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DOF: Tagaytay, QC best at handling funds

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How well are the mayors managing the funds of their cities and municipalities?

Posted: April 17th, 2014 in Internet,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

SMC pledges to put more capital in Liberty Telecom

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Conglomerate San Miguel Corp. has renewed its commitment to the local telecommunications industry, pledging to pour in more capital into money-losing Liberty Telecom Holdings Inc. to pay off its debts.

Posted: May 24th, 2013 in Headlines,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Smart to stop offering ‘dumb’ phones

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Leading carrier Smart Communications will phase out all feature phones from its postpaid plans amid the increasing demand and declining prices of smartphones.

Posted: May 24th, 2013 in Gadgets,Headlines,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Globe Telecom said to deliver better broadband service

A new innovation from Globe Telecom eliminates the huge and unsightly typical cell sites but still provides excellent indoor and outdoor coverage. It is called the Outdoor Distributed Antenna System.

Despite falling behind its rivals in terms of government benchmark scores for basic voice services, Globe Telecom continues to be seen by the public as the “better” network in delivering high-speed wireless broadband services, according to a recent Nielsen survey.

Posted: April 8th, 2013 in Headlines,Internet,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Microsoft warns against use of pirated software

Microsoft is criticizing Google as a lousy holiday shopping guide in its latest attempt to divert more traffic to its Bing search engine.

Software giant Microsoft has warned consumers of the dangers of purchasing counterfeit applications, citing a recent study showing that most programs sold through the “gray market” were pre-loaded with malicious software.

Posted: February 25th, 2013 in Apps and Softwares,Headlines,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Google briefs lawmakers’ campaign staffs on campaigning via Internet

Google predicts that between 2012 and 2015, 500 million new users from emerging markets—including the Philippines—will go online, and they represent a potential market for all companies online.  AP FILE  PHOTO

Amid the stricter regulation of online campaign advertisements, the newly opened Philippine office of the search giant Google this week sought to educate legislators running for various posts on how to use social media to reach a wider audience.

Posted: February 22nd, 2013 in Internet,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

GMA Network continues to reject Japanese digital TV standard

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GMA Network Inc. continues to buck the industry, rejecting once again the digital television standard developed in Japan, despite recent endorsements for the platform from all other major broadcast networks and government regulators.

Posted: February 22nd, 2013 in Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Globe Telecom shifting to new IT system in March

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Globe Telecom postpaid users may experience difficulty in subscribing to various promotions for voice calls, short-messaging service (SMS) and mobile Internet for three days next month as the company launches its new $90-million computer system.

Posted: February 21st, 2013 in Gadgets,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

‘Hacktivists’ strike again, attack Customs, ‘Eat Bulaga’ websites

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“Hacktivists” struck again on Tuesday, the day of hearing oral arguments in the Supreme Court for Republic Act No. 10175, or the Cybercrime Prevention Act of 2012, a law that protesters say threatens freedom of speech.

Posted: January 16th, 2013 in Internet,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Celebrity endorsers still no match for family, friends–survey

Paid endorsers like Anne Curtis still hold some sway in buying decisions.  But according to the survey by research firm Effective Measure, Filipinos still mostly rely on people they know and trust when choosing brands of detergent, shampoo and other consumer goods.

They are paid millions as product endorsers, but Philippine celebrities are no match for family members and close friends in influencing consumer behavior and buying patterns on the Internet, a new survey has shown.

Posted: December 6th, 2012 in Headlines,Internet,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

iPhone 5 to hit PH stores on Dec. 14

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Cupertino, California-based Apple Inc., the world’s most valuable company, announced Monday evening (Manila time) that the new Apple iPhone 5 would be launched in the Philippines officially on December 14.

Posted: December 3rd, 2012 in Gadgets,Headlines,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Apple iPhone 5 likely to hit PH market in December — Globe Telecom

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The popular Apple iPhone 5 will likely hit local shores, officially, next month, according to the head of one of the country’s top phone firms.

Posted: November 27th, 2012 in Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Down but not out, Nokia hits back with Lumia

IN A sea of iPhones and Samsungs, Nokia’s device appears to hold its own.

When Finnish electronics giant launched its Lumia line of smartphones, it signaled to the industry that the former world leader in mobile was not yet out of the game now dominated by Asian brands.

Posted: November 26th, 2012 in Gadgets,Headlines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

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