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International cybercrime law impractical — experts Jesse Wieten, Xinhua · Sunday, April 19, 2015 | 1:45 am

Microsoft unveils touch-friendly Office apps for Windows phones Bill Rigby, Reuters · Sunday, April 19, 2015 | 12:51 am

Nokia nears purchase of Alcatel-Lucent wireless business — reports Agence France-Presse · Tuesday, April 14, 2015 | 2:14 pm

VIDEO | Smart fabric generates electricity Reuters video, InterAksyon,com · Wednesday, April 15, 2015 | 4:06 pm

Zuckerberg sees ‘wild’ future for virtual reality Agence France-Presse · Thursday, April 16, 2015 | 1:07 pm

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International cybercrime law impractical -- experts Sunday, April 19, 2015 | 1:45 am |

The international nature of the Internet can cause a conflict with national jurisdiction and legislation, but one international cyber law is unlikely, experts said during the Global Conference on Cyberspace here.

Microsoft unveils touch-friendly Office apps for Windows phones Sunday, April 19, 2015 12:51 am | Bill Rigby, Reuters

Microsoft Corp on Friday unveiled a long-awaited suite of touch-friendly Office apps that allow Windows phone users to work on Word, PowerPoint and Excel documents on their phones with touch commands and to transfer them easily between devices.

Cybercrime now 'number one' threat -- Europol chief Saturday, April 18, 2015 12:40 pm | Agence France-Presse

Cybercrime has become as big a threat to Europe’s security as terrorism, the head of the continent’s policing agency warned Friday.

Facebook strips smiles from fake 'like' sellers Saturday, April 18, 2015 12:31 pm | Agence France-Presse

Facebook on Friday said that its war against fake likes is paying off so well that many ‘bad actors’ who built businesses on the tactic are closing shop.

EU telecoms reform to address competition from WhatsApp, Skype Saturday, April 18, 2015 11:13 am | Julia Fioretti, Reuters

The European Commission will take into account increased competition from cable operators and alternative services such as WhatsApp when it overhauls Europe’s telecoms rules next year, a move that will be cheered by the telecoms industry.

BREAKING NEWS as of Apr 19, 2015 2:24 am

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No new steps on int'l cooperation in cyberspace meeting

Participants at the session on international peace and security showed some kind of consensus on the collective task ahead, but fail to agree on a concrete new approach on international cooperation in cyberspace.

Jesse Wieten, Xinhua Saturday, April 18, 2015 | 11:06 am

CHERRY MOBILE IS NO. 1 | IDC bares top PH smartphones

According to market research firm IDC, the Filipino mobile phone brand Cherry Mobile has been lording over the competition since the fourth quarter of 2013.

Jose Bimbo F. Santos, InterAksyon.com Friday, April 17, 2015 | 12:48 pm

AMD loss bigger than expected as PC sales remain weak

U.S. chipmaker Advanced Micro Devices Inc reported a bigger-than-expected adjusted loss and a steep fall in sales for the first quarter and said it expected weak demand for personal computers to continue for some time.

Arathy Nair, Lehar Maan, Reuters Friday, April 17, 2015 | 10:28 am

Almost 1 million threats in cyberspace daily in 2014 -- report

Data from the Internet Security Threat Report (ISTR) showed that almost 1 million new threats have been created every day last year, with mobile apps as a growing platform to disclose data.

Xinhua Thursday, April 16, 2015 | 6:32 pm

Kalibrr sets sights on aggressive expansion program

Tech startup Kalibrr is training its sights to be the number one job platform in the country as it aims to expand into other industries after starting out in the business process outsourcing space.

Jose Bimbo F. Santos, InterAksyon.com Thursday, April 16, 2015 | 4:29 pm
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Zuckerberg sees 'wild' future for virtual reality

Facebook executives have laid out a future that includes conceptually teleporting social network users with virtual reality technology from Oculus, a technology firm which Facebook bought last year in a deal valued at $2 billion.

Agence France-Presse Thursday, April 16, 2015 | 1:07 pm

VIDEO | Smart fabric generates electricity

South Korean researchers develop a ”smart” fabric which can generate electricity to power wearable devices.

Reuters video, InterAksyon,com Wednesday, April 15, 2015 | 4:06 pm

PS4 REVIEW | Battlefield: Hardline

Battlefield Hardline — a new next-generation first-person shooter video game.

MJ Maramba, InterAksyon.com Monday, April 13, 2015 | 6:26 pm

Gaming portal PlayPark officially launched

Asiasoft recently announced the launch of Playpark, the premier gaming portal in the Philippines that features the latest news and info about the most popular online games in the country today.

InterAksyon.com Tuesday, March 24, 2015 | 2:09 pm

PSVITA REVIEW | Fifty shades of 'Criminal Girls: Invite Only'

Criminal Girls: Invite Only may look and feel like any other traditional Japanese RPG but the difference is, to get the girls “motivated” you’ll be spanking and torturing them “Fifty Shades of Grey”-style.

MJ Maramba, InterAksyon.com Thursday, March 12, 2015 | 6:40 pm
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Wednesday, April 15, 2015 | 4:06 pm

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Monday, April 13, 2015 | 4:23 pm

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Wednesday, March 25, 2015 | 4:25 pm