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Khari Johnson / VentureBeat:
Facebook Messenger's AI assistant M expands to Australia, Canada, South Africa, and UK, but third-party chat extension suggestions still only available in US   —  Facebook's intelligent assistant M is now available for Facebook Messenger users in Australia, Canada, South Africa …
Aug 15, 2017, 6:25 PMIn context
Khari Johnson / VentureBeat:
Facebook Messenger now makes Spotify recommendations when music is mentioned in conversation; suggestions can be turned off by toggling M assistant settings   —  Facebook Messenger now comes with Spotify recommendations when music is mentioned in a conversation, as it appears Messenger …
Aug 14, 2017, 3:40 PMIn context
Khari Johnson / VentureBeat:
Facebook moves entire translation backend to neural networks, built on Caffe2, to handle 4.5B+ translations per day, says it's seen ~11% increase in accuracy   —  Facebook announced today that it has started using neural network systems to carry out more than 4.5 billion translations …
Aug 4, 2017, 12:10 AMIn context
Khari Johnson / VentureBeat:
Facebook unveils Messenger Platform 2.1 with built-in natural language processing, a payments SDK, and bot-to-human handover protocol in open beta   —  Facebook today launched Messenger Platform 2.1 with new features to give developers and brands more ways to reach potential customers …
Jul 27, 2017, 8:00 PMIn context
Khari Johnson / VentureBeat:
Facebook to gradually expand worldwide beta of display ads in Messenger's Home screen, which follow an auction-based model   —  Facebook Messenger will start to extend its home screen ads beta worldwide in the weeks ahead, Messenger head of product Stan Chudnovsky announced today.
Jul 11, 2017, 12:52 PMIn context
Khari Johnson / VentureBeat:
Nokia debuts $59 Nokia Body Scale, $129 Nokia BPM+ blood pressure monitor, and revamps Health Mate fitness apps   —  Nokia today unveiled a new smart scale and digital blood pressure monitor as part of the company's “rebirth,” Cédric Hutchings, Nokia's VP of Digital Health …
Jun 20, 2017, 12:40 PMIn context
Khari Johnson / VentureBeat:
Apple launches Business Chat for iMessage in developer preview; Business Chat currently works with other customer service platforms like Salesforce and Nuance   —  Apple launched Business Chat for iMessage today in developer preview, company executives said onstage today at WWDC, the company's annual developer conference.
Jun 9, 2017, 11:50 PMIn context
Khari Johnson / VentureBeat:
Microsoft says 130K developers now use its Bot Framework toolkit, up from 45K in October 2016   —  A year after the launch of the Microsoft Bot Framework, today Microsoft announced that its toolkit for creating bots is now used by over 130,000 developers.  This number is up from the 45,000 developers …
May 10, 2017, 11:50 AMIn context
Khari Johnson / VentureBeat:
Microsoft releases public preview of its Cortana Skills Kit, which lets developers build voice apps for its assistant   —  Microsoft today announced a public preview of its Cortana Skills Kit that allows developers to create voice apps for the intelligent assistant.
May 10, 2017, 11:25 AMIn context
Khari Johnson / VentureBeat:
Bonsai raises $7.6M Series B from Microsoft Ventures, Samsung, and others to help companies build AI for their own businesses   —  AI startup Bonsai has raised $7.6 million to grow its platform that simplifies open-source machine learning library TensorFlow to help businesses construct …
May 3, 2017, 9:45 PMIn context

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