Sputnik International - Breaking News & Analysis - Radio, Photos, Videos, Infographicshttps://sputniknews.comSputnik is a major new media brand with modern multimedia centers in dozens of countries. Sputnik is uniquely positioned as a provider of alternative news content and as a radio broadcaster. Offering a fuller picture of the world with a truly diverse range of views, Sputnik tells the untold.enSputnik International - Breaking News & Analysis - Radio, Photos, Videos, InfographicsAustralian Bill Would Force Companies to Give Cops, Spy Agencies Users’ Datahttps://sputniknews.com/science/201808211067348124-Bill-Force-Spy-Agencies-Users-Data/https://sputniknews.com/science/201808211067348124-Bill-Force-Spy-Agencies-Users-Data/https://sputniknews.com/science/201801091060630143-fbi-chief-says-powerful-encryption-urgent-public-safety-issue/https://sputniknews.com/science/201711111059002731-quantum-communication-china/https://sputniknews.com/us/201706261054989940-us-uk-canada-australia/https://sputniknews.com/science/201707271055934562-germany-hack-terror-phones/https://sputniknews.com/science/201706211054843405-internet-panopticon-privacy-users/https://sputniknews.com/science/201706191054772690-israel-quantum-computing-privacy/https://sputniknews.com/europe/201808081067039667-germany-surveillance-complaints/https://sputniknews.com/science/201706211054843405-internet-panopticon-privacy-users/3Tue, 21 Aug 2018 01:54:00 +0300A bill introduced in Australia for public consultation increases penalties companies could face for refusing to cooperate with law enforcement and spy agency requests for people’s data by imposing 10-year prison sentences on those who balk, though it’s not clear who specifically in corporate structures would ultimately pay the price.articleTechScientists Can Now 'Predict' Properties Of Nuclear Batterieshttps://sputniknews.com/science/201808201067339492-scientists-nuclear-batteries/https://sputniknews.com/science/201808201067339492-scientists-nuclear-batteries/https://sputniknews.com/science/201808151067198977-BBC-caught-cherry-picking-computer-scientist/https://sputniknews.com/science/201808121067137491-ancient-foal-found-in-super-crater/https://sputniknews.com/world/201808091067083494-ten-counties-demographic-time-bomb/https://sputniknews.com/russia/201808171067263005-rusia-kerch-grave-hercules/3Mon, 20 Aug 2018 17:48:00 +0300A team of Russian researchers has put forth an accurate method to forecast the properties of betavoltaic batteries, which will make their development much less costly.articleTechResearchers Concoct New Diamond-Hard Metal Alloy That Makes Its Own Lubehttps://sputniknews.com/science/201808191067320260-New-Diamond-Hard-Metal-Alloy/https://sputniknews.com/science/201808191067320260-New-Diamond-Hard-Metal-Alloy/https://sputniknews.com/analysis/201808141067169593-us-california-monsanto-cancer-warning-failure/https://sputniknews.com/russia/201807101066222240-science-games-yakutsk/https://sputniknews.com/middleeast/201805021064092627-iran-overtakes-israel-scientific-research/https://sputniknews.com/viral/201808191067319159-russian-plus-size-beauty/3Sun, 19 Aug 2018 22:13:00 +0300Researchers at the notorious Sandia National Laboratories in New Mexico - a primary supplier of US ancillary nuclear weapon systems - have announced the development of a two-metal alloy that is so hard that only diamond can compare in its ability to resist wear.articleTechRoscosmos, Abu Dhabi Discuss UAE Cosmonaut's Month-Long Flight to ISShttps://sputniknews.com/science/201808191067310349-russia-uae-roskosmos-space-cooperation/https://sputniknews.com/science/201808191067310349-russia-uae-roskosmos-space-cooperation/https://sputniknews.com/science/201808161067229724-iss-spacewalk-russian-cosmonauts-animal-antenna/https://sputniknews.com/science/201808151067200864-russia-open-space-iss-cosmonauts/https://sputniknews.com/videoclub/201806011064996638-russia-iss-football/https://sputniknews.com/science/201805241064771406-russian-scientists-co2-h20-conversion-system/https://sputniknews.com/science/201805171064531080-russia-help-china-cosmonauts-rehabilitation/https://sputniknews.com/russia/201608221044508098-russia-roskosmos-super-heavy-carrier-rocket/3Sun, 