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Smartphone bomb? Airports tighten watch

In this Jan. 20, 2012, file photo, passengers queue up for a security check at Pudong International Airport in Shanghai, China. The Transportation Security Administration is requiring passengers at some overseas airports that offer US-bound flights to power on their electronic devices, the agency said Sunday, July 6, 2014. It says devices that won’t power up won’t be allowed on planes, and those travelers may have to undergo additional screening.  AP PHOTO/EUGENE HOSHIKO

The “underwear bomber” is now in jail. Then airport security people began fretting about passengers’ shoes. What’s next? Now, they are worrying about smartphones.

Posted: July 8th, 2014 in Gadgets,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Tweet self-propagates through TweetDeck

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A tweet containing a snippet of computer code propagated itself through Twitter Wednesday by taking advantage of a security flaw in the company’s TweetDeck application.

Posted: June 12th, 2014 in Latest Technology Stories,Social Media | Read More »

Security flaw takes down Twitter’s TweetDeck

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Twitter said Wednesday it briefly took down its popular TweetDeck application to view and manage messages because of a security flaw, which prompted some calls to stop using the program.

Posted: June 12th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest Technology Stories,Photos & Videos,Social Media | Read More »

‘Cool cops’ combat crime and ‘criminal minds’

SPO1 Jonathan de Leon responds to a Twitter user who jokes about becoming a holdupper to be able to buy expensive concert tickets. 

Wonder who’s behind the good-humored tweets of the @PNPHotline? They call themselves “cool cops.”

Posted: May 28th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,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 »

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