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Bill seeks installation of ‘kill switch’ to prevent cell phone theft

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A kill switch that would make stolen mobile phones useless should be installed in all such devices prior to their sale in order to discourage theft, a party-list lawmaker has proposed.

Posted: June 28th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Gadgets,Latest Technology Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Recto proposes free Wi-Fi access in Metro Manila

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A bill that seeks to provide free public wireless Internet access in public schools, buildings, parks, national roads and rail transit stations in the National Capital Region (NCR) has been filed at the Senate.

Posted: May 21st, 2014 in Internet,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Aquino defends online libel ruling

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President Benigno Aquino III threw his support behind the controversial libel provision of the Cybercrime Prevention Act of 2012, which the Supreme Court declared as constitutional on Tuesday.

Posted: February 19th, 2014 in Headlines,Internet,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

IT experts back more funds for new teachers, textbooks, instead of computers

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Instead of computers, the Congress should focus in giving more funding to the purchase of textbooks and hiring of more teachers for public schools, a group of information technology experts said on Tuesday.

Posted: August 13th, 2013 in Headlines,Internet,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

‘Telecommuting’ proposed as solution to traffic woes

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Senator Pia Cayetano has filed a bill proposing to institutionalize telecommuting – working online from home – to help decongest the country’s busiest thoroughfares such as those in Metro Manila.

Posted: July 13th, 2013 in Headlines,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

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