France files lawsuit against Google, Apple over contractual terms

France said on Wednesday it will take Google and Apple to court and seek fines of 2 million euros (an equivalent of $2.5 million) over what it termed abusive contractual terms imposed by the tech giants on startups and developers. Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire told RTL radio he had been made aware that Apple… Read More France files lawsuit against Google, Apple over contractual terms

Google set to ban ads on crytocurrencies, related products

Alphabet Inc’s Google said on Wednesday it will ban advertisements for cryptocurrencies and related content starting in June. Under the new policy, the company will ban ads for unregulated or speculative financial products like binary options, cryptocurrency and financial spread betting among others. In a separate blog post, Google said it took down 3.2 billion… Read More Google set to ban ads on crytocurrencies, related products

Facebook bans far-right group Britain First over hate incitement

Facebook said on Wednesday it banned Britain First from its platform for breaking rules against inciting hatred, blacklisting a far-right group brought to global attention when U.S. President Donald Trump retweeted its anti-Islamic posts. Facebook said it had taken down Britain First’s Facebook page and those of its leaders, Paul Golding and Jayda Fransen, for… Read More Facebook bans far-right group Britain First over hate incitement

Walmart set to expand grocery delivery services in rivalry to Amazon’s Whole Foods

Walmart Inc. will expand its grocery home delivery services to more than 100 metro areas this year from an existing six cities as the retailer steps up a fight against rival Amazon.com Inc. Walmart said on Wednesday the service would be rolled out to more than 40 percent of U.S. households by the end of… Read More Walmart set to expand grocery delivery services in rivalry to Amazon’s Whole Foods

Renowned British physicist Stephen Hawking dies at 76

Stephen Hawking, who sought to explain some of the most complicated questions of life while himself working under the shadow of a likely premature death, has died at 76. He died peacefully at his home in the British university city of Cambridge in the early hours of Wednesday. “We are deeply saddened that our beloved… Read More Renowned British physicist Stephen Hawking dies at 76

Several feared dead, houses destroyed in fresh communal crisis in Ebonyi State

​Over five thousand indigenes of Ikwo Local government area of Ebonyi State were on Tuesday reportedly sacked from their community following a fresh communal war that ensued between the people of Inyimagu and Akpaomaka communities. It was gathered that over one hundred and five houses was totally razed at Akpaomaka community by youths of Inyimagu… Read More Several feared dead, houses destroyed in fresh communal crisis in Ebonyi State