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Banks, financial institutions at risk from data breaches this year — survey Jose Bimbo F. Santos, InterAksyon.com · Friday, February 5, 2016 | 5:30 pm

Hackers attack 20 million accounts on Alibaba’s Taobao shopping site Paul Carsten, Reuters · Friday, February 5, 2016 | 5:00 pm

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

Epson develops waste-to-paper system Jose Bimbo F. Santos, InterAksyon.com · Wednesday, February 3, 2016 | 8:50 am

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Banks, financial institutions at risk from data breaches this year -- survey Friday, February 5, 2016 | 5:30 pm |

Banks and other financial institutions are most at risk this year from data breaches according to a survey of fraud executives in the Asia Pacific region done by credit risk assessment firm FICO.

Hackers attack 20 million accounts on Alibaba's Taobao shopping site Friday, February 5, 2016 5:00 pm | Paul Carsten, Reuters

Hackers in China attempted to access over 20 million active accounts on Alibaba Group Holding Ltd’s Taobao e-commerce website using Alibaba’s own cloud computing service, according to a state media report posted on the Internet regulator’s website.

Cavite govt taps PLDT to provide free Wi-Fi in the province Friday, February 5, 2016 3:07 pm | Daryl Gutierrez, InterAksyon.com

The local government of Cavite has tapped Philippine Long Distance Telephone Co. (PLDT) in rolling out the province’s extensive wireless access program on governance that will provide Internet access to its residents for free.

Microsoft buys keyboard software maker SwiftKey Thursday, February 4, 2016 3:07 pm | Agence France-Presse

Microsoft said Wednesday it acquired British-based software keyboard maker SwiftKey, saying it would be integrated with the tech giant’s “intelligent systems” for mobile devices.

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

By incorporating sensors and electronics into a gel-like stretchable material that mimics human tissue, researchers hope to develop new biomedical tools to monitor and heal the body.

BREAKING NEWS as of Feb 06, 2016 0:14 am

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Starmobile powers #BilangPilipino 2016

Local smartphone manufacturer Starmobile has signed up as the official device partner of Bilang Pilipino 2016, which is TV5’s data-driven, multi-platform elections coverage.

Jose Bimbo F. Santos, InterAksyon.com Wednesday, February 3, 2016 | 7:15 pm

PLDT hosts virtual reality jam

With virtual reality seen as the next big thing in technology, Philippine Long Distance Telephone Corp. hosted a collaborative tech jam to explore the possibilities of the tech.

Jose Bimbo F. Santos, InterAksyon.com Wednesday, February 3, 2016 | 3:24 pm

Yahoo to look at job cuts, alongside spin-off

Yahoo Inc said on Tuesday it would consider ‘strategic alternatives’ for its core Internet business and cut about 15 percent of its workforce, even as it continues with its plan to revamp the business and spin it off.

Abhirup Roy, Anya George Tharakan, Deborah M. Todd Wednesday, February 3, 2016 | 11:49 am

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

Microsoft recalls 2.3 million power cords sold with Surface Pro tablets

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission said Microsoft Corp was recalling about 2.25 million AC power cords due to overheating and emitting flames.

Sai Sachin R, Reuters Wednesday, February 3, 2016 | 6:59 am
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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

GADGET REVIEW | Jabra Evolve 40: On top of the game

With the boom of BPO’s, online teaching jobs, and work of the sort here in the Philippines, the headset has been a tool that is given more importance than ever.

Iñigo Jordana, InterAksyon.com Thursday, December 17, 2015 | 4:37 pm

Huawei launches Google's flagship smartphone, Nexus 6P

Huawei Philippines recently released Nexus 6P, the new high end Android smartphone under Google’s very own Nexus phone line.

Iñigo Jordana, InterAksyon.com Tuesday, December 15, 2015 | 6:31 pm

All I want is a Sony Christmas!

From the world’s highest resolution cameras in an Android smartphone to stylish headphones made to deliver the rich, bass sound, Sony shares a list of the must-have gadgets fit for each member of your family.

InterAksyon.com Tuesday, December 15, 2015 | 4:59 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