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Senate Bill on free text alerts ahead of disasters hurdles third reading

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Filipinos living in calamity-prone areas may soon start getting free text alerts ahead of disasters after the Senate passed on Monday a bill requiring telecommunications companies to send free alert messages to warn the public.

Posted: May 5th, 2014 in Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Sotto crushes candies; Enrile vanishes jewels

Sen. Vicente “Tito” Sotto and Sen. Juan Ponce Enrile, INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

While Senators Alan Peter Cayetano and Jose “Jinggoy” Estrada slugged it out regarding the latter’s use of inappropriate words in his speech attacking the credibility of Dennis Cunanan and Ruby Tuason, two of their colleagues were spotted busy playing electronic games.

Posted: March 12th, 2014 in Apps and Softwares,Gaming,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

‘Lucky’ Rep. Abigail Binay-Campos wins condo unit; netizens in uproar

Rep. Abigail Binay-Campos facebook photo

It seems like another lucky day for Makati City Representative Mar-Len Abigail Binay-Campos when she won a condominium unit in the Christmas raffle of a high-end mall.

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

Scammers target would-be Yolanda aid donors

A few weeks after super typhoon Yolanda struck Central Philippines, dubious Facebook pages that scam donors of their donations.

When disaster strikes, there are good people who go out their way to help those in need, but there are also people who take advantage of these kind souls.

Posted: November 27th, 2013 in Internet,Latest Technology Stories,Social Media | Read More »

Facebook protest sparks call for major Philippine rally

One of the page made for Million People March to Luneta. Screengrab from Facebook.com

Anger in social media at the misuse of Philippine state funds has snowballed into calls for a rally expected to attract thousands, an organizer said Sunday.

Posted: August 25th, 2013 in Headlines,Latest Technology Stories,Social Media | Read More »

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