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    1. What is the future of chatbot development and Artificial Intelligence?

      What is the future of chatbot development and Artificial Intelligence?

      Photo Credit: John Lund / Getty Images Israel ) We live in a world of chatbots. Chatbots improve human interaction with systems by giving a response based on the user input. This means chatbots are simple automated programs that can process simple user inputs and provide a meaningful output. But with time, chatbots evolved and now are impacting the industries around us. The last […] Damian Wolf 21 mins ago We live in a world of chatbots.

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    2. Top 10 tech startups charting in Charlotte

      Top 10 tech startups charting in Charlotte

      Photo courtesy: Charlotte NC Travel and Tourism A southern state powerhouse for centuries, Charlotte cooks up some interesting startups James Gaskin 4 hours ago The largest city in North Carolina, and a seat of power since the 1750s, Charlotte sprawls across parts of 16 counties with the over 2,538,000 citizens. Bank of America is headquartered here, as is the East Coast Operations Center of Wells Fargo Bank.

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    3. 10 languages Google Translate has not added and where to find them

      10 languages Google Translate has not added and where to find them

      Gedalyah Reback 5 hours ago There are plenty of languages Google has not yet added to its machine translation program, but they tend to be on the smaller end. Google Translate now has 103 languages in its repertoire and very few programs can possibly hope to compete with the giant. Microsoft Translator and Yandex.Translate have managed to add Native American and Russian languages, respectively, that Google has not.

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    4. Google translates emojis into Brazilian Portuguese, updates Duo and Waze in São Paulo

      Google translates emojis into Brazilian Portuguese, updates Duo and Waze in São Paulo

      News Google offices (image, Google Blog) Google has made strong use of Belo Horizonte’s developer teams, now the country will see big updates on Waze, Allo, Duo and Google Maps Gedalyah Reback 1 hour ago Google rolled out several updates specifically for Brazilian users at an even in São Paulo that include special Brazilian Portuguese translation of emoji searches, audio calling via Google Duo, and direct posting to Google Search by people and places in the US and Brazil.

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    5. 5 startups whose ‘law bots’ find missing Oxford commas

      5 startups whose ‘law bots’ find missing Oxford commas

      Gedalyah Reback 45 mins ago The transatlantic debate over the final comma in a series — the so-called Oxford Comma — may have reached a decisive conclusion last week when a US judge cited the absence of the comma in a law governing overtime laws in the state of Maine as reason to find a case in favor of workers at Oakhurst Dairy who were suing for compensation. Just to review for non-native English speakers and for Americans, the comma is innocuous.

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    6. Twiggle releases API to democratize Artificial Intelligence for all

      Twiggle releases API to democratize Artificial Intelligence for all

      News Image Credit: Twiggle The Alibaba-backed Israeli startup is changing how you experience shopping online with innovative search that speaks your language Gabriel Avner 7 hours ago Just under a year after their $12.5 million Series A funding round, Israeli Artificial Intelligence for ecommerce startup Twiggle announced today the release of their Semantic API product, bringing their accumulated expertise in search to the wider online shopping market.

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    7. 5 Chat Bots For Insurance Help That You Should Know About

      5 Chat Bots For Insurance Help That You Should Know About

      News Photo Credit: Next Insurance As Next Insurance launches its first chat bot for Facebook Messenger, we go through some other examples of how to and not to use these machines Gabriel Avner 4 hours ago Israeli small business insurance startup Next Insurance announced today that they are launching a chatbot where personal trainers will be able to buy insurance, all through Facebook’s Messenger app.

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    8. 5 resources to help you translate, read, and learn to speak Klingon (seriously)

      5 resources to help you translate, read, and learn to speak Klingon (seriously)

      Learn to speak Klingon with this stud on the beach (screenshot, Opa Klingon Style by Comediva via YouTube) Learn to speak Klingon. This is real and the number of places to learn is growing Gedalyah Reback 13 mins ago There is a concerted, global effort to preserve and enhance the language of Klingon.

