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P350-M DOST lab seen to boost semicon industry Jose Bimbo F. Santos, InterAksyon.com · Wednesday, January 28, 2015 | 3:41 pm

Google’s Waze app endangers police: LAPD chief Agence France-Presse · Wednesday, January 28, 2015 | 2:56 pm

Huawei says consumer business group targets $16 billion revenue Yimou Lee, Reuters · Tuesday, January 27, 2015 | 12:02 pm

SMART PLUMBER | Researchers develop self-aware Super Mario who can play by itself Jose Bimbo F. Santos, InterAksyon.com · Wednesday, January 21, 2015 | 7:13 pm

Epson launches technical drawing printers Jose Bimbo F. Santos, InterAksyon.com · Sunday, January 25, 2015 | 6:25 pm

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P350-M DOST lab seen to boost semicon industry Wednesday, January 28, 2015 | 3:41 pm |

A P350 million laboratory under the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) was put up to encourage semiconductor companies to have their product testing and design locally.

Google's Waze app endangers police: LAPD chief Wednesday, January 28, 2015 2:56 pm | Agence France-Presse

Google’s newly acquired Waze application poses a danger to police because of its ability to track their locations, the Los Angeles police chief said in a letter to the tech company’s CEO.

Sony to cut 1,000 jobs in smartphone business -- sources Wednesday, January 28, 2015 2:32 pm | Reiji Murai, Ritsuko Ando, Reuters

Sony Corp plans to cut around 1,000 additional jobs in its struggling smartphone division as it tries to bring its electronics business back into the black, sources said on Wednesday.

VIDEO | Robot mimics a giant stick insect Wednesday, January 28, 2015 11:35 am | Reuters video, InterAksyon,com

A robot based on a stick insect can navigate difficult terrain autonomously and adapt to its surroundings.

Govt set to provide provinces with free Wi-Fi this year Wednesday, January 28, 2015 10:44 am | Jose Bimbo F. Santos, InterAksyon.com

Various municipalities in the country are set to be provided this year with free Wi-Fi connectivity through a P1.4 billion project of the DOST-ICT Office.

BREAKING NEWS as of Jan 28, 2015 8:42 am

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Apple iPhone sales trample expectations as profit sets global record

Apple Inc quarterly results smashed Wall Street expectations with record sales of big-screen iPhones in the holiday shopping season and a 70 percent rise in China sales, powering the company to the largest profit in corporate history.

Christina Farr, Reuters Wednesday, January 28, 2015 | 9:49 am

Google super-fast US Internet service spreads

Google’s super-fast Internet service — up to 100 times quicker than basic broadband — is heading for four more US metropolitan areas as the technology titan ramps up pressure on cable service giants.

Agence France-Presse Wednesday, January 28, 2015 | 9:19 am

Facebook, Instagram access restored after disruption: company

Full access to Facebook and Instagram have been fully restored after users suffered disruptions on Tuesday, Facebook said in a statement.

Agence France-Presse, Reuters Tuesday, January 27, 2015 | 5:45 pm

Microsoft profit falls on sluggish Windows, currency pressure

Microsoft Corp on Monday reported a fall in its quarterly profit that was in line with Wall Street forecasts, as sluggish personal computer sales dampened demand for Windows software.

Bill Rigby, Reuters Tuesday, January 27, 2015 | 12:37 pm

Telecom network spending seen rising this year amid 4G boom

Europe’s telecoms equipment makers look set for an unpredictable year because of consolidation among their operator customers and a slowdown of buildouts of faster mobile networks, known as 4G, in the United States and China.

Leila Abboud, Olof Swahnberg, Reuters Tuesday, January 27, 2015 | 12:09 pm
gadgets

Epson launches technical drawing printers

Japanese electronics company Epson has launched a new generation of T-series Technical Drawing printers designed for the engineering, architecture and Geographic Information System markets.

Jose Bimbo F. Santos, InterAksyon.com Sunday, January 25, 2015 | 6:25 pm

Microsoft debuts hologram goggles

Microsoft unveiled headgear on Wednesday that overlays holograms on the real world, in what it touted as the next generation of computing.

Agence France-Presse Thursday, January 22, 2015 | 9:55 am

Dell enhances workplace performance with new laptop models

The new Dell XPS 13 Ultrabook and XPS 15 laptop are designed to deliver enhanced performance for maximum productivity.

Jing Garcia, InterAksyon,com Friday, January 16, 2015 | 8:50 am

DELL POWER COMPANION | This power bank can charge a laptop

The 18,000mAh Dell Power Companion power bank can be used to add power to a Dell notebook for an extended battery life.

Jing Garcia, InterAksyon,com Thursday, January 15, 2015 | 3:39 pm

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InterAksyon.com Thursday, December 18, 2014 | 6:10 pm
ict updates

Intel forecasts disappointing revenue; shares fall
Friday, January 16, 2015 | 12:18 pm

Sophos releases report on 2015 cybersecurity trends
Thursday, December 18, 2014 | 12:01 am

IBM says cloud business enjoying 'breakthrough year'
Wednesday, December 17, 2014 | 11:45 pm