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PH ICT industry poised for continued growth this year — IDC Jose Bimbo F. Santos, InterAksyon.com · Friday, January 30, 2015 | 5:18 pm

Microsoft launches Outlook for rival iOS, Android Agence France-Presse · Friday, January 30, 2015 | 7:21 am

Former German, Finnish joint-venture now 100% Filipino-owned InterAksyon.com · Thursday, January 29, 2015 | 4:37 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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PH ICT industry poised for continued growth this year -- IDC Friday, January 30, 2015 | 5:18 pm |

Market research firm IDC said they expect the ICT industry’s growth over the recent years to continue this 2015 due to the country’s healthy economic outlook underpinned by robust domestic demand, strong infrastructure spending, and the implementation of economic reforms.

Microsoft launches Outlook for rival iOS, Android Friday, January 30, 2015 7:21 am | Agence France-Presse

Microsoft on Thursday launched an Outlook app for rival handsets running on Apple’s iOS and Google’s Android, ramping up its software services efforts.

Apple ties with Samsung as world's top smartphone vendor Thursday, January 29, 2015 5:04 pm | Agence France-Presse

Apple caught up with Samsung as the world’s biggest smartphone vendor in the fourth quarter of 2014, thanks to booming sales of its new iPhone 6, market researcher Strategy Analytics said Thursday.

Smart ties up with Walt Disney for digital content Thursday, January 29, 2015 4:46 pm | InterAksyon.com

Smart Communications, Inc. has partnered with The Walt Disney Company Southeast Asia, through its interactive entertainment arm Disney Interactive, to bring digital content offerings across its platforms.

Toshiba to exit North America TV market, eyes global overhaul Thursday, January 29, 2015 4:12 pm | Ritsuko Ando, Reuters

Toshiba Corp said it will stop making and selling TVs in North America and is considering similar exits from other countries, the latest Japanese electronics maker to give up competing in the global TV market amid a fierce price war.

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Thai junta chief defends controversial cyber law plans

Thailand’s junta chief Tuesday defended proposals for a cyber law that critics say will grant the government unprecedented surveillance powers with little judicial oversight.

Agence France-Presse Thursday, January 29, 2015 | 7:56 am

Singapore forms Cyber Security Agency after world hack attacks

Singapore’s government will set up a new agency to strengthen cyber security, the prime minister’s office said Tuesday, amid more reports of high-profile hacking incidents worldwide.

Agence France-Presse Thursday, January 29, 2015 | 7:35 am

Yahoo's new path murky after Alibaba split

After cutting the cord with China’s Alibaba, the high-profile Yahoo chief executive, Marissa Mayer, faces more pressure than ever to reinvent the fading Internet star.

Rob Lever, Sophie Estienne, Agence France-Presse Thursday, January 29, 2015 | 7:22 am

Snowden files show Canada spy agency runs global Internet watch -- CBC News

Canada’s electronic spy agency has been intercepting and analyzing data on up to 15 million file downloads daily as part of a global surveillance program, according to a report published on Wednesday.

David Ljunggren, Reuters Thursday, January 29, 2015 | 6:56 am

P350-M DOST lab seen to boost semicon industry

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.

Jose Bimbo F. Santos, InterAksyon.com Wednesday, January 28, 2015 | 3:41 pm
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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