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Binay lambasted online for ‘epal’ relief bags

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Netizens have been blasting Vice President Jejomar Binay for “electioneering” in earthquake-devastated provinces after photos of his labeled relief bags surfaced online.

Posted: October 22nd, 2013 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Latest Technology Stories,Photos & Videos,Social Media | Read More »

Smartmatic lets PPCRV examine audit logs

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Election technology provider Smartmatic will allow the Parish Pastoral Council for Responsible Voting (PPCRV) to examine its audit logs amid allegations of data tampering.

Posted: May 16th, 2013 in Apps and Softwares,Headlines,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Losing candidates use social media to express thanks

Bro. Eddie Villanueva: We did our part. Photo by Ryan Leagogo/INQUIRER.net

Social media served as the platform for expressing thanks to supporters as independent and minor political party candidates practically conceded defeat in the senatorial race.

Posted: May 15th, 2013 in Headlines,Latest Technology Stories,Social Media | Read More »

It’s inevitable: 200 to 300 poll machines will conk out–Smartmatic

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It’s inevitable that some machines would fail on Election Day, the head of Smartmatic International, the service provider of the Commission on Elections (Comelec) for the midterm polls, said Monday.

Posted: May 13th, 2013 in Headlines,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

What’s at stake? PDI views on INQSnap

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Some of the Inquirer editorials this election season have proven controversial or gone viral, including one on senatorial candidate Nancy Binay and another on the so-called White Vote.

Posted: May 13th, 2013 in Apps and Softwares,Headlines,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Independent bets wrap up campaign in social media

Senatorial candidate Ricardo Penson. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Independent senatorial candidates and those from the minor political parties wound up their campaigns on Saturday by using free social media networks, exhorting their supporters and undecided voters to keep up the fight.

Posted: May 11th, 2013 in Latest Technology Stories,Social Media | Read More »

E-book on Inquirer Senate Forums out

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Still making up your mind on who to vote for on May 13? Review what senatorial candidates have said about political dynasties and the dynamics of the Senate in a newly released series of e-book transcripts from Inquirer Books.

Posted: May 10th, 2013 in Apps and Softwares,Internet,Latest Technology Stories,Social Media | Read More »

In the Know: Source code

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A source code refers to the human-readable instructions that define how a computer functions.

Posted: May 10th, 2013 in Apps and Softwares,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Casiño taps social media support

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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 »

Comelec asked to leave Internet alone

Senator Francis “Chiz” Escudero. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Senator Francis “Chiz” Escudero has called on the Commission on Elections to leave the Internet alone, saying this is the only venue where candidates can campaign for free.

Posted: February 22nd, 2013 in Internet,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Google briefs lawmakers’ campaign staffs on campaigning via Internet

Google predicts that between 2012 and 2015, 500 million new users from emerging markets—including the Philippines—will go online, and they represent a potential market for all companies online.  AP FILE  PHOTO

Amid the stricter regulation of online campaign advertisements, the newly opened Philippine office of the search giant Google this week sought to educate legislators running for various posts on how to use social media to reach a wider audience.

Posted: February 22nd, 2013 in Internet,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

WikiPilipinas undergoes systems upgrade

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Wikipilipinas.Org, the Hip n’ Free Philippine Encyclopedia, will be having a system upgrade in order to improve the readers’ browsing experiencing.

Posted: February 9th, 2013 in Headlines,Internet,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Comelec satisfied with PCOS field tests

Except for the slow transmission of test results in some areas, the Commission on Elections reported Saturday that the field tests conducted on the Precinct Count Optical Scan (PCOS) machines in different places in the country was successful.

Posted: January 26th, 2013 in Apps and Softwares,Headlines,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

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