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Facebook battles to stay young and cool

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Sixteen-year-old Owen Fairchild doesn’t hang out at Facebook as much as he did when he was just a kid.

Posted: February 2nd, 2014 in Headlines,Latest Technology Stories,Social Media | Read More »

Poll: More US teens turn to Twitter; Facebook old

A view of an iPhone in Washington Tuesday  showing the Twitter and Facebook apps among others. A new poll finds that teens are sharing more about themselves on social media. They’re also moving increasingly to Twitter to avoid their parents and the "oversharing" that they see on Facebook. AP

Twitter is booming as a social media destination for US teenagers who complain about too many adults and too much drama on Facebook, according to a new study about online behavior. It said teens are sharing more personal information about themselves even as they try to protect their online reputations.

Posted: May 24th, 2013 in Latest Technology Stories,Social Media | Read More »

Volunteer program mentors youth through technology

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Technology has changed the landscape of education, creating opportunities for long-distance learning and information exchange. Making the most of the digital age is news and information services company Thomson Reuters Manila whose employee volunteers in Metro Manila mentored college students in the island of Dumaguete – all through online communication and telementoring.

Posted: December 8th, 2012 in Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Teen who posted YouTube video on bullying found dead

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Canadians were shocked, angered and saddened after learning the fate of a 15-year-old schoolgirl who was found dead, an apparent suicide, five weeks after she uploaded a video to YouTube describing years of bullying that drove her to drugs and alcohol.

Posted: October 13th, 2012 in Internet,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Teen arrested for Facebook blackmail

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Agents of the National Bureau of Investigation arrested Thursday in an entrapment operation at a Manila school a 15-year-old boy who allegedly blackmailed and extorted P15,000 from another teenager through the social networking site Facebook.

Posted: June 2nd, 2012 in Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Former extremists, victims launch social network

Reformed one-time violent extremists and their victims on Wednesday launched a social network to halt the radicalization of youth and combat gang culture – with the backing of Internet giant Google.

Posted: April 26th, 2012 in Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

China teen sells kidney to buy gadgets

Authorities have indicted five people in central China for involvement in illegal organ trading after a teenager sold one of his kidneys to buy an iPhone and an iPad.

Posted: April 7th, 2012 in Headlines,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Teens in US sending more texts than ever–study

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Teenagers in the United States are texting more than ever before, and they’re more likely as well to have a smartphone in their hands, according to a survey released Monday.

Posted: March 20th, 2012 in Latest Technology Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

HP launches A+ campaign to inspire creativity in Filipino students

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Bringing together the power of innovation and education, HP ushers in its pioneering A+ campaign that empowers Filipino students to achieve academic excellence in school with the help of HP’s latest innovative imaging and printing technologies. Together with a full roster of year-long, youth-enriching activities, the campaign will leverage the HP Ink Advantage printers in cultivating children’s potential and improving their learning experience through affordable, reliable and high-quality prints for their school projects and other academic requirements.

Posted: February 17th, 2012 in Featured Gallery,Latest Technology Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Free educational website promotes cyber security and Intellectual Property Rights to youth

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It is often said that “the best things in life are free”. In today’s digital world, so much knowledge and data are available at the click of a button, but freedom does not mean one is free to steal the private property of others – freedom ends where the rights of others to their properties – whether material or intellectual – begins.

Posted: December 23rd, 2011 in Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Garbage can camera checks recycling performance

A desire named Bincam Facebook. Julia Miebach, left, and Anja Thieme, right, are seen with the Bincam and a laptop showing the Bincam facebook page. The program puts a photograph of every item placed in a garbage can on Facebook in a bid to raise consciousness about recycling efforts.  It uses a sensor and a camera phone to record the image each time the garbage can lid is shut. Households that participate will be rated on how efficiently they recycle.(AP Photo)

LONDON — Newcastle University students are being taught how to be more efficient recyclers by new technology that posts their garbage on Facebook. A sensor and camera phone inside the garbage cans takes images of every item placed inside, not the person who left it. The test program is being used in five student households [...]

Posted: June 9th, 2011 in Featured Gallery,Headlines | Read More »

‘Skype school’ brings knowledge to Indian village

NEW DELHI—The electricity keeps cutting out, the Internet connection is crackly and the speakers don’t always work, but Santosh Kumar knows that 20 pupils far away in eastern India are relying on him. Once a week, Kumar uses the Skype computer programme to teach maths to children in Chamanpura, a poor village in the struggling [...]

Posted: April 6th, 2011 in Infotech,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

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  5. Senator wants to probe PH slow Internet connection
  6. Bam Aquino becomes Master Splinter’s son after Wiki hack
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  8. New York police Twitter campaign backfires badly
  9. PH has slowest internet in Southeast Asia
  10. Did Deniece Cornejo lambast Vhong Navarro on social media?
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  2. PH has slowest internet in Southeast Asia
  3. Senator wants to probe PH slow Internet connection
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  5. Nokia to be named Microsoft Mobile
  6. Did Deniece Cornejo lambast Vhong Navarro on social media?
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  8. ‘Unlimited’ Internet promos not really limitless; lawmakers call for probe
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