The race toward self-driving cars is making a pitstop into the world of corporate intrigue. Waymo, the autonomous car startup founded by Google parent company Alphabet, has accused Uber of stealing proprietary technology, in what could be the American corporate legal battle of 2017.
Apple has launched an investigation into a report of an iPhone 7 Plus belching smoke and melting. Video of the meltdown was posted online and quickly went viral.
The first solar eclipse of the year will be visible over the weekend, and for a lucky few South Americans and Africans it will be something special.
A scale model of a passenger jet that is designed to travel faster than the speed of sound has undergone its first in a series of wind tunnel tests, the US defense and aerospace contractor Lockheed Martin announced in a press release on Friday.
Google's parent company Alphabet has filed a lawsuit against Uber, accusing the transportation giant of stealing its technology - neither the first time Uber has been embroiled in scandal, nor that the tech industry has been engulfed by disputes over copyright.
Cybersecurity experts in Britain have conducted research which shows that the amount of ransomware associated with the Android phones increased by 50 percent in 2016.
Russian Progress MS-05 space freighter docked with the International Space Station (ISS) on Friday, a Sputnik correspondent reported from Russia's Mission Control Center.
A football-field size balloon with an attached telescope to examine solar flares has been recovered after spending a year on the Antarctic ice, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) announced in a press release.
When you gotta go, you gotta go, and in the spirit of that ageless philosophy, a Japanese telecommunications provider is developing an app that will let users know where the closest open toilet is, so as to reduce wasted time searching for a vacant stall.
Scientists have the know-how to plan a trip to the TRAPPIST-1 star system, home to three potentially habitable exoplanets, but they need political and financial support to make it happen, astrophysicist Jeremy Leconte told Radio Sputnik.
Israeli researchers have found a way to hack into computers by aiming drones at the blinking LEDs found on most desktops computers, the first means ever identified of defeating "air gap" defenses - although the highly specialized solution can be defeated by highly unspecialized precautions.
The UK government is to propose regulations that would mean both the artificial intelligence (AI) "driver" of the car and its analog owner, would be liable in the event of an accident.
The need for humans when coding may be a thing of the past, as researchers have developed a system that has gained the ability to write its own code.
The war in Syria has been a violent and bloody one. With millions already dead or displaced, the battle rages on. But one Syrian refugee has overcome the odds and invented software to help war-torn families stay in touch.
The Dragon cargo spacecraft docked on Thursday at the International Space Station, US space agency NASA said.
Seven Earth-sized planets have been detected orbiting a single star, a new record. Although not much is known about any of the individual planets orbiting TRAPPIST-1, astronomers consider it possible for life to have evolved on any of them.
This spring, Moscow's Metro will receive a completely new train design – the 765 series 'Moskva', developed and built by the Metrowagonmash engineering plant.
Chinese bike-sharing company Ofo has rolled out a new scheme which will soon hit UK streets. Ofo will allow riders to hire a bike whenever they want, at any time of the day, and the key difference is that riders won't have to find a docking station. Instead, they can pick the bikes up and dispose of them in a place and time of their choosing.
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