Relying on skilful journalists to curate what news users see has already become a trend in the tech industry; it is currently being done by Apple, Google, Twitter, LinkedIn and Snapchat.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The launch of US aerospace corporation Boeing-developed unmanned spacecraft Starliner to the International Space Station (ISS) was postponed to October 6 from September 17, and the test launch of manned Starliner was rescheduled to December 30 from November 30, a space industry source said.
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - NASA astronauts Nick Hague and Andrew Morgan will conduct a spacewalk from the International Space Station (ISS) on Wednesday to install a docking adapter, NASA said on Tuesday.
The US’ National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) confirmed on Monday that the multibillion-dollar mission to Jupiter’s moon Europa is now well on track after the agency greenlit the project to proceed to its final design phase.
Apple had professedly fixed a bug which allowed the installation of any third party software back in july. Hackers however publicly released a jailbreak for updated iPhones this weekend for the bug, making it the first freely available jailbreak for iPhones in years.
There has been a debate among astronomers whether the search for life-sustaining conditions beyond our solar system should focus on exoplanets around red dwarfs or the less common, larger and hotter stars more like our own Sun.
Researchers discovered the website's security vulnerability on 15 August and tried to contact its owner the following day, but their initial efforts to pass on the information and get the database secured were to no avail. Action was taken only three days later.
New Delhi (Sputnik): India's second Moon Mission Chandrayaan-2, is expected to land on the Moon next month, and will "boldly venture where no country has ever gone before — the Moon's south polar region.
Earlier this year, scientists released the first-ever image of a black hole, revealing the distant object in stunning detail, using the Event Horizon Telescope, an international project involving telescopes across the globe.
Technology has profoundly transformed today’s media environment, with politically-sponsored misinformation able to generate powerful momentum, distorting public debate and fuelling divisions. Increased scrutiny from lawmakers and backlash from users has been urging companies like Facebook and Twitter to take measures to address the problem.
A California-based team of game developers has been working on an interactive device and software to create a "virtual lover" system for months now and has finally announced when it will be avaliable for order.
Microsoft has hired Bill Stasior, the person who until recently was in charge of the Siri virtual assistant at Apple.
Facebook is currently recovering from the 2018 Cambridge Analytica scandal, which involved the political consultancy firm harvesting the personal data of millions of the social media giant’s users without their consent.
The AI-powered DeepNude app made a splash earlier this year as it allowed users to upload photos of a clothed woman in order to see her undressed. The app was taken down by its developers following online outrage, but it has seemingly inspired copycats.
In particular, researchers managed to obtain a synthesis technology that will help them produce various types of nuclear fuel with additional internal safety barriers, ensuring the maximum burnup of fissile isotopes and minimising possible content of dangerous isotopes in spent fuel
The research is expected to have major implications for medical application in the diagnosis and treatment of cancers and various neurodegenerative diseases.
Small satellite technologies could offer an opportunity to improve science observations in deep space and better predict space weather events with the goal of protecting spacecraft.
A decade from now, a huge potentially hazardous asteroid, named after the ancient Egyptian deity of evil and destruction, will whizz by the Earth with a one in 45,000 chance of hitting our planet.
The two galaxies provide an example of what awaits our own galaxy in the distant future, scientists say. The collision will result in the creation of a new galaxy and will take another several tens of billions of years.
King Nebuchadnezzar’s capture of Jerusalem is one of the most violent Biblical tales. The legendary siege and invasion are said to have resulted in the destruction of Solomon’s Temple and the captivity of the Israelites. Recently uncovered evidence suggests that this was not a fictional story.