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    9. Google Translate upgrades neural machine translation for Hindi, Russian, and Vietnamese

      Google Translate upgrades neural machine translation for Hindi, Russian, and Vietnamese

      Google Translate Hindi-to-English translation with neural upgrade (screenshot) Several more languages are slated for a massive interpretation update in the coming weeks Gedalyah Reback 45 mins ago Google Translate is rolling out a major upgrade for several languages over the next few weeks starting with Russian, Vietnamese, and Hindi, the product lead announced on Google’s company blog late Monday.

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    10. Google Translate integrates into Gboard with latest updates

      Google Translate integrates into Gboard with latest updates

      News Gboard screenshots (Google Play) The feature resembles what Chrome has had for desktop for over a year, but could make translation seamless Gedalyah Reback 2 hours ago Google Translate is now fully integrated into Gboard, thanks to a new update to the company’s recently released mobile keypad. The keyboard, still in beta testing, now features a Translate button that will pop up a box on screen featuring a translation of what you type as you write it.

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    11. Yandex beats Google Translate adding Papiamento, Udmurt, & Mari

      Yandex beats Google Translate adding Papiamento, Udmurt, & Mari

      News Russia's president Vladimir Putin receives a talisman from a well wisher during a meeting of the All-Russian People's Front (ONF) in Mari-El's capital, Yoshkar-Ola. (Photo by Mikhail Metzel/TASS via Getty Images Israel The Russian search giant doesn’t get attention in the US like other European and Asian internet companies do, letting news of its own projects slip through the cracks Gedalyah Reback 1 hour ago Russian search engine Yandex and its open machine translation service Yandex.Translate has been beta-testing Western (Hill) Mari, Eastern Mari, Papiamento, and Udmurt. The effort takes advantage of the ...

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    12. This Kickstarter makes the debate over Apple’s iPhone 7’s lack of a headphone jack completely irrelevant

      This Kickstarter makes the debate over Apple’s iPhone 7’s lack of a headphone jack completely irrelevant

      News Jack Bluetooth adaptor Photo Credit: Podo Labs No headphone jack? No problem with this crafty little Bluetooth adaptor that can turn any old set of headphones wireless Gabriel Avner 4 hours ago With only nine days left to go, Jack by Podo Labs is tearing up Kickstarter with $550,114 already raised, blowing way past the posts for their initial $20,000 goal.

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    13. The sales call was very successful: Chorus.ai raises $16M more

      The sales call was very successful: Chorus.ai raises $16M more

      News Chorus.ai's Tel Aviv team. Photo credit: Chorus.ai The Israeli startup has developed an AI-based system for sales talks that provides managers with quick insights into sales calls and sales team performances Yaneev Avital 1 hour ago Israeli startup Chorus.ai seems to know how to make a sales call. The company on Tuesday announced a $16 million financing round, bringing the total amount raised by the company to about $22 million. Chorus.ai is developing an AI-based analysis system.

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    14. Team-up between Middlebury and Irish machine translation startup KantanMT might herald next step in immersive language learning

      Team-up between Middlebury and Irish machine translation startup KantanMT might herald next step in immersive language learning

      Middlebury (image via Middlebury on Twitter) The partnership will mean students studying advanced translation will get access to top-notch tools Gedalyah Reback 1 hour ago Irish machine translation company KantanMT has reached a partnership agreement with the immersive language school Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey, in what could herald a demonstrable upgrade in language-learning programs.

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    15. No, Google Translate did not invent its own language called ‘interlingua’

      No, Google Translate did not invent its own language called ‘interlingua’

      An illustrated artificial neural network (ANN) (CC BY SA 4.0 LearnDataSci via Wikimedia Commons) The system’s ‘neural network’ is advanced, but its abilities are being exaggerated by observers Gedalyah Reback 8 hours ago I have a fascination with translation, primarily because I have an interest in languages.

