Researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology have created a stunning world first in the fields of music and machine learning alike by creating a robot that can compose and perform compositions of its own. A lead researcher on the project has told Sputnik the prospect of a fully-fledged robotic band isn't unrealistic in years to come.
Wireless devices are nothing new, but the technology has advanced to such a degree the field still throws up stunning innovations from time to time – wireless charging was one such development. Now, Stanford University researchers have radically updated the solution in a way that could revolutionise any number of fields.
In the event of a cardiac arrest, every minute is important. Today, Swedish researchers promote the use of drones equipped with heart starters to save lives in a pioneering study.
The US is trying to limit Chinese investment in high tech enterprises in a doomed effort to stop China from catching up to its level of development, experts told Sputnik China.
Hundreds of mobile phones and hundreds of thousands of SIM cards were seized on Tuesday in a residential neighborhood in Thailand after immigration police arrested three Chinese men operating a click farm on the site.
Apple recently levied a 30 percent tax on tips paid to content creators via social media apps, creating a major controversy among China’s net users and tech community.
The US Navy wants to accelerate the deployment of an unmanned aircraft refueling tanker on the USS Dwight D. Eisenhower and USS George H.W. Bush to as early as 2019, according to US Naval Institute News.
A man in northwestern China’s Jilin province has turned an old Volkswagen Jetta into an armored “zombie vehicle,” equipped with spears on its rims and model machine guns on its hood. Overall, it resembles a car that has just escaped from battle, what with its rusty surface and rough body.
According to an unreleased Pentagon report, a federal agency is considering limiting Chinese financial investment in the US, even as Beijing continuously finds new ways to gain access to sensitive cutting edge US technologies, including artificial intelligence and machine learning.
For four decades, the so-called “Wow! Signal” has captured the imagination of astronomers and enthusiasts alike. A bizarre radio signal from outer space, Wow! has been brought back into the conversation by a controversial new paper suggesting that the signal came from a particularly bright comet.
Chinese automakers say the target of producing high-speed automated vehicles can be achieved by 2025. By then, mass production of such vehicles may be a reality, they believe. That vision was included in the government’s medium- and long-term development plan for automobiles, which aims to transform China into an innovative automotive nation.
The Department of Energy announced that grants totalling nearly $67 million for 85 nuclear research projects at university and government laboratories have been approved in an effort to promote safety, efficiency and US energy independence.
The FBI has arrested a young man in California who took the liberty of uploading a big-ticket Hollywood movie still in theatrical release to his Facebook account.
Washington has issued a hacking alert for websites associated with the media, aerospace industries, financial networks and key infrastructure, warning of cyber attacks from North Korean sources.
Researchers from Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have developed a new color-changing tattoo ink that responds to changes in the body, such as blood sugar and sodium levels.
Russia's space agency launched Progress MS-06 space freighter to the International Space Station.
Kaspersky Lab IT company has called on industrial companies to conduct security audit and increase the level of security following reports of new malware dubbed CrashOverride, which can reportedly disrupt energy systems, the company’s representative told Sputnik on Tuesday.
Since the dawn of man, humans have looked to the stars and been filled with wonder and questions. What’s out there? How can we go there, and when? Does the cosmos hold the answers that we seek about life and meaning? Now, scientists are beginning to seriously consider a new question: mechanically speaking, how do you bone in space?
A new study from an international team of astronomers has dated Jupiter for the first time, and their findings suggest that the Gas Giant is the oldest planet in the solar system.
The US Military Intelligence Program's 2018 budget has reached $20 billion. At the same time, officials have told US media that the cyber warfare campaign against Daesh has proved a major disappointment. Cybersecurity expert Dr. James Lewis spoke to Sputnik about why defeating the terror threat in cyberspace is easier said than done.
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