TODAY'S HEADLINES

Viber launches ‘public chats’ Jose Bimbo F. Santos, InterAksyon.com · Friday, November 21, 2014 | 12:39 am

Jollibee pres said lack of good business plan resulted in ‘ChickenSad’ Jose Bimbo F. Santos, InterAksyon.com · Thursday, November 20, 2014 | 6:16 pm

Sophos expands security offerings through AWS Marketplace InterAksyon.com · Thursday, November 13, 2014 | 2:18 pm

VIDEO | Smart bandage tracks vital signs on the go Reuters video, InterAksyon,com · Monday, November 10, 2014 | 8:58 am

Nokia revives the brand with launch of iPad lookalike Jussi Rosendhal, Reuters · Wednesday, November 19, 2014 | 12:08 am

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Viber launches 'public chats' Friday, November 21, 2014 | 12:39 am |

Mobile communications app Viber has launched a new feature that allows users to eavesdrop on the conversations of select celebrities and groups through “public chats.”

Jollibee pres said lack of good business plan resulted in 'ChickenSad' Thursday, November 20, 2014 6:16 pm | Jose Bimbo F. Santos, InterAksyon.com

Months after Jollibee suffered millions in losses due to store closures triggered by an IT crisis, a company official admitted that they should have prepared more for such an event.

Hackers turning smartphones into slave armies Thursday, November 20, 2014 6:08 pm | Agence France-Presse

Mobile security firm Lookout on Wednesday warned that Android-powered smartphones or tablets are being targeted with malicious software that puts them at the mercy of hacker overlords.

Apple, Xiaomi trade smartphone barbs in China Thursday, November 20, 2014 4:30 pm | Agence France-Presse

Top executives from US technology giant Apple and Chinese smartphone upstart Xiaomi traded light-hearted barbs on Thursday at a Chinese Internet conference, acknowledging the fierce competition between the rivals.

China says controls on Internet needed to maintain stability Thursday, November 20, 2014 9:30 am | Paul Carsten, Reuters

Chinese officials called on Wednesday for controls on the Internet to preserve stability, saying its model for cyberspace regulation can be the framework for spawning commercial successes.

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Microsoft warns Singaporean unintentionlly purchasing piracy software

Microsoft on Tuesday warned consumers to remain vigilant against computers which are bundled with piracy softwares and sold at a lower price in Singapore.

Xinhua Wednesday, November 19, 2014 | 10:58 pm

Microsoft cloud service partially down, MSN unavailable

Microsoft Corp’s Azure cloud-computing service, which hosts websites and lets customers store and manage data remotely, suffered serious outages on Tuesday taking its popular MSN web portal offline.

Bill Rigby, Reuters Wednesday, November 19, 2014 | 7:15 pm

DOST aims to form 'storm chaser' team for improved weather forecasting

The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) is planning to form a “storm chaser” team that will head near areas prior to an incoming storm to beef up its weather reports.

Jose Bimbo F. Santos, InterAksyon.com Wednesday, November 19, 2014 | 10:03 am

Facebook launches tech news page

Facebook on Tuesday launched FB Techwire, billed as a showplace for technology talk shared by influential sources.

Agence France-Presse Wednesday, November 19, 2014 | 8:56 am

Twitter indexes every public tweet ever sent

Twitter on Tuesday began letting users search through every tweet publicly fired off at the globally-popular one-to-many messaging service since it launched in 2006.

Agence France-Presse Wednesday, November 19, 2014 | 7:26 am
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Nokia revives the brand with launch of iPad lookalike

Finland’s Nokia launched a new brand-licensed tablet computer on Tuesday which is designed to rival Apple’s iPad Mini, just six months after the company sold its ailing phones and devices business to Microsoft.

Jussi Rosendhal, Reuters Wednesday, November 19, 2014 | 12:08 am

Kingston doubles the memory to let users capture the action

Capacities Doubled on microSDHC, microSDXC; SDHC/SDXC Cards

InterAksyon.com Thursday, November 13, 2014 | 2:24 pm

Samsung unveils the Galaxy Alpha

Samsung Electronics Philippines Corp. on Tuesday night unveiled its new smartphone model ahead of the entry of Apple’s iPhone 6 in the Philippine market.

Darwin G Amojelar, InterAksyon.com Wednesday, November 12, 2014 | 6:03 pm

'WE'RE JUST STARTING' | Microsoft exec talks about the future of Nokia, Windows Phone

It wasn’t too long ago when Nokia dropped the bomb on the future of its mobile handset business — Microsoft is taking over.

Jing Garcia, InterAksyon.com Tuesday, November 11, 2014 | 5:04 pm

Meet your new mobile partner: Huawei Ascend Mate 7

Huawei’s first premium model, the Ascend Mate 7 Gold Limited Edition will be available locally on November 20.

Jing Garcia, InterAksyon,com Monday, November 10, 2014 | 6:04 pm