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Argentine governor lays off 170 employees via YouTube

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An Argentine governor has caused a kerfuffle in his province after using a YouTube video to lay off half of his 340 provincial officials.

Posted: February 1st, 2014 in Latest Technology Stories,Social Media | Read More »

Yahoo closing Cairo office

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Yahoo on Wednesday said that it is closing its Egypt office as part of an effort to restore the faded Internet star to former glory.

Posted: October 24th, 2013 in Internet,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Saudis take to Twitter to demand better pay

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Despite their country boasting the world’s greatest oil wealth, many Saudis complain their salaries are not enough to make ends meet, and are taking to Twitter to demand more money.

Posted: October 7th, 2013 in Headlines,Latest Technology Stories,Social Media | Read More »

BlackBerry slashes jobs in face of $1B 2-qtr loss

In this Tuesday, July 9, 2013, file photo, pedestrians walk near BlackBerry's headquarters in Waterloo, Ontario, on the morning of the company's Annual General Meeting. BlackBerry said Friday, Sept. 20, 2013, it will lay off 4,500 employees, or 40 percent of its global workforce, and is announcing a nearly $1 billion second-quarter loss in a surprise early release of earnings. AP

It was once so addictive it inspired the nickname “CrackBerry.” President Barack Obama confessed to being among the millions of devotees who couldn’t bear to stop tapping feverishly away on its tiny keyboard. Madonna once said she slept with hers under her pillow.

Posted: September 21st, 2013 in Gadgets,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Employee missteps among top causes of data theft, says survey

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Employee error is one of the main causes of internal IT security incidents which lead to the leakage of confidential corporate data, according to the findings of the Global Corporate IT Security Risks 2013 survey.

Posted: September 14th, 2013 in Headlines,Latest Technology Stories,Science and Research | Read More »

Robots to revolutionize US farms, ease labor woes

In this May 23, 2013, photo, field operations manager Matthew Rossow tests the lettuce bot in Salinas, Calif. In the Salinas Valley, the lettuce capital of the world, entrepreneurs with the Silicon Valley company Blue River Technology are testing the Lettuce Bot, a boxy robotic machine that can thin fields of lettuce, a job that now requires detailed hand work by 20 farm workers. AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez

Researchers are now designing robots for the last frontier of agricultural mechanization — fruits and vegetables destined for the U.S. fresh market, which have resisted mechanization because they’re sensitive to bruising.

Posted: July 15th, 2013 in Headlines,Latest Technology Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Apply online: Job hunting goes social

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Working on an island resort “in a most beautiful place” was far from Kiali-i Chaluyan’s mind when she updated her resume on LinkedIn.com, a social networking site for job seekers and employers, in mid-2012.

Posted: June 2nd, 2013 in Headlines,Internet | Read More »

Nokia says it will cut up to 300 jobs in IT unit

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Nokia said on Thursday it will cut up to 300 jobs in a restructuring of its IT organization.

Posted: January 17th, 2013 in Gadgets,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 »

Samsung finds ‘inadequate’ practices in China plants

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Samsung Electronics said Monday that a probe of its suppliers in China had found no evidence of alleged child labor, but did uncover some “inadequate” employment practices that needed to be remedied.

Posted: November 26th, 2012 in Gadgets,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Foxconn workers halt production at iPhone plant

Local and mainland Chinese universities' students, dressed as the Foxconn workers, hold mock iPads with a skeleton print outside an Apple Premium Reseller shop in Hong Kong in this May 2011 file photo. AP

Foxconn Technology Group denied on Saturday that production was affected at a Chinese factory that makes Apple’s iPhones, although both state media and an overseas labor watch group said some workers halted production lines on Friday, apparently over higher quality control standards.

Posted: October 6th, 2012 in Gadgets,Headlines,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Apple supplier halts China factory after violence

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The company that makes Apple’s iPhones suspended production at a factory in China on Monday after a fight involving as many as 2,000 employees.

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

Website offers Filipinos chance to freelance

Work takes on different forms for these people.

Camsy Ocumen didn’t take the usual route a fresh graduate would trek. Instead, she stayed home and went online.

