Digital Assistants/Bots

Digital Assistants/Bots

Breakthroughs in social media in 2016: fake news, successful AI chatbots

By Krzysztof Makjowski, Gemius consulting What changes did 2016 bring to social media? A question which might be worth asking aside is: what is social media, really, and how do we define it in the second...

Microsoft unveils a new chat bot – Zo

Microsoft unveiled a new chat bot in the U.S. on Tuesday, saying it's learned from the Tay experiment earlier this year. Zo is now available on messaging app Kik and on the website Zo.ai. Tay...

The rise of chatbots – what we learned at the AI World Conference &...

Artificial intelligence (AI) is the future of business technology. When we say that, we don’t mean that the walking, talking robots you see in the movies will be the future of business tech (well,...

9 Artificial Intelligence Stats That Will Blow You Away

As the AI era continues to unfold, the idea of a future driven by artificial intelligence can evoke mixed emotions. Microsoft co-founder and Chairman Bill Gates referred to AI as the "holy grail"  in computer...

AI Systems: The Brains Behind the Bots

The first AI World Conference and Expo, an event specializing in artificial intelligence, kicked off in San Francisco in early November. This niche conference included demonstrations of language mapping and image tagging technologies, natural...

Five Powerful Insights on Artificial Intelligence from AI World 2016

By: Aleisha McKeeby, Solutions Marketing Manager & Sr. Bots Evangelist, Kore We flew cross-country this week for full immersion into artificial intelligence, to network with great minds, and to share the Kore platform with thought-leaders...

Are Bots Ready for Prime Time?

2016 has been quite a ride for the players in AI, NLP and ML technologies. From the famous advent of Microsoft Tay at the end of Q1 to the numerous acquisitions of AI and chatbot companies...

Mastercard deploys conversational commerce bots

The rise of ‘chatcommerce’ continues. Not only has Amazon launched its Echo services that, among other things, lets shoppers tell Amazon what they want to buy, but Mastercard is now launching an artificial intelligence...

Want Siri or Alexa To Tell You A Joke? It’s No Laughing Matter

Learning a new language is a difficult feat. Not only does it require memorizing new words and understanding proper pronunciation, but the student must also deal with all manner of colloquiums, catchphrases, and slang....

Ozlo AI assistant now on the heals of Viv.ai

On the heels of Samsung’s acquisition of Viv just a week ago, a new AI assistant has risen into the spotlight and is jockeying to fill the shoes of its now well-known rival. Ozlo, the Greylock- and Jerry...

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