Tax talkback: QuickBooks launches Canada’s first voice-based accounting chatbot

Intuit Inc.'s  voice activated accounting chatbot is coming to Canada. Small businesses tired of trying to get their accountants on the phone will soon be able to ask accounting questions directly into their

Published on: December 6th, 2017 Christine Wong

TD Bank taps Stanford spin-off to power AI platform

TD Bank Group is working with New York-based Stanford Research Institute spinoff Kasisto to provide the AI platform that will power its mobile chatbots and eventually smart assistants, the bank announced on Wednesday.

Published on: October 4th, 2017 Brian Jackson

Estée Lauder tags Toronto-based AR creator for chatbot

Estée Lauder is introducing a conversational lipstick chatbot with the help of Toronto-based ModiFace. The chatbot will work through Facebook Messenger and uses augmented reality technology to enhance the lipstick shopping experience. It

Published on: July 11th, 2017 Alex Radu

North America’s first fintech chatbot is Canadian

There are chatbots for retail and chatbots for checking the weather, so why not a chatbot for fintech? Montreal-based online small business lender Thinking Capital answered that question this week by introducing "Lucy",

Published on: October 20th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

How A.I. and Chatbots Will Change Startups

Looking back at the Dot Com boom at the turn of the millennium, it’s amazing to see how far we’ve come thanks to the internet and how mixing business with technology has proliferated

Published on: October 18th, 2016 Jeff Radecki

How to watch and follow Euro 2016 on your mobile device

With the round of 16 kicking off this weekend, fans from all over the world are looking for ways to stay connected to their favorite teams. It can be difficult to block enough

Published on: June 24th, 2016 Jackie Atkins

theScore.com hops on board the chatbot train

Just in case you don't have a few seconds to google the score of a big game, theScore.com is launching a new chatbot that will tell you automatically. Messenger bots are an emerging

Published on: June 15th, 2016 Jackie Atkins