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‘Unlimited’ Internet promos not really limitless; lawmakers call for probe

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That unlimited Internet surfing promo from your cellphone service provider is not so limitless after all.

Posted: April 23rd, 2014 in Internet,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Brazil passes trailblazing Internet privacy law

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Brazil’s Congress on Tuesday passed comprehensive legislation on Internet privacy in what some have likened to a web-user’s bill of rights, after stunning revelations its own president was targeted by US cyber-snooping.

Posted: April 23rd, 2014 in Internet,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Senator wants to probe PH slow Internet connection

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Senator Bam Aquino is calling an investigation into reported slow Internet speed in the country compared to other Southeast Asian nations.

Posted: April 22nd, 2014 in Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Facebook rolls out ‘nearby friends’ feature

This image provided by Facebook shows the “Nearby Friends" tool. Using your smartphone’s GPS system, it will tell your Facebook friends _ provided they have the feature turned on _ that you are nearby. Rather than share your exact location, though, it will only show that you are in close proximity, say within half a mile. (AP Photo/Facebook)

Facebook on Thursday began rolling out a feature allowing users of its mobile app to use smartphone location to discover friends near them.

Posted: April 18th, 2014 in Latest Technology Stories,Social Media | Read More »

Extra-terrestrial Tweet-up links Tokyo with space

U.S. Ambassador to Japan Caroline Kennedy, left, and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe wave at the end of their communication with Japanese astronaut and International Space Station (ISS) commander Koichi Wakata, seen at center on the screen in background, at the latter's official residence in Tokyo, Thursday, April 10, 2014. Wakata is the first Japanese station commander. Next to Wakata are Russian cosmonaut Michael Tyurin, left, and US astronaut Steven Swanson. (AP Photo/Franck Robichon, Pool)

An unusual “Tweet-up” – a meeting of people who know each other on Twitter – involving an ambassador, an astronaut and a prime minister has taken place on a video-link between Japan and the International Space Station.

Posted: April 11th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest Technology Stories,Photos & Videos,Social Media | Read More »

Google Glass available in US as of April 15

In this April 3, 2014, photo AP reporter Barbara Ortutay chops onions while wearing Google Glass in New York. Ortutay used the Allthecooks Google Glass app to make carrot ginger soup. Ortutay is exploring different uses of google Glass for the Associated Press. (AP Photo)

Google will makes it controversial Internet-linked Glass eyewear available for purchase for a limited time in the United States beginning on April 15.

Posted: April 11th, 2014 in Gadgets,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

US warns Facebook on privacy in WhatsApp mega deal

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US regulators warned Facebook Thursday about making changes to the privacy policy of WhatsApp, the smartphone messaging service set to be acquired by the social network for a whopping $19 billion.

Posted: April 11th, 2014 in Apps and Softwares,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Online security flaw exposes millions of passwords

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An alarming lapse in Internet security has exposed millions of passwords, credit card numbers and other sensitive bits of information to potential theft by computer hackers who may have been secretly exploiting the problem before its discovery.

Posted: April 10th, 2014 in Headlines,Internet,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Twitter profiles get Facebook-style revamp

Screengrab from Michelle Obama's twitter account @FLOTUS

Twitter on Tuesday began revamping profile pages to let users display more of their online personalities, giving the popular service a Facebook-like feel.

Posted: April 9th, 2014 in Latest Technology Stories,Photos & Videos,Social Media | Read More »

Adultery website tests the law in South Korea

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Noel Biderman insists he has no problems sleeping at night after launching an adultery hook-up site in South Korea where marital infidelity is a crime punishable by up to two years in prison.

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

Mozilla chief steps down amid controversy

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The chief of Firefox browser maker Mozilla is stepping down in the face of controversy stirred by his support of a California bill to ban gay marriage.

Posted: April 4th, 2014 in Internet,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Twitter’s Vine adds private messaging

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Twitter-owned Vine said Thursday it was adding an option for private messages sent using the service’s looping short videos.

Posted: April 4th, 2014 in Latest Technology Stories,Social Media | Read More »

Twitter still blocked despite Turkish court ruling

Members of the Turkish Youth Union hold cartoons depicting Turkey's Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan during a protest against a ban on Twitter, in Ankara, Turkey, Friday, March 21, 2014. AP

A block on access to Twitter remained in place in Turkey on Thursday despite a high court ruling against the ban.

Posted: April 3rd, 2014 in Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

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