Tech & Science
Artificial Intelligence Could End Animal Suffering by Recognizing Pain
Scientists have learned to use artificial intelligence to understand the facial expressions of sheep and figure out when they're in pain.
Solar-Powered Hospitals Aim to Save Thousands of Lives in Syria
After six years of conflict in Syria, major sections of the electrical grid have been destroyed, but the country is rich in solar energy.
Apple, Facebook, Google And Other Tech Firms Oppose 'Bathroom Bill' Transgender Discrimination in Texas
CEOs from 12 tech companies criticized the proposed Texas law in a joint letter.
Estonia Expands e-Residency Program to Borderless Digital Banking
The e-residency program, launched in 2014, allows anyone in the world to apply for a digital identity in Estonia.
'Shape-Shifting' Pasta Could Transform Food Shipping
Researchers have been playing with their food in the name of science to see whether flat-packed food could be the future.
Hackers Are Hiding Computer Viruses in Film Subtitles to Take Control of Devices
"The potential damage the attacker can inflict is endless, ranging anywhere from stealing sensitive information, installing ransomware, mass Denial of Service attacks, and much more."
Robot Cop Deployed on The Streets of Dubai
The robotic officer marks the start of the police department's plan to replace 25 percent of its force with robots.
Why Google’s Self-Driving Car Unit Could Be Worth $70 Billion
Morgan Stanley analysts estimated Alphabet's self-driving car division to be worth at least $70bn, based on growth forecasts up to 2030.
Ransomware Attacks Rise 250 Percent in 2017, Hitting U.S. Hardest
Ransomware damage costs are expected to exceed $5 billion in 2017.
Amazon Plans Artificial Intelligence-Led, Checkout-Free Grocery Stores Through Amazon Go App
Amazon may soon be taking its futuristic grocery store concept to the U.K., after it trademarked the slogan "No Queue, no checkout. (No, seriously.)"
Former Uber Employee Says He Was Fired for Reporting Sexual Harassment
The complaint is the latest in a series of sexual harassment allegations leveled at Uber.
Julian Assange to Remain in Ecuadorian Embassy to Avoid U.S. Extradition
The WikiLeaks founder will stay in the embassy until the U.K. clarifies whether it has received an extradition request from the U.S., his attorney tells Newsweek.
Dismantling Obama-Era Net Neutrality Rules Set to Start, But Campaigners Call for Investigation into Fraud Allegations
Allegations of fraud surround comments made about net neutrality on the Federal Communications Commission's website.
How Google Plans to Reach its 'Next Billion' Users With Android Go
Android Go is designed to bring internet connectivity to people in data-restricted environments.
Tesla 'Rejected' Uber for Self-Driving Car Partnership
A new book reveals a proposed collaboration between the electric car maker and ride-sharing app.
Space Funeral Startup to Launch Ashes Into Orbit on SpaceX Rocket
Elysium Space already has 100 customers for its maiden launch aboard a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket.
U.K. National Health Service Hit by Major Cyberattack
A large-scale cyberattack on the NHS has forced hospitals to divert emergency patients.
Thousands Call on FCC to Prove Cyberattacks Really Happened
Claims that the FCC's website was hit by a DDoS attack have been questioned by net neutrality supporters.
Facebook Deletes Abortion Pill Page
The social network removed Women on Web's page for allegedly promoting "drug use."
Android Warhol? Robot Painters Take Part in Art Contest
A $100,000 prize will be shared out among the winning robots.
iPhone 8 Video Gives Best Look Yet at Next Apple Phone
Notorious French gadget leaker Steve Hemmerstoffer gives us a 360-degree look at what to expect.
Teaching Robots to Teach Robots
Researchers at MIT have developed a system for robots to learn in a similar way to humans.
SpaceX Tests Falcon Heavy, the ‘World’s Most Powerful Rocket’
SpaceX calls the Falcon Heavy the "world's most powerful rocket" and eventually hopes it will deliver payloads and people to Mars.
How Long Until Facebook Takes Over the World?
Half of all internet users are on Facebook and that number is growing fast.
John Oliver's Net Neutrality Plea: Campaigners Question Whether FCC Site Was Really Attacked
Campaigners are "extremely skeptical" about the FCC's claims that hackers knocked out the website.