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BOTE, contracts A recompense, satisfaction, amends, profit or advantage : hence came the word man-bote, denoting a compensation for a man slain; house-bote, cart-bote, plough-bote, signify that a tenant is privileged to cut wood for these uses. 2 Bl. Com. 35; Woodf. L. & T. 232.

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The bots -- yes, the same kinds of automated programs that spread political propaganda and manipulate opinion on social media -- can use superfast technology to snatch up popular electronics, dolls, toys and sneakers when they are deeply discounted, and then resell them with a huge markup.
Last year, according to Distil, bad bots accounted for 15.6% of web traffic on e-commerce sites and about half (7.8%) were advanced persistent bots.
Bots are Internet-connected devices of any kind, such as
The rise of social bots. Communications of the ACM, 59(7), 96-104.
Meanwhile, Kuwait City, Kuwait, ranked #3 most bot infected city in the GCC and 10th in the Middle East with 13.2 per cent of bots in the region.
With the global botnet population growing by 6.7 million in 2016, the report reveals that GCC made up nearly 11.4 per cent of the Middle East's total bot population.
Moreover, and very interestingly, bots are not taking over jobs, unless you count the ones carried out by customers performing self-service.
Like AI, bots are horizontal tools--broad suites of software that can be integrated into any application.
The BOT has been customized to meet the unique needs of travelers.
"Although bots are still a niche product and aren't super widespread, they cover a vast variety of use cases and we think they need to be treated different."
Bots can be horizontal, meaning they do an acceptable job across a broad area--Amazon's Alexa or Microsoft's Cortana are two examples--or vertical, as in the above example of Amy, who does just one (very useful!) thing: schedules meetings.
At the opening keynote of its F8 developer conference, Facebook announced the launch of bots for its Messenger platform highlighting their relevance for commerce, customer support and media.