TODAY'S HEADLINES

Facebook launches video calling in Messenger app Subrat Patnaik, Reuters · Tuesday, April 28, 2015 | 9:43 am

Microsoft phones infringe patents — US Int’l Trade Commission judge Andrew Chung, Reuters · Tuesday, April 28, 2015 | 7:33 am

EBay profit beats as revenue surges from PayPal business Devika Krishna Kumar, Kshitiz Goliya, Reuters · Thursday, April 23, 2015 | 5:59 pm

VIDEO | Pilots fly drones using mind over matter Reuters video, InterAksyon.com · Tuesday, April 28, 2015 | 4:28 am

ASUS Zenfone 2: Your next smartphone Jing Garcia, InterAksyon,com · Friday, April 24, 2015 | 3:09 pm

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Facebook launches video calling in Messenger app Tuesday, April 28, 2015 | 9:43 am |

Facebook introduced free video calling in its Messenger phone app as the company seeks to transform its mobile messaging service into a full-featured platform..

Microsoft phones infringe patents -- US Int'l Trade Commission judge Tuesday, April 28, 2015 7:33 am | Andrew Chung, Reuters

Microsoft Corp lost a round in a potentially costly patent battle when a U.S. International Trade Commission judge on Monday found that the software giant used InterDigital Inc’s technology in its mobile phones without permission.

Google launches portal to buy patents Tuesday, April 28, 2015 6:29 am | Subrat Patnaik, Reuters

Google Inc said it would launch an experimental portal that allows interested patent holders to sell their patents to the company.

Apple's quarterly revenue jumps 27 percent Tuesday, April 28, 2015 4:52 am | Devika Krishna Kumar, Reuters

Apple Inc reported a 27 percent rise in quarterly revenue as iPhone sales surged and the company raised its share repurchase program by $50 billion.

VIDEO | Pilots fly drones using mind over matter Tuesday, April 28, 2015 4:28 am | Reuters video, InterAksyon.com

Researchers demonstrate technology that allows unmanned aircraft to be controlled from the ground using only signals from the pilot’s brain.

BREAKING NEWS as of Apr 28, 2015 6:32 am

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Security corp Palo Alto Networks opens Philippine office

A company specializing in providing software security solutions to enterprises has opened an office in the Philippines as a base to capitalize on its growing business in the country as well as in the region.

Jose Bimbo F. Santos, InterAksyon.com Tuesday, April 28, 2015 | 4:18 am

The evolution of computer-aided design

Before the dawn of computer-aided design (CAD) much of the world’s designers created concepts by hand — designers had to resort to their drawing boards and use a lot of tools to achieve drawings of great detail and accurate scale.

InterAksyon.com Tuesday, April 28, 2015 | 4:02 am

Globe partners with WhatsApp for free messaging

Ayala-led Globe Telecom has partnered with WhatsApp to enable its subscribers free access to the mobile messaging service.

Jose Bimbo F. Santos, InterAksyon.com Monday, April 27, 2015 | 8:33 pm

Canon first-quarter profit falls as compact camera sales slump

Canon Inc on Monday said net profit fell 28.7 percent in its first quarter, falling short of analyst estimates, as the Japanese company faced slumping sales of digital compact cameras.

Thomas Wilson, Reuters Monday, April 27, 2015 | 5:30 pm

Nokia denies return to phone manufacturing

Finland’s Nokia denied reports in Chinese media that it planned to return to manufacturing phones.

Jussi Rosendahl, Reuters Monday, April 27, 2015 | 2:37 am
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ASUS Zenfone 2: Your next smartphone

Built on the enthusiastic reception and success of the first-generation ZenFone, the ASUS ZenFone 2 is the world’s first 4GB RAM smartphone matched with premium design and incredible specs.

Jing Garcia, InterAksyon,com Friday, April 24, 2015 | 3:09 pm

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
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VIDEO | Pilots fly drones using mind over matter
Tuesday, April 28, 2015 | 4:28 am

VIDEO | Smart fabric generates electricity
Wednesday, April 15, 2015 | 4:06 pm

VIDEO | Apple Watch online orders begin
Monday, April 13, 2015 | 4:23 pm