Posted: September 9th, 2012 in Internet,Latest Technology Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

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  1. PH has slowest internet in Southeast Asia
  2. Netizens seethe over Aquino’s ‘sacrifice’ message
  3. Nintendo’s trailblazing Game Boy marks 25th anniversary
  4. Nasa’s moon-orbiting robot crashes down
  5. Did Deniece Cornejo lambast Vhong Navarro on social media?
  6. SKY says ‘malicious third parties’ caused internet access problems
  7. Netizens pay respects to Gabriel Garcia Marquez
  8. Facebook rolls out ‘nearby friends’ feature
  9. Mommy Dionisia sings ‘Riking Bull,’sends netizens ablaze
  10. Taylor Swift tries video blogging, crashes into fan’s bridal shower
  1. Did Deniece Cornejo lambast Vhong Navarro on social media?
  2. Mommy Dionisia sings ‘Riking Bull,’sends netizens ablaze
  3. Mommy Dionisia Pacquiao scores, takes over social media
  4. Netizens seethe over Aquino’s ‘sacrifice’ message
  5. IT technician found guilty of defrauding firm of P130,000
  6. Netizens react to Pacquiao’s victory over Bradley
  7. Memes flourish after Pacquiao victory
  8. Philippines may watch ‘blood moon’ online
  9. Online-addicted man arrested over son’s death
  10. Nasa’s moon-orbiting robot crashes down
  1. #RejectedBbPilipinas2014Questions flood Twitter
  2. Did Deniece Cornejo lambast Vhong Navarro on social media?
  3. Netizens fall in love with Crimea prosecutor Natalia Poklonskaya
  4. Mommy Dionisia Pacquiao scores, takes over social media
  5. Nude and so dangerous
  6. Mommy Dionisia sings ‘Riking Bull,’sends netizens ablaze
  7. Russia tries to curb Crimean prosecutor’s Internet fame
  8. Memes flourish after Pacquiao victory
  9. Netizens thank Capa for Lee arrest
  10. Filipino artist copies piece from digital art

News

  • 22 houses destroyed, 3 hurt as violent wind storm hits village
  • 242 out of 438 pass board tests for chemical engineers
  • Reckless driver endangered lives of Aquino, entourage–report
  • 5 OFWs from Negros quarantined for MERS-CoV tests
  • Release of village chief’s truck caught carrying illegal logs slammed
  • Sports

  • Jackson finds second wind to push Meralco past Rain or Shine
  • NLEX fights off Derulo Accelero to remain unbeaten
  • Mayweather diehard Bieber eats pride, poses with Pacquiao for photo op
  • Power Pinays rip Singapore to enter quarters in Asian volley tilt
  • PBA D-League: Waves edge skidding Superchargers
  • Lifestyle

  • Miss America: Don’t suspend teen over prom invite
  • Transitions and resurrection in the performing arts
  • ‘Archaeology tour’ of Cebu’s heritage of faith
  • Historic Fort Bonifacio tunnel converted into a septic tank
  • ‘Imports’ from London, and play of the year
  • Entertainment

  • Arrest warrants out vs. Deniece Cornejo, Cedric Lee, et al over serious illegal detention
  • Lindsay Lohan says she had a miscarriage
  • Discovery network cancels Everest jump
  • ‘Captain America’ stays strong atop US box office
  • Easter musings
  • Business

  • Oil prices to go up on supply concerns, optimism on US rebound
  • Century Pacific Food sets IPO price at P13.75 per share
  • Oil prices down in quiet Asian trade
  • Asian shares mixed in holiday-thinned trade
  • BDO seen keen on bidding for Cocobank
  • Technology

  • PH has slowest internet in Southeast Asia
  • Nintendo’s trailblazing Game Boy marks 25th anniversary
  • Nasa’s moon-orbiting robot crashes down
  • Netizens pay respects to Gabriel Garcia Marquez
  • Nokia recalls 30,000 chargers for Lumia 2520 tablet
  • Opinion

  • Gigi’s home
  • Palace stonewalls on MRT inquiry
  • Couple of things too
  • There is plenty of water behind Wawa Dam
  • Triduum thoughts of a young boy
  • Global Nation

  • QC woman who flew in from Middle East tests negative for MERS-CoV
  • DFA, DOH urge OFWs not to panic over MERS-Cov
  • Balikatan could spoil peace talks, says militant group
  • DFA officers hold workshop on aiding human traffic victims
  • Canada in communication with PH on toxic wastes
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