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US NSA spies on China telcoms giant Huawei – report

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The US National Security Agency has secretly tapped into the networks of Chinese telecom and internet giant Huawei, the New York Times and Der Spiegel reported on their websites Saturday.

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

Why didn’t missing jet passengers use their cellphones?

A relative of a passenger from the missing Malaysia Airlines MH370 plane uses a mobile phone at the Lido Hotel in Beijing on March 11, 2014. The accounts of some passengers on Chinese messaging tool QQ show they had been online, reports say, although the operator says that failure to shut the software down properly can give that impression. Photo from The Star Online-Asia News Network

In the age of smartphones and social media, one question surrounding the disappearance of the Malaysian airliner is why none of the passengers tried to contact relatives, as they did during the 9/11 attacks.

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

Nokia, BlackBerry, Motorola search for lost glory

A woman shows the new Nokia XL at the Mobile World Congress, the world's largest mobile phone trade show in Barcelona, Spain, Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2014. Once the mobile world's pioneers, Nokia, Motorola and BlackBerry are now the industry's sorry laggards, searching for lost glory.  AP

Once the mobile world’s pioneers, Nokia, Motorola and BlackBerry are now the industry’s sorry laggards, searching for lost glory.

Posted: February 27th, 2014 in Gadgets,Latest Technology Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Blackberry unveils smartphones made by Foxconn

Struggling Canadian handset maker Blackberry unveiled Tuesday its first smartphones built by new Taiwanese partner Foxconn as it fights to recover from huge losses. AFP

Struggling Canadian handset maker Blackberry unveiled Tuesday its first smartphones built by new Taiwanese partner Foxconn as it fights to recover from huge losses.

Posted: February 26th, 2014 in Gadgets,Latest Technology Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Samsung launches flagship Galaxy S5 smartphone

A Samsung Galaxy S5 smartphone, left, and a Samsung Gear 2 are displayed at the Samsung Galaxy Studio, in New York, Monday, Feb. 24, 2014. Samsung on Monday unveiled a new smartphone with a built-in heart rate monitor to complement three upcoming fitness devices, as the Korean company tries to turn its technological wizardry into lifestyle products.  AP PHOTO/RICHARD DREW

Samsung unveiled Monday its new flagship Galaxy S5 smartphone armed with a fingerprint scanner and a built-in heart rate sensor to defend its place as the world’s industry leader.

Posted: February 25th, 2014 in Gadgets,Headlines,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Phone launch to aid ‘Yolanda’ relief efforts

Residents stand beside dead bodies that lie on the street after powerful Typhoon Haiyan slammed into Tacloban city, Leyte province central Philippines on Saturday, Nov. 9, 2013. AP

Veering away from the grand and turning its attention to those in need, Globe Telecom’s forthcoming launch of Apple’s latest phones will be used for the benefit of the survivors of Supertyphoon “Yolanda”, a statement said.

Posted: November 15th, 2013 in Headlines,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Stop … India sends its last telegram

An Indian telegraph employee processes a telegram on the last day of the 163-year-old service at the central telegraph office in Mumbai, India, Sunday, July 14, 2013. Sunday night, the state-run telecommunications company will send its final telegram, closing down a service that fast became a relic in an age of email, reliable landlines and ubiquitous cellphones. AP Photo

India’s last telegram went out late Sunday, marking the end of a service that millions of Indians had relied on for fast communication for more than 160 years.

Posted: July 15th, 2013 in Headlines,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Filipinos connect with loved ones through call, text, Internet

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Personal calls to connect with loved ones are making a comeback, especially during the holidays. This was apparent when voice traffic surged almost double this Christmas season, according to leading telecommunications company Globe Telecom.

Posted: January 15th, 2013 in Headlines,Internet,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

BlackBerry maker to study options, warns of loss

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BlackBerry maker Research In Motion warned Tuesday it could report a loss in the current quarter and said it had hired investment firms to study its strategic options.

Posted: May 30th, 2012 in Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

BlackBerry maker to study options, warns of loss

BlackBerry mobile phone. AFP photo

BlackBerry maker Research In Motion warned Tuesday it could report a loss in the current quarter and said it had hired investment firms to study its strategic options.

Posted: May 30th, 2012 in Latest Technology Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

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