Rune raises $2 million to use AI to find friends for mobile gamers – Marketing Article

Rune has raised $2 million in funding in its effort to use artificial intelligence to help find friends for mobile gamers. Rune is a Y Combinator accelerator grad, and it was built by two doctoral students who dropped out of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology: Sanjay Guruprasad and Bjarke Felbo. They started their company by asking a simple question: Can AI find you friends? Users have spent more than 50,000 hours talking on voice chat and gaming with friends they…

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Edit Audio Using The Transcript » Martech Zone – Mobile Marketing Article

It’s not often that I get excited about a technology… but Descript has launched a podcast studio service that has some really intriguing features. The best, in my opinion, is the ability to edit audio without an actual audio editor. Descript transcribes your podcast, with the capability of editing your podcast through editing text! I’ve been an avid podcaster for years, but I often dread editing my podcasts. In fact, I’ve let some amazing interviews fall by the wayside when…

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Facebook promises new Portal devices this fall – Marketing Article

Facebook’s Portal division will introduce multiple new devices this fall, Facebook VP of AR/VR Andrew Bosworth said at the Code conference in Phoenix, Arizona. CNBC first reported the news and a company spokesperson that VentureBeat followed up with declined to provide more details. Portal and Portal+ devices for Facebook Messenger video calls and conversations with Amazon AI assistant Alexa made their debut in October 2018 with 15- and 10-inch screens. Alongside the devices, Facebook created the Portal unit as part…

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Shape Your Business and Generate More Leads with Chatbots • Vasile Stoica – Marketing Article

There is no doubt that artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning are one of the top digital marketing trends in 2019 and it will even top the list by 2020. This is because chatbots technology is moving so quickly, it’s essential for every marketing pro to stay updated. Critical Chatbots Statistics Did you know? 48% of consumers prefer a chatbot that solves issues over a chatbot that has personality. 15% of US consumers believe nothing could stop them from using…

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Smart homes: B2B’s new bête noire? – B2B Marketing Article

Posted on 20th September 2018 by Fiona Buckley The smart connected home is almost a reality, as I discovered on a recent visit to Unruly’s connected home experience. From augmented reality shopping options for home furnishings at the touch of a button, voice activated shopbots giving food and wine pairings, cocktail recipes, to state of the art heart, health, and sleep monitors, air quality assessments, and everything in between, there’s no denying the extraordinary capabilities of our future homes. Whether…

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