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Can AI-powered automated bots drive sales for real estate developers?

Kenyt Technologies has developed an AI-powered domain expert, focused on real estate developers to try and engage potential customers.

Samsung launches 6.3-inch Galaxy Note 8 with 6GB RAM and 12 MP dual camera

To regain the customers' trust, the company is believed to have enhanced safety checklist by using in-house '8-point battery test'.

Uber Indian launches UPI-based payments, partners with NCPI, Axis Bank and HDFC Bank

Uber India has partnered with Axis bank to launch UPI integration for riders and HDFC bank to facilitate access to BHIM for driver partners.

Microsoft launches 11th cohort of its accelerator program, selects 14 startups

The accelerator will help startups boost their enterprise readiness and go-to market activities.

LG launches 4G VoLTE-enabled ‘LG K8 (2017)’ in India with 1.5GB RAM at Rs 11,000

The LG K8 (2017) has a 5-inch simple HD display and runs on Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 processor.

US-based Nuu Mobile forays into India with X5, M3, Q626 and Q500 Smartphones

Nuu X5 is the most expensive of the lot at Rs 15,999 while Nuu Q500 is the cheapest at Rs 9,999.

Walmart partners with Google to offer voice-based shopping through Google Assistant

This can be seen as a move to take on Amazon, which already offers voice-based shopping through its AI assistant Alexa.

Samsung’s AI assistant Bixby expands to over 200 countries including UK and Canada

But Bixby still understands only Korean and English.

Google removes over 500 apps from Play Store over spyware concerns

This was done after US-based cyber-security firm Lookout discovered more than 500 apps that could spread spyware on mobile phones.

Soon, your sweat may power wearable devices

The biofuel cell that engineers from University of California San Diego developed can stretch and flex, conforming to the human body.