News

Artificial Intelligence

Metaverse Industry Analyst on Where To Start Investing: Jeff Kagan

Jeff Kagan | Equities.com |

The Metaverse is in its early days of what may be years of explosive growth. So, if you are an investor, worker or executive, where do you focus today?


Is AI Ready for Prime Time: Jeff Kagan

Jeff Kagan | Equities.com |

Artificial Intelligence is a new, growing and important industry. However, it is way out ahead of its headlights. What we need to know about AI as an investor, executive, worker and customer.


What is the Facebook Metaverse? Think of The Matrix Movie: Jeff Kagan

Jeff Kagan | Equities.com |

There is so much buzz about the coming Facebook re-branding. CEO Mark Zuckerberg hinted at this several times recently when he discussed the metaverse. The problem is that no one knows what the metaverse is. So, let’s take a closer look at the metaverse, what is it, how it will change Facebook, how it will impact the marketplace and what workers, users and investors need to know.


Emerson Electric To Merge Industrial Software Businesses With Aspen Technology

Kimberly Redmond | Equities.com |

Industrial software maker Emerson Electric Co will merge two of its businesses with smaller rival, Aspen Technology Inc, in a deal worth $11 billion. 

The cash-and-stock transaction announced Monday values AspenTech at about $160 per share, a 27% premium to its Oct. 6 close, before Bloomberg News first reported on talks between the two companies. https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2021-10-06/emerson-is-said-to-be-in-talks-about-deal-with-aspen-technology 

...


5 Keys To Using Compliance Automation to Your Regulatory Advantage

Tim Ward | Equities.com |

Ensuring regulatory compliance has always been challenging. In recent years, the task seems to be growing more difficult by the day, as the pace and scope of new compliance regulations continue to dramatically increase. In fact, according to Thomson Reuters, there were over 67,000 new regulatory alerts from more than 1,200 bodies in 2020 alone.


Baidu Launches Second Generation AI Chip and 'Robocar' Prototype

Kimberly Redmond | Equities.com |

Baidu Inc has unveiled a second-generation artificial intelligence (AI) chip, a prototype of its first-ever fully autonomous robocar and a rebranded driverless taxi app, which are the Chinese internet giant’s latest investments in areas it believes are key to future growth.

The reveals came Wednesday, during the company’s flagship technology conference Baidu World, which this year aimed to showcase “how artificial intelligence will permeate our daily lives and bring about new, improved experiences.”


Where IBM Watson AI Went Wrong: Jeff Kagan

Jeff Kagan | Equities.com |

Until a few short years ago, IBM Watson seemed to be on top of the world. The growing power of its AI blew everyone away. It seemed destined for industry leadership and in fact, greatness. If that’s the case, why have we heard nothing about it in the last few years? Let’s take a closer look and see the problem IBM faces and what happened to Watson.


Sponsored Financial Content

Market Movers