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Casiño taps social media support

Teddy Casiño

Makabayan senatorial candidate Teddy Casiño was elated on Friday when the hashtag #TeddyDay made it to the Top 10 Twitter trends for the Philippines, just two notches below tweets about popular TV host and comedian Vice Ganda.

Posted: May 6th, 2013 in Headlines,Latest Technology Stories,Social Media | Read More »

Malaysians tweet about Jacel Kiram

Sultan of Sulu Jamalul Kiram III and his daughter, Princess Jacel Kiram, blame the fresh violence in Sabah on the government’s refusal to talk to them about their claim to the Malaysian territory. FILE PHOTO

The tension surrounding the Sabah invasion has hit social media, with Malaysian supporters and haters putting their thoughts on Princess Jacel Kiram on the microblogging service Twitter.

Posted: March 17th, 2013 in Headlines,Latest Technology Stories,Social Media | Read More »

Cash-strapped Casiño turns to Internet

Teddy Casiño

Makabayan senatorial candidate Teddy Casiño, who has publicly admitted he didn’t have enough money to buy television airtime, has turned to the Internet for his campaign.

Posted: February 16th, 2013 in Headlines,Internet,Latest Technology Stories | 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 »

TRO a ‘temporary victory’ vs cyberlaw

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Journalists and militants in this city, who joined protests against RA 10175 on Tuesday said the temporary restraining order issued by the Supreme Court was “a tactical victory for the struggle against the Cybercrime Prevention (Act) and in the fight for press freedom.”

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

Cybercrime law covers text messages, says lawmaker

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Before you shoot off that text message to anyone, make sure it is not derogatory.

Posted: October 8th, 2012 in Gadgets,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Cotabato vice mayor claims being maligned on Sulit.com

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The vice mayor of this city could possibly become the first government official to benefit from the libel provisions of the cybercrime law.

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

PLDT, Smart fast track fiber optic project in VisMin

PLDT

Consumers using their mobile devices to access the Internet will soon be treated to lightning speed connection as Philippine Long Distance Telephone (PLDT) and Smart Communications fast-track their joint fiber optic cable project, company officials said.

Posted: August 25th, 2012 in Headlines,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Social networking encouraged in this gov’t office

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The use of Facebook and other social networking sites may have been banned in various government offices but in the regional office of the Department of Labor and Employment in Western Mindanao, their use by employees is actually being encouraged, even during office hours.

Posted: September 15th, 2011 in Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

CCTV cameras installed around Lamitan City

LAMITAN CITY, Philippines—Authorities here have tapped tiny electronic eyes in a bid to combat terrorism and criminality, Mayor Roderick Furigay said. Last month, two bombs exploded here. Both attacks, which occurred before the public security system was installed, were attributed to the Abu Sayyaf, a homegrown band of self-styled Islamists with links to Osama Bin [...]

Posted: May 19th, 2011 in Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

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