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JUMPING FORWARD | BlackBerry launches Leap in the Philippines Jing Garcia, InterAksyon.com · Thursday, May 28, 2015 | 4:42 pm

GM installs Apple CarPlay, Android Auto in more cars Agence France-Presse · Thursday, May 28, 2015 | 4:17 pm

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

World’s first iris recognition smartphone on sale in Japan Reuters' video, InterAksyon.com · Wednesday, May 27, 2015 | 5:11 pm

PHOTOS | CES comes to Asia: Consumer Electronics Show 2015, Shanghai Agence France-Presse, Geofeedia, InterAksyon.com · Wednesday, May 27, 2015 | 7:32 pm

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JUMPING FORWARD | BlackBerry launches Leap in the Philippines Thursday, May 28, 2015 | 4:42 pm |

Almost four months after launching the BlackBerry Classic in the country, BlackBerry announced today the availability of the BlackBerry Leap in the Philippines starting May 30.

GM installs Apple CarPlay, Android Auto in more cars Thursday, May 28, 2015 4:17 pm | Agence France-Presse

General Motors said Wednesday it will offer Android Auto and Apple CarPlay in more of its Chevrolet models next year, as tech firms seek to expand their reach in the auto world.

Vox Media buys tech news operation Re/code Thursday, May 28, 2015 2:02 pm | Agence France-Presse

The San Francisco company behind technology news website Re/code announced on Tuesday that it is being bought by Vox Media.

DOST-ICT Office launches Philippine Startup Challenge Thursday, May 28, 2015 10:41 am | Jose Bimbo F. Santos, InterAksyon.com

The Department of Science and Technology – ICT Office (DOST-ICTO) has launched the second Philippine Startup Challenge (PSC) in an effort to promote IT entrepreneurship among the youth.

Cost of data breaches increasing to average of $3.8 million, study says Thursday, May 28, 2015 9:02 am | Bill Rigby, Reuters

The cost of data breaches is rising for companies around the world as sophisticated thieves target valuable financial and medical records, according to a study.

BREAKING NEWS as of May 28, 2015 13:16 pm

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PHOTOS | CES comes to Asia: Consumer Electronics Show 2015, Shanghai

The inaugural CES Asia launched on May 25 in Shanghai, China, with more than 200 of the world’s most important names in consumer technology.

Agence France-Presse, Geofeedia, InterAksyon.com Wednesday, May 27, 2015 | 7:32 pm

Apple design star Jony Ive rises to higher role

The designer behind Apple’s world-changing devices is rising to a new role that frees him to put his creative vision to work across the breadth of the company.

Agence France-Presse Wednesday, May 27, 2015 | 6:55 pm

Hyundai Motor offers Google Android Auto system

South Korea’s Hyundai Motor said Wednesday it has become the first carmaker to offer Google’s Android Auto system in its Sonata model sold in the US market.

Agence France-Presse Wednesday, May 27, 2015 | 6:39 pm

Global smartphone growth slowing down -- IDC

A slowdown in smartphone sales in China is cooling the global market for the devices, research firm IDC said.

Agence France-Presse Wednesday, May 27, 2015 | 5:46 pm

Smartphones, Twitter help gauge crowd size

Data from smartphones and Twitter can accurately show the size of a crowd, helping first responders in an emergency, a study on Wednesday said.

Agence France-Presse Wednesday, May 27, 2015 | 5:36 pm
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PHOTOS | CES comes to Asia: Consumer Electronics Show 2015, Shanghai

The inaugural CES Asia launched on May 25 in Shanghai, China, with more than 200 of the world’s most important names in consumer technology.

Agence France-Presse, Geofeedia, InterAksyon.com Wednesday, May 27, 2015 | 7:32 pm

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