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    16. Conversica’s automated email generator is so natural-sounding it’s getting recruitment offers

      Conversica’s automated email generator is so natural-sounding it’s getting recruitment offers

      News Conversica generates automatic emails using AI and NLP (screenshot) Conversica is extending its system — which analyzes language use, tone, and intent simultaneously — to other customer services and new industries Gedalyah Reback 1 hour ago It’s the third message from Rachel you’ve gotten but you haven’t had the chance to get to her email. She’s not pestering you, but she has consistently followed up with you once a week for half a month already and hasn’t lost track.

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    17. Israeli Intuition Robotics unveils ‘Elli•Q’, your grandma’s new best friend

      Israeli Intuition Robotics unveils ‘Elli•Q’, your grandma’s new best friend

      Intuitive Robotics's Elli•Q. Photo Credit: Gabriel Avner / Geektime Finally, a startup that is decidedly not chasing after millennials Gabriel Avner 2 hours ago Ramat Gan-based Intuition Robotics showed off today for the first time their prototype for Elli•Q, a robotic companion aimed at making the lives of older adults less lonely and more engaging.

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    18. 4 big things to expect from artificial intelligence and machine learning in 2017

      4 big things to expect from artificial intelligence and machine learning in 2017

      Chrysalix Venture Capital and the RoboValley Innovation Hub want to pump over $100 million into robotics startups David Paul Morris/Bloomberg / Getty Images Israel Here’s what to look out for in the year ahead Gedalyah Reback 11 mins ago It’s difficult to describe in a concise list with less than 1,000 words what the definitive direction of artificial intelligence is going to be in a 12-month span.

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    19. Panasonic starts selling the would-be Google Translate of megaphones

      Panasonic starts selling the would-be Google Translate of megaphones

      Gedalyah Reback 1 min ago Panasonic unveiled its multilingual megaphone (megalingual?) Megahonyaku last year. Now it’s ready to start selling what might rain really loud translations on unsuspecting pedestrians for the monthly subscription fee of $183, or ¥20,000. The Megahonyaku, a portmanteau of megaphone and the Japanese word for ‘translate,’ can translate from Japanese into Korean, Mandarin Chinese, and English.

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      Mentions: Tokyo Xerox Panasonic
    20. Microsoft’s innovation czar: we’re moving from ‘information age’ to ‘intelligence age’

      Microsoft’s innovation czar: we’re moving from ‘information age’ to ‘intelligence age’

      Gedalyah Reback 1 hour ago The hall of several hundred people listened attentively as the speaker explained in perfectly summarized, yet pointed detail how big data was turning over the biotech industry. She was showing off the way that one of her startups, Miroculus, had begun to use natural language processing (NLP) to match microRNA — a fraction of DNA that prevents protein production, thus triggering certain genes.

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    21. Microsoft's innovation czar: we're moving from 'information age' to 'intelligence age' - Geektime

      Microsoft's innovation czar: we're moving from 'information age' to 'intelligence age' - Geektime

      Gedalyah Reback 12 hours ago The hall of several hundred people listened attentively as the speaker explained in perfectly summarized, yet pointed detail how big data was turning over the biotech industry. She was showing off the way that one of her startups, Miroculus, had begun to use natural language processing (NLP) to match microRNA — a fraction of DNA that prevents protein production, thus triggering certain genes.

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    22. Conversica raises $34 million to generate leads with their automatic email technology in new languages

      Conversica raises $34 million to generate leads with their automatic email technology in new languages

      Conversica generates automatic emails using AI and NLP (screenshot) Their program automatically writes emails to new leads, built on ‘powerful’ language processing algorithms Gedalyah Reback 4 hours ago AI-powered lead engagement startup Conversica has closed a staggering $34 million Series B funding round led by Providence Strategic Growth (PSG) with Toba Capital joining the investment. PSG’s Gopi Vaddi and Toba’s Wilder Ramsey will be the partners joining the startup’s board.

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