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SSS to shut down website for Holy Week

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The Social Security System (SSS) will temporarily shut down its website for the Holy Week, it said in an advisory on Tuesday.

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

Another reason to quit social media this Holy Week: your safety

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Some tech-savvy Christians have made going on a social media break this Holy Week as a form of sacrifice, but the Philippine National Police (PNP) has another reason as to why people need to take things easy when posting in their social networking accounts—their safety.

Posted: April 15th, 2014 in Headlines,Latest Technology Stories,Social Media | Read More »

Philippines may watch ‘blood moon’ online

The moon is seen during a total lunar eclipse on April 15, 2014 in Miami, Florida. People in most of north and south America should be able to witness this year's first total lunar eclipse, which will cause a 'blood moon' and is the first of four in a rare Tetrad of eclipses over the next two years. AFP

The lunar eclipse–known in social media as the “blood moon”–may not be visible in the Philippines in its full glory, but Filipino space geeks may watch it online.

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

Online-addicted man arrested over son’s death

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South Korean police said Tuesday they had arrested a man for allegedly allowing his infant son to starve to death while spending days playing online games at Internet cafes.

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

Nonprofit says Comcast-Time Warner tie-up could be bad for low-income customers

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Telecommunications policy experts at The Greenlining Institute raised concerns about the Comcast-Time Warner Cable tie-up’s ramifications for low-income customers.

Posted: April 14th, 2014 in Headlines,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Netizens wanted Pacquiao to knockout Bradley

In this photo by the Las Vegas News Bureau, Timothy Bradley (R) and Manny Pacquiao battle during their 12 round World Boxing Organization welterweight title bout at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas Saturday, April 12, 2014. Pacquiao won by unanimous decision. AP

Looks like Netizens lacked the skills of the oracles in predicting Pacquiao fights.

Posted: April 14th, 2014 in Headlines,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

IT technician found guilty of defrauding firm of P130,000

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A Quezon City court sentenced an information technology (IT) technician to up to 20 years in jail after finding him guilty of defrauding his employer of over P130,000 cash five years ago

Posted: April 14th, 2014 in Headlines,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Netizens react to Pacquiao’s victory over Bradley

In this photo by the Las Vegas News Bureau, Timothy Bradley (R) and Manny Pacquiao battle during their 12 round World Boxing Organization welterweight title bout at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas Saturday, April 12, 2014. Pacquiao won by unanimous decision. AP

Fans online were thrilled with Manny Pacquiao’s revenge victory over Timothy Bradley, praising him for a convincing performance on Sunday (Manila time) for the WBO welterweight champion.

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

Memes flourish after Pacquiao victory

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With Manny Pacquiao’s astounding victory come an outpouring of congratulatory greetings. But not everything was expressed through the conventional manner.

Posted: April 13th, 2014 in Headlines,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Mommy Dionisia Pacquiao scores, takes over social media

Dionesia Pacquiao (L), mother of Manny Pacquiao, holds aloft her son's gloves beside trainer Bouboy Fernandez (R) following Pacquiao's WBO welterweight title fight victory over Timothy Bradley on April 12. AFP

Her son reclaimed the welterweight throne once again, and she has promptly claimed social media prominence. Heck, she may even be called Queen D.

Posted: April 13th, 2014 in Headlines,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

BIR, doctors’ group to set up website to guide physicians in paying right taxes

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After a tense period owing to the Bureau of Internal Revenue’s relentless pursuit of tax-evading professionals, mostly doctors, the agency and the Philippine Medical Association (PMA) agreed on Thursday to work together to set up a web site specifically to help physicians pay the right taxes.

Posted: April 10th, 2014 in Headlines,Internet,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Ireland’s wedding singer priest an Internet hit

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An Irish priest has become a social-media sensation after he surprised a bride and groom by singing a custom-made cover of Leonard Cohen’s “Hallelujah” at their wedding.

Posted: April 10th, 2014 in Headlines,Internet,Latest Technology Stories,Social Media | Read More »

Spotify’s top 10 most streamed tracks

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The following list represents the top streamed tracks on Spotify from Monday, Mar. 31, to Sunday April 6:

Posted: April 10th, 2014 in Headlines,Internet,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

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