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More Americans shopped on their phones on Christmas

In this Thursday, Nov. 28, 2013,  photo, watches are on display at Kmart during Grey Thursday shopping, in New York. Online sales have surged 9 percent so far this holiday  season as retailers improved their web sites and prices to better compete with their online nemesis Amazon.com. Meanwhile, shopping at physical stores is up just 2 percent.  AP/Julio Cortez, File

Most stores were closed but Americans still managed to shop on Christmas Day – increasingly on their smartphones.

Posted: December 28th, 2013 in Apps and Softwares,Headlines,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Amazon to compensate customers for late gifts

AP FILE PHOTO

Amazon Thursday said it would give $20 gift cards and pay shipping costs for customers affected by problems at UPS and FedEx that delayed some Christmas package deliveries.

Posted: December 27th, 2013 in Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Headphones, speakers top gift lists

In this  Thursday, Nov. 29, 2007, file photo, a display of three nutcracker soldiers wear iPods at the Apple Store on Chicago's Magnificent Mile. Americans spent several years stocking up on smartphones, tablet computers and ever-bigger size TVs. AP

Headphones, speakers and other audio gear are topping the holiday gift lists of many Americans this season.

Posted: December 24th, 2013 in Gadgets,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Enrile story goes viral: ‘The audacity,’ that’s our money!

A waste of time, money and energy was the general theme of netizens’ reaction to the privilege speech of Senate Minority Leader Juan Ponce Enrile, who lambasted an “obsessive hater,” supposedly Sen. Miriam Defensor-Santiago, on Wednesday.

Senate President Juan Ponce Enrile’s Christmas cash gift of almost P30 million to his fellow senators rubbed Filipino netizens the wrong way, with some critics describing it as “suspicious” and “unethical.”

Posted: January 10th, 2013 in Latest Technology Stories,Social Media | Read More »

‘Simbang Gabi’ online on INQUIRER.net

Paco Church. Photo by INQUIRER.net's Cathy Miranda

With Pope Benedict XVI making himself available on Twitter, a Catholic Church here is taking the same path by allowing the traditional Christmas dawn masses or “Simbang Gabi” online for Filipinos in the country and overseas.

Posted: December 15th, 2012 in Headlines,Internet,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

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