TODAY'S HEADLINES

Fire safe mobile charger invented in Finland Xinhua · Tuesday, May 26, 2015 | 10:08 am

Are planes safe from hackers? Cybersecurity experts raise doubts Jeremy Wagstaff, Reuters · Tuesday, May 26, 2015 | 9:17 am

RESTRUCTURING EFFORTS | Samsung to merge two major units Agence France-Presse · Tuesday, May 26, 2015 | 9:54 am

VR WORLD | Eye-tracking tech makes virtual reality hands-free Reuters video, InterAKsyon.com · Thursday, May 21, 2015 | 5:14 pm

Fire safe mobile charger invented in Finland Xinhua · Tuesday, May 26, 2015 | 10:08 am

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Fire safe mobile charger invented in Finland Tuesday, May 26, 2015 | 10:08 am |

A fire caused by an unplugged mobile charger destroyed a house in Finland in 2013, and then triggered an invention that can prevent such tragedy from happening again.

Are planes safe from hackers? Cybersecurity experts raise doubts Tuesday, May 26, 2015 9:17 am | Jeremy Wagstaff, Reuters

Security researcher Chris Roberts made headlines last month when he was hauled off a plane in New York by the FBI and accused of hacking into flight controls via his underseat entertainment unit.

Alibaba's latest gambit in fighting fakes: foster local brands Monday, May 25, 2015 9:47 am | John Ruwitch, Reuters

Criticised and even sued by luxury brand Gucci and others for facilitating the counterfeit goods trade, Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding Ltd has been quietly piloting a scheme to try to curb fakes at source.

Amazon now paying tax on German sales in Germany -- report Monday, May 25, 2015 9:30 am | Agence France-Presse

Online retailer Amazon has started paying tax on profits from its sales to German customers in Germany instead of in Luxembourg, a newspaper reported Sunday.

Daimler and Qualcomm to develop in-car tech, wireless charging Monday, May 25, 2015 9:26 am | Reuters

Carmaker Daimler announced a partnership with mobile technologies company Qualcomm Inc. to explore wireless recharging of mobile phones in cars as well as recharging of electric cars without cables.

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Websites for mobile phones in Vietnam underdeveloped

Companies in Vietnam are being urged to develop mobile websites, given the enormous potential of mobile e-commerce in the country, Vietnam News Agency reported Friday.

Xinhua Monday, May 25, 2015 | 1:22 am

35,000 Belgian companies in danger from hackers

Cyber criminals have devised ways of infecting the computers of thousands of Belgian companies, De Tijd reported.

Xinhua Monday, May 25, 2015 | 1:11 am

BlackBerry cuts jobs worldwide as it consolidates businesses

Canadian smartphone maker BlackBerry Ltd is cutting jobs across the world, the company said, as it consolidates its software, hardware and applications business.

Euan Rocha, Anannya Pramanick, Reuters Sunday, May 24, 2015 | 12:41 am

Microsoft, Salesforce talks fell through on pricing -- CNBC

Microsoft Corp and Salesforce.com Inc held “significant talks” this spring but failed to agree on a price, CNBC reported, citing people familiar with the matter.

Devika Krishna Kumar, Amya George Tharakan, Reuters Sunday, May 24, 2015 | 12:33 am

Adult online dating site reports data security breach of member information

An online dating site for adults seeking sexual trysts has been hacked, potentially compromising the personal information of some of its 64 million members, the company said.

Victoria Cavaliere, Reuters Saturday, May 23, 2015 | 10:41 pm
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Fire safe mobile charger invented in Finland

A fire caused by an unplugged mobile charger destroyed a house in Finland in 2013, and then triggered an invention that can prevent such tragedy from happening again.

Xinhua Tuesday, May 26, 2015 | 10:08 am

VR WORLD | Eye-tracking tech makes virtual reality hands-free

The world’s first eye-tracking virtual reality headset lets users interact with the environment just by looking at it.

Reuters video, InterAKsyon.com Thursday, May 21, 2015 | 5:14 pm

MiLi innovates storage solution

The iData is a external storage device that allows you to store all of your music, movies and other important files on a convenient, swappable drive.

Text and photos by Dino Ray V. Directo III Sunday, May 17, 2015 | 1:40 am

BLACKBERRY CLASSIC | The key is in the keyboard

It’s hard to talk about a particular BlackBerry model without talking about the company itself. Still, the Classic is the best smartphone in the BlackBerry stable.

Jing Garcia, InterAksyon.com Friday, May 15, 2015 | 9:27 am

WD launches new cloud-based storage products

Western Digital launched four new products to provide additional storage and management solutions for creative professionals and small businesses.

Jose Bimbo F. Santos, InterAksyon.com Thursday, May 14, 2015 | 7:34 am