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BlackBerry shares up after unconfirmed report on possible Lenovo bid Euan Rocha, Reuters · Tuesday, October 21, 2014 | 12:04 am

Lenovo PH launches two new LTE smartphones Jose Bimbo F. Santos, InterAksyon.com · Monday, October 20, 2014 | 5:21 pm

SMS-based tracking tool for displaced families to be launched Jose Bimbo F. Santos, InterAksyon.com · Wednesday, October 15, 2014 | 7:15 pm

VIDEO | London phone box goes green as solar charging station Reuters video, InterAksyon,com · Thursday, October 16, 2014 | 3:27 pm

PHOTOS | Apple unveils new iPads, iMac Glenn Chapman, Agence France-Presse, Xinhua · Friday, October 17, 2014 | 8:04 am

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BlackBerry shares up after unconfirmed report on possible Lenovo bid Tuesday, October 21, 2014 | 12:04 am |

BlackBerry shares rose more than 3 percent on Monday after a news website said Chinese computer maker Lenovo Group might offer to buy the Canadian technology company.

Lenovo PH launches two new LTE smartphones Monday, October 20, 2014 5:21 pm | Jose Bimbo F. Santos, InterAksyon.com

Lenovo Mobile Philippines has launched two new LTE smartphones with mid-range specifications in the country.

Yahoo! set to outline cost-cutting efforts -- WSJ Monday, October 20, 2014 1:42 pm | Supriya Kurane, Reuters

Yahoo! Inc is expected on Tuesday to outline cost-cutting efforts and give details of how it is evaluating possible acquisitions as it faces pressure from an activist investor.

Microsoft plans to launch smartwatch within weeks - Forbes Monday, October 20, 2014 9:34 am | Sam Forgione, Reuters

Microsoft Corp is preparing to launch a smartwatch within the next few weeks that will passively track a user’s heart rate and work across different mobile platforms.

Britain threatens Internet 'trolls' with two years in jail Sunday, October 19, 2014 11:15 pm | Agence France-Presse

People found guilty of Internet “trolling” in Britain could be jailed for up to two years under government proposals, following a number of high-profile cases of abusive and threatening behaviour on Twitter.

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Local integration of Microsoft -- Nokia to conclude by Jan 2015

Microsoft has officially closed its acquisition of the floundering handset division of Nokia for about P313 billion last April.

Jose Bimbo F. Santos, InterAksyon.com Friday, October 17, 2014 | 5:03 pm

Twitter tweets start to sing

Twitter on Thursday began letting people instantly listen to music and other audio by clicking on tweets from the popular messaging service.

Agence France-Presse Friday, October 17, 2014 | 10:09 am

Sony PH launches Z3, their newest flagship smartphone

Sony Philippines has launched in the local market the Z3, the upgraded version of their flagship smartphone brand, as well as the Z3 Compact and the Z3 tablet compact.

Jose Bimbo F. Santos, InterAksyon.com Friday, October 17, 2014 | 9:36 am

PHOTOS | Apple unveils new iPads, iMac

At 6.1 mm., the latest iPad Air 2 is 18 percent thinner than its predecessor and is “the world’s thinnest tablet,” while the new iMac computer with a 27-inch display boasts an image quality far better than HDTV.

Glenn Chapman, Agence France-Presse, Xinhua Friday, October 17, 2014 | 8:04 am

SAFETY CHECK | Facebook's new feature allows you to tell you're OK during natural disasters

Facebook has launched a new feature today called Safety Check that will enable users to tell their network they are ok after a natural disaster occurred in their location.

Jose Bimbo F. Santos, InterAksyon.com Thursday, October 16, 2014 | 6:24 pm
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PHOTOS | Apple unveils new iPads, iMac

At 6.1 mm., the latest iPad Air 2 is 18 percent thinner than its predecessor and is “the world’s thinnest tablet,” while the new iMac computer with a 27-inch display boasts an image quality far better than HDTV.

Glenn Chapman, Agence France-Presse, Xinhua Friday, October 17, 2014 | 8:04 am

Now playing in the Philippines: NBA 2K15

The time has come for NBA 2K15 in the Philippines, the latest instalment of the top-selling and top-rated NBA video game simulation franchise.

InterAksyon.com Thursday, October 16, 2014 | 11:37 am

Lenovo launches premium smartphone in the Philippines

China-based technology giant Lenovo has now made available in the local market their high-end smartphone Vibe Z2 Pro.

Jose Bimbo F. Santos, InterAksyon.com Tuesday, October 14, 2014 | 10:01 am

Sounds of science: Japan leads push for high-res audio

A quarter of a century after the Walkman made music portable and turned Sony into a household name around the world, the company is hoping to set the agenda again with “high-res” audio.

Katie Forster, Agence France-Presse Monday, October 6, 2014 | 10:15 pm

Samsung, BlackBerry launch new smartphones

South Korea’s Samsung launched the latest version of its oversized Galaxy Note smartphone earlier than expected Wednesday, getting into the key Chinese market ahead of arch-rival Apple.

Jung Ha-Won, Michel Comte, Agence France-Presse Thursday, September 25, 2014 | 2:05 am