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Filipinos #PrayForSouthKorea

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With hundreds of passengers still missing after the tragic capsizing of a South Korean ferry, Filipino netizens called on more people to pray for the victims and the safety of survivors.

Posted: April 17th, 2014 in Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Netizens thank Capa for Lee arrest

Senior Supt. Conrad Capa: Netizens’ support. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Senior Supt. Conrad Capa earned the ire of President Aquino for going “on a media tour” airing his complaint about his reassignment, but gained the support of netizens.

Posted: April 3rd, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Latest Technology Stories,Social Media | Read More »

Korea War veterans get new, improved websites

One of the black-and-white photographs posted on the improved website peftok.blogspot.com shows Peftok men attending Mass at the county of Chorwon in North Korea before committing themselves to battle in the Korean War.

The only website in honor of the Philippines’ role in the Korean War has been improved with the addition of more historical data and photos.

Posted: March 28th, 2014 in Internet,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

PH world’s second on multimedia usage

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Filipinos have proven that they have been one tech-savvy bunch.

Posted: March 19th, 2014 in Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Rakuten completes $900-million Viber takeover

Viber Founder and CEO Talmon Marco

Japanese e-commerce firm Rakuten has acquired Viber, the free instant messaging and VoIP smartphone application, for $900 million to expand its platform of Internet-based services.

Posted: March 4th, 2014 in Apps and Softwares,Internet,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

‘Network exposed by Snowden spying on Filipino netizens’

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Even without the controversial cybercrime law, Filipino netizens are already under surveillance by the “Five Eyes” spy network exposed by American whistle-blower Edward Snowden, advocates of Internet freedom said Monday.

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

Banks adopt EMV chip technology to counter ATM card ‘cloning’

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Local banks would have to adopt a new security feature in ATM cards soon to combat card fraud that cost depositors more than P200 million last year.

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

Philippines has slowest, poorest mobile LTE connection, says report

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The Philippines is the country with the slowest connection and poorest coverage of LTE in the world, a phone application that measures internet speed said in a report.

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

In the Know: The cybercrime law

Suspects in an alleged internet porn operation cover their faces as they stay at the Cybercrime division of the National Bureau of Investigation in Manila, Philippines on Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014. RA 10175, or the Cybercrime Prevention Act of 2012, punishes content-related offenses such as cybersex, child pornography and libel which may be committed through a computer system.  AP PHOTO/AARON FAVILA

Republic Act No. 10175, or the Cybercrime Prevention Act of 2012, was signed into law by President Aquino on Sept. 12, 2012.

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

Texting plays major role in relationships

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It all began when Rhafael Rodriguez went over his family’s store records to get Anne’s cell phone number.

Posted: February 14th, 2014 in Gadgets,Headlines,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

August opening of classes draws mixed reactions from netizens

University of the Philippines (left) and Ateneo de Manila University

Mixed reactions greeted the announcement of the University of the Philippines and Ateneo de Manila University to start their school year in August instead of June.

Posted: February 7th, 2014 in Headlines,Latest Technology Stories,Social Media | Read More »

11 arrested over online child porn

INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Authorities said Wednesday they had detained 11 people in raids on two fake call center businesses that sold child pornography online to global clients.

Posted: January 29th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Internet,Latest Technology Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Priests swap sermons for ‘selfies’

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For some of the Philippines’ most powerful clergymen, stepping off the pulpit and into cyberspace felt impossibly daunting until they took their first “selfies” and posted them on Facebook.

Posted: January 27th, 2014 in Latest Technology Stories,Social Media | Read More »

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  2. Did Deniece Cornejo lambast Vhong Navarro on social media?
  3. Netizens seethe over Aquino’s ‘sacrifice’ message
  4. Facebook rolls out ‘nearby friends’ feature
  5. Filipinos #PrayForSouthKorea
  6. Nokia recalls 30,000 chargers for Lumia 2520 tablet
  7. Mommy Dionisia sings ‘Riking Bull,’sends netizens ablaze
  8. Netizens pay respects to Gabriel Garcia Marquez
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  10. Aquino may be ousted for cybercrime law, says lawmaker
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  3. Mommy Dionisia sings ‘Riking Bull,’sends netizens ablaze
  4. Memes flourish after Pacquiao victory
  5. Netizens react to Pacquiao’s victory over Bradley
  6. IT technician found guilty of defrauding firm of P130,000
  7. Netizens seethe over Aquino’s ‘sacrifice’ message
  8. Philippines may watch ‘blood moon’ online
  9. Nude and so dangerous
  10. Online-addicted man arrested over son’s death
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  2. Did Deniece Cornejo lambast Vhong Navarro on social media?
  3. Netizens fall in love with Crimea prosecutor Natalia Poklonskaya
  4. Mommy Dionisia Pacquiao scores, takes over social media
  5. Nude and so dangerous
  6. Mommy Dionisia sings ‘Riking Bull,’sends netizens ablaze
  7. Russia tries to curb Crimean prosecutor’s Internet fame
  8. Memes flourish after Pacquiao victory
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  10. Netizens thank Capa for Lee arrest

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  • Thousands celebrate Easter in Holy Land
  • Transcript reveals confusion over ferry evacuation
  • Pimentel wants Balikatan-type drills for PNP
  • Sports

  • Red-hot Alaska rips injury-depleted San Mig Coffee
  • Pacquiao courtesy call to Aquino set for Monday
  • Nick Calathes suspension a reminder of supplement risk
  • Teague scores 28 as Hawks soar past Pacers in Game 1
  • Warriors beat Clippers in playoff opener
  • Lifestyle

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  • Britain’s baby Prince George visits Australian zoo
  • Noli Yamsuan, Cardinal Sin’s ‘official’ photographer: ‘I could smell the aftershave lotion of the Pope’
  • Simplifying and lightening life
  • Where to go for Easter night-out
  • Entertainment

  • Show-biz celebrities’ other choices of summer getaway
  • Why ‘Noah’ can’t dock his ark at Philippine theaters
  • Acclaimed artist goes wild while on holiday
  • Believing in this mermaid
  • Missing Xian
  • Business

  • Top-selling insurance agent opens her dream café
  • Connecting and transacting with one another
  • Building wealth for health
  • Why Mandaue Foam buys, rather than rents, space
  • A workplace of new possibilities
  • Technology

  • Nasa’s moon-orbiting robot crashes down
  • Netizens pay respects to Gabriel Garcia Marquez
  • Nokia recalls 30,000 chargers for Lumia 2520 tablet
  • Facebook rolls out ‘nearby friends’ feature
  • Netizens seethe over Aquino’s ‘sacrifice’ message
  • Opinion

  • Epiphany
  • Unpaid creditor vs distressed debtor
  • Moving on
  • From culinary desert to paradise
  • Response to China: ‘Usjaphil’
  • Global Nation

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  • OFW died of Mers-CoV in Saudi Arabia, says family
  • Aquino, Obama to tackle US pivot to Asia during state visit
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  • Cesar Chavez movie sparks memories of Fil-Am labor leaders
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