Is virtual reality a way to fight against loneliness in the elderly?

Carl Hortsmann found a way to take his 87-year-old father scuba diving on the Great Barrier Reef, skiing for the first time, and taking him to visit his old neighborhood in Union, NJ, where he grew up – all with the help of virtual reality. As part of an early phase of a clinical trial … Read more

This trader made two major market calls in 2022. She says investors are “paid to wait” and should therefore avoid stocks for 2023.

Ahead of major tech earnings, Meta results set to illuminate Nasdaq Composite COMP for Thursday. The S&P 500 SPX also points to gains as investors take a half-full view of the Fed meeting. The founder of, Samantha LaDuc. “The market is not expecting a higher terminal rate, slower growth, or recession. One or more … Read more

Opinion: Zuckerberg and Intel are shipping the proceeds of their layoffs straight to Wall Street

For years, Wall Street has complained about Silicon Valley’s refusal to pay dividends and buy back shares as tech companies become cash-generating machines. That’s no longer a problem, even though these tech companies are generating less profit than they did in previous years. In fact, some tech companies are essentially paying off Wall Street even … Read more

You can’t play one of the best Dead Space games in 2023

dead space mobiles (2011) Screenshot: EA/Kotaku The recently released dead space remake is a triumph among video game remakes, many of which have not been well received by fans in recent years. And like a massive dead space fan, I’m so happy to see EA spending money on the franchise again, with great results. But … Read more

Wall St rallies as Fed’s Powell nods to easing inflation after rate hike

The Federal Reserve raises rates by 25 basis points Powell says for the first time disinflation has started Indices up: Dow 0.02%, S&P 1.05%, Nasdaq 2% Feb 1 (Reuters) – The S&P 500 and Nasdaq closed sharply higher on Wednesday after Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell acknowledged that inflation was starting to decline, in remarks … Read more

Netflix’s New Password Sharing Rules (and How to Bypass Them)

Photo: Elliott Cowand Jr. (Shutterstock) We knew this day would come: Netflix wants you to stop sharing your account with friends and familyand I would prefer that these users pay for their own account or not broadcast at all. You’ve probably heard of the company’s plans to clamp down on this sharing, and even say … Read more

Samsung keeps Galaxy smartphone prices amid inflation and market crash

Samsung Electronics Co.Ltd. on Wednesday unveiled three new smartphones with advanced cameras, improved productivity, and more powerful batteries and storage — at prices comparable to a year ago. The new Galaxy S23 series costs from $799 to $1,199, the same range as the S22 range launched last year, and has a 200-megapixel camera for better … Read more

Michael Burry says sell and Jim Cramer says buy. As the Fed meets, here’s how they could both be wrong about stocks.

Michael Burry, the hedge fund manager at Scion Asset Management who correctly predicted the 2008 financial crisis, Tuesday night sent a one-word tweet: “To sell.” Burry didn’t elaborate, but it’s not hard to fill in the blanks. Assets like bitcoin and ARK Innovation ETF surged in January, in an apparent rush to trash the idea … Read more

Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality Could Revolutionize Customer Experience in FinTech

One of the things I love about my research is talking to organizations about how technology will change the way they do things in the future, and then working with my team to build technology to prove concepts. We reflect on where technology is heading and what it means for organizations right now. In financial … Read more

ChatGPT creator deploys ‘flawed’ AI detection tool to help teachers spot potential fraud

CNN — Two months after OpenAI pissed off some educators with the public version of ChatGPTan AI chatbot that can help students and professionals generate surprisingly compelling essays, the company unveils a new tool to help teachers adapt. OpenAI announced on Tuesday a new feature, called “AI Text Classifier”, which allows users to check whether … Read more