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Engineers create a world of difference

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Did you know that most of the things we take for granted today—high tech gadgets and Internet technology, hybrid cars and modern infrastructures—the world as we know it, would not be possible if not for the ingenuity and creativity of engineers?

Posted: April 23rd, 2014 in Infotech | Read More »

In 2014 PH to become mobile-first country and other social media trends

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MANILA, Philippines—By the last quarter of 2014, the Philippines will be a mobile-first country—meaning people will likely use their mobile phones to access the Internet rather than the traditional desktop computers, former Google Philippines said. Britain, Japan and the United States lead the globe in using their mobile phones first when surfing the web, according to [...]

Posted: March 14th, 2014 in Infotech | Read More »

‘RIP Facebook’ trending on Twitter

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“RIP Facebook” became a trending topic on Twitter Monday night after a number of users seemed to be having trouble logging in to the popular social networking site.

Posted: October 21st, 2013 in Headlines,Infotech,Latest Technology Stories,Social Media | Read More »

PH records highest download for games, apps, says survey

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The Philippines has recorded the highest download for games and apps (applications) among countries in Southeast Asia, according to a recent survey that provides a regional and country-specific insight into mobile Internet usage.

Posted: August 31st, 2013 in Apps and Softwares,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Infotech,Latest Technology Stories,Social Media | Read More »

Yes, Virginia, there’s ban on gov’t execs going to casinos

LTO chief Virginia Torres in a YouTube video. YOUTUBE GRAB

It’s turning out to be the longest 36 seconds in the life of Virginia Torres.

Posted: August 16th, 2013 in Headlines,Infotech,Social Media | Read More »

Facebook to buy firm specializing in voice translation

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Facebook has agreed to acquire Mobile Technologies, a firm specializing in voice translation software, the two companies said Monday, without providing financial details of the transaction.

Posted: August 13th, 2013 in Infotech,Latest Technology Stories,Social Media | Read More »

Higgs evidence mounts one year on, so too the suspense

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A year since the discovery of a subatomic particle set the science world aflutter, evidence is mounting it may be the elusive Higgs boson even as researchers warn the suspense is far from over.

Posted: July 2nd, 2013 in Infotech,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Google chief Page speaks out about vocal cord paralysis

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Google co-founder and chief Larry Page ended the mystery about his soft, sometimes raspy voice with a personal online post Tuesday about being diagnosed with partially paralyzed vocal cords.

Posted: May 15th, 2013 in Headlines,Infotech,Internet | Read More »

Flip ‘inside’ this page: PDI as photo album

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How many photos can an uncluttered news page run? Two or three? Try two dozen.

Posted: May 9th, 2013 in Apps and Softwares,Headlines,Infotech,Internet,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Cagayan de Oro ‘photopreneur’ snags Microsoft’s Upgrade My Business promo

The winners of the Microsoft Upgrade My Business promo receive a free copy of the New Microsoft Office, a Windows 8 laptop, and a one-year subscription to Globe Tattoo Plan 999. They are also entitled to a mentorship program with top names in the entrepreneurship industry. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO

After flunking art class, doing part time work as a janitor while in high school and being rejected by the college camera club and school paper, Glenn Palacio’s dream of becoming an international fashion and advertising photographer is finally starting to take shape.

Posted: March 24th, 2013 in Featured Gallery,Gadgets,Headlines,Infotech,Latest Technology Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

South Korea: First rocket launch successful

HOUSTON, WE HAVE NO PROBLEM A rocket takes off from a launch pad at the Naro Space Center in Goheung, South Korea, on Wednesday. South Korea said it had successfully launched a satellite into orbit from its own soil for the first time. After failing in 2009 and 2010, the launch is a culmination of efforts by South Korea to advance its space program and cement its standing as a technology powerhouse. AP

South Korea on Wednesday said it successfully launched a satellite into space from its own soil for the first time, a point of national pride that came weeks after archrival North Korea accomplished a similar feat to the surprise of the world.

Posted: January 31st, 2013 in Headlines,Infotech,Latest Technology Stories,Science and Research | Read More »

Asteroid makes ‘flyby’ Thursday

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A heavenly body packing more energy than 25,000 Hiroshima bombs and which can obliterate Luzon on impact will streak across the skies near Earth on Thursday under the watchful gaze of astronomers the world over.

