TODAY'S HEADLINES

Microsoft lays off 2,100, axes Silicon Valley research Bill Rigby, Reuters · Friday, September 19, 2014 | 10:20 am

Oracle’s Ellison steps aside, co-CEOs Catz and Hurd take over Noel Randewich, Bill Rigby, Reuters · Friday, September 19, 2014 | 9:38 am

IPC to hold ‘cloud summit’ Jose Bimbo F. Santos, InterAksyon.com · Thursday, September 18, 2014 | 11:40 am

VIDEO | Flying a plane using power of the mind Reuters video, InterAksyon,com · Wednesday, September 17, 2014 | 1:03 pm

STORIFY | Apple unveils two big-screen iPhones, smartwatch‎ Agence France-Presse, InterAksyon.com · Wednesday, September 10, 2014 | 1:25 am

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Microsoft lays off 2,100, axes Silicon Valley research Friday, September 19, 2014 | 10:20 am |

Microsoft Corp will close its Silicon Valley research-and-development operation as part of 2,100 layoffs announced on Thursday, as it moves toward its new CEO’s goal of cutting 18,000 staff.

Oracle's Ellison steps aside, co-CEOs Catz and Hurd take over Friday, September 19, 2014 9:38 am | Noel Randewich, Bill Rigby, Reuters

Larry Ellison, co-founder and leader of Oracle Corp for 37 years, stepped aside as chief executive officer on Thursday, to be replaced by co-CEOs Safra Catz and Mark Hurd.

Qualcomm shows off robot technology, but mum on China dispute Friday, September 19, 2014 8:40 am | Noel Randewich, Reuters

Qualcomm Inc executives showed off robots made with smartphone technology at an annual developer conference on Thursday, but they steered clear of talking about the investigation in China.

Amazon expands Kindle lineup, boosts price of basic e-reader Thursday, September 18, 2014 1:36 pm | Jennifer Saba and Deepa Seetharaman, Reuters

Amazon ramped up its push into hardware on Wednesday with the debut of six new or upgraded devices, including a high-end $199 e-reader called the Kindle Voyage and its cheapest-ever touch-screen tablet.

Globe to upgrade broadband access in VisMin via Alcatel-Lucent partnership Thursday, September 18, 2014 1:28 pm | Jose Bimbo F. Santos, InterAksyon.com

Ayala-led Globe Telecom has inked an agreement with French telecom company Alcatel-Lucent to upgrade their broadband infrastructure in Visayas and Mindanao.

BREAKING NEWS as of Sep 19, 2014 2:21 am

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Bug delays Apple's HealthKit availability on iOS 8

Apple Inc said a bug in its HealthKit health and fitness application platform prevented its release along with the launch of its iOS 8 operating system for iPhones and iPads.

Christina Farr, Abhirup Roy, Reuters Thursday, September 18, 2014 | 12:13 pm

Apple to unveil new iPads, operating system on Oct. 21: report

Apple Inc is set to launch two new iPads and release the next version of its Mac operating system at its next event on Oct. 21, a Daily Dot report said, citing sources familiar with the matter.

Anya George Tharakan, Reuters Thursday, September 18, 2014 | 12:05 pm

New Apple devices include default kill switch

New Apple Inc phones include a theft deterrent system that enables users to lock their devices and wipe them clean of data if stolen.

Marina Lopes, Reuters Thursday, September 18, 2014 | 9:50 am

Media reaping profits from Internet: study

The Internet is no longer draining profits from media and entertainment companies, which have learned to make online services pay, a new study shows.

Agence France-Presse Wednesday, September 17, 2014 | 6:28 pm
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STORIFY | Apple unveils two big-screen iPhones, smartwatch‎

The much-awaited Apple iPhone 6 with 4.7-inch screen, iPhone 6 Plus with 5.5-inch display, and smartwatch are finally unveiled in Cupertino, California.

Agence France-Presse, InterAksyon.com Wednesday, September 10, 2014 | 1:25 am

LUMIA 530 | Dual-SIM Microsoft Phone now available in the Philippines

A powerful entry to Windows Phone 8.1 ensures an uncompromised smartphone experience with leading Microsoft and Lumia innovations.

InterAksyon.com Friday, September 5, 2014 | 7:48 pm

REVIEW | Dell Precision M3800: Best weapon for a creative genius

The Dell Precision M3800 laptop workstation is designed for such demanding apps as CAD and 3D animation.

Tech Buzz by Robert Plaza Friday, September 5, 2014 | 2:41 pm

Bike buddies

InterAksyon.com Tuesday, September 2, 2014 | 7:01 pm