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In boost to self-driving cars, US tells Google computers can qualify as drivers David Shepardson, Paul Lienert, Reuters · Wednesday, February 10, 2016 | 3:01 pm

Twitter looks to outside help in fighting abuse Agence France-Presse · Wednesday, February 10, 2016 | 11:02 am

IT college continues to bet on Microsoft programs, solutions InterAksyon.com · Friday, January 22, 2016 | 2:46 pm

WATCH | Smart band-aids on the horizon Reuters' video, InterAksyon.com · Thursday, February 4, 2016 | 2:06 pm

GADGETS | Quickie Review: Microsoft Lumia 950XL Jing Garcia, InterAksyon.com · Tuesday, February 9, 2016 | 6:01 pm

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In boost to self-driving cars, US tells Google computers can qualify as drivers Wednesday, February 10, 2016 | 3:01 pm |

U.S. vehicle safety regulators have said the artificial intelligence system piloting a self-driving Google car could be considered the driver under federal law, a major step toward ultimately winning approval for autonomous vehicles on the roads.

Twitter looks to outside help in fighting abuse Wednesday, February 10, 2016 11:02 am | Agence France-Presse

Twitter on Tuesday announced that it is pulling together a council of outside experts and organizations to battle abusive behavior at the one-to-many messaging service.

Globe joins global move against online fraud Tuesday, February 9, 2016 5:43 pm | Jose Bimbo F. Santos, InterAksyon.com

Globe Telecom has joined a global initiative to combat online fraud and others scams in the digital space.

Doctor sets out to develop a game to raise HIV awareness Tuesday, February 9, 2016 3:09 pm | Jose Bimbo F. Santos, InterAksyon.com

A medical doctor is now developing a game that will help promote HIV awareness and testing among Filipinos.

India introduces net neutrality rules barring Facebook's free Internet Monday, February 8, 2016 9:37 pm | Sankalp Phartiyal, Himank Sharma, Reuters

India introduced new rules on Monday to prevent Internet service providers from having different pricing policies for accessing different parts of the web, in a setback to Facebook Inc’s plan to roll out a pared-back free Internet service to the masses.

BREAKING NEWS as of Feb 10, 2016 20:03 pm

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Red Hat hosts Philippine forum to promote open source technology

Multinational software company Red Hat hosted last Feb.3 an Asia Pacific forum to promote the benefits of open source technology in the region.

Jose Bimbo F. Santos, InterAksyon.com Monday, February 8, 2016 | 10:31 am

China bans websites with illegal content

BEIJING — China’s Internet regulator said Thursday it banned hundreds of websites and accounts with illegal content including pornography, gambling, terrorism and others. The Cyberspace Administration of China (CAC) said the banned websites included a platform for illegally trading firearms, …

Xinhua Monday, February 8, 2016 | 12:19 am

Twitter users decry reported plan to prioritize tweets

The hashtag #RIPTwitter became the top trending U.S. item on Twitter on Saturday, after a report from BuzzFeed said the company is planning to change how it displays users’ tweets.

Amy Tennery, Reuters Sunday, February 7, 2016 | 11:33 pm

TOGETHER IN ELECTRIC DREAMS | Chinese market electrifying for 'green' cars

Government subsidies are fuelling a boom in electric vehicles in China, driving hopes for the industry’s global future as the world’s biggest car market offers economies of scale that could make the technology mainstream.

Julien Girault, Agenge France-Presse Sunday, February 7, 2016 | 10:58 pm

Samsung continues to go all out digital with latest gadgets, TVs, IoT products

From wearable devices to ultra high-definition televisions, robotic vacuum cleaners to high-tech refrigerators and washing machines, Samsung presented to regional media what the future would look like using their products. But then again, for Samsung, the future is already happening now.

Jing Garcia, InterAksyon.com Saturday, February 6, 2016 | 4:35 pm
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GADGETS | Quickie Review: Microsoft Lumia 950XL

Microsoft’s flagship smartphone may be one of the last Lumias you’ll ever see.

Jing Garcia, InterAksyon.com Tuesday, February 9, 2016 | 6:01 pm

GADGETS | Preview: Samsung Gear S2 Classic

At the annual Samsung Forum, the South Korean tech giant unveiled the latest addition to their wearable devices — the Gear S2 Classic.

Jing Garcia, InterAksyon.com Tuesday, February 9, 2016 | 4:56 pm

GADGETS | Preview: Samsung Galaxy TabPro S

At the annual Samsung Forum, the South Korean tech giant unveiled a sleek and ultra-portable tablet for professionals — the Galaxy TabPro S.

Jing Garcia, InterAksyon.com Tuesday, February 9, 2016 | 4:56 pm

Epson develops waste-to-paper system

Seiko Epson Corp. has developed a compact office system that produces new paper from shredded waste paper that it plans to put into commercial production in Japan this year.

Jose Bimbo F. Santos, InterAksyon.com Wednesday, February 3, 2016 | 8:50 am

GADGETS | Razer releases the Nabu Watch

A full-featured digital timepiece that promises all the features of a smartwatch.

Iñigo Jordana, InterAksyon.com Monday, January 18, 2016 | 6:36 pm
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WATCH | Smart band-aids on the horizon
Thursday, February 4, 2016 | 2:06 pm

WATCH | State of play for virtual reality
Saturday, January 23, 2016 | 4:03 pm