Posted: January 9th, 2013 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Infotech,Latest Technology Stories,Photos & Videos,Science and Research | Read More »

87% of Filipino Internet users have been victims of cybercrimes–DOJ

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Almost 9 out of 10 Filipino Internet users have been victimized by cybercrime or a malicious activity on the Internet at one time or another, the Department of Justice (DOJ) primer on facts and trends about cybercrimes committed in the country, said on Tuesday.

Posted: January 1st, 2013 in Headlines,Infotech,Internet,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

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  1. Mark Caguioa lambasts Ginebra teammates on Twitter
  2. ‘Unlimited’ Internet promos not really limitless; lawmakers call for probe
  3. No truth to viral no-visa ‘chronicles’
  4. Nokia to be named Microsoft Mobile
  5. Senator wants to probe PH slow Internet connection
  6. Bam Aquino becomes Master Splinter’s son after Wiki hack
  7. Viber releases new design for iPhone, comes to Blackberry 10 for the first time
  8. New York police Twitter campaign backfires badly
  9. PH has slowest internet in Southeast Asia
  10. Did Deniece Cornejo lambast Vhong Navarro on social media?
  1. PH has slowest internet in Southeast Asia
  2. Mark Caguioa lambasts Ginebra teammates on Twitter
  3. Netizens seethe over Aquino’s ‘sacrifice’ message
  4. Did Deniece Cornejo lambast Vhong Navarro on social media?
  5. Senator wants to probe PH slow Internet connection
  6. Facebook rolls out ‘nearby friends’ feature
  7. Nasa’s moon-orbiting robot crashes down
  8. Judge in Apple v. Samsung patent trial fed up with smart phones in court
  9. Mommy Dionisia sings ‘Riking Bull,’sends netizens ablaze
  10. Nokia to be named Microsoft Mobile
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  2. Did Deniece Cornejo lambast Vhong Navarro on social media?
  3. Netizens fall in love with Crimea prosecutor Natalia Poklonskaya
  4. Mommy Dionisia Pacquiao scores, takes over social media
  5. Nude and so dangerous
  6. Mommy Dionisia sings ‘Riking Bull,’sends netizens ablaze
  7. Russia tries to curb Crimean prosecutor’s Internet fame
  8. Memes flourish after Pacquiao victory
  9. PH has slowest internet in Southeast Asia
  10. Netizens thank Capa for Lee arrest

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  • Bloodied shirt, unwashed fork: JPII relics abound
  • 4 airline passengers from northern Mindanao cleared of MERS
  • Drilon denies involvement in pork scam
  • Complex health care system for California’s elderly and poor explained
  • Sports

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  • Big Chill freezes Cafe France to arrest skid
  • Pacquiao has to go through PBA Rookie draft
  • Guiao summoned by PBA for name-calling incident
  • Promoters Dela Hoya, Arum in talks for Pacquiao-Alvarez—report
  • Lifestyle

  • Gongs and southern dances star in a workshop at San Francisco Bayanihan Center
  • This woman ate what?
  • Photos explore dynamics of youths’ sexual identity
  • 12th Philippine Food Expo set at the World Trade Center
  • No tourist draw, Malang the croc will remain wild
  • Entertainment

  • Smithsonian wants photos, videos for ‘Day in the Life of Asian Pacific Americans’
  • What Garcia Marquez left behind
  • Has Ai Ai fallen deeply with ‘sireno?’
  • Sony developing live-action Barbie comedy
  • California court won’t review Jackson doctor case
  • Business

  • Metro Pacific acquires stake in Victorias
  • How ‘one percent’ economic elite was uncovered
  • Facebook profits triple as mobile soars
  • Insular Honors Sales Performers at Testimonial Rites
  • Apple increases stock buyback, will split stock
  • Technology

  • Enrile in Masters of the Universe, Lord of the Rings?
  • Top Traits of Digital Marketers
  • No truth to viral no-visa ‘chronicles’
  • ‘Unlimited’ Internet promos not really limitless; lawmakers call for probe
  • Viber releases new design for iPhone, comes to Blackberry 10 for the first time
  • Opinion

  • Editorial cartoon, April 24, 2014
  • Talking to Janet
  • Respite
  • Bucket list
  • JPII in 1981: walking a tightrope
  • Global Nation

  • Obama to visit Filipino soldiers in Fort Bonifacio
  • Fil-Am youth conferences unite under one theme
  • Embassy advisory: Filipinos still need visas to enter US
  • No travel restriction to Mideast, DFA clarifies
  • PH-HK relations repaired, but families of victims still being courted
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