Chat bots

Botpress nabs $15M Series A to help developers build conversational apps

Botpress, a Montreal-based early-stage startup, wants to make it easier for developers to build conversational-based apps, meaning humans interact with the app by speaking instead of typing, clicking

Facebook Messenger ditches Discover, demotes chat bots

Chat bots were central to Facebook Messenger’s strategy three years ago. Now they’re being hidden from view in the app along with games and businesses. Facebook Messenger is now removing t

Pulse Q&A wants to transform the way we gather data from CIOs

Lots of companies need to understand what CIOs are thinking, but it’s hard to get a group of busy people to give meaningful answers about the products they use or their budget priorities in publ

Facebook Messenger launches group bots and bot discovery tab

Facebook today launched two powerful ways for people to find Messenger bots to use, addressing the discovery problem that's plagued the platform's 100,000 developers.

Bot Metrics gives developers the tools to measure and analyze their chat bots

Bot Metrics, an San Francisco-based company that specializes in -- you got it.. -- metrics and analyze of chat bots has landed funding to help developers and early bot enthusiasts get a better underst

Salesforce and Zendesk want to help brands manage Facebook Messenger traffic

No sooner had Facebook announced it was opening up Messenger for developers to build bots,¬†when two players with an eye on sales and service in the enterprise — Salesforce and Zendesk¬†—