19 Aug 2018 06:58:00 +0300MOSCOW (Sputnik) – The Russian state space corporation Roscosmos is holding talks with the United Arab Emirates (UAE) on sending a UAE cosmonaut to the International Space Station (ISS) for a month, the corporation’s press service told Sputnik.articleTechWasted! GTA Online Cheat Maker Gets Shut Down in Courthttps://sputniknews.com/science/201808181067304494-gta-cheats-court-ruling/https://sputniknews.com/science/201808181067304494-gta-cheats-court-ruling/https://sputniknews.com/science/201805301064955226-active-shooter-video-game-attacks/https://sputniknews.com/us/201803131062485523-us-army-game-sexual-harassment/https://sputniknews.com/science/201802281062086031-hezbollah-video-game-holy-defense/https://sputniknews.com/viral/201801111060684416-russia-game-art-design-inspiration/3Sat, 18 Aug 2018 21:49:00 +0300The US judicial system struck a blow against video game cheaters this week as at least one cheat mod maker is now prohibited by law from selling his product.articleTechTwitter Users Report Social Media Down Worldwidehttps://sputniknews.com/science/201808181067292287-twitter-users-outage-reports/https://sputniknews.com/science/201808181067292287-twitter-users-outage-reports/https://sputniknews.com/asia/201808171067281200-pakistan-twitter-ban/https://sputniknews.com/viral/201808171067278064-musk-sleep-pills-twitter/https://sputniknews.com/viral/201808161067250406-omarosa-ivanka-complicit-sketch/https://sputniknews.com/us/201808161067244218-aretha-franklin-death/https://sputniknews.com/us/201808161067243044-anti-trump-media-campaign/3Sat, 18 Aug 2018 06:51:00 +0300According to the Downdetector.com web service, users in different countries having troubles with posting and refreshing their tweets since 10:41 PM EDT.articleTechGoogle Admits Tracking Users' Movements If Location History Setting Turned Offhttps://sputniknews.com/science/201808171067262891-google-tracking-settings-off/https://sputniknews.com/science/201808171067262891-google-tracking-settings-off/https://sputniknews.com/analysis/201808141067194273-google-location-targeted-advertising/https://sputniknews.com/samara-worldcup-2018/201807081066155907-fifa-england-fans-google-translate/https://sputniknews.com/analysis/201806091065252480-Google-Dropped-Lethal-AI-Inevitable/https://sputniknews.com/analysis/201808141067194273-google-location-targeted-advertising/3Fri, 17 Aug 2018 09:12:00 +0300MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Google has revised its description of Location History settings, admitting that it continued to track users' movement even if the feature was turned off.articleTechChina's Major Sex Doll Firm Racing to Make Full Movement Sex Cyborg to Outrun UShttps://sputniknews.com/business/201808161067247929-china-sex-doll-cyborg-outrun-us/https://sputniknews.com/business/201808161067247929-china-sex-doll-cyborg-outrun-us/https://sputniknews.com/viral/201805231064719682-huge-sex-dolls-store-opening/https://sputniknews.com/viral/201805121064396644-chinese-firm-unveils-sex-doll/https://sputniknews.com/viral/201805311064985585-british-woman-sex-doll/https://sputniknews.com/viral/201804071063320944-chinese-sex-dolls-collection/https://sputniknews.com/us/201808111067126825-man-claims-women-threatened-by-sex-dolls/https://sputniknews.com/viral/201807261066717524-ai-sex-dolls-development/3Thu, 16 Aug 2018 18:56:00 +0300Although the company has modestly admitted cherishing no ambition to make their adult toys strikingly human-like, more technological advances are highly welcome to attain their comprehensive marketing goals.articleBusinessIndian Airport Deploys Humanoids to Introduce Smart Travelinghttps://sputniknews.com/science/201808161067244988-indian-airport-smart-traveling/https://sputniknews.com/science/201808161067244988-indian-airport-smart-traveling/https://sputniknews.com/science/201808041066938205-human-robot-switch-off-reaction/https://sputniknews.com/science/201807201066536717-russian-space-robot/https://sputniknews.com/business/201806191065546537-robot-russian-us-market/https://sputniknews.com/viral/201806171065487227-sex-robots-behavior-improvement/3Thu, 