Day: July 27, 2018

Internet, SMS services barred in Navi Mumbai

New Delhi: The Maharashtra government on Wednesday evening ordered all telecom operators to suspend mobile Internet services in several cities including Navi Mumbai where the pro-quota Maratha agitation has turned violent. In Navi Mumbai, a satellite city of the country’s financial capital, the state home department ordered the companies to […]

Lunar Eclipse 2018: All you want to know

NEW DELHI: The lunar eclipse — the longest of the 21st century — is set to occur on Friday night as the moon moves into the shadow of the earth. The total phase of the “blood moon” eclipse of July 27 will last one hour and 43 minutes, during which […]

Google Free Wi-Fi Hotspot Network Launched in Nigeria

Google launched a network of free Wi-Fi hotspots in Nigeria on Thursday, part of its effort to increase its presence in Africa’s most populous nation. The US technology firm owned by Alphabet Inc has partnered with Nigerian fibre cable network provider 21st Century to provide its public Wi-Fi service, Google […]

Facebook Losses $120 Billion In Market Value

San Francisco: Facing global backlash over the massive Cambridge Analytica data scandal, Facebook stock nosedived 20 per cent — wiping over $120 billion off the company’s market value — after its revenue and user growth in the second quarter of 2018 fell short of investor expectations. The social media giant […]