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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
Khari Johnson / VentureBeat:
Amazon says Alexa is coming to its iPhone app next week, with the ability to shop, track packages, tell jokes, check the weather, more   —  Starting today and available to all iPhone users next week, you can talk to Amazon's intelligent assistant Alexa while using the Amazon app.
Mar 16, 2017, 12:30 PMIn context
Khari Johnson / VentureBeat:
Astro, an app that uses a chatbot to help manage your email, raises $8.3M Series A led by Redpoint Ventures   —  Astro is making its debut today with a smart email app and a bot that chats with you about trends in your activity, missed tasks, and networking opportunities.
Mar 12, 2017, 12:20 AMIn context
Khari Johnson / VentureBeat:
PayPal launches a Slack bot to let users send money to each other with the shortcode “/paypal” plus username   —  PayPal today launched its first bot for users of team messaging app Slack.  The bot lets people send peer-to-peer (P2P) payments with the shortcode /paypal and a user's Slack handle.
Feb 7, 2017, 12:30 PMIn context
Khari Johnson / VentureBeat:
Kasisto raises $9.2M from Propel Venture Partners, MasterCard, DBS Bank, and more to improve personal finance bot KAI and expand AI virtual assistant offerings   —  Bots and artificial intelligence company Kasisto today announced that it has raised $9.2 million.
Jan 14, 2017, 8:50 AMIn context
Khari Johnson / VentureBeat:
Slack makes investments in 11 new bot makers as part of Slack Fund, including startups that integrate Salesforce, improve search, more   —  Slack announced today that it has invested in nearly a dozen new bot startups to bolster its Slack App Directory.  —  The team collaboration chat app …
Jan 5, 2017, 5:35 AMIn context

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