Talla’s Intelligent Knowledge Base 2.0 Answers Customer Questions with Machine Learning

September 8, 2018

There’s a new AI tool for small business that automates chatbots and blends that innovation together with machine learning to help employees and customers find the updated information they need quickly.  Boston-based Talla recently released it’s Intelligent Knowledge Base 2.0. Small Business Trends spoke with Rob May, Founder and CEO of Talla, about this latest version and what it can do for sales teams, customers and any small or medium…


8 easy fixes for common clothing mishaps

August 20, 2018

Andrew Milligan/Pool/Getty Images We’ve all been there: You’re running late for work, stuck on the train, or hurrying to a meeting when you suddenly notice that a button has popped off your favorite blazer. With no sewing kit or extra button in your bag, what do you do? Thankfully, there are a number of helpful hacks to fix these common clothing mishaps. For those who are constantly on the go…


Trump calls the European Union, Russia, and China ‘foes’ of the US

August 13, 2018

Screenshot via CBS President Donald Trump named the European Union as a “foe”, along with Russia and China. When CBS News host Jeff Glor asked him to identify his “biggest foe globally right now”, Trump said the European Union, as well as Russia “in certain respects” and China “economically”. Trump’s comments double down on his criticism of NATO member countries at last week’s summit. President Donald Trump called the European…


Gas prices could soar even though OPEC is going to start pumping out a lot more oil

July 11, 2018

Joe Raedle/Getty Images OPEC raised production levels, but oil prices are still rising.  Gas prices could rise as a result. Nearly everyone expected the OPEC+ decision to start raising oil production on Friday, with U.S. drivers excited to get some relief from high gas prices at the start of driving season. While OPEC did indeed announce the expected decision, oil prices jumped and they look unlikely to trend downward any…


The wildest legends and conspiracies a surprising number of Americans believe in

July 7, 2018

SipaPhoto/Shutterstock MSN surveyed Americans on whether or not they believe certain conspiracy theories and urban legends. While some demographics had average opinions, others came with intriguing thoughts. The result with the most “Yes” answers across demographics was in response to the question, “Are there things that happen on Earth that can’t be explained by science?” 36% of Americans believe that the US is “probably” hiding UFOs. 41.5% of women ages 18…


9 side hustles you can easily do from home

July 4, 2018

Shutterstock/WAYHOME studio Looking to make some extra money, but don’t want to leave your home to do it? With an ever-growing number of ways to make money online, you don’t need to.  Here are nine side hustles you can do from the comfort of your own home. 1. Transcribing ArthurStock/Shutterstock If you’re a good listener and can type quickly, you could make some decent extra money as a transcriptionist. Transcription…