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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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  5. Senator wants to probe PH slow Internet connection
  6. Bam Aquino becomes Master Splinter’s son after Wiki hack
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  2. PH has slowest internet in Southeast Asia
  3. Senator wants to probe PH slow Internet connection
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  5. Nokia to be named Microsoft Mobile
  6. Did Deniece Cornejo lambast Vhong Navarro on social media?
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  8. ‘Unlimited’ Internet promos not really limitless; lawmakers call for probe
  9. Facebook rolls out ‘nearby friends’ feature
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