The race toward self-driving cars is making a pitstop into the world of corporate intrigue. Waymo, the autonomous car startup founded by Google parent company Alphabet, has accused Uber of stealing proprietary technology, in what could be the American corporate legal battle of 2017.
Apple has launched an investigation into a report of an iPhone 7 Plus belching smoke and melting. Video of the meltdown was posted online and quickly went viral.
The first solar eclipse of the year will be visible over the weekend, and for a lucky few South Americans and Africans it will be something special.
Australia’s plans to release a herpes virus into the nation’s largest river system to control the carp population has divided the scientific community. The $15-million program could endanger global food security and cause “catastrophic ecosystem crashes,” according to British environmental scientists.
The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) is preparing to test rescue and recovery techniques needed for the Orion space craft’s ocean splash down following a 2018 voyage to the Moon, the New York Air National Guard disclosed in a press release on Friday.
A scale model of a passenger jet that is designed to travel faster than the speed of sound has undergone its first in a series of wind tunnel tests, the US defense and aerospace contractor Lockheed Martin announced in a press release on Friday.
Google's parent company Alphabet has filed a lawsuit against Uber, accusing the transportation giant of stealing its technology - neither the first time Uber has been embroiled in scandal, nor that the tech industry has been engulfed by disputes over copyright.
The cover of New Yorker magazine's first March issue features a drawing of Russian President Vladimir Putin examining a butterfly with the face of US President Donald Trump and the title of the publication is written in Cyrillic letters.
A mother and three young men are accused of being part of a sex trafficking gang, which forced underage girls to have sex with men for money.
German pensioner Gerhard Schott has traveled over one million kilometers in his Soviet "Moskvitch" made in 1976, according to German website tag24.
While the cost of university is high and rising in many countries, most notoriously the UK and US, Germany has been found to be unique in offering completely free university tuition - will the country follow in the footsteps of others and saddle graduates with lifelong debts?
Cybersecurity experts in Britain have conducted research which shows that the amount of ransomware associated with the Android phones increased by 50 percent in 2016.
Recently, news reports appear to have died down regarding the shootings of unarmed black men and women in the US. Does that mean that it is no longer an issue? Despite the lack of coverage this is a situation which is continuing and needs to be fixed, a media expert has told Sputnik.
Swedish police have launched an investigation into riots that erupted in a predominantly immigrant suburb of Stockholm on Monday night. Radio Sputnik discussed the issue with Jerzy Sarnecki, Professor of criminology at Stockholm University.
Russian Progress MS-05 space freighter docked with the International Space Station (ISS) on Friday, a Sputnik correspondent reported from Russia's Mission Control Center.
For the first time in almost half a century, Denmark will invoke blasphemy laws to charge a man who burned a copy of the Quran. The man performed the act as a protest against the presence of the religion of Islam in the Nordic country.
A football-field size balloon with an attached telescope to examine solar flares has been recovered after spending a year on the Antarctic ice, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) announced in a press release.
When you gotta go, you gotta go, and in the spirit of that ageless philosophy, a Japanese telecommunications provider is developing an app that will let users know where the closest open toilet is, so as to reduce wasted time searching for a vacant stall.
Canada’s prime minister aka “Mr-steal-your-girlfriend” sends the twittersphere into a craze and no it’s not for anything political… it’s all about his assets.
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