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Tech round-up: What’s new with Facebook; eBay security breach; Spotify vs. Beats; ‘selfie’ now official

Sunday, 25 May 2014 | Written by
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by Maui Hermitanio  Facebook can hear you Facebook recently announced an optional mobile app that will identify ambient sounds, including songs, TV show or movie that is playing while you post a status update. The new feature is an extension of the “feelings and activities” feature that Facebook introduced last year. Facebook can actually listen to what you’re listening to.…Read More »

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Smart ways to discard old gadgets

Wednesday, 21 May 2014 | Written by
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 by Zofia Leal   Every season, new gadgets and devices are released by consumer electronics companies. New kinds of smartphones, laptops, tablets, devices, appliances, among others, are released in the market every so often. With the abundance of innovative gadgets, consumers are more than happy to acquire more. It’s not surprising that consumers own multiple gadgets while old or replaced…Read More »

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Online jobs industry phenomenon: The Pinoy experience

Saturday, 17 May 2014 | Written by
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By Amihan Mabalay  Freelancers, online service providers, telecommuters, work-at-home people – these people have found a brighter future ahead in terms of employment opportunities.  They belong to the now booming online jobs industry which has provided a more convenient way of earning.  Globally, the Philippines is now one of the leading providers of online services, ranking 9th in earnings. Online…Read More »

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Balancing digital freedom and online responsibility

Wednesday, 23 April 2014 | Written by
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by Richard Ramos The Internet is still as raucous a global community as it should be. However, in the bid for total digital freedom, many people are forgetting that with freedom comes responsibility – even in online communities. So where do people make mistakes, what makes people cross the line from espousing freedom, to being abusive Internet trolls? Well, it’s…Read More »

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[SC junks all motions on Cybercrime ruling] Fight goes on at DOJ, Congress and online

Tuesday, 22 April 2014 | Written by
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Statement of BAND April 22, 2014 We the Bloggers and Netizens for Democracy (BAND), composed of petitioners in G.R. 203469 questioning the constitutionality of the Cybercrime Prevention Act of 2012, vow to continue to defend and promote Internet freedoms in the Philippines despite the Supreme Court’s decision to turn down the motions for reconsideration filed by us and other petitioners.…Read More »

Smart apps to use this Holy Week

Wednesday, 9 April 2014 | Written by

by Maui Hermitanio With the Holy Week fast approaching, many Filipinos are expected to leave the metropolis – some will go on a pilgrimage to fulfill religious obligations, while others will relax and unwind, and simply enjoy the long weekend ahead. Whatever the reasons, taking a trip to the province during this time of year can often be stressful, especially…Read More »

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Internet using ‘white space’ in TV channels introduced

Sunday, 6 April 2014 | Written by
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  Connecting to the Internet using blank and static television channels will be possible soon. The Department of Science and Technology-Information and Communications Technology Office (DOST-ICTO) has rolled out a new means for Internet data and communications called Television White Space (TVWS) technology. TVWS refers to unused radio frequencies between TV channels in both very high and ultra-high frequencies (VHF and UHF).…Read More »

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Intel rolls out rebuilding program for storm-hit school infrastructure in Leyte

Thursday, 3 April 2014 | Written by
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by Maui Hermitanio In line with its commitment to improve education, Intel Foundation together with its employees worldwide, today announced ongoing efforts to rebuild the Sto. Niño Elementary School in Tanauan, Leyte, which was damaged by Typhoon Yolanda. Intel has partnered with the Department of Education (DepEd) and country’s largest corporate-led social development organization Philippine Business for Social Progress (PBSP)…Read More »

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