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Don’t rely on Google Maps to search for plane, says Google

Misleading images of a plane on Google Maps. The Star Online-Asia News Network

Concerned people should not rely on Google Maps to search the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 as it is not live satellite feed.

Posted: March 11th, 2014 in Headlines,Latest Technology Stories,Science and Research | Read More »

Five big trends in the mobile world

AP FILE PHOTO

From the release of connected bracelets, watches and even a smart toothbrush to a future of one-second high-definition movie downloads, the mobile world is developing rapidly.

Posted: February 27th, 2014 in Gaming,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

How Candy Crush, Angry Birds get your money

(AP Photo/Candy Crush)

They are free to download, fun to play, and fiendishly addictive: mobile games like Candy Crush Saga, Angry Birds and Clash of Clans want to get you hooked, then get your money.

Posted: February 25th, 2014 in Gaming,Headlines,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Convergys takes over Stream Global for P36 B from Ayala group

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The US-based Convergys Corp. has hatched a P36-billion deal to buy 100 percent of Stream Global Services Inc., a business process outsourcing (BPO) firm partly owned by the Ayala conglomerate, creating the world’s second largest customer management services provider.

Posted: January 7th, 2014 in Headlines,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

SC favors Quiambao group in Stradcom dispute

The Supreme Court building in Manila. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

The Supreme Court has ruled that the business group led by Cezar Quiambao was the rightful owner of Stradcom Corp., paving the way for the information technology (IT) service firm to collect billions of pesos in receivables for services rendered to the Land Transportation Office (LTO).

Posted: June 30th, 2013 in Headlines,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Redefining the IT firm’s CIO as change agent

Richard Te with Justin Mennen  PHOTOS BY NELSON MATAWARAN

It used to be that the Information Technology Department was at the back of the office making sure that the systems were up and running. Got a virus? Can’t log on?

Posted: June 3rd, 2013 in Gadgets,Headlines,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Internet users seeking more ‘invisibility’—study

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Consumer efforts to protect personal data and remain “invisible” online is leading to a “data blackhole” that could adversely impact digital advertisers, technology research firm Ovum said Wednesday.

Posted: February 6th, 2013 in Headlines,Internet,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Third of world’s population has Internet—UN

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More than a third of the world’s population is online while mobile phone uptake increased by more than 600 million in 2011 to around six billion, a UN agency said Thursday.

Posted: October 11th, 2012 in Internet,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Silicon Valley vet wants more Filipino computer engineers with post-grad degrees

Dado Banatao

The lack of computer engineers with post-graduate degrees in the Philippines is holding back the development of the country’s information technology (IT) industry, which has the potential to contribute billions of dollars to the local economy.

Posted: October 9th, 2012 in Gadgets,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Stop taunting hackers in ‘arms race’, advices IT expert

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The government should not engage hackers in an “arms race” by announcing it is boosting its website security, an Information Technology expert Jerry Liao told Radyo Inquirer 990AM Friday.

Posted: September 28th, 2012 in Internet,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

No Steve Jobs they, but this team got Filipinos on Internet

AFP file photo

It is every information technology (IT) geek’s dream to work on a project that will change the lives of millions. That dream came true for a group of Filipinos from the University of San Carlos in Talamban, Cebu, on March 29, 1994, at 10:18 a.m. when, through their efforts, the Philippines first logged on to the Internet.

Posted: April 30th, 2012 in Headlines,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Oracle highlights Big Data’s benefits

The Internet may seem to be just a large number of websites containing different types of content to the average person. But for international computer technology company Oracle, it is a vast ocean of data that could be vital to a business.

Posted: April 25th, 2012 in Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Top FBI cyber-cop joins spy thwarting startup

Veteran FBI cyber security expert Shawn Henry on Wednesday said he is fighting the enemy on a new front by joining a startup out to protect firms from online spies.

Posted: April 19th, 2012 in Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

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