Beleaguered US rideshare company Uber has halted its aggressively touted autonomous vehicle program, following a high-profile car crash in Arizona.
An escalator ascending through four floors in a busy Hong Kong mall suddenly reversed direction and sped up, sending riders tumbling out the bottom.
Next month, California will host an unprecedented display of high-tech military ship-to-shore landing drills aimed at boosting the capability of the Marine Corps to storm a beach.
Google, Facebook and other social media websites that rely on advertising revenue are in the midst of a major media backlash that could result in legal ramifications, as extremist material keeps showing up next to sponsor-related content, drawing the ire of citizens and lawmakers alike.
The Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International said that Canada’s national defense research agency would collaborate with a technology firm and university to co-develop a vision-based navigation system for drones.
As the US Marines attempt to recover from a scandal involving hundreds of servicemen distributing nude photos on social media, one man’s supposed attempt at trapping and reporting the perpetrators has fallen flat.
A Dutch statistics organization has announced that it will be collecting data from social media which will show how people have responded to moments of terror attacks or aricraft disasters. However, the data gurus are also looking at how Twitter could be used to predict future catastrophes.
A fresh Wikileaks document dump has exposed a CIA program aimed at hacking computers, mobile phones and even smart TVs from companies like Apple, Google, Microsoft and Samsung, using techniques users could neither detect nor disable by resetting their devices – and a security expert has told Sputnik all tech lovers should be extremely concerned.
In some branches of technology, the future is already now. Sweden, whose roads already are the world's safest, is currently busy testing self-driving trucks that are claimed to be safer that those driven by human drivers.
A new attachment will allow smartphone users to examine their own reproductive potency in the comfort of their own homes.
A new study from the Max Planck Institute has found a magnetic field millions of light years in length – by far the largest of any such field ever discovered. It is 28 to 60 times the size of the Milky Way Galaxy.
Lawmakers, attorneys, staffers and lobbyists scurried around the US capital on Thursday ahead of a now-delayed vote on the controversial American Health Care Act. Meanwhile, amidst the dreary chaos of governing in DC, US President Donald Trump was mocked on Twitter after he was seen honking the horn of a semi-truck.
Scotland Yard is alleged to have illegally accessed the email accounts of activists for years, using information gathered by hacking - the latest revelation of state intrusion into the private lives of political campaigners in the UK, already under investigation by the Pitchford Inquiry.
A group of techies have created a social network for actors and models based on Russian facial recognition technology. The novel service will make auditions and casting calls easier: appropriate candidates could be found online in no time by a given type of face.
The launch of a Cygnus cargo spacecraft carrying new supplies to the International Space Station has been postponed again.
A hacker group calling itself the “Turkish Crime Family“ has reportedly put the screws to Apple to come up with cryptocash -- or risk having more than half a billion iCloud accounts deleted.
Chinese scientists have announced that embryonic mango cells brought back from space have been successfully grown into “space mangoes” that may someday become a high-quality, insect-resistant strain of the sweet fruit.
Despite the devastating nuclear accident at Japan’s Fukushima nuclear power plant in March 2011, scientists studying the waters off the west coast of the United States have concluded that there is no contamination risk to people or the local ecology.
A resupply launch to ISS includes experiments to grow crystals and monitor genetic changes in microgravity, as well as small satellites to be placed in orbit.
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