What bots can learn from customer service agents

What bots can learn from customer service agents
News What bots can learn from customer service agents Image Credit: picjumbo.com / Pexels Technology is one of the few things in life we expect to just work. This is especially true when it comes to artificial intelligence (AI), which is a driving force behind today’s digital transformation. According to recent KPMG research, enterprises will…

‘Wonder’ is first U.S. film to get American Sign Language interpretation

‘Wonder’ is first U.S. film to get American Sign Language interpretation
The mobile app Actiview now provides an American Sign Language interpretation for the film "Wonder."Image: Lionsgate / ActiviewBy Rebecca Ruiz2019-02-12 14:30:00 UTC For years, film studios have made movies accessible to viewers with visual or hearing disabilities through audio tracks and closed captioning. Now, for the first time, U.S. audiences will be able to watch…

Learn Chinese at home with Lily, a smart speaker that has raised more than $1 million on Indiegogo

Learn Chinese at home with Lily, a smart speaker that has raised more than $1 million on Indiegogo
Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. Lily is an AI-enabled smart speaker that makes it easier to learn Mandarin.Image: LilyBy Ryan LakichMashable Deals2019-01-29 18:59:44 UTC Alexa and other virtual assistants changed how you shop online and watch TV. However, the makers of the Lily…

Rubio: US should go big on Brazil

Rubio: US should go big on Brazil
Marco Rubio is a Republican senator from Florida. He is chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere and is member of the Senate's Intelligence Committee and Appropriations Committee. The views expressed in this commentary are his own. View more opinion articles on CNN. (CNN)On New Year's Day, President Jair Bolsonaro was…

5 things to know for January 31: Cold, Russia probe, Foxconn, immigration, Fed rates

5 things to know for January 31: Cold, Russia probe, Foxconn, immigration, Fed rates
(CNN)Step inside the cave in Siberia that sheltered the first known humans 300,000 years ago. Here's what else you need to know to Get Up to Speed and Out the Door. (You can also get "5 Things You Need to Know Today" delivered to your inbox daily. Sign up here.)1. Cold waveThe Midwest is still…

Queen Elizabeth Engineering Prize: GPS pioneers lauded

Queen Elizabeth Engineering Prize: GPS pioneers lauded
Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionBrad Parkinson and Lord Browne explain the importance of GPSThis year's £1m QE Engineering Prize has been won by four individuals who played key roles in developing GPS.The Americans Brad Parkinson, James Spilker Jr, Hugo Fruehauf, and Richard Schwartz were all present at the London ceremony held…

Exclusive: Facebook adds new fact-checking partner

Exclusive: Facebook adds new fact-checking partner
Facebook is adding Lead Stories as a new fact-checking partner, the company will announce today. Why it matters: The announcement comes as Snopes, one of the first online fact-checking websites, says it is reevaluating its relationship with the Facebook fact-checking unit. The Associated Press is renegotiating its contracts with Facebook but says it plans to…

Trudeau cabinet minister resigns amid controversy

Trudeau cabinet minister resigns amid controversy
TORONTO (AP) — Canada’s former justice minister announced Tuesday that she was quitting Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s Cabinet — a move that follows allegations Trudeau’s office pressured her to avoid prosecuting a major Canadian engineering firm. Veterans Affairs Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould released a letter announcing her resignation but gave no reasons. She had been demoted…

Searchers find beacon signal of missing Alaska plane

Searchers find beacon signal of missing Alaska plane
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The owners of an air ambulance that disappeared in Alaska with three people on board say searchers have detected the beacon signal from the missing plane’s cockpit voice recorder. Guardian Flight spokesman Jim Gregory says the signal was detected Tuesday. The company says in a statement searchers will work on pinpointing…

Raiders have talks about returning to Coliseum for 2019

Raiders have talks about returning to Coliseum for 2019
ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — The Raiders have had their first talks about returning for one final season in Oakland since the city filed suit over the team’s planned move to Las Vegas. Oakland Coliseum executive director Scott McKibben said Tuesday that he met with Raiders president Marc Badain last week about a lease for 2019.…