16 Aug 2018 18:01:00 +0300The Chennai Airport in India has introduced humanoid robots to perform a variety of actions, including greeting passengers and responding to queries. As per the airport authorities, the humanoid robot can also decipher various accents for the convenience of passenger interaction.articleTechWATCH: Russian Cosmonauts Install Animal Tracking Antenna on ISShttps://sputniknews.com/science/201808161067229724-iss-spacewalk-russian-cosmonauts-animal-antenna/https://sputniknews.com/science/201808161067229724-iss-spacewalk-russian-cosmonauts-animal-antenna/https://sputniknews.com/science/201805161064503676-nasa-iss-astronauts-spacewalk/https://sputniknews.com/science/201803291063022324-nasa-iss-astrounauts-spacewalk/https://sputniknews.com/science/201802161061724171-iss-spacewalk-video/https://sputniknews.com/science/201802031061319000-russia-iss-space-cosmonauts-spacewalk/https://sputniknews.com/world/201802021061305471-russian-cosmonauts-spacewalk-outside-iss/https://sputniknews.com/art_living/201607171043144356-nasa-cut-iss-strea-video-ufo/3Thu, 16 Aug 2018 04:18:00 +0300KOROLYOV (Sputnik) - The Icarus antenna will capture signals from GPS tags on animals and pass them on to a central computer inside the Russian module’s pressurized cabin, according to Max Planck Institute for Ornithology.articleTechSinger Claims Elon Musk Was 'On Acid' Writing Dicey Tesla Tweetshttps://sputniknews.com/business/201808161067228591-singer-claims-elon-musk-acid-tesla-tweets/https://sputniknews.com/business/201808161067228591-singer-claims-elon-musk-acid-tesla-tweets/https://sputniknews.com/us/201808151067221755-investigation-tesla-us/https://sputniknews.com/business/201808141067172289-usa-tesla-saudi-fund-buyout-proposal-musk/https://sputniknews.com/videoclub/201806161065471058-tesla-us-fire/https://sputniknews.com/viral/201803241062854693-elon-musk-deletefacebook-tesla-spacex-challenge/https://sputniknews.com/asia/201808011066869060-Tesla-Building-Factory-in-Shanghai/https://sputniknews.com/business/201808071067027628-Elon-Musk-Tesla-Private-Investor/https://sputniknews.com/us/201808151067221755-investigation-tesla-us/3Thu, 16 Aug 2018 02:34:09 +0300A musician who was going to do a collaboration with Elon Musk’s girlfriend, Canadian singer-songwriter Grimes, says that she was stonewalled from doing just that because Grimes was coddling Musk “for being too stupid to know not to go on Twitter while on acid.”articleBusinessRussian Scientists to Speedily Locate Oil and Gas Seamshttps://sputniknews.com/science/201808151067190200-russian-scientists-oil-gas-seam/https://sputniknews.com/science/201808151067190200-russian-scientists-oil-gas-seam/https://sputniknews.com/science/201802131061620682-scientists-light-emitting-nanoantennas/https://sputniknews.com/science/201801151060762535-nuclear-reactor-material/https://sputniknews.com/science/201805211064645273-scan-earth-scientists/3Wed, 15 Aug 2018 13:07:00 +0300Scientists from the Siberian Federal University have suggested a new method to more effectively locate hydrocarbons, including crude oil and natural gas, the University’s press service said in a statement.articleTechRussian Cosmonauts to Spend Almost 7 Hours Outside ISS on Wednesdayhttps://sputniknews.com/science/201808151067200864-russia-open-space-iss-cosmonauts/https://sputniknews.com/science/201808151067200864-russia-open-space-iss-cosmonauts/https://sputniknews.com/military/201808091067080969-pence-trump-space-security-system/https://sputniknews.com/military/201808041066939986-russia-kazakhstan-military-satellite-signal/https://sputniknews.com/science/201807201066536717-russian-space-robot/https://sputniknews.com/science/201807041066031476-russia-china-joint-space-station/https://sputniknews.com/science/201807031066013012-russia-contract-fix-us-space-toilet/https://sputniknews.com/world/201802021061305471-russian-cosmonauts-spacewalk-outside-iss/3Wed, 