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Kidnappers scanning social networks for potential victims – PNP

This May 21, 2013 file photo shows an iPhone in Washington with Twitter, Facebook, and other apps. Tired of that friend or relative who won't stop posting or tweeting political opinions? Online loudmouths may be annoying, but a new survey suggests they are in the minority. In a report released Tuesday, the Pew Research Center found that most people who regularly use social media sites were actually less likely to share their opinions, even offline. AP

Sometimes, your online presence may not make you new friends. It might, instead, expose you to danger by drawing the interest of kidnappers.

Posted: November 23rd, 2014 in Headlines,Latest Technology Stories,Social Media | Read More »

GPS leads cops to truck-load of stolen toys in Malabon

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Thieves who went after a truck full of toys in Quezon City on Monday realized too late that the vehicle had a GPS (global positioning system) tracker that gave away their location.

Posted: November 19th, 2014 in Apps and Softwares,Gadgets,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Japanese jailed for making guns with 3D printer

Seized plastic made guns produced by a 3-D printer are displayed at a police station in Yokohama on May 8, 2014. AFP FILE PHOTO

A Japanese court on Monday jailed a man for two years for making guns with a 3D printer in what is believed to be a first in a nation with strict gun controls.

Posted: October 20th, 2014 in Headlines,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Bill seeks ban on cellphone use in banks

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A lawmaker has proposed banning the use of cellphones in banks to prevent the use of gadgets from being used for criminal purposes.

Posted: October 10th, 2014 in Gadgets,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Online piracy thrives in Internet cloud–study

In this June 6, 2014, file photo, Apple CEO Steve Jobs talks about iCloud at the Worldwide Developers Conference in San Francisco. Online piracy of music, films and other content has moved to the Internet cloud, reaping big profits for digital thieves, according to a study released Thursday, Sept. 18.  AP

Online piracy of music, films and other content has moved to the Internet cloud, reaping big profits for digital thieves, according to a study released Thursday.

Posted: September 19th, 2014 in Internet,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

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