In an industry-first, telecom operator Vodafone Idea today launched VIC, an AI-powered virtual assistant and digital customer service for its customers, which is live on the Websites, My Vodafone and My Idea Apps, and WhatsApp. The virtual assistant has been developed by Oriserve in partnership with Vodafone Idea The operator said through the initiative it aims to simplify access for customers to get their queries, and service related requirements addressed at their convenience. VIC allows Vodafone Idea customers to get instant response on a range of service-related requirements,including--bill payments. VAS, plan activation, new connection, data balance, bill requests and much more. Vodafone Idea VIC Virtual Assistant can be accessed 24x7, providing seamless service addressal and uniform customer experience for both Vodafone and Idea customers. Vodafone Idea users will receive a link via SMS to initiate a conversation using VIC on WhatsApp. Alternatively, customers can simply … [Read more...] about Vodafone Idea offers customer care, number requests via WhatsApp
Walmart is set to put a bunch of floor scrubbing robots to work in its stores by the end of Jan 2019. It's another foray into automation for the brick-and-mortar megastore, which has been deploying cutting edge automation and AI solutions in a bid to lean its operations and cut into Amazon's efficiency edge. … [Read more...] about Walmart leads the way… in floor scrubbing robots?
Following a growing trend of full-stack logistics automation, Geek+ plus brings AI, Big Data, Cloud Computing, and IoT technologies to its Kiva-like warehouse robots. Quickly deployable and infinitely reconfigurable, the robots streamline picking and placing and logistics functions while also collecting data that helps users refine and streamline operations. … [Read more...] about Relative unknown pulls biggest-ever funding for AI-enabled logistics robots
While the spotlight is certainly going to be on Samsung’s new Galaxy Note 20 phone, the company is promising to present us with five new products at this event. The latest rumors are that, besides the Note 20, the new devices include a tablet, smartwatch, true wireless earbuds, and (you guessed it) a foldable smartphone. … [Read more...] about Samsung’s Galaxy Note 20 event: how to watch today’s live stream online
Third-Party Antivirus Also Blocks Apps You don’t really need an antivirus for a Mac. Apple’s cautious approach to security through features like app sandboxing, Gatekeeper, System Integrity Protection, and XProtect means you’re safe from most threats. Mac malware absolutely exists, it’s just not as prevalent as it is on Windows or Android. … [Read more...] about Mac App Not Starting? Here’s How to Fix It