With the development of online trade, as well as robots, autonomous cars and drones, companies have started studying new ways to deliver goods to customers, minimising personnel costs. A subsidiary of the German company Continental AG may have found a way to do it.
Bell Nexus could become a part of Uber’s new aerial service, making it one of the first air taxis of the future.
A bored columnist from a New Zealand website has come up with an unexpected take on a big recent discovery in space.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Russia's Progress MS-11 cargo spacecraft is expected to reach the International Space Station (ISS) in a record three hours, a space industry source told Sputnik.
Central Japan Railway (JR Central), one of five bullet train operators in the nation, has announced that it will test the new N700S shinkansen at speeds of up to 360 kph, ahead of a planned 2020 debut.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine said he had rescinded an invitation to Dmitry Rogozin, the head of the Russian State Space Corporation Roscosmos, to visit the United States because he wanted to accommodate the interests of senators.
For the record: no, the fence cannot cut a perpetrator in half.
A former Trump administration official has painted a terrifying picture of China using mobile networks to call down an apocalypse in the event that Beijing develops its own global 5G network.
In a recent vlog post on a popular conspiracy channel, a man who claims that he visited our time for the holidays, gave his “insight” into a technological breakthrough that is supposedly due to happen within the next decade. However, his revelations haven’t seemed to impress commenters, who mocked the prophet, along with his prophecy.
American multinational automaker, Ford Motor Company is recalling more than 953,000 vehicles around the world and over 782,000 vehicles in the US, making it one of the largest series of recalls in US history.
The top US police agency is testing out Amazon’s controversial facial recognition software, Rekognition, to sort through petabytes of video data. The move follows widespread protests by investors and employees about the company marketing the unproven software to police departments for pennies on the dollar.
Chinese phone manufacturer Huawei Technologies punished two employees on Wednesday for a widely shared tweet on the company’s official Twitter account that was posted using an iPhone made by their bitter rivals, the American company Apple. Huawei said the blunder “caused damage to the Huawei brand.”
Set up by scammers to trick users into thinking there is a new update for their WhatsApp, a downloadable malware has been promoted via spam messages on the mobile application.
Resident of California's Los Angeles County will now be able to receive early warning earthquake alerts on their phones, thanks to the ShakeAlertLA app that was made available to Angelenos this week.
NASA defended its invitation to Roscosmos Director-General Dmitry Rogozin to speak at the space agency’s Houston headquarters in early 2019 from detractors in Washington who say the sanctioned Russian official’s visit “sends the wrong message.”
91.4 million miles may not seem like a short distance for humans but for Earth it constituted the closest point to the Sun during its year-long orbit, which was reached on 3 January 2019 and caused an outburst of comments on social media.
BEIJING (Sputnik) - Chinese lunar rover Chang'e-4, which landed successfully on the far side of the Moon for the first time in history earlier on Thursday, has sent to Earth the first images of the surface of the far side of the Moon, the China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation (CASC) said.
The lunar explorer Chang'e-4 touched down at 10:26 a.m.(02:26 GMT), China Central Television said Thursday.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The duration of the longest mission to the ISS to date is 215 days, according to a source in the aerospace industry.
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - A trickle of data from a New Year’s flyby of a distant object more than 4 billion miles away promises to provide scientists with new clues on how planets, moons and other objects in the solar system formed, NASA scientists told reporters at a press conference on Wednesday.
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