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Netizens urged to pressure Aquino, House on FOI bill

Senator Miriam Defensor-Santiago. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Sen. Miriam Defensor-Santiago on Wednesday called on netizens to exert “sufficient, educated public pressure” on President Aquino and the House of Representatives to fast-track the freedom of information (FOI) bill.

Posted: March 13th, 2014 in Latest Technology Stories,Social Media | Read More »

Senator Pimentel asks Comelec: Scrap PCOS for new technology

Sen. Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel III. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Sen. Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel III on Friday called on the Commission on Elections (Comelec) to discard the precinct count optical scan (PCOS) machines used in the past two national and local elections, and look for newer and more reliable technology for the 2016 polls.

Posted: February 15th, 2014 in Headlines,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Senate asked to study possibility of sending donations via text

Senate Majority Leader Alan Peter Cayetano. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Senate Majority Leader Alan Peter Cayetano has asked two Senate committees to look into the viability of using the country’s text-messaging system for people to send cash donations to ease the plight of calamity stricken communities.

Posted: October 26th, 2013 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Latest Technology Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Enrile admits playing ‘Bejeweled,’ other apps ‘to exercise gray matter’

TABLET GAME AT HEARING  Senate Minority Leader Juan Ponce Enrile plays “Bejeweled” on his iPad as other senators listen to witnesses during a public hearing on the alleged sexual exploitation of Filipino women workers by certain embassy employees and officials in the Middle East.  CONTRIBUTED PHOTO

Some senior citizens answer jumbo crossword or Sudoku puzzles to keep their minds sharp. Sen. Juan Ponce Enrile, 89, plays “Bejeweled” on his iPad.

Posted: August 9th, 2013 in Featured Gallery,Gadgets,Gaming,Headlines,Latest Technology Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

‘Telecommuting’ proposed as solution to traffic woes

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Senator Pia Cayetano has filed a bill proposing to institutionalize telecommuting – working online from home – to help decongest the country’s busiest thoroughfares such as those in Metro Manila.

Posted: July 13th, 2013 in Headlines,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

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