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Housing

Cognitive therapy startup Koko raises $2.5M, launches chatbot with Kik messaging service

New York-based startup Koko, which uses artificial intelligence for crowd-sourced cognitive therapy, raised $2.5M in Series A funding, with Omidyar …

5 tips for building a chatbot that’s actually useful

Since the launch of the Facebook Messenger API, developers have flocked to chatbot development. Developers are now offering chatbot development services and creating chatbot builders. At Botsify, I have been working on chatbot development for more than six months. Here are a few issues, based on my …

Chatbots

How A.I. and chatbots can help retailers create unique in-store experiences

In case you haven’t noticed, there’s yet another major shift in technology.<p>This one has to do with the A.I. and chatbots that help us in our daily lives and at work.<p>They offer many advantages, but adjusting to them has been no easy task. Despite some of the massive advancements we’ve made in tech, …

Chatbots

Singapore to use intelligent 'chatbots' to deliver public service

Singapore has announced a new partnership with Microsoft to create a digital government services platform that will shift towards conversational …

The Complete Beginner’s Guide To Chatbots

Everything you need to know.<p><b>What are chatbots?</b> Why are they such a big opportunity? How do they work? How can I build one? How can I meet other …

A new Facebook chatbot could help you find your next job

Since Facebook Messenger opened its doors to developers in April, brands and publishers have unleashed a small army of chatbots. But a new bot lets …

Chatbots

'We curate, you query': Inside CNN's new Facebook Messenger chat bot

Chatting with a bot is still a long way from becoming a personalised reading experience

Chatbots

Facebook Is Teaching Chatbots to Talk With Help From Facebook

First Microsoft. Then Facebook. And now Google. As is so often the case, the giants of the Internet are chasing the same sparkly vision of the …

Machine Learning

Why do chatbots suck?

Chatbots have been in the news a lot this year. First there was Tay, Microsoft’s racist love child, who just couldn’t keep herself under control. Then came Facebook with its Messenger bots, which, by most accounts, didn’t start well. And now there’s news coming from Viv, which at first glance seems …

Chatbots

Twitter taught Microsoft’s friendly AI chatbot to be a racist asshole in less than a day

It took less than 24 hours for Twitter to corrupt an innocent AI chatbot. Yesterday, Microsoft unveiled Tay — a Twitter bot that the company described as an experiment in "conversational understanding." The more you chat with Tay, said Microsoft, the smarter it gets, learning to engage people …

Artificial Intelligence

Sacramento Kings will become first NBA team to use chatbots for fan communication

The Sacramento Kings, led by owner and former tech executive Vivek Ranadive, are certainly one of the most tech-savvy franchises in sports, from …

Sacramento Kings

Barneys’ “endless aisle” approach supported by beacons, personalization

Barneys’ downtown central staircase, photo by Scott FrancesDepartment store chain Barneys New York is furthering its omnichannel capabilities through …

eCommerce

London buses test out the first consumer experience of the Physical Web

The MyStop project transmits a URL to all nearby bus passengers with a supporting browser, leading to a browser-based web app containing the latest …

London Public Transport

Hundreds Of Local Movie Theaters Will Soon Become Beacon Hot Spots

Beacon network Mobiquity and theater advertiser Screenvision team up to bring mobile marketing to U.S. moviegoers.<br>Please visit Marketing Land for the …

United States

Beacon marketers have new ways around app download requirement

Google's Eddystone can send notifications to the mobile browser, while beacon-app networks are being created.<br>Please visit Marketing Land for the full …

Mobile
Lufthansa

CultureMap to roll out 200K iBeacons for new mobile app - Dallas Business Journal

CultureMap's new app will tell users what spots are trending across their cities.<p>CultureMap is launching a new mobile application, which will …

Barneys personalizes experience via iBeacon placement

Barneys’ central staircase, photo by Scott FrancesDepartment store chain Barneys New York is offering its consumers an elevated shopping experience …

Trends

Miami Airport Becomes One of the First to Connect Consumers With Beacons

Miami International Airport has announced the launch of its new fully localized app tomorrow, intended to make finding the gate, shopping, and dining …

How asset tracking technology has evolved

Not that long ago – 10 years at most – there was a crop of up-and-coming asset-tracking companies with names like Newbury and PanGo. Their solutions …

iBeacon Implementation for Smart City

Several updates have been founded in many ways since <b>Internet of Things</b> comes in real life. The development itself grows bigger each day and causes …

5 REASONS WHY NETWORKS OF #BEACONS WILL START FLOURISHING IN CONNECTED CITIES

n°1 – Because it creates <b>more connected, responsive and vibrant cities to live</b>Transform daily life public objects in smart objects thanks to beacons …

Internet of Things

Amsterdam Smart City

Amsterdam Smart City (ASC) is the innovation platform of the Amsterdam Metropolitan Area which contributes to the liveability and promotes …

Columbus, Georgia to be the World’s First iBeacon-Enabled Safe City

On Friday, December 4th, San Diego-based app developer Piper announced the launch of “Columbus Safe City” initiative in Columbus, GA. Piper is a …

Google Brings The Physical Web To Your Phone | Silicon UK

Android version of Chrome will now look to link your device to the world<p>Google plans to make your smartphone a portal to the world around you thanks …

Chrome for Android Getting Beacon Support

Coming soon to an Android device near you: the ability to interact with devices...near you.<p>PCMag reviews products independently, but we may earn …

Internet of Things

No, those beacons aren’t following you

The recent BuzzFeed article about the beacons that were secretly installed on New York City telephone booths has really sent the web and everybody …

Rite Aid Rolls Out Beacons to All Stores

According to ZDNet, drug chain Rite Aid has rolled out proximity beacons to all 4,500+ U.S. retail locations. This is the largest proximity rollout …

Detroit Auto Show Utilizing Beacons for Analytics

The Motor City is getting a high-tech makeover thanks to beacon technology at the Detroit Auto Show this week. Automotive News has the …