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Nestle Japan hiring 1,000 robots to sell espresso machines

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Food giant Nestle said Wednesday that its Japan unit would hire 1,000 robots as sales clerks at stores across the country.

Posted: October 29th, 2014 in Headlines,Latest Technology Stories,Science and Research | Read More »

Big data becomes tool in Ebola battle

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Nine days before Ebola was declared an epidemic, a group of researchers and computer scientists in Boston spotted the hemorrhagic fever beginning to spread in Guinea.

Posted: October 26th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

LTFRB goes after Uber vehicles; MMDA disagrees

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In a case where government regulators appear to be playing catch-up with technology, the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) apprehended a driver of a private vehicle whose services were tapped by a paying rider through a mobile app.

Posted: October 24th, 2014 in Apps and Softwares,Headlines,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Google offers peek into Bhutan with Street View launch

Google product communications manager Stephanie Shih demonstrates a Google Street View image on a tablet computing device in downtown Thimphu on October 23, 2014.  Google provided a sneak peek into Bhutan October 23 by unveiling a Street View project for the remote Himalayan kingdom, featuring panoramic views of its majestic mountains, monasteries and crystal-clear rivers. The "Land of the Thunder Dragon" has long been one of the most isolated countries on earth, only lifting its ban on television in 1999. Most foreign tourists have to pay a minimum $200 a day to visit. But in a sign of its more recent embrace of modern technology, the government allowed Google to undertake a Street View project that could showcase some its natural treasures for Internet users.  AFP PHOTO/Prakash MATHEMA

Google provided a sneak peek into Bhutan Thursday by unveiling a Street View project for the remote Himalayan kingdom, featuring panoramic views of its majestic mountains, monasteries and crystal-clear rivers.

Posted: October 23rd, 2014 in Apps and Softwares,Featured Gallery,Gadgets,Latest Technology Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Driver of private car using Uber app nabbed in LTFRB sting

LTFRB Chair Winston Ginez. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) apprehended for colorum violation a driver of a private vehicle that used the Uber app to connect with a commuter in a sting operation last Wednesday.

Posted: October 23rd, 2014 in Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

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