Tag: Chatbot

Ubisoft's AI-Powered Chatbot Designed To Help Gamers Rolls Out Worldwide

Ubisoft just released its AI gaming assistant outside Canada. Named Sam, the chatbot can answer questions, respond to commands, and even analyze the players' data to provide content and tips.

Video Games May 25, 2018

Despite Media Freakout, Facebook Didn’t Actually ‘Panic’ About Its AI Chatbot Experiment Or Shut It Down

Yes, Facebook experimented with AI chatbots that can negotiate with each other. No, these chatbots didn’t create their own language, and they most definitely will not take over the world.

Internet August 2, 2017

Facebook Is Teaching AI Chat Bots How To Negotiate With Real Humans

Facebook has announced a new kind of bot that can negotiate and even bluff just to get the best possible outcome in a deal with the help of artificial intelligence. Those bots could soon help users conduct complex business negotiations.

Internet June 15, 2017

Forksy Is The Chatbot That Understands Natural Language To Easily Track Users Food In Conversations

Users can easily count calories using this bot called Forksy, which allows users to text exactly what they ate to make logging simpler than ever.

Internet March 13, 2017

After Tay Disaster, New Microsoft Zo AI-Powered Chatbot Struggles To Be Coherent On Kik

Microsoft tried and failed with Tay, its chatbot that turned racist and sexist in less than 24 hours before being pulled off the market. The company is now at it again with Zo, a new chatbot looking for friends on Kik, but don't expect any deep conversations.

Microsoft December 6, 2016

Twitter DM Bots Launch To Speed Up Brands' Customer Service With Welcome Messages And Quick Replies

Twitter has added new tools to help businesses improve their customer service. With welcome messages and quick replies powered by chatbots, Twitter aims to lend a hand and speed things up.

Internet November 2, 2016

The Best Mobile Games And App Updates For Halloween 2016

Here are the best Halloween updates and spooky titles available in the app stores for iOS and Android.

Apps/Software October 21, 2016

Send A Message To The White House With This Facebook Messenger Chatbot

The Obama administration has once again tapped into the power of social media to 'meet the public where they are' with the help of the very first Facebook Messenger bot for the White House.

Apps/Software October 15, 2016

Here's How To Download And Install Google Allo

Google finally pushed out its Allo messaging app, which comes fully equipped with Google Assistant’s capabilities. This was announced as a big moment for machine learning and AI, but less stellar for privacy-concerned users.

Apps/Software September 22, 2016

You Can Now Send A Message To President Obama Through Facebook Messenger: Here's How

Citizens can now send a message to President Barack Obama through the official Facebook page of the White House. Users will be guided through the process by a chatbot on the social network's Messenger tool.

Internet August 11, 2016

Kik Now Has More Than 20,000 Bots, With Users Exchanging 1.8 Billion Messages With Them

Kik revealed it now has more than 20,000 chatbots currently in its app, with users exchanging about 1.8 billion messages with them.

Apps/Software August 4, 2016

Consumers Can Soon Order Pizza Hut With Its Chatbot For Facebook Messenger And Twitter

Pizza Hut will soon launch a chatbot for conversational social ordering on Facebook Messenger and Twitter.

Apps/Software July 14, 2016

Facebook Messenger Bots Get A Slew Of New Features, Including Quick Reply Buttons

Facebook Messenger Bots just got updated and the myriad of new features will aid developers into offering the best experiences for users. Quick reply buttons and a star-system review are some of the new features.

Apps/Software July 1, 2016

Users Can Now Easily Ghost Their Bad Date With Burner’s New Bot

Let Burner’s new bot take over texting to ghost a person after a bad date or when looking to get an excuse out of making plans.

Apps/Software June 22, 2016

Microsoft Working On Its Own Bot To Rival Google Assistant And Viv

Microsoft entered the arms race for bots. The company aims to release the Bing Concierge Bot, a rumored bot that can leverage Microsoft’s tech to go toe-to-toe with rival services such as Viv and Google Assistant.