15 Aug 2018 04:51:00 +0300MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Russian cosmonauts Oleg Artemyev and Sergei Prokopyev will spend almost seven hours in the open space on Wednesday on a mission to install an antenna as part of a birds monitoring the experiment.articleTechBBC Caught Cherry-Picking Anti-Privacy Computer Scientists for Segmenthttps://sputniknews.com/science/201808151067198977-BBC-caught-cherry-picking-computer-scientist/https://sputniknews.com/science/201808151067198977-BBC-caught-cherry-picking-computer-scientist/https://sputniknews.com/europe/201808091067081598-bbc-spy-assange/https://sputniknews.com/analysis/201808091067061229-bbc-scottland-bouycott-plans-explained/https://sputniknews.com/analysis/201807051066076298-journo-sputnik-latvia-bbc-fake-news/https://sputniknews.com/news/201807261066713724-bbc-cliff-richard-yewtree/https://sputniknews.com/europe/201804241063829687-bbc-mi5-job-vetting/https://sputniknews.com/world/201808091067068927-israel-bbc-bias-complaint/3Wed, 15 Aug 2018 01:37:00 +0300The BBC was caught red-handed engaging in manipulation after it declined to invite a potential guest for a segment on computer security, turning the expert down because he refused to state why it would be a good idea to put “back-doors” into cryptographic systems.articleTechApple Claims HQ Buildings Worth $200 to Save on Tax Billhttps://sputniknews.com/business/201808151067197776-apple-claims-hq-worth-200-save-tax/https://sputniknews.com/business/201808151067197776-apple-claims-hq-worth-200-save-tax/https://sputniknews.com/science/201805261064828348-samsung-apple-all-options/https://sputniknews.com/europe/201804251063876844-ireland-apple-tax-case-hearing/https://sputniknews.com/us/201808081067035481-apple-siri-voice-recording/https://sputniknews.com/us/201802121061580062-fbi-apple-ceo-hypocrite/https://sputniknews.com/science/201803101062398162-siri-founder-apple-ambitious/https://sputniknews.com/europe/201804251063876844-ireland-apple-tax-case-hearing/https://sputniknews.com/us/201801121060693686-buffett-apple-samsung-flip-phone/3Wed, 15 Aug 2018 00:14:10 +0300The United States’ first trillion-dollar company by market capitalization, Apple, told tax collectors that buildings in and around the company’s headquarters in Cupertino, California, were worth just $200 in an effort to save money on its tax bill.articleBusiness‘The Power to Curate Our Reality’: Facebook Censors TeleSur, Independent Mediahttps://sputniknews.com/us/201808141067196112-Power-Curate-Reality-Facebook-Censors-Media/https://sputniknews.com/us/201808141067196112-Power-Curate-Reality-Facebook-Censors-Media/https://sputniknews.com/latam/201808141067173211-venezuela-facebook-telesur-english-page/https://sputniknews.com/latam/201808091067084000-Venezuelan-News-Facebook-Censorship/https://sputniknews.com/world/201808071067011457-facebook-us-bank-data/https://sputniknews.com/us/201808061066994548-police-black-activists-spying/https://sputniknews.com/science/201808031066931681-facebook-down/https://sputniknews.com/radio_trendstorm/201808041066888091-facebook-zuckerberg-stock/https://sputniknews.com/radio_fault_lines/201808031066897781-following-stock-tumble/https://sputniknews.com/us/201808031066909698-usa-facebook-fake-accounts/https://sputniknews.com/analysis/201808021066904587-Facebooks-Blackout-Event-Censors-Activists/https://sputniknews.com/radio_loud_and_clear/201808021066872777-manafort-trial-list-of-banned-words-grows/https://sputniknews.com/us/201808021066875357-State-Department-Cheers-Facebook-Ban/https://sputniknews.com/us/201808011066839578-Facebooks-Ban-Resistance-Anti-Trump/https://sputniknews.com/latam/201808091067084000-Venezuelan-News-Facebook-Censorship/3Tue, 14 Aug 2018 22:47:09 +0300Facebook removed the page of TeleSur English, an English language media outlet primarily funded by Venezuela, August 13, the second time this year it has done so. Abby Martin, host of “Empire Files” on TeleSur English, tells Sputnik News it’s another case of Russiagate blowback against the left.articleUSTurning off Location