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Software lets blind see via computers

COMPUTER TALKS Crisanta Marcelino, 18, a visually impaired
Information Technology student in Dagupan City, demonstrates the
use of a screen reader software in a forum at SM Rosales on Saturday.
Marcelino can now Google her assignments, instead of having to look
them up on thick Braille books. INQSnap this page (not just the logo)
to view more photos. WILLIE LOMIBAO/INQUIRER NORTHERN LUZON

Crisanta Marcelino, an 18-year-old blind student, used to do research for her assignments by sifting through thick Braille books in her school library.

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

Baguio firm offers new job for jobless nurses: Online consultancies

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The summer capital has become a hub for an alternative employment opportunity for jobless nurses, courtesy of a new mobile telephone application that makes them online health consultants.

Posted: December 7th, 2012 in Internet,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

DOJ corrects boo-boos in cyber-Perling’s case

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Prosecutors of the Department of Justice (DOJ) here on Thursday moved for the correction of the charges filed against Esperlita Garcia, the antimining activist who was arrested on October 19 for posting an allegedly defamatory note on Facebook.

Posted: October 26th, 2012 in Headlines,Internet,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

‘Cyber-Perling’ decries threats

IN SUPPORT OF PERLING Netizens created this Facebook page to support Esperlita Garcia, who has been sued and arrested for libel for taking her opposition to mining to cyberspace. SCREENSHOT FROM FACEBOOK

Environmentalist Esperlita Garcia on Tuesday expressed alarm over what she described as possible attempts to intimidate her in her fight against mining and electronic libel.

Posted: October 24th, 2012 in Headlines,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Arrest sparks row over cybercrime law

IN SUPPORT OF PERLING Netizens created this Facebook page to support Esperlita Garcia, who has been sued and arrested for libel for taking her opposition to mining to cyberspace. SCREENSHOT FROM FACEBOOK

Environmentalists and Internet users have rallied behind Esperlita “Perling” Garcia, an anti-mining advocate who was arrested on Thursday on libel charges for a purported critical post on Facebook in spite of the Supreme Court’s suspension of the cybercrime law.

Posted: October 23rd, 2012 in Headlines,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Cagayan antimining leader arrested over Facebook post

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The leader of an antimining group in Cagayan was arrested Thursday for posting an allegedly libelous account about a mining issue on her Facebook page in May last year.

Posted: October 21st, 2012 in Headlines,Latest Technology Stories,Social Media | Read More »

Young set invests time, effort in web design firm

PIXEL Hub Creative managing director Mikkle Angelo Fernandez (right) and creative director William Allan Balanza  pose in front of their office in Dagupan City. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO

Twenty-six-year-old Mikkle Angelo Fernandez dreamed of having his own company and running it someday.

Posted: August 19th, 2012 in Headlines,Internet,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Aerospace technology center rises in Baguio

JERRISON Tiong demonstrates a deburring operation using a pen grinder aided with microscope lighting and fiber optic light.

Jerrison Tiong is still in his 20s, but he recast himself from a licensed mechanical engineer in 2008 into the president and “value stream manager” of the start-up firm that will soon provide the needs of Moog Controls (Philippines), a manufacturer of aircraft parts at the Baguio City Economic Zone.

Posted: August 11th, 2012 in Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

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