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Candle power to charge smartphones Ben Gruber, Reuters · Wednesday, July 29, 2015 | 6:57 am

NO SCI-FI JOKE | ‘Killer robots’ strike fear into tech leaders Agence France-Presse · Wednesday, July 29, 2015 | 6:45 am

Qualcomm slashes jobs and costs, says may split itself up Lehar Maan, Lain B. Baker, Reuters · Thursday, July 23, 2015 | 2:54 pm

THE FUTURE OF MUSIC IS RETRO | Gameboys are back in fashion as music makers Reuters video, InterAksyon.com · Wednesday, July 15, 2015 | 9:32 am

Candle power to charge smartphones Ben Gruber, Reuters · Wednesday, July 29, 2015 | 6:57 am

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Candle power to charge smartphones Wednesday, July 29, 2015 | 6:57 am |

Light a candle, fill the device with water, and you have a charger.

NO SCI-FI JOKE | 'Killer robots' strike fear into tech leaders Wednesday, July 29, 2015 6:45 am | Agence France-Presse

Autonomous weapons, which use artificial intelligence to select targets without human intervention, have been described as “the third revolution in warfare, after gunpowder and nuclear arms.”

Mobkard app scoops up P17 million in funding round Wednesday, July 29, 2015 12:34 am | Jose Bimbo F. Santos, InterAksyon.com

A location-based mobile service dubbed Mobkard that enables users to hunt for the best deals in their area has concluded a P17-million funding round.

Facebook to scale up free mobile Internet service Monday, July 27, 2015 11:16 pm | Aman Shah, Reuters

Facebook Inc plans to scale up its service to offer free basic Internet on mobile phones, an executive said, after introducing the application in 17 developing countries over the past year.

Canon's weak camera sales hit second-quarter profit Monday, July 27, 2015 9:10 pm | Ritsuko Ando, Reuters

Japan’s Canon Inc cut its earnings outlook for the full year and reported a 16 percent fall in quarterly profit as consumers, increasingly in the habit of taking photos with their smartphones, bought fewer compact digital cameras.

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IT'S A FAKE! | Beijing police shut down massive iPhone counterfeiting operation

Police in Beijing have busted a factory that produced more than 41,000 fake iPhones worth as much as 120 million yuan ($19 million), including some that reached the United States, and have arrested nine suspects in the counterfeiting operation.

Gerry Shih, Reuters Monday, July 27, 2015 | 6:01 pm

Microsoft aims to reboot connections with Windows 10

Microsoft is aiming to build lasting relationships with Windows 10, the operating system to be launched on Wednesday and seen as critical to reviving the fortunes of the once-dominant tech giant.

Agence France-Presse Monday, July 27, 2015 | 7:44 am

China launches two satellites as it builds GPS rival -- state media

China launched two new satellites into space Saturday, state media reported, as it builds a homegrown satellite navigation system to rival the US’s Global Positioning System.

Agence France-Presse Monday, July 27, 2015 | 5:38 am

DOST formally launches free-WiFi in Metro Manila, provinces next

The much-touted free public Wi-Fi program of the Department of Science and Technology – ICT Office has officially been launched in six Metro Manila pilot sites.

Jose Bimbo F. Santos, InterAksyon.com Friday, July 24, 2015 | 7:14 pm

WINDOWS 10 | What do you need to run Microsoft's latest OS?

On July 29, Microsoft will officially launch its much-anticipated OS to date — Windows 10. Let’s see what you’ll need to run it.

InterAksyon.com Friday, July 24, 2015 | 5:47 pm
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Candle power to charge smartphones

Light a candle, fill the device with water, and you have a charger.

Ben Gruber, Reuters Wednesday, July 29, 2015 | 6:57 am

GADGET REVIEW | Microsoft Lumia 640 XL

Microsoft’s success story in personal computers is not the same when it comes to mobile devices, particularly in mobile phones. But for now, let’s focus on the Microsoft Lumia 640 XL.

Iñigo V. Jordana, InterAksyon.com Tuesday, July 21, 2015 | 5:19 pm

GADGETS | Another game changer from GoPro

GoPro, the innovative manufacturer of compact high definition camcorders recently a game changer that would relegate their competitors back to square one.

Text and photos by Dino Ray V. Directo III Thursday, July 16, 2015 | 1:42 pm

Apple's next iPhones to have force touch

With Force Touch, iPhone owners would be able to perform different functions just by applying more force to their screen touches..

Ramon Lopez, revu.com.ph, InterAksyon.com Monday, July 6, 2015 | 4:23 pm

GADGET REVIEW | Acer Liquid Z520

The Z520 is the latest Android phone under the Acer Liquid Series catered for those who seek both budget and quality.

Iñigo V. Jordana, InterAksyon.com Friday, June 26, 2015 | 7:39 pm