Mark Zuckerberg touts Messenger chatbots and opens up Facebook Live

Facebook said on 12 April it will allow developers to build chatbots inside its Messenger app to enable users to communicate with businesses directly in its latest effort to dominate enterprise transactions and customer service. The chatbots expedite Facebooks moves to build out Messenger as the go-to place for users to contact businesses rather than through third-party websites. Apr 13, 2016

New hoverboard powered by jet turbines can almost hit 100mph

Zapata Racing is the company behind the Flyboard, tethered jet-packs that thrust people 30ft out of the water into the air. The inventor, former jetski racer Franky Zapata, features in a new video from the company on 9 April, in which he shows off their newest creation, the Flyboard Air. Apr 12, 2016