Here's how apparel brands can go full-on artificial – and it's way bigger than Manus x Machina at the Met.


Google Lens vs. Bixby Vision: Visual Analysis Apps For Easy Web Search

International Business Times

Google Lens was announced at the Google I/O 2017 in May and has been slowly gaining steam since then. The app has the ability to identify songs and now can also recognize objects in a smartphone camera's field of vision. Google seems to have taken a page from Samsung's book -- the feature is pretty similar to the company's Bixby Vision, which was launched in August. Both applications use augmented reality algorithms to detect objects in a smartphone camera's range of vision. However, Samsung's execution of Bixby Vision has been flawed at best.


Apple Was Allegedly 'Dithered' With The Development Of The HomePod

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Apple took three years to develop its Siri-powered HomePod smart speaker. According to a new report, the HomePod was originally just a side project at Apple it wasn't really intended to be an Amazon Echo competitor. Sources told Bloomberg that the development of the Apple HomePod began in 2012. At the time, it was merely a side project, which is something that's fairly common within the company. Sources also said that development for the HomePod was canceled and resurrected "several times" because Apple couldn't figure out where it would fit within its current lineup of other products.


Improve Your Content Marketing With Machine Learning Tools 7wData

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The internet is loaded with too much content. Whether you're blogging, publishing a video, or sharing an image, you are contributing to the 2.5 quintillion bytes of data that is made everyday! The old method of publishing tons of content isn't as effective as it used to be. Many more are publishing great content nowadays to the point that it's becoming increasingly difficult to be heard over all that digital noise. It's time to blow off that dust and apply a shiny new coat of machine learning polish to your content strategy.


AI's sharing economy: Microsoft creates publicly available datasets

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One big obstacle, they discovered, was that the research area was so new that there weren't any existing datasets available for them to test their hypotheses. The FigureQA dataset, which the team released publicly earlier this fall, is one of a number of datasets, metrics and other tools for testing AI systems that Microsoft researchers and engineers have created and shared in recent years. Researchers all over the world use them to see how well their AI systems do at everything from translating conversational speech to predicting the next word a person may want to type. The teams say these tools provide a codified way for everyone from academic researchers to industry experts to test their systems, compare their work and learn from each other. "It clarifies our goals, and then others in the research community can say, 'OK, I see where you're going,'" said Rangan Majumder, a partner group program manager within Microsoft's Bing division who also leads development of the MS MARCO machine reading comprehension dataset.


The Cost of Inaction In Business Multilingual Search Engine Optimization

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The high road to building a successful business is to calculate the Cost of Inaction for your company. No matter how beautiful the project or business you have at hand is, apart from maybe the excitement you get from enjoying what you are doing, your return on investment is your biggest motivation. All of the digital marketing strategies like your search engine optimization that involves both local SEO and international SEO that you think about are geared towards increasing profit. Many businesses confuse seo with cold calling and direct sales. SEO boosts your website's online visibility which increases chance for sales.