TODAY'S HEADLINES

New streaming apps could boost citizen journalism Rob Lever, Agence France-Presse · Monday, March 30, 2015 | 9:48 am

PARA WALA NANG TEXT SCAMS? | SIM card mandatory registration nears passage Sammy F. Martin, Philippines News Agency · Sunday, March 29, 2015 | 12:14 am

Gaming portal PlayPark officially launched InterAksyon.com · Tuesday, March 24, 2015 | 2:09 pm

VIDEO | You can’t put a good robot down Reuters video, InterAksyon.com · Wednesday, March 25, 2015 | 4:25 pm

Gaming portal PlayPark officially launched InterAksyon.com · Tuesday, March 24, 2015 | 2:09 pm

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New streaming apps could boost citizen journalism Monday, March 30, 2015 | 9:48 am |

While social media has empowered citizen journalism for years, the use of live video could become a powerful tool for these reporters and change the way people get news.

PARA WALA NANG TEXT SCAMS? | SIM card mandatory registration nears passage Sunday, March 29, 2015 12:14 am | Sammy F. Martin, Philippines News Agency

All prepaid subscribers need to register their Subscriber Identity Module (SIM) card should the proposed measure, which passed on second reading becomes a law.

Microsoft buys Office collaborator app LiveLoop Saturday, March 28, 2015 12:49 pm | Agence France-Presse

Microsoft has purchased the office mobile app LiveLoop, which allows multiple users to collaborate on PowerPoint presentations simultaneously.

Intel in talks with Altera on tie-up Saturday, March 28, 2015 12:39 pm | Agence France-Presse

US tech giant Intel is in talks with rival Altera on a tie-up to broaden the chipmaker’s product line amid growth in Internet-connected devices.

The $50 device that symbolizes a shift in North Korea Friday, March 27, 2015 6:53 pm | James Pearson, Reuters

A $50 portable media player is providing many North Koreans a window to the outside world despite the government’s efforts to keep its people isolated — a symbol of change in one of the world’s most repressed societies.

BREAKING NEWS as of Mar 30, 2015 1:49 am

technews

STARTUP MILESTONE I ZipMatch raises $2.5 M in funding, eyes regional expansion

Real estate marketplace ZipMatch have secured $2.5 million (about P111 million) in funding which the company will capitalize on for expansion both in the Philippines and in the region.

Jose Bimbo F. Santos, InterAksyon.com Friday, March 27, 2015 | 10:22 am

Twitter launches Meerkat-killer app Periscope

Twitter on Thursday launched its streaming video application Periscope, a move that could dampen enthusiasm for the rising online rival Meerkat.

Rob Lever, Agence France-Presse Friday, March 27, 2015 | 9:55 am

DOST Free Wi-Fi project is for the poor -- Sec. Montejo

The program of the Department of Science and Technology – ICT Office that aims to provide free Internet connectivity to various provinces is primarily catered to help poor Filipinos take advantage of the Internet.

Jose Bimbo F. Santos, InterAksyon.com Thursday, March 26, 2015 | 5:47 pm

Facebook brings apps, businesses to Messenger service

Facebook opened up its Messenger service for developers to create apps and for shoppers to communicate directly with retailers, as the Internet company seeks to expand its reach.

Agence France-Presse Thursday, March 26, 2015 | 12:43 pm

Eastern Visayas' poor communities to get Wi-Fi connections -- DOST

Eastern Visayas’ poorest municipalities have been prioritized for the installation of free Internet connections.

Lottie Salarda, InterAksyon.com Thursday, March 26, 2015 | 11:20 am
gadgets

Gaming portal PlayPark officially launched

Asiasoft recently announced the launch of Playpark, the premier gaming portal in the Philippines that features the latest news and info about the most popular online games in the country today.

InterAksyon.com Tuesday, March 24, 2015 | 2:09 pm

PSVITA REVIEW | Fifty shades of 'Criminal Girls: Invite Only'

Criminal Girls: Invite Only may look and feel like any other traditional Japanese RPG but the difference is, to get the girls “motivated” you’ll be spanking and torturing them “Fifty Shades of Grey”-style.

MJ Maramba, InterAksyon.com Thursday, March 12, 2015 | 6:40 pm

Apple Watch: No 'wow' factor?

James McQuivey, Principal Analyst at Forrester, says the Apple Watch will not be the runaway hit that the iPad was, or the hit CEO Tim Cook really wanted.

Reuters video, InterAksyon,com Tuesday, March 10, 2015 | 7:13 am

Sony's 'Project Morpheus' enables developers to immerse PlaysStation 4 players in virtual worlds

Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. (SCEI) unveiled the new prototype of “Project Morpheus” (Morpheus) that demonstrates the future of gaming at the 2015 Game Developers Conference.

InterAksyon.com Wednesday, March 4, 2015 | 5:36 pm

PS4 GAME REVIEW | Natural Doctrine

Natural Doctrine is one difficult game to play.

Alex Artillero, InterAksyon.com Sunday, March 1, 2015 | 11:33 am
ict updates

Gaming portal PlayPark officially launched
Tuesday, March 24, 2015 | 2:09 pm

E-payment: Today's digital solution
Monday, March 23, 2015 | 12:17 am

Philippine SEO and Content Marketing Summit set
Tuesday, March 17, 2015 | 2:20 pm

videos

VIDEO | You can't put a good robot down
Wednesday, March 25, 2015 | 4:25 pm

Apple Watch: No 'wow' factor?
Tuesday, March 10, 2015 | 7:13 am

MWC 2015 | Mobile World looks to 5G
Thursday, March 5, 2015 | 4:12 pm