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‘Kill switch’ bill pushed for sake of phone robbery victims

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A lawmaker is proposing a “kill switch” that will not only disable and delete private data stored in stolen cell phones, but also make the gadgets useless for future users.

Posted: September 13th, 2014 in Gadgets,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

‘Anti-selfie’ bill fails to click in House, is sent back to committee

Cagayan de Oro Rep. Rufus Rodriguez: Back to square one. Photo from congress.gov.ph/

A proposed measure dubbed the “anti-selfie bill” and which seeks to protect private persons from intrusive cameras has lost support in the House of Representatives following stiff opposition from the media.

Posted: September 12th, 2014 in Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Online petition vs Chinese poachers now has over 20,000 signatories

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An online petition supporting the prosecution of the Chinese poachers caught with more than 500 endangered marine turtles in disputed Philippine waters two weeks ago has elicited more than 20,000 signatures.

Posted: May 22nd, 2014 in Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Pagasa lists celestial spectacles visible this month

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October nights will offer a number of celestial spectacles for stargazers, such as the Square of Pegasus signaling the arrival of fall in the northern hemisphere, and the Orionids meteor shower in the middle of the month, according to the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration or Pagasa.

Posted: October 5th, 2013 in Headlines,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Gordon’s nickname ‘Dick’ sparks jokes on Twitter

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Off-color jokes involving the possible entry into the Magic 12 of former senator Richard Gordon, whose nickname is “Dick,” trended worldwide on Twitter on Election Day.

Posted: May 15th, 2013 in Headlines,Latest Technology Stories,Social Media | Read More »

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