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Customers to avail digital assistant service in Samsung Galaxy S8

Updated: Nov 06, 2016 15:30 IST

New Delhi [India], Nov. 6 (ANI): South Korean multinational Samsung Electronics has announced offering of an artificial intelligence assistant service in the upcoming flagship smartphone, as the company seeks recovery from its global smartphone recalls.

As per the statement, the Galaxy S8 will allow its users to order food or perform other tasks without going through a third-party application but by simply asking the phone's virtual assistant.

The artificial intelligence service will also be made available in Samsung's other consumer electronics products such as refrigerators.

Samsung is expected to unveil the next iteration for its flagship Galaxy device in the mid of 2017.

Sales of the Galaxy S8 will be crucial for the recovery of Samsung's mobile business, which saw its latest quarterly profit nearly wiped out by two global recalls of the Galaxy Note 7 smartphone.

"Our Galaxy smartphones don't provide services that enable consumers to order pizza or coffee, but does provide third party applications. But the new AI platform will enable consumers to do things that they would usually do through a separate third party application," added the Samsung statement. (ANI)

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10 best SaaS-based B2B platforms in India

Updated: Mar 29, 2017 12:16 IST

New Delhi [India], Mar. 29 (ANI): The use of Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) platform by B2B e-commerce majors has seen a significant rise in India. The companies are using it for all key operations to increase efficiency, be it their IT work or any other industry process. Apart from saving time and money, it provides user-friendly accessibility and hosting. Companies which provide SaaS are now well funded and are capable of leading the race.

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New Delhi [India], Mar. 29 (ANI): Aiming to strengthen its 4G portfolio to support the government's 'Digital India' initiative, itel Mobile from Transsion Holdings launched Wish A41, a 4G VoLTE-enabled smartphone.

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New Delhi [India], Mar. 29 (ANI): Home robotics aggregator iRobot announced updates to the iRobot HOME App that expands the value of connected Roomba vacuuming robots within the smart home for their customer base in India.

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Infosys joins Open Invention Network community

Updated: Mar 28, 2017 15:53 IST

New Delhi [India], Mar 28 (ANI): Open Invention Network (OIN), the largest patent non-aggression community in history with well over 2000 members on Tuesday announced that Infosys has joined OIN as a community member.

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