Apple has Siri; Microsoft has Cortana; Amazon has Echo; and Google is looking for Google Home to be the next big thing in artificial intelligence. Unfortunately, most forays into the world of machine learning and artificial intelligence have been fairly underwhelming. But Apple hopes to change all that by banking big and bringing on developers and experts to build out their slow-moving AI division.

 
 
By David Jones
Pokemon Go, the highly anticipated augmented reality game from Niantic Labs, is finally available for download for iOS and Android mobile devices in the U.S., as well as in New Zealand and Australia.

Niantic, the former Google unit behind the popular augmented reality gameIngress, has teamed up with The Pokemon Company and Nintendo to bring the iconic Pokemon title to mobile platforms.

 
 
This year marks the seventh year that I’ve written an article on the overlap of paid and organic search. For many of those years, the landscape was largely unchanged and it was simply a review of how well brands aligned their paid and organic efforts.

However, this year is different.

 
 
Twitter has launched a new app that makes it easier than ever for businesses to start tweeting.

Described as “a powerful tool designed to help businesses connect with their customers and community,” Twitter Dashboard for iOS lets you schedule tweets, and offers analytics regarding your social media impact.

 
 
Facebook wants you to share every awesome article, video, and webpage you stumble upon with your friends. And it wants to make doing so as easy as algorithmically possible. So, it’s no surprise, really, that the billion-plus-strong social network is rolling out new tools that effectively kill those two birds with one stone: two new Chrome extensions that simplify bookmarking and updated web plugins that integrate with any webpage.