Late last week Facebook announced updates to its Messenger Platform, which include the ability to give bots different personas, a customer chat plugin for WordPress, and removal of template restrictions on Tagged Messages.
Starting in December, developers will be able to make bots for Google Assistant. The creation of interactions will be done through the recently announced Actions on Google. Google Assistant is an AI offering much like Amazon's Alexa.
Roanuz, artificial intelligence start-up with a bent towards cricket, has launched a new Chatbot API. The Chatbot API is designed with around five million records specifically related to cricket. Developers can built AI-driven chatbots that can converse about and answer cricket-related questions.