One of the masterminds of Siri, the voice-activated AI-assistant, Norman Winarsky, has criticized Apple, saying that he didn't think this is where his pet project would be at this point.
A team of St. Petersburg geneticists have brought tissue samples of the alien creature with an elongated skull and only three fingers and toes, to Russia to try to break its genome.
The US, Japan, India, and Russia have observer status in the organization. In 2010, CERN started offering non-European countries the right to hold associate member status and it has since been given to India, Pakistan, Turkey, and Ukraine.
Scientists have determined that chemical hazes and clouds are able to impact surface temperature and a planet’s ability to support life.
The Chinese push to be a top player in space continues, as the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) has announced that it will begin work on the cutting edge enhanced X-ray Timing and Polarimetry (eXTP) satellite, intending to finish the project and launch the satellite in 2025.
Hanwha's PNW SmartCams, which are widely used as baby monitors and to regulate office and home environments, may have been allowing hackers to see what it was seeing.
Cryptocurrency values, especially Bitcoin, have been growing at enormous rates during the past year. However, still a lot of people distrust this financial instrument, as well as blockchain technology in general. Sputnik has interviewed two experts in the sphere of cryptocurrencies on their future.
PARIS (Sputnik) - The Soyuz-ST-B rocket carrying the next batch of four O3b telecommunications satellites successfully took off on Friday from the spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana.
New scientific findings point to the presence of liquid water deep in the Earth’s scorching-hot mantle.
Over ten years ago, a new malware – dubbed Gozi – began targeting banks and other financial institutions to steal funds for the malware’s coordinators. A number of arrests were made in the early years of this decade, with the mastermind of the Gozi trojan, Nikita Kuzmin, successfully prosecuted in 2011.
A competition between robots, programmed using artificial intelligence, and humans has been hosted by the South Korean Ministry of Science and Information and Communication Technology. Some 60 scientists participated in the development of the robots.
A group of Hungarian researchers examined leaked National Security Agency (NSA) documents and reported that the NSA was tracking as many as 45 hacking groups, many of them state-backed in nature.
Bitcoin has fallen below $10,000 as news surfaced about both the hacking of another big cryptoexchange and harsher rules imposed by the Japanese regulator.
Leading Russian and foreign space medics and biologists have found a way to protect the human body from the deleterious effects of cosmic radiation to make humans more immune to this phenomenon.
A lookout on a scallop-dredging vessel was distracted by social media on his cellphone moments before a collision which killed three Romanian anglers off the coast of England last year. Thousands of car accidents are also caused by motorists being distracted by their cellphones.
Astrophysicists came up with an unusual idea to detect sentient life-forms in the distant parts of the universe, with the possibility to become a major breakthrough.
The secretive agency tasked by the Pentagon with creating new technologies, weapons and other systems for US warfighters is conducting research on ways to help save wounded service members “by going after time itself.”
New documents released about the FBI’s relationship with computer repair company Geek Squad have revealed tightly knit, possibly illegal cooperation and searches of computers being fixed by the latter.
A virtual court to settle online disputes using a jury picked at random from around the world is the latest example of what happens when Classical philosophy meets cutting edge technology.
Several moneybags have reportedly been financing research into the development of life-extension technologies for the mega-rich.
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