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Successful retail chatbot interactions to grow eightfold by 2023

The global number of successful retail chatbot interactions will reach 22 billion by 2023, up from an estimated 2.6 billion in 2019, as AI offers compelling new engagement solutions...

9 May 2019

GLOBAL

Siemens Atlas of Digitalization measures six cities' digital readiness

Siemens has launched its Atlas of Digitalization, a new web-based application that reveals the readiness and potential of six major cities to embrace digitalisation...

24 Apr 2019

SOUTH AFRICA

Samsung facing growing threats despite record profits

SEOUL, South Korea: Sprawling South Korean conglomerate Samsung Electronics has recovered from a humiliating recall fiasco and the arrest of its de facto leader with remarkable speed...

31 Jul 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

Samsung considers splitting into two

Samsung Electronics Co. on Tuesday said it was considering splitting the company into two, a move seen as necessary for heir-apparent Lee Jae-Yong...

30 Nov 2016

SOUTH AFRICA

Samsung to buy US auto parts supplier Harman for $8bn

Samsung Electronics said on Monday it would buy US auto parts maker Harman International Industries for $8 billion in a bid to enter the growing market...

15 Nov 2016

SOUTH AFRICA

Samsung buys AI firm founded by Siri creators

Samsung said on Thursday it was buying a prominent US artificial intelligence (AI) start-up founded by the creators of Siri...

6 Oct 2016

SOUTH AFRICA

Samsung sells printing unit to HP for $1.05bn

Samsung Electronics will sell its printer business to US computer maker HP, the companies said Monday, as the South Korean giant accelerates...

13 Sep 2016

SOUTH AFRICA

South Korea's Samsung invests $450m in China carmaker

A subsidiary of South Korean conglomerate Samsung will buy a $450 million stake in China's electric carmaker BYD, which is partially owned by US investment guru Warren Buffet...

25 Jul 2016