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13 Spin-Offs Set to Radically Change Top Companies in 2017 and 2018

The bull market is now closer to nine years old than it is eight, and the great stock market rally of 2017 has continued to amaze skeptics and bulls …

The Era of Quantum Computing Is Here. Outlook: Cloudy

After decades of heavy slog with no promise of success, quantum computing is suddenly buzzing with almost feverish excitement and activity. Nearly …

3 Robotics Stocks to Consider Buying in 2018

These robot stocks are poised to profit from the trends of increasing factory automation and growing consumer adoption of bots to perform household …

MORGAN STANLEY: We're convinced these 7 stocks will explode higher over the next 2 months

Earnings season has been a bright spot for the stock market for several quarters. You could even argue it has been the root cause of the equity explosion that has served investors so well.<p>Morgan Stanley, however, says to enjoy the profit growth party now while you still can, because it's not going …

Morgan Stanley

Davos: excitement replaces fear as forecasts point to accelerating global growth | Financial Times

At the start of 2018, recent economic data from poor and rich countries alike suggest people should forget the phrase ‘secular stagnation’ and …

Google’s cloud is spreading through new undersea cables

It's adding five new Cloud Platform regions and three new undersea cables.<p>Today, Google announced that it will be adding three undersea cables, as well as five new Cloud Platform regions, to its infrastructure in 2018. The Netherlands and Montreal regions will open in Q1 2018, while Los Angeles, …

Los Angeles

China is heading toward a debt crisis that will throw into question everything we think we know about its economy

China's worrisome build-up of corporate and household debt is well-documented, but fears of a financial crisis have receded sharply from the turbulent days of 2015 and 2016, when the country's stock market crashed on fears that an epic two-decade growth streak might come to an abrupt halt.<p>Since …

Why BlackBerry Stock Should Be on Your Buy List in 2018

BlackBerry has a lot going for it in the new year.<p><b>BlackBerry</b> (NYSE:BB) investors were a happy lot last year as the stock delivered impressive gains …

Here's My Top Stock to Buy in 2018

Believe it or not, there are still low-risk stocks with strong growth potential trading at conservative valuations -- even in this market.<p>I've …

Warren Buffett Shares the Secrets to Wealth in America

I have good news. First, most American children are going to live far better than their parents did. Second, large gains in the living standards of …

These Stocks Could Soon Explode Thanks to a U.S. Investment Boom

Get ready for a domestic investment boom, analysts at Jefferies said in a note on Thursday, Jan. 11.<p>With the U.S. contemplating an exit from Nafta, …

1 Tech Stock You'll Want to Own if the Market Crashes

This bull-market laggard could turn the tables on its pricier peers.<p>The U.S. stock market has been going up, almost uninterrupted, for the better …

GOLDMAN SACHS: These 13 stocks will see profits explode higher in 2018

Earnings growth has been the undeniable backbone of the 8 1/2-year bull market. But it's not always easy to pick out the companies that are going to be the biggest contributors.<p>That rings especially true as we enter 2018, as analysts forecast that GOP tax reform will boost a wide range of sectors, …

Investing

Surgical robot makes highly precise eye injection possible

In a world first, surgeons were able to perform a difficult eye procedure with the robot's help.<p>For the first time ever, a team of eye surgeons were able to inject a thrombolytic drug directly into a patient's retinal vein to dissolve a blood clot. It was a success despite the fact that the vein is …

Medicine

Schooling's 'girlfriend' is brainy and sporty

If you don't already know about Miss Casey Shomaker, you will soon.<p>She's the lucky 22-year-old girl who allegedly gets to call our golden boy Joseph …

Financial Services

7 Short Videos That Will Make You More Social and Likable

Introverts and extroverts alike can increase their ability to connect and influence employees, customers, and co-workers.<p><b>Editor's note:</b> <i>"The First 90 Days" is a series about how to make 2016 a year of breakout growth for your business. Let us know how you're making the first 90 days count by joining</i> …

Rise of the Robots (15 photos)

Vincent Fournier shows us our exciting, future life with robots in his new series, <i>The Man Machine</i>. Paying tribute to the way science and technology are changing our lives, his photographs tell intriguing and foreshadowing stories. They show how our current developments in robotics will shape our …

Robotics

Why machine vision is the next frontier for AI

The buzz around artificial intelligence, or AI, has been growing strong over the past year. We’ve never been closer to unlocking the benefits of this technology. 2016 will see new kinds of AI-powered devices as we make progress on one of the most difficult challenges in AI: getting our devices to …

Artificial Intelligence

Take A Look At The Craziest Robots From The 2015 International Robot Exhibition

The future is here!<p>The International Robot Exhibition 2015 kicked off in Tokyo on Wednesday at the city's international exhibition center, also known as Tokyo Big Sight.<p>The biannual robotics show is the world's largest exhibition of its kind and puts on display the latest innovations in robot …

Robotics

Robots expected to run half of Japan by 2035

Something-something 'robot overlords'.<p>Data analysts Nomura Research Institute (NRI), led by researcher Yumi Wakao, figure that within the next 20 years, nearly half of all jobs in Japan could be accomplished by robots. Working with Professor Michael Osborne from Oxford University, who had …

Oxford University

The Future of Driverless Vehicles (Roundtable)

<i>Jeffrey Miller, IEEE member and associate professor of engineering practice at the University of Southern California, contributed this article to</i> …

Inequality is bad for everyone – even the rich – and here's the Morgan Stanley report to prove it

And yes, even the rich ought to worry about the way they are taking an ever-increasing share of society's wealth and income, according to a weighty new analysis of inequality in the richest, developed economies from Morgan Stanley.<p>It's not all gloom, according to Morgan Stanley senior economist …

Income Inequality

DNA matching and virtual reality: The world of online dating in 2040

How will technology change the way we date over the next 25 years? From full sensory virtual reality dating to DNA matching, researchers explore the possibilities<p>Technology has already transformed the dating world, with matchmaking websites allowing people to scope out potential partners before …

This is what will happen when robots take over the world

Few will be spared in the robot revolution as millions of jobs are destroyed. But can humans fight back?<p>It's another early start for workers at the Premier Foods factory in Carlton, Barnsley.<p>A dozen arms flank the factory’s newest machine, ready to pack hundreds of Mr Kipling cakes into boxes.<p>Today …

Haldane: policymakers must prepare now as robots transform the world as we know it

Andy Haldane insists robot revolution does not sound "death knell" for jobs, but urges policymakers to start radical rethink of strategy now<p>Policymakers must act now to ensure robots do not consign humans to the scrapheap, according to the chief economist of the Bank of England.<p>Andy Haldane warned …

This Robot Reads WikiHow Guides to Learn How to Make Breakfast

As robots become more common in offices and homes, more humans will need to communicate with them. Sadly, bots still can’t converse or read or write …

Texas

Meet the Robots That Will Help Run a Tokyo Airport

When I say “airport,” what do you think of? Pat-downs, overpriced Coors Light, screaming kids, broken sanity? In the near future, however, you could …

Summer Olympics

Robot Toddler Learns to Stand by “Imagining” How to Do It

Instead of being programmed, a robot uses brain-inspired algorithms to “imagine” doing tasks before trying them in the real world.<p>Like many toddlers, …

Deep Learning

This gardening robot punches weeds until they die

There are two different types of people in this world - those who solve their problems with creativity and inventiveness, and those that punch their …

First-in-man use of virtual reality imaging in cardiac cath lab to treat blocked coronary artery

Virtual reality device successfully used to guide recanalization of right coronary artery, reports the Canadian Journal of Cardiology<p>Philadelphia, …