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World’s biggest solar-powered mall in PH

SOLAR Philippines partners with SM Malls to build the first of many solar plants around the
country as a solution to climate change and power crisis. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO

Solar power system provider Solar Philippines is “energizing” SM North Edsa with a 1.5-megawatt (MW) solar facility, making it the world’s biggest solar-powered mall.

Posted: November 21st, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Latest Technology Stories,Science and Research | Read More »

4th Manila school joins solar power circle

HERE COMES THE SUN  Solar power technicians celebrate the inauguration of their project on the rooftop of the MLQU Monzon Hall on Wednesday. JOAN BONDOC

Manuel L. Quezon University (MLQU) in Quiapo, Manila, has joined the ranks of schools adopting solar power harvesting technology as a way to bring down energy costs.

Posted: November 19th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Latest Technology Stories,Science and Research | Read More »

Chileans design a ‘bike that can’t be stolen’

In this Nov. 8, 2014 photo, Cristobal Cabello poses for a picture with the “Yerka Project,” a prototype for an “unstealable bike” at a bicycle trail in Santiago, Chile. The design by Cabello and two other Chilean engineers allows the rider to connect the seat post with the lower beam of the frame so the bike can’t be stolen without breaking it. (AP Photo/Luis Andres Henao)

It’s a bicyclist’s dream: a bike that can’t be stolen. The “Yerka,” a prototype designed by three young Chilean engineering students, is the latest entry in a recent trend of bikes that can be locked using some of their own parts. They include Brooklyn-based “Seatylock,” which uses its saddle seat as a lock, and Seattle-based “Denny,” which is locked with its detachable handlebars.

Posted: November 16th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Comet craft takes selfie amid landing fumble

This image released by the European Space Agency ESA Thursday Nov. 13, 2014 was taken by Philae's down-looking descent ROLIS imager when it was about 40 meters (131 feet) above the surface of Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko Wednesday. AP

A shadow was cast— literally—across Europe’s historic mission to land on and explore a comet. Scientists said on Thursday the landing craft not only bounced twice, it also came to rest next to a cliff that’s blocking sunlight from its solar panels.

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

DOTC now willing to work with transport app Uber


The Department of Transport and Communications (DOTC) on Tuesday said it will begin working with app-based transport service Uber as part of its efforts to modernize the country’s transportation options.

Posted: November 11th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Internet,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »



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  • Sports

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  • Manny: Expect fireworks
  • Fernandez says weight issue will affect Algieri
  • Lifestyle

  • Countdown to Jason Mraz concert on Nov. 27
  • Christ is King
  • Traveling through and sampling what GenSan has to offer
  • Lake Sebu–a place you’ve never seen
  • The credibility of awards
  • Entertainment

  • Fil-Am ‘The Voice’ contestant recalls learning time on US tilt
  • GMA News TV ID depicts struggles, triumphs
  • H’wood salutes Mike Nichols
  • Antsy attack dogs bash celeb couple
  • ‘Quick Change wins in Taiwan
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  • Former KFC worker winds up becoming a billionaire in IT
  • Filipino delicacies find global market
  • It’s partnership at first sight for coffee giant, restaurant chain
  • Architecture firm traces beginnings to ‘champoy’
  • SM scholar gives back to foundation
  • Technology

  • Biotechnology for a better life for Filipinos explained
  • App linking overseas Filipinos to homeland launched in D.C.
  • Legislator seeks probe into Uber
  • Japan biotech for surrogate sushi
  • Win a car, other prizes for Christmas; join PDI promo
  • Opinion

  • Editorial Cartoon, November 23, 2014
  • Five years and counting
  • The final judgment
  • Why sue if you cannot prove it?
  • Undocumented
  • Global Nation

  • Catapang thanks WHO for easing Ebola fears
  • Palace: New plan no ticket to go TNT in US
  • Spreading Filipino indigenous music to the world
  • Manoy surrenders
  • Lawyer’s group slams return to work of prosecutor caught accepting bribe
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