In 2016, Microsoft released a chatbot named “Tay” on Twitter as an experiment in conversational learning. The experiment quickly ran into problems as Twitter users started tweeting at the bot with misogynistic and racist comments, and “Tay” started repeating that sentiment back to users. More recently, Google released a predictive text feature within Gmail where
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Consumer products giant Nestle’s $7.15 billion deal for the rights to sell Starbucks products at its international locations will greatly benefit both massive companies, Nestle CEO Mark Schneider told Cramer in a joint interview with Starbucks chief Kevin Johnson. “I think this really plays to the strengths of both companies,” Schneider said. “It allows Starbucks
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Diamondback Energy Inc.: “No. I gave a club call today for ActionAlertsPlus.com and … what I said was you can’t own the regular E&Ps right here, the exploration and production. You need yield, and that’s why I’m recommending to the club British Petroleum, now BP. Yield will protect you in this awful market.” Apache Corp.:
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Russian actors seeking to spread misinformation around the 2016 U.S. presidential election found the most success on Facebook-owned Instagram, according to a new independent report commissioned by the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence. The report, released by the cybersecurity research firm New Knowledge in collaboration with researchers from Columbia University and Canfield Research LLC, reviewed
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Millionaire investors say the biggest risk to their personal wealth next year is dysfunction in Washington. According to CNBC’s latest Millionaire Survey, conducted by Spectrem Group, millionaires say they generally are bullish about the economy, markets and their own fortunes next year. But they also contend that political dysfunction and government debt are looming problems
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Ron Paul is warning this year’s corrections could be a precursor to an epic market collapse that may come sooner than investors think. According to the former Republican presidential candidate, Wall Street is becoming more vulnerable to near-depression conditions within the next 12 months. “Once this volatility shows that we’re not going to resume the
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President Donald Trump late Friday applauded a federal judge’s ruling in Texas that ruled former President Barack Obama’s signature health-care law was unconstitutional, and called on Congress to replace the current mandate with a new bill. U.S. District Court Judge Reed O’Connor of Texas issued the decision, declaring that key portions of the legislation were
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A federal judge in Texas ruled on Friday the Affordable Care Act unconstitutional, potentially threatening health-care coverage for millions of Americans and setting up a new legal showdown over former President Barack Obama’s signature policy initiative. U.S. District Court Judge Reed O’Connor of Texas issued the decision, declaring that key portions of the legislation were
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Pessimism among investors shouldn’t deter people from carefully buying shares of high-quality companies that have endured massive declines, CNBC’s Jim Cramer said Friday after a widespread sell-off in the stock market. On Thursday, survey results from the American Association of Individual Investors showed that pessimism among retail investors was at its worst in some 5½
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The Children’s Place Inc.: “Children’s Place is in a bear market. There’s a big retail bear market going on. That quarter wasn’t that bad. This stock is now down 67 straight points. But I’ve got to tell you, it’s probably not done going down. But they are a good company, so if you want to
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