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Md. mobile firm builds Facebook chat bot for travel tech company

Bethesda-based Digital Management Inc. is building a hotel search chat bot for Singapore-based Zumata, a travel technology company. The chat bot uses the IBM Watson technology platform’s artificial intelligence to answer hotel search requests received through Facebook’s messenger service. Customers can ask questions ...

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Facebook wants to make robot brain into personal assistant

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook is studying the ancient Chinese game of Go for insights as it works on building an artificial brain — one that it hopes to turn into a virtual personal assistant that can also sort through ...

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Hoyer’s 40,000 Facebook likes: Cause for celebration?

Steny Hoyer

U.S. Congressman Steny Hoyer, D-MD, tweeted ‘thanks’ to his followers Wednesday for his newest achievement:  surpassing 40,000 Facebook likes. Before we break out the champagne, let’s take a look at the other federal lawmakers that represent Maryland to see how ...

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Facebook app to let you send money to friends

Facebook’s Messenger app will soon let you send your friends money, the latest in a crowded field of services aimed at an increasingly wireless and cashless generation. Services including PayPal, its Venmo unit and the disappearing-photo app Snapchat let you ...

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Facebook’s profits still soaring

For the seventh quarter in a row, Facebook beat profit and revenue forecasts, continuing to win more mobile advertising revenue as most users shift to using the site on smartphones and other portable devices. The world’s biggest online social network ...

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