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Comet-chaser wakes up, signals Earth after 3-year hiatus

In this photo provided by the European Space Agency, ESA, Monday Jan. 20, 2014, technicians celebrate after receiving the Rosetta wake-up signal in the control room of ESA in Darmstadt, Germany. AP

Waking up after almost three years of hibernation, a comet-chasing spacecraft sent its first signal back to Earth on Monday, prompting cheers from scientists who hope to use it to land the first space lander onto a comet.

Posted: January 21st, 2014 in Latest Technology Stories,Photos & Videos,Science and Research | Read More »

Microsoft targeted in bribery probe—report

Microsoft is criticizing Google as a lousy holiday shopping guide in its latest attempt to divert more traffic to its Bing search engine.

US authorities are investigating whether Microsoft or its partners bribed officials in China, Italy and Romania to get software contracts, The Wall Street Journal reported Tuesday.

Posted: March 20th, 2013 in Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Europe to move against Google over privacy rules

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European data protection agencies intend to take action against the US Internet giant Google after it failed to follow their orders to comply with EU privacy laws, a French agency said on Monday.

Posted: February 18th, 2013 in Headlines,Internet,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

PH among top spammers to US and Europe, says report

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The Philippines is one of the top sources of spam that hit the US and Europe recently, according to a technology firm specializing in content development and threat management solutions.

Posted: September 5th, 2012 in Apps and Softwares,Headlines,Latest Technology Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Smart partners with Vodafone for new services

Dominant mobile network Smart Communications Inc. has partnered with European telecom giant Vodafone for the development of new and innovative services for the Philippine market.

Posted: February 29th, 2012 in Headlines,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Facebook rapped in Europe over privacy

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Facebook has to better explain to users what happens to their personal data and give them more control, the data commissioner in Ireland, home to the website’s international headquarters, said Wednesday.

Posted: December 22nd, 2011 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

iPhone 4S coming to more countries on Nov. 11

Apple said Tuesday that the iPhone 4S, the latest version of its hot-selling smartphone, would go on sale in more countries in Asia, Europe and Central America this month.

Posted: November 1st, 2011 in Headlines,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Blackberry glitches continue for second day

Blackberry users across much of the globe experienced outages in key functions for a second straight day Tuesday, while a Canadian merchant bank jacked up pressure for a management change.

Posted: October 12th, 2011 in Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

BlackBerry outage hits Europe, Middle East, Africa

NEW YORK—The maker of the BlackBerry smartphone confirmed Monday that an outage had hit some of its services in Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Canada-based Research in Motion said it was investigating the disruption that has led to many user reports of not being able to receive or send e-mail, or use instant messaging, [...]

Posted: October 10th, 2011 in Headlines,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Extremists flocking to Facebook for recruits

Norwegian flags and flowers are seen in Sundvollen, close to Utoya island, background, where gunman Anders Behring Breivik killed at least 68 people, near Oslo, Norway on July 28. AP

When the English Defense League sprang to life two years ago, it had fewer than 50 members—a rough-and-tumble bunch of mostly white guys shouting from a street corner about what they viewed as uncontrolled Muslim immigration.

Posted: July 30th, 2011 in Featured Gallery,Latest Technology Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Sony PS3 boss: ‘No turning back’ despite hacks

LOS ANGELES — The head of the Sony Corp. unit that makes the PlayStation 3 game console says there’s no going back on a push to offer always-connected play despite a series of hacking attacks that downed its network and will cost the Japanese company around $173 million in special costs. Kazuo Hirai, group chief [...]

Posted: June 8th, 2011 in Headlines | Read More »

Lenovo targets German market with bid for Medion

FRANKFURT,  Germany  - Chinese computer maker Lenovo said Wednesday that it would buy the electronics group Medion of Germany to double Lenovo’s share of Europe’s biggest personal computer market. A Lenovo statement said the company would offer 13 euros ($18.75) for each Medion share, a premium of 29 percent over the average closing price for [...]

Posted: June 1st, 2011 in Headlines | Read More »

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