Google Assistant will soon be able to call restaurants and make a reservation for you

Google calls this feature “Duplex” and it’ll roll out at some point in the future. Google showed a crazy (and terrifying) new feature for the Google Assistant at its I/O developer conference. The Assistant will soon be able make calls for you to make a reservation — maybe for a salon appointment or to reserve […]

A look inside self-flying drone startup Skydio

TechCrunch visits the offices of Skydio, a drone company backed by some of Silicon Valley’s top investors that’s aiming to help drones fly themselves. We take an exclusive tour through the startup’s offices and chat with CEO Adam Bry while checking out the prototypes that led to the R1.

Truecaller Gets New Features, Moto G5, Sony Xperia XZs India Launch Dates, and More (Mar 28, 2017)

In Today’s 360 Daily – * Truecaller 8 for Android Brings New Features – https://goo.gl/0wxJSp * Moto G5, Sony Xperia XZs to Launch on April 4 – https://goo.gl/dBGG9u * Apple Rolls Out Updates Across Devices – https://goo.gl/JPCa6s * Amazon India Reportedly Planning to Open Grocery Stores – https://goo.gl/Q2WR2e * Elon Musk Looking to Merge AI […]

Facebook to shut down its personal assistant “M”

Facebook is going to shut down its personal assistant “M” services on January 19. “M” services are the text-based virtual assistants that are powered by both humans and artificial intelligence (AI). It was launched in August 2015 and after two and half years, Facebook decided to shut it down. M users had received notifications from […]

ADDO AI, Pakistan’s first artificial intelligence company celebrates its one year of journey

Artificial Intelligence is transforming the technology world; in ways, we had not expected a few years back. Nowadays AI helps in making effective decisions in medicine, healthcare, science, sports and many other fields. ADDO AI, originating from Pakistan, is one of the emerging AI companies of Asia. It completed its one year of operations last […]

ADDO AI, Pakistan’s first artificial intelligence company celebrates its one year of journey

Artificial Intelligence is transforming the technology world; in ways, we had not expected a few years back. Nowadays AI helps in making effective decisions in medicine, healthcare, science, sports and many other fields. ADDO AI, originating from Pakistan, is one of the emerging AI companies of Asia. It completed its one year of operations last […]

The light and dark of AI-powered smartphones

Analyst Gartner put out a 10-strong listicle this week identifying what it dubbed “high-impact” uses for AI-powered features on smartphones that it suggests will enable device vendors to provide “more value” to customers via the medium of “more advanced” user experiences. It’s also predicting that, by 2022, a full 80 per cent of smartphones shipped […]

Apple readies Siri for the HomePod by adding a podcast-powered news brief

The HomePod had a bit of a notable production setback, back in December, but Apple’s high-end smart speaker is still on track for an “early 2018” release. As it preps for the release of its first Siri-focused device, the company is making some tweaks to its voice assistant. As 9to5Mac first noted, the latest beta […]

Inside “Fin”, the elite human/AI assistant

“I have FOMO for the future”, says Sam Lessin. That’s why his startup Fin is working backwards from a far-off tech utopia. One day, computers with some human help will answer our every beck and call. Today, Lessin is teaming them up. Every day, Fin gets smarter. For $1 a minute, 24/7, Fin gets your […]