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Why Chatbots Are the Future of Big Data

Facebook launched the Messenger Platform Almost exactly a year ago, Facebook launched the Messenger Platform , allowing developers to create their …

Chatbots

France's Macron favourite for presidency in runoff with Le Pen | Reuters

PARIS/HENIN-BEAUMONT, France (Reuters) - Centrist Emmanuel Macron took a big step towards the French presidency on Sunday by winning the first round of voting and qualifying for a May 7 runoff alongside far-right leader Marine Le Pen.<p>Though Macron, 39, is a comparative political novice who has …

Angela Merkel

Paleo Profile: The Smoke Hill Bird

During the late 19th century, as paleontologists were starting to uncover an array of prehistoric species that evolutionary theory predicted must have existed, ancient birds from the Cretaceous rock of Kansas became a scientific sensation. These were birds with teeth. The pair of them – dubbed</i> …

Five states are getting crushed by low oil prices

A lot, however, depends on how heavily those states rely on oil tax revenue to pay the bills.<p>Among the top oil producers, Alaska has been hit hardest by the plunge in crude prices, largely because it relies so heavily on oil taxes.<p>Though it ranks fifth among oil-producing states, nearly 90 cents of …