TODAY'S HEADLINES

Internet is growing market for illegal drugs — EU watchdog Agence France-Presse · Friday, February 12, 2016 | 2:31 pm

Google developing virtual reality headset — WSJ Supantha Mukherjee, Reuters · Friday, February 12, 2016 | 1:14 pm

Dell’s $10 billion loans for EMC buy stall New York, Michelle Sierra, Reuters · Friday, February 12, 2016 | 2:06 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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Internet is growing market for illegal drugs -- EU watchdog Friday, February 12, 2016 | 2:31 pm |

The Internet is now a growing and varied market place for trading illegal drugs in Europe, the European Union’s watchdog agency said on Thursday.

Google developing virtual reality headset -- WSJ Friday, February 12, 2016 1:14 pm | Supantha Mukherjee, Reuters

Google is developing a virtual reality headset that works without a smartphone or computer, The Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter.

Twitter making big product changes Thursday, February 11, 2016 4:54 pm | Yasmeen Abutaleb, Reuters

Since returning to Twitter Inc in July, Chief Executive, Jack Dorsey has made a handful of dramatic changes to the micro-blogging service – and promised more.

Twitter's user growth hits wall Thursday, February 11, 2016 3:39 pm | Lehar Maan, Yasmeen Abutaleb, Reuters

Twitter Inc. reported its first quarter with no growth in users since it went public, stoking fresh concerns on how long it will take for the company to reverse the trend.

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

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.

BREAKING NEWS as of Feb 12, 2016 7:43 am

technews

Twitter looks to outside help in fighting abuse

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.

Agence France-Presse Wednesday, February 10, 2016 | 11:02 am

Globe joins global move against online fraud

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

Jose Bimbo F. Santos, InterAksyon.com Tuesday, February 9, 2016 | 5:43 pm

Doctor sets out to develop a game to raise HIV awareness

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

Jose Bimbo F. Santos, InterAksyon.com Tuesday, February 9, 2016 | 3:09 pm

India introduces net neutrality rules barring Facebook's free Internet

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.

Sankalp Phartiyal, Himank Sharma, Reuters Monday, February 8, 2016 | 9:37 pm

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
gadgets

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
videos

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