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Pullstring launches bot-authoring tools for fun & profit

Pullstring -- née ToyTalk -- today launched its eponymous product out of private beta and into the hands of creators of conversational interfaces everywhere. Out of the box, creators can make bots fo

ToyTalk renames to PullString, repositions as authoring tool for bots

ToyTalk, the startup that mashed together Barbie and the Internet of Things and let your kids chat away with Thomas the Tank Engine for hours on end, is cashing out on the bot craze with a slight real

ToyTalk, The Company With The Futuristic Talking Bear, Raises $11.5M from Charles Rivers Ventures

We <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2012/11/01/move-over-teddy-ruxpin-this-toytalk-bear-will-absolutely-blow-your-mind/">told you about a cool, futuristic, talking bear</a> a bit ago, and apparent

Move Over Teddy Ruxpin, This ToyTalk Bear Will Absolutely Blow Your Mind

There's a company that people have been buzzing about for some time called <a target="_blank" href="http://www.toytalk.com">ToyTalk</a>, which was founded by former Pixar CTO Oren Jacob. He was also p