Apps/Software May 20, 2016

Google Open-Sources Neural Network Framework And Powerful Language Parser For Smarter AI: Meet Parsey McParseface

Google recently rolled out its most accurate parsing code in open-source form. Developers can now base their apps and assistants on the SyntaxNet framework, and English language users get an unpronounceable treat.

Apps/Software May 13, 2016

Kik Platform On The Rise: 300 Million Registered Users And More Than 6,000 Bots Already

Kik reported a growth rate that makes bigger players in the industry jealous. Ted Livingston, Kik CEO, explained why the company developed at such a rapid pace, and the 6,000 bots in store might have something to do with it.

Apps/Software May 12, 2016

This New Chat Bot Will Reply To Your Facebook Messages For You

Currently, the bot is a work in progress. It was created at TechCrunch Disrupt Hackathon over the course of one day, but it isn't quite ready for use yet.

Business Tech May 9, 2016

Lybrate Releases Facebook Messenger Chatbot That Can Answer Health Questions

India-based online doctor consultation platform Lybrate has launched its chatbot for the Facebook Messenger. The chatbot will aid users in getting answers to health-oriented queries as well as feature health tips and a health quiz.

Apps/Software May 4, 2016

Skype Chatbots Now Up On Mac And Web

Skype chatbots are now available on both Mac and the Web. That means users can get in touch with the likes of Murphy or Summarize on more platforms.

Apps/Software April 20, 2016

Facebook Will Announce Chatbots For Messenger In Upcoming F8 Conference

Facebook will be unveiling chatbots and Live Chat APIs for Messenger at the annual F8 conference. Chatbots would allow users to do a variety of tasks on Messenger, such as buying from an online store.

Apps/Software April 10, 2016

Think You Can Do Better Than Tay? Microsoft's Bot Framework Lets Developers Build Their Own Chatbots

Microsoft showcased its latest chatbot-oriented integration toolset at its San Francisco Build conference. The Microsoft Bot Framework allows every developer to integrate natural language communication between users and their machines, and it's only the beginning.

Apps/Software March 31, 2016

Microsoft's Tay AI Chatbot Is Back And It's 'Smoking Kush Infront The Police' - Hacked Or High?

Microsoft's controversial AI chatbot sprung back to life on Wednesday, spamming users and tweeting about smoking pot. How's that for a comeback?

Apps/Software March 30, 2016

Microsoft Deeply Sorry For Offensive, Hurtful Tweets Of Tay AI Chatbot

Microsoft apologizes for the AI chatbot Tay's obscene behavior on Twitter, saying that it's deeply sorry for the 'offensive' and 'hurtful' tweets. The company has already removed more than 96,000 posts of its AI child.

Apps/Software March 26, 2016

Microsoft's Tay AI Chatbot On Twitter Sleeps For Now After Racist, Sexist Posts: What Went Wrong?

On Thursday, barely a day after it launched its AI chatbot Taylor, Microsoft has shut it down after she passed inappropriate comments on Twitter.

Internet March 25, 2016

Microsoft's Tay AI Chatbot Learns How To Be Racist And Misogynistic In Less Than 24 Hours, Thanks To Twitter

Microsoft released its AI-powered chatbot named Tay onto Twitter and it learned to become a racist and a misogynist in less than 24 hours. Tay has tweeted that it will go to 'sleep' as Microsoft is probably trying to clean up its act.

Apps/Software March 24, 2016

Meet Tay, Microsoft's AI Chatbot: @TayandYou Posts Almost 100K Tweets In Less Than 24 Hours

Microsoft's AI chatbot Tay, which is targeted at teens and millennials, is capable of holding personalized conversations with more interactions. The chatbot can post nearly 100K tweets in a day.

Apps/Software March 24, 2016

Microsoft's New AI Chat Bot Tweets As Sarcastically As A Teen

Microsoft launched an AI chat bot aimed at teens and millennials that sends sarcastic tweets during interactions.

Internet March 23, 2016

Google Creates Chatbot That Thinks It's Immoral To Have A Child

Google has created a chatbot as the product of a research paper entitled A Neural Conversation Model. The chatbot apparently thinks that it is immoral to have children.

June 27, 2015

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