According to sources close to the Wall Street Journal, Google is looking into launching a new mobile based messenger service underpinned by artificial intelligence. “For its new service, Google, a unit of Alphabet Inc., plans to integrate chatbots, software programs that answer questions inside a messaging app,” the article claims.
Facebook’s M is not a fully automated intelligence. There is some human interaction and curation involved to aid it with more complex queries, but eventually this will be an interim step until the computers can handle more intricate requests. “Everything the trainers do, we record every step,” says Alex Lebrun, an AI expert at Facebook involved in the project. This information includes what websites they visit, what they say over any calls made, and what they type in response to the Facebook user.
PALO ALTO, CA--(Marketwired - Aug 20, 2015) - HP ( NYSE : HPQ )
•Third quarter net revenue of $25.3 billion •Third quarter non-GAAP diluted net earnings per share of $0.88, versus the previously provided outlook of $0.83 to $0.87 per share •Third quarter GAAP diluted net earnings per share of $0.47, versus the previously provided outlook of $0.50 to $0.54 per share •Third quarter cash flow from operations of $1.7 billion •Returned $670 million to shareholders in the form of share repurchases and dividends in the third quarter http://h30261.www3.hp.com/news-and-events/news-library/2015/20-08-2015.aspx
Right now, shares for Apple are at $127 and analysts are saying they can rise as high as $180 – making Apple worth more than $1 trillion. That is, of course, if the iWatch doesn’t fall flat on its face. If that fails, Apple will be stuck at a measly three quarters of a trillion, and that’s bush league.