Virtual Assistants

AI the dominant theme in new Google gadgets - The Nation

Ahead of its latest product launch, chatter around Google centred on how it was going to start taking hardware seriously - seeking to create …

Artificial Intelligence

Want to Be Insanely Productive Without Working Longer Hours? Spend $100 A Month On This

Not hiring a virtual assistant might be your biggest mistake.<p>You know what I would do if I had a time machine in business?<p>Kick young Tommy's ass and ask him to get organized. Why? Back in the days, I would sort out my emails and arrange my meetings. And, I got more and more frustrated at myself for …

Happiness

How These 9 AI Companies Are Impacting The Way We Work

How AI is changing the way we work<p><b>1. DigitalGenius</b><p>Most people prefer the thought of talking to actual humans when it comes to customer service–but …

Artificial Intelligence

How to Train and Use a Virtual Assistant to Multiply Your Time

Modern-day productivity is more than just getting a lot done. You also want to create more time to do what you love.<p>Yet many of us find ourselves …

Samsung's Bixby 2.0 work begins with new boss at helm of Siri rival | Trusted Reviews

<b>Bixby 2.0 could potentially be on its way to the Galaxy S9 and other flagship Samsung phones, as the South Korean tech giant has appointed a new exec</b> …

Samsung

Amazon’s Alexa recognizes different voices now

Amazon’s Echo is getting more family- and roommate-friendly with support for multiple users. With an update to Amazon’s Alexa mobile app, <b>users can train a nearby Echo or other Alexa-powered device to recognize individual voices</b>. That way, each person can access their own news briefings, shopping …

Amazon

Bose Soundwear Companion

Surround yourself with clear, crisp sound with the Bose Soundwear Companion. This wearable speaker offers a truly unique listening experience in …

Headphones

Cortana Now Works in Skype, Small Businesses Have Virtual Assistant for Chat

Have you ever been in the middle of a chat on Skype and suddenly needed to find out more about a competitor’s product, or what time your favorite …

Microsoft

Testing the limits of AI-powered customer service

In experimenting with a chatbot on its mobile app, TD Bank will have to tackle the same issue facing several of its rivals — how to automate …

Customer Service

Meet Alice: The virtual assistant from Russian search giant Yandex

Russian search giant Yandex has unveiled its virtual assistant Alice. Like Alexa or Siri, Alice provides users with directions, weather forecasts and news as well as incorporating access to other Yandex offerings like its music service. And, of course, it does all of this in Russian, which Yandex …

Apple

LINE enters AI game set to dominate Asia

Japanese multimedia application LINE’s recent entry to the artificial intelligence (AI) industry could likely dominate Asia’s virtual assistant …

Artificial Intelligence

New tech from eClinicalWorks: updated EHR, virtual assistant, FHIR interoperability tool

New version of its cloud-centric EHR designed to improve workflow, company says.

Health Care Technology

eClinicalWorks Launches Virtual Assistant, healow VR, FHIR Cloud Service

eClinicalWorks, a leader in healthcare IT solutions has announced four new product enhancements and workflow improvements in front of a sold-out …

Digital Health

Echo, Echo Dot, or Echo Plus: Which should you buy in India?

Amazon has three great options available if you're looking to get started with Alexa in India.<p>India is a huge market for Amazon, and the retailer is …

Amazon

10 Best Investment Pieces for Your First Home

A Comfortable Sofa<p><i>Hamilton Leather Sofa (81”) in Leather, Sienna; $2,799; West Elm</i><p>Graduate from lumpy cushions and microfiber “suede” upholstery to a …

Lifestyle

Google's virtual assistant now sounds less like a robot and more like a person

In the intensifying battle to have the best voice-powered technology, Google is making its virtual assistant sound more human and less robotic.<p>The …

Artificial Intelligence

VISEO Bot Maker

We can help you create the best experience<p>With <b>several years of experience and dedicated teams</b>, and by using a <b>proven methodology</b>, we can create with …

5 Common Questions About Running A Virtual Assistant Biz

Women are rolling up their sleeves and doing their own thing! We are becoming power-house entrepreneurs juggling a business and whatever else is …

Small Business

Google to unveil new Pixel phones and other gadgets

MOUNTAIN VIEW — A year to the day after first unveiling the Pixel smartphone, Google will launch the next generation of the would-be iPhone killers …

Online Life

Chatbots are coming to HoloLens - and they'll help workers make better decisions

<b>Soon conversational chatbots won’t just live in phones and computers, but assist industrial workers from within HoloLens.</b><p>Microsoft is big on bots. Last year, during Microsoft’s Build Developer Conference, CEO Satya Nadella declared that “bots are the new apps” and the company followed suit. …

Augmented Reality

Can Chatbots Help Call Centers Provide Better Customer Service?

A Call-center is the lifeblood of any product/service based business. You constantly receive customers complaining about the functionality of the …

Customer Service

The Tragic Life of Clippy, the World's Most Hated Virtual Assistant

When a large company stumbles, it’s major news. Coca-Cola infamously angered millions of soda drinkers when it tinkered with its recipe to produce …

4 Mistakes to Avoid When You Hire a Virtual Assistant

CyberRabbit / PixabayOutsourcing can be a great way to free up time for you to work on what matters most for your business. Creating and managing a …

Small Business

How to Grow Your WordPress Business with Virtual Assistants

As a freelancer/entrepreneur, there’s a definite limit to how many things you can do in a day. Of course, being involved in the industry of web …

WordPress

Nuance rolls out AI virtual assistant for healthcare

The new technology aims to enhance interactions between patients and caregivers to both improve the consumer experience and reduce physician burnout.

Medical Technology

Consumers See Convenience From Connected Devices, Worry About Privacy

Consumers appear to like the conveniences that the Internet of Things can provide but have some serious concerns about privacy.<p>Many people with smart …

Internet of Things

Nuance Unveils AI-Powered Virtual Assistant to Improve the Patient/Physician Experience

Nuance Healthcare unveiled a new AI-powered virtual assistant solution aimed at optimizing the experience healthcare providers have with their EHRs …

Automation

How the right smartphone allows you to work from anywhere

Saeed Khan/AFP/Getty Images<p>As the smartphone becomes more intrinsic to both our personal and professional lives, companies are finding huge benefits …

The Workplace

15 Businesses You Can Start for $10,000 or Less

Review these best business ideas for entrepreneurs on a budget.<p>Starting a business can be intimidating. Finding the right idea, dealing with the financials and getting it up and running successfully add up to more than a standard full-time gig. Simply knowing how to start a business is just the …

Small Business

What Successful Entrepreneurs Outsource to a Virtual Assistant

Here are the most common tasks to delegate to a VA.<p>Are you doing laborious, repeated tasks that anyone could do? Do you struggle to meet project deadlines because you are overworked? Do you believe there isn't a trustworthy virtual assistant who can handle your long to-do list?<p>Think again. All …

Entrepreneurship