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Palace accused of special treatment

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Ripples of skepticism spread nationwide from various sectors and individuals, including Church leaders and netizens, who could not help but think that the surrender of businesswoman Janet Lim-Napoles to President Benigno Aquino III was played out from a poorly written script.

Posted: August 30th, 2013 in Headlines,Latest Technology Stories,Social Media | Read More »

Filipino youth used Google Translate at World Youth Day—CBCP

Pilgrims and residents gather on Copacabana beach before the arrival of Pope Francis for World Youth Day in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. AP FILE PHOTO

Thank you, Google Translate Unfamiliar with the local language, around 400 Filipino youth delegates to the recent World Youth Day (WYD) celebrations in Rio de Janiero, Brazil resorted to Google Translate, hand gestures, and charades to get their message across to the locals, a Catholic Bishops Conference of the Philippines said Tuesday.

Posted: August 6th, 2013 in Headlines,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Website bogs down, ‘but not to worry,’ says Comelec

Comelec education and information director James Jimenez. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

The website of the Commission on Elections bogged down the last few days but the public need not worry as it is not connected to the system to be used on Election Day, a Comelec official said Saturday.

Posted: May 12th, 2013 in Internet,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Turn off gadgets during Earth Hour

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Don’t just turn off the lights. An official of the Catholic Church on Friday urged the public to also turn off their laptop computers, cell phones, and other electronic gadgets when the world marks Earth Hour on March 23.

Posted: March 9th, 2013 in Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Comelec: Tweet us on violations

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With the campaign period set to begin next week, the Commission on Elections (Comelec) on Friday urged the public to use the social media to report any election violation.

Posted: February 9th, 2013 in Latest Technology Stories,Social Media | Read More »

More people surf Web, read horoscopes than Bible

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Church leaders are looking at cyberspace as the main arena to keep the faithful.

Posted: January 16th, 2013 in Featured Gallery,Internet,Latest Technology Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Anti-cyberlaw bloggers urge de Lima to resign

Justice Secretary Leila de Lima. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

A group of bloggers on Tuesday morning urged Justice Secretary Leila de Lima to be true to her form as a human rights activist and resign from the Cabinet in protest of the Cybercrime Prevention law.

Posted: October 9th, 2012 in Internet,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Angara: Tough penalties due to Net’s global reach

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Just one click and a libelous content goes global.

Posted: October 5th, 2012 in Headlines,Internet,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

NBI says it has traced at least 20 ‘hacktivists’

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The National Bureau of Investigation is investigating members of Anonymous Philippines, a group that has claimed on its Facebook account that it hacked the website of the NBI and those of other agencies.

Posted: October 4th, 2012 in Internet,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Aquino moves to allay cyber fears

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Faced with escalating street and online protests as well as hacking of websites, President Benigno Aquino on Wednesday assured the public that no civil liberties would be suppressed under the cybercrime law even as he sought a dialogue with all stakeholders.

Posted: October 4th, 2012 in Headlines,Internet,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

More groups ask SC to zap cybercrime law

CYBER PEOPLE POWER A masked protester joins a big rally by different organizations composed of activists, journalists, netizens and bloggers in denouncing the online libel provision of the cybercrime law during a silent protest outside the Supreme Court on the eve of the law’s implementation. RAFFY LERMA

More groups have asked the Supreme Court to nullify the new Cybercrime Prevention Act.

Posted: October 4th, 2012 in Internet,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Manila archbishop scores spelling in text messages

Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Tagle. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Tagle poked fun Saturday at the shortened spelling of words many have adopted due to the influence of text messaging on their cellular phones.

Posted: July 14th, 2012 in Headlines,Latest Technology Stories,Social Media | Read More »

Unemployed nurses told to apply at call centers

Labor Secretary Rosalinda Baldoz is now advising some 100,000 unemployed Filipino nurses in the country to try their luck in the booming business process outsourcing industry or call centers which she said had “non-traditional” health-related aspects.

Posted: March 3rd, 2012 in Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

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