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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 »

MMDA posts clarification on FB over Edsa street bulbs row

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How many government agencies does it take to replace light bulbs along Edsa? Apparently, quite a few.

Posted: March 30th, 2013 in Latest Technology Stories,Social Media | Read More »

Australian ‘Dumb Ways to Die’ safety clip goes viral

Screencap from Dumb Ways to Die youtube clip

An online video featuring cartoon creatures killing themselves in a variety of ways as part of an Australian transport safety campaign has gone viral, with almost 12 million YouTube views in a week.

Posted: November 21st, 2012 in Headlines,Latest Technology Stories,Social Media | Read More »

Distracted pedestrians stumble into danger

Pedestrians cross a street in downtown Washington in this July 2012 file photo. Across the country on city streets, in suburban parking lots and in shopping centers, there is usually someone strolling while talking on a phone, texting with their head down, listening to music, or playing a video game. AP

A young man talking on a cellphone meanders along the edge of a lonely train platform at night. Suddenly he stumbles, loses his balance and pitches over the side, landing head first on the tracks.

Posted: August 1st, 2012 in Gadgets,Headlines,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Google in crosshairs over gun ban

A man looks at .45 caliber handguns for sale at the 18th Defence and Sporting Arms show at a mall in Manila on July 15, 2010. There are more than 1.2 million unlicensed guns and 1.8 million registered ones in the Philippines, out of a population of 90 million people, according to police estimates. AFP PHOTO/TED ALJIBE

Google has banned gun sales from its new shopping platform, a move drawing fire from hunters and weapons enthusiasts but praised by gun control activists.

Posted: July 4th, 2012 in Headlines,Latest Technology Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

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