The owners of porn streaming site Pornhub are profiting from "revenge porn" and failing to remove videos once reported. One woman, "Sophie", said she felt "violated" after a video featuring her was viewed hundreds of thousands of times when it was uploaded online. Campaign group #NotYourPorn said such content allowed Pornhub owners MindGeek to make greater advertising revenues.

Google is currently investigating the leak of almost 1,000 conversations recorded by its smart speakers. They claimed the recordings came from their human reviewer who works on improving the device's linguistic abilities. 153 of the recordings were private conversations that the device should not have recorded as they did not contain the phrase "Ok Google".

The author argues that if it was not forJawaharlal Nehru's insistence on ‘scientific temper’, instead of celebrating the launch of Chandrayaan-2, "Indian scientists would be searching for the fictitious Vimana of Ravana." Pakistan can get its own 'slice of the moon' but for that a culture of science will have to develop. Unfortunately, Pakistan never had a Nehru.

A drug dealer who sells on the dark web has used his proceeds to buy approximately 100 quadrillion [1,000 trillion] Zimbabwe banknotes as part of a suspected large scale money laundering scheme. He has since pleaded guilty before a US court and is waiting for his sentencing. He has agreed to give up $4.16 million that he earned via drug dealing.

The Lightyear One is a recently developed car that is solar powered depending on how you drive it. It gains around 7.5 miles of charge for every hour it is spent charging under the sun, which is a bit slow. However, the batteries can hold enough power for 450 miles of driving and can also be charged via an electric plug.

Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Whatsapp all experienced serious technical issues on Wednesday, causing their services to temporarily go down. Facebook explained that a routine maintenance operation activated a bug that caused the temporary blackout. They have since resolved the issue and apologized for any inconvenience. These platforms experienced a similar blackout earlier this year.

India has successfully landed a rover on the moon as part of their latest lunar mission Chandrayaan-2, which means "moon vehicle" in Sanskrit. India has now become the fourth country to make a soft landing on the moon's surface. The rover will spend fourteen days collecting mineral and chemical samples from the moon's south pole.

SHANGHAI: Alibaba will buy e-commerce business Kaola from Chinese gaming company NetEase for $2 billion, adding a platform that specializes in supplying luxury goods from abroad to Chinese consumers. The long-rumored deal comes as China’s e-commerce players including Alibaba and look to niche segments for growth, with the online shopping industry in the country slowing as economic growth eases

Minister for Science and Technology Fawad Chaudhry on Thursday announced that Pakistan will send its first person to space in 2022. “Fifty people will be shortlisted — [the] list will then come down to 25 and in 2022, we will send our first person to space,” he wrote, adding “this will be the biggest space event of our history.”

NASA's Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite has spotted has a number of exo-planets just 31 lightyears away, a distance over which scientists may be able to determine the composition of the planet's atmosphere. Not all of these planets are at the correct distance from the sun to have liquid water but some are.