Google has launched its latest mobile chat app, Allo, and with it Google Assistant – a chatbot that can be used in online conversations with friends.
‘Chatbots are the new apps,” said Microsoft’s CEO Satya Nadella earlier this year. He was not the first senior tech exec to make this claim.
Have you heard? Apps are dead: chatbots are the new apps. And they will soon be doing everything, from taking your pizza orders to scheduling your meetings. This is the future and it’s going to be terrible.
It’s late afternoon on a blustery spring day on the waterfront at San Francisco’s Fort Mason, a former military base that’s now hired out for corporate functions.
If bots are the new apps, we’re in for a bombardment of spam that could force you into blocking brands, bots and services, if Facebook’s new chatbots are anything to go by.
Leeds United reportedly want to take Ben White to the Championship from Premier League outfit Brighton and Hove Albion.
Tottenham Hotspur have been linked with Lyon ace Tanguy Ndombele.
Liverpool defender Virgil van Dijk was in action for the Netherlands against England on Thursday.
Rangers and Celtic have been linked with Bahlul Mustafazada.
The ex-West Ham United manager is said to have been interviewed by West Bromwich Albion.
Tottenham star praises Dutch duo.
Liverpool midfielder Adam Lallana wants to stay put.
Tottenham Hotspur defender Juan Foyth and Giovani Lo Celso, who is linked with a move to White Hart Lane, have been in Argentina training together.
Tottenham Hotspur have already been linked with Lyon's Nabil Fekir this summer.
Tottenham Hotspur striker Harry Kane may well be hoping that Mauricio Pochettino adds more quality to his squad this summer.