70 Percent Mobile Apps Share Your Data With Third-Party Services: Study

HIGHLIGHTS 70% of smartphone apps are reporting personal data to third-party cos. Some of the information these apps are collecting is necessary Lumen Privacy Monitor analyses and reports the traffic apps send out More than 70 percent of smartphone apps are reporting personal data to third-party tracking companies like Google

Microsoft Co-Founder Paul Allen Rolls Out World’s Largest Aeroplane, the Stratolaunch

HIGHLIGHTS Microsoft’s Paul Allen has been building world’s largest aeroplane It is called Stratolaunch, will be larger than Howard Hughes’ 1947 plane It’s not to carry passengers, but rather rockets The initial construction on the massive aeroplane Paul Allen has been quietly building in the California desert is complete, and

Google Pixel XL Successor ‘Muskie’ Reportedly Shelved for ‘Taimen’ With Larger Display

HIGHLIGHTS Google was earlier tipped to launch three phones this year Taimen has been rumoured to feature 4GB of RAM Google Walleye is expected to succeed the regular-sized Pixel smartphone If you have been following leaks around the second-generation Google Pixel smartphones, you would know that the search giant has

LIGO Detects Gravitational Waves for Third Time as Two Black Holes Merge

HIGHLIGHTS Research team announced the third detection of gravitational waves Gravitational waves can be heard by the sensitive LIGO detectors The waves were generated when two black holes merged On January 4, an exquisitely sensitive instrument on Earth detected a disturbance that rippled through space and time. Scientists traced the ripple

GSLV-Mk III Takes Off With GSAT-19 Communications Satellite on Board

HIGHLIGHTS India successfully launched GSLV-Mk III on Monday The GSLV-Mk III is a three stage/engine rocket The rocket carried a 3,136-kg GSAT-19 communications satellite The GSLV-Mk III rocket, the heaviest ISRO rocket till date, has taken off with the 3,136-kg GSAT-19 communication satellite on board. The GSLV-Mk III launched from