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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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  7. Viber releases new design for iPhone, comes to Blackberry 10 for the first time
  8. New York police Twitter campaign backfires badly
  9. PH has slowest internet in Southeast Asia
  10. Did Deniece Cornejo lambast Vhong Navarro on social media?
  1. Mark Caguioa lambasts Ginebra teammates on Twitter
  2. PH has slowest internet in Southeast Asia
  3. Senator wants to probe PH slow Internet connection
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  5. Nokia to be named Microsoft Mobile
  6. Did Deniece Cornejo lambast Vhong Navarro on social media?
  7. Netizens seethe over Aquino’s ‘sacrifice’ message
  8. ‘Unlimited’ Internet promos not really limitless; lawmakers call for probe
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  2. Did Deniece Cornejo lambast Vhong Navarro on social media?
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  8. PH has slowest internet in Southeast Asia
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  10. Memes flourish after Pacquiao victory

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