By John McCormick WSJ Mon., April 1, 2019 Are you depressed? In danger of a heart attack? Dozing at the wheel of your car? Artificial intelligence promises to figure that out—and more—by listening to your voice. A range of businesses, health-care organizations and government agencies are exploring new systems that can analyze the human voice to … [Read more...] about What AI Can Tell From Listening to You
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Facebook has been accused of “threatening the very values underpinning our democracy” by allowing anti-Semitic conspiracies to spread on its social network and commissioning “vile propaganda” about billionaire financier George Soros. The accusations were made by Open Society Foundations, a non-profit group founded by Mr … [Read more...] about Facebook accused of smearing rivals and ‘threatening democracy’ to distract from its political problems
Published 5:00 am CDT, Wednesday, October 31, 2018 Ask the Fool Reorganizing the S&P 500 Q: I heard that the S&P 500 recently reorganized itself. What does that mean? -- A.B., Winona, Minn. A: The Standard & Poor's 500 index of 500 big companies is adjusted regularly, with some companies being removed from the index while others are added to replace … [Read more...] about Ask the Fool: What’s with the S&P 500 reorganization?
A pale-white octopus was just moseying along in the dark sea when it drifted into view of a research vessel's underwater remotely-operated vehicle (ROV) named Hercules. The incredible video captured of the seemingly friendly, little eight-legged ghost elicited squeals of delight and wonder from the team behind the camera on the E/V Nautilus, who immediately identified the … [Read more...] about Ghostly Dumbo Octopus Makes Rare Appearance in Dazzling Deep-Sea Video
A wave of buying sent U.S. stocks solidly higher on Wall Street Thursday, pushing the Dow Jones Industrial Average above the all-time high it closed at in January. The S&P 500, the benchmark for many index funds, was also above the peak it reached last month. A weaker dollar and a mix of mostly encouraging economic reports kept investors in a buying mood, despite the … [Read more...] about Dow, S&P close at record highs