Concerned with the possibility that the Chinese government could swipe American intellectual property through its dealings with Google and use it to advanced its military, US Joint Chiefs Chairman General Joseph Dunford said Thursday that he will be addressing the matter at a meeting with executives from the tech company next week.
Data centres that occupy sizeable physical space could soon be stored in a much more efficient and less bulky way, say "roughly the size of a few board game dice."
When directed toward Earth, powerful bursts of energy from the Sun's surface are capable of causing mass geomagnetic disturbances, burning out man-made electrical and communications equipment and power grids, and even leading to a higher incidence of cancer.
The 62nd Congress of Endocrinology is currently being held in Göttingen, running from 20-22 March, where hundreds of practitioners, specialists and scientists are able to share their experiences, exchange information on treatment, and discuss new studies in their respective fields.
PARIS (Sputnik) - European carrier rocket Vega launched Earth observation satellite PRISMA into orbit for the Italian Space Agency from the Kourou Space Center in French Guiana, the live broadcast on the Arianespace company's website showed.
Several cases of antibiotic-resistant infections believed to stem from a Tijuana hospital have prompted the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to issue a health alert. The hospital, just across the Mexican border, is popular with Americans seeking weight loss surgery.
The social media giant previously came under fire when it turned out that companies like Cambridge Analytica could easily gather vast amounts of information about Facebook users and later use it in various campaigns, including political ones.
Theories suggesting that technologically advanced aliens visited Earth and helped early human civilisations evolve are not new to modern TV programmes, or to bloggers. No less popular is a conspiracy theory claiming that scientists and historians are actually hiding the truth about our history.
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - The two 737 MAX aircraft that crashed in October 2018 and March 2019 killing more than 330 people both lacked two vital safety features for which manufacturer Boeing charged extra, the New York Times reports said on Thursday.
In the latest update on the terrorist attack in New Zealand, Facebook has vowed to stop the spread of viral videos, like the footage filmed by the shooter, and engage Artificial Intelligence to recognize banned material faster.
Researchers at the National University of Science and Technology MISiS (NUST MISiS) have recently developed a new type of vibration sensor for monitoring the structural health of buildings, bridges and spacecraft. Their findings were published in the journal Sensors.
Web browser Opera prides itself on blocking "intrusive ads and privacy cookie dialogs" and keeping "you up to date with the latest personalised news".
There are a lot of mysteries around ‘Oumuamua, our solar system’s first known interstellar visitor. Scientists are still arguing about its nature. The latest theory about its origin suggests again that the object is a simple comet.
WASHINGTON, March 21 (Sputnik) – The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has said in a statement that US aerospace company Boeing is developing a new service bulletin for the 737 Max aircraft software and flight crew training related to it.
The FBI has reportedly joined the criminal investigation in a federal grand jury probe regarding the certification process for Boeing’s 737 Max 8 jets, after two deadly crashes in the last few months killed 346 people, according to a new report by The Seattle Times.
The UK Centre for Data Ethics and Innovation (CDEI) will launch an investigation on the possibility of bias in algorithms used to tackle crime. Whilst algorithms have massive potential for preventing crime, they also pose risk from human influences in their recommendations.
Hot beverage lovers may now have to think twice before sipping on a cuppa full of a burning coffee or tea, following a new scientific study on the impact of the habit.
An extra pilot, riding the cockpit, reportedly saved the pilots of the Lion Air Boeing 737 Max 8, who lost control of the aircraft one day before its deadly crash last October.
American technology company Intel Corporation, supercomputer manufacturer Cray and the US Department of Energy (DOE) are trying to build the most powerful computer in the US, capable of processing 1 quintillion (1018) calculations per second. The machine would be the US’ first exascale supercomputer.
Hacker Gnosticplayers has struck again, recently uploading the personal data of some 26 million people on a dark web marketplace for sale. This is the hacker's fourth sale since beginning a series of them February 11.
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