History Won't Help You! Google Will Track You Anywayhttps://sputniknews.com/science/201808141067193153-google-location-history-tracking/https://sputniknews.com/science/201808141067193153-google-location-history-tracking/https://sputniknews.com/viral/201808121067136494-google-secret-military-base-gobi-desert/https://sputniknews.com/analysis/201808041066950689-google-china-internet/https://sputniknews.com/analysis/201808021066895105-google-chinese-market/https://sputniknews.com/viral/201807241066647290-google-translate-predict-doomsday/https://sputniknews.com/viral/201807201066547961-trump-google-search-results/https://sputniknews.com/world/201807191066508963-trump-warning-eu-google/https://sputniknews.com/business/201807181066464824-eu-google-fine-android/3Tue, 14 Aug 2018 21:08:00 +0300The "location history" option on Google accounts claims in its description to be responsible for collecting data on a user's movements, but it turns out that switching it off still won't help if someone wants to track you down via your account.articleTechFlying Badass: Fossils of 200-Million-Year-Old Pterosaurus Found in UShttps://sputniknews.com/science/201808141067181292-pterosaurus-fossils-discovery/https://sputniknews.com/science/201808141067181292-pterosaurus-fossils-discovery/https://sputniknews.com/russia/201609231045627188-russian-discover-mammoth-remains/https://sputniknews.com/art_living/201603181036547566-pregnant-tyrannosaurus/https://sputniknews.com/asia/201712021059637664-pterosaur-eggs-discovery/3Tue, 14 Aug 2018 13:38:00 +0300Pterosaurs, the first creatures with a backbone to fly under their own power, emerged more than 200 million years ago and lorded over primeval skies until a giant meteorite slammed into Earth more than 65 million years ago wiping out land-dwelling dinosaurs and most other forms of life.articleTechLog Off! Blue Light from Phones, Tablets Can Speed Blindness - Studyhttps://sputniknews.com/science/201808141067169461-blue-light-from-devices-can-speed-blindness/https://sputniknews.com/science/201808141067169461-blue-light-from-devices-can-speed-blindness/https://sputniknews.com/radio_double_down/201805291064898893-great-advances-in-technology/https://sputniknews.com/military/201805251064786977-china-stealth-test-technology-confirmation/https://sputniknews.com/analysis/201805241064781312-loch-ness-monster-discovery-technology/https://sputniknews.com/military/201805211064642971-india-brahmos-supersonic-cruise-missile-test/https://sputniknews.com/science/201805041064152625-technology-murder-witness-fitbit/https://sputniknews.com/us/201808091067080690-pentagon-study-sexual-assault-military-bases/https://sputniknews.com/science/201807301066794722-pyramid-radio-waves-study/3Tue, 14 Aug 2018 01:43:00 +0300It might be time to put your phone down and take a walk outside ‒ with sunglasses ‒ instead. According to researchers from the University of Toledo, both the blue light from digital devices and ultraviolet light from the sun can transform molecules in the eye’s retina into “cell killers” that can accelerate blindness.articleTechAstrophysicists Discover Time May Flow 'Backwards' During Gamma-Ray Burstshttps://sputniknews.com/science/201808131067165090-time-flow-anomaly-gamma-ray-bursts/https://sputniknews.com/science/201808131067165090-time-flow-anomaly-gamma-ray-bursts/https://sputniknews.com/analysis/201808131067164129-professor-space-peaceful-purpose/https://sputniknews.com/asia/201808131067158627-india-moon-mission/https://sputniknews.com/us/201808131067147124-nasa-head-plans-russian-roscosmos-meeting/https://sputniknews.com/analysis/201808121067143123-space-force-dangers-explained/https://sputniknews.com/viral/201808061066979964-space-comet-giant-earth-threat/https://sputniknews.com/science/201807271066747685-germany-black-hole-star-einstein/3Mon, 13 Aug 2018 21:28:00 +0300Gamma-ray bursts, the extremely powerful explosions that release intense radiation pulses as stars collapse to form neutron stars, quark stars and black holes, are the brightest known electromagnetic phenomenon in the universe.articleTech