In an effort to be more inclusive of vegans, Google has redesigned its salad emoji so that it no longer features a sliced egg in all its hard-boiled glory.
KOROLEV, Moscow Region (Sputnik) - Russian Soyuz MS-09 spacecraft carrying three crew members has successfully docked with the International Space Station (ISS), a Sputnik correspondent reported from the Mission Control Center.
In the wake of a fierce debate over Google’s involvement in a US military drone project, the IT titan has delivered on its promise to outline a set of principles to oversee work with artificial intelligence (AI.)
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - The best evidence that life once existed on Mars has been revealed in 3-billion-year old organic matter in rocks and cyclical emissions of methane from the planet’s surface, NASA scientists disclosed on Thursday in a press conference explaining recent discoveries by the Curiosity rover.
The US space agency promised to unveil its latest findings from the red planet. The Mars Curiosity Rover has been collecting data there since August 2012, probing different rock layers on Mars to better understand how the planet's environment shifted from wet and warm to dry and rocky.
The suspended CEO of data analysis firm Cambridge Analytica, Alexander Nix, has testified before a House of Commons committee investigating fake news for the second time. Sputnik reporter Chris Summers sat a yard from Nix and witnessed a feisty encounter where he traded verbal blows with MPs.
An Israeli company has unveiled a lightweight tactical vehicle observers say you have to see to believe.
Microsoft is testing a new kind of data center that can both provide internet service to remote coastal areas and also be powered by futuristic renewable energy sources. Their pilot program is a submarine-like vessel placed off Scotland’s northern coast.
NASA has granted millions to a team of scientists trying to figure out whether 'alien' nanomachines predated life on earth.
The application, aimed at something other than your garden variety "phone potato," offers a plethora of different tasks, games and quizzes for astronaut wannabes. Space Navigator promises to make users "space ready," regardless of their starting point.
The new smartphone-based system will embrace several thousand Swedes a year, allowing Swedish jails to save funds.
According to the New York Times, Facebook has reached data-sharing partnerships with at least 60 phone and other device makers over the last decade, allowing them to access the data of users’ friends without explicit consent, in violation of the 2011 consent decree of the US Federal Trade Commission.
Experts from the National Research Nuclear University MEPhI's Institute of Cyber Intelligence Systems are currently developing brand new software, a virtual composer assistant, which will be able to analyze the emotional state of composers and follow their logic, the university press service explained to RIA Novosti.
The world’s most famous shipwreck could have rested on the seabed for much longer if not for a top-secret Cold War mission, a newly disclosed document says.
Sex robots help eliminate sex trafficking tourism and encourage safe sex, provided they are made of washable, bacteria resistant fibers – these statements are misleading, according to some British academics.
Russia, China, Iran and North Korea are the nation states most capable of unleashing “crippling” cyber attacks on America, according to Aristedes Mahairas, the special agent who heads New York FBI's Special Operations/Cyber Division.
As it turns out, it's enough just to give Google Assistant a voice command to pull the trigger. Is it time to sound the alarm?
The phrase “I do” will stop applying to humans only in the coming years, as leading roboticist Dr. David Hanson has made an eerie prediction in a new research paper about the future of androids.
A group of researchers from the National University of Science and Technology MISIS (NUST MISIS) and the Pirogov Russian National Research Medical University have conducted preclinical studies of a new cancer drug based on magnetic nanoparticles.
Iranian authorities intend to explore regions where karst caves might be located in order to extract drinking water from them in crisis situations. According to geological research done two years ago in Iran, karst caves make up 11% of the country’s territory. The research was conducted to discover drinking water for use in crisis situations.