Celebrities and top politicians have repeatedly been targeted by deepfake creators either to demonstrate the progress that artificial intelligence technologies are making, cast a shadow on their image, or just have fun. While deepfakes are still easy to spot, this is about to change drastically, posing new threats to humankind, experts warn.
Washington has been accusing Huawei of using its equipment for spying purposes, pressuring other nations to give up using the Chinese giant's infrastructure for the new generation of 5G networks. Huawei has rejected the allegations, saying the restrictions could affect the company’s ability to provide services to clients in more than 170 countries.
His statement comes as the United States, Britain and Australia sent a joint letter to the tech company asking it to stop using end-to-end encryption as it hampers the fight against terrorism and paedophilia
The first idea of creating a flying vehicle in Russia was first voiced two years ago and is reportedly intended to be used for transport and taking part in rescue efforts.
The stretching of conductive materials typically decreases conductivity and increases resistance because of the changing atomic bonds in them. However, this new material is said to do just the opposite, opening up new prospects for the development of electronics and engineering.
Tardigrades are microscopic water-dwelling animals that are capable of surviving in different kinds of environments, including extreme temperatures and radiation, and are believed to be caple of surviving the apocalypse one day.
PayPal, who was one of 28 corporate backers of the project, is withdrawing from Facebook’s Libra Association, the company announced Friday, as the libra cryptocurrency continues to face harsh criticism from lawmakers and entrepreneurs.
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - US information technology companies have no constitutional right to provide privacy and security encryption services to lawbreakers and sexual predators, US Attorney General William Barr said in his speech to the Lawful Access Summit.
After two years of various levels of testing, a French man paralyzed from the shoulders-down has been able to use signals from his brain to wirelessly command a four-limb exoskeleton to assist him in walking and moving his arms.
Fact-checkers are now further constrained by Facebook’s policies in respect of political statements, as Facebook pages “with the primary purpose of expressing the opinion or agenda of a political figure” are now exempt from its misinformation regulations.
Facebook offers end-to-end encryption as standard on WhatsApp, which it owns, and is also planning to introduce it on Instagram. The social network has been focusing on privacy and also offers it as an option on Messenger, much to the chagrin of law enforcement.
The news may upset some believers in divine creation and conspiracy theorists, as scientists say the discovery gives credence to the idea that galaxies were formed by filaments of… gas.
JB Wagoner — a California resident, Tesla electric-car owner, aspiring space-technology entrepreneur, and self-described "big fan" of SpaceX — was accused of getting too close to Starhopper – one of the company’s two prototypes for the future Starship program.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) – A nuclear reactor of Russia’s flagship icebreaker Arktika, built under Project 22220, has been physically launched, a representative of Russian nuclear corporation Rosatom said on Friday.
Tech giant Apple reportedly cited the encouragement of illegal activity as the reason behind its app store’s rejection of HKMap Live, a crowdsourced, emoji-packed map designed to track police presence in Hong Kong and reportedly level the playing field between protesters and authorities.
Aboard a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket, a lunar lander developed and created by Houston-based Intuitive Machines will blast off into space and toward Earth’s moon in 2021, a joint release from both companies revealed Wednesday.
Threads is a new Instagram companion application aimed at making it easy to privately share photos and videos that auto-delete.
North and south have swapped places numerous times in the turbulent past of our planet. While researchers are debating if new changes are coming for Earth’s magnetic field, believed to protect us from space radiation, the discovery in Siberia has shed a light on the various times that this geomagnetic cover seemingly went nuts.
If the new research is to be believed, the black death isolate they discovered in Russia is the ancestor of the plague that laid waste to Europe centuries ago.
Earlier this year, Oxford University publicly cut ties with China's tech giant Huawei, suspending research grants as well as cooperation in other fields. Though the Oxford Sciences Innovation (OSI) fund is not directly linked to the university, it does deal with monetising its spin-offs.