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New York police Twitter campaign backfires badly


New York police Tuesday were eating extra helpings of humble pie after asking people to post images of themselves and NYPD officers on Twitter — only to face a deluge of pictures of alleged police brutality.

Posted: April 23rd, 2014 in Latest Technology Stories,Photos & Videos,Social Media | Read More »

Another reason to quit social media this Holy Week: your safety

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Some tech-savvy Christians have made going on a social media break this Holy Week as a form of sacrifice, but the Philippine National Police (PNP) has another reason as to why people need to take things easy when posting in their social networking accounts—their safety.

Posted: April 15th, 2014 in Headlines,Latest Technology Stories,Social Media | 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 »

PNP seeks to expand cybercrime units nationwide


The Philippine National Police has vowed to expand its cybercrime units nationwide.

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

10 Koreans arrested for illegal online gambling operations

One Serendra condominium map

Police on Wednesday said they have busted an illegal gambling ring composed of Korean nationals during a raid on One Serendra condominium in the upscale Bonifacio Global City, Taguig.

Posted: February 5th, 2014 in Gaming,Internet,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

PNP targets new pedophile ring in PH

Interior Secretary Mar Roxas/ PHOTO by JULLIANE DE JESUS/ INQUIRER.net

Interior Secretary Manuel Roxas II assured on Thursday that the Philippine National Police Anti-Cybercrime Group will turn its focus on the recently uncovered pedophile syndicate victimizing Filipino girls.

Posted: January 16th, 2014 in Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Tech firm denies use of unauthorized software

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One of the companies allegedly identified by a local team combatting software piracy in the country denied its use of unauthorized software.

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

10 businesses found using unauthorized software in anti-piracy campaign

Students use computers to perform research during an Advanced Placement government class at the Academy for College and Career Exploration in Baltimore. The United States is set to be overtaken by China, which has the second-highest commercial losses from software piracy—at $9 billion—even as the legal US software market remains many times bigger than in China.  AP FILE PHOTO

In line with its commitment to combat the use of unlicensed software in the country, the Pilipinas Anti-Piracy Team (PAPT) led by the Intellectual Property Office of the Philippines (IPOPHL), Philippine National Police (PNP), Optical Media Board (OMB) and the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI), recently conducted 15 crackdown operations across Metro Manila, Pampanga and Bulacan and found 10 businesses using unauthorized software.

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

New iPhone app in US targets child predators


The US Department of Homeland Security enlisted smartphone users in its fight against child pornography Thursday with an iPhone app intended to make it easier to report suspected child predators.

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

Twitter plea for pot costs Canadian his job


A Toronto area mechanic who posted a Twitter message seeking marijuana to alleviate boredom at work this week got an unexpected reply— from police with an apparent sense of humor.

Posted: August 16th, 2013 in Latest Technology Stories,Social Media | Read More »

Metro police now on Twitter, Facebook

Source: Screenshot of NCRPO twitter account

The National Capital Region Police Office (NCRPO) launched its Twitter and Facebook accounts Tuesday as the Philippine National Police continued to look for ways to make reporting of crimes easier for the public.

Posted: August 6th, 2013 in Latest Technology Stories,Social Media | Read More »

New York cops told to stay in line when online


New York City’s police commissioner announced new restrictions Thursday for cops who want to tweet and post on Facebook.

Posted: March 29th, 2013 in Latest Technology Stories,Social Media | Read More »

PNP upgrades anti cybercrime body


The Philippine National Police (PNP) has upgraded its anti-cybercrime body, turning it into one of PNP’s National Operational Support Unit in a bid to further strengthen the agency’s capability to go after offenders on the Internet.

Posted: March 20th, 2013 in Internet,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

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