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Slack Partners With Oracle to Extend Enterprise Reach, More News

Slack Partners With Oracle to Extend Enterprise Reach, More News

Slack continued its efforts this week to gain traction in the enterprise, announcing a new partnership with Redwood City, Calif.-based Oracle. The partnership links Slack with Oracle’s Intelligent Bot Platform to give both technical and nontechnical users of the Oracle platform  access to bots to that can be used in

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Are Bots the Real Stars of the Digital Workplace?

Are Bots the Real Stars of the Digital Workplace?

2017 may finally be the year you get that personal assistant you deserve — you know, the one who will pick the perfect time and place for your next product pitch, manage your budgets or make sure you know barbacoa tacos are hot in New York but carne asada burritos

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Think Bots Are Here to Help Us? History Says Otherwise

Think Bots Are Here to Help Us? History Says Otherwise

Despite what financial planners say, past performance can be an excellent indicator of future results — especially when it comes to communications technology.  The people who created previous generations of communications technologies envisioned particular uses for their inventions, but their ultimate usage almost always differed radically.

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LinkedIn Scraped by Bad Bots in Massive Scale Attack

LinkedIn Scraped by Bad Bots in Massive Scale Attack

In a stunning announcement that many business professionals should be tuning into, LinkedIn made public, through a court filing earlier this month, that bad bots have been actively scraping profile data from its site for almost a year. According to the official complaint, filed in the Northern California U.S.

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Cisco Partners with Gupshup to Boost Bot Ecosystem

Cisco Partners with Gupshup to Boost Bot Ecosystem

San Jose, Calif.-based Cisco Systems is partnering with Gupshup — a bot and messaging platform provider — to bring more bots into its Spark messaging service. Gupshup co-founder and CEO Beerud Sheth said the partnership will enable developers to quickly build and incorporate advanced chat bot functionality into the Spark ecosystem.

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Chat Bots Are Cool, But Will They Replace Humans?

Chat Bots Are Cool, But Will They Replace Humans?

Silicon Valley is a fickle place. The ebb and flow tends to be predicated on the flavor of the month, which is generally decreed by one of a handful of “trendsetter brands,” be it Google, Microsoft, Amazon, etc. Recently, we saw Facebook declare that the next digital frontier would center

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