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Google’s new Android seeks to make smartphone smarter Agence France-Presse · Friday, May 29, 2015 | 10:37 am

Google unveils Android Pay in fresh challenge to Apple Glenn Chapman, Reuters · Friday, May 29, 2015 | 10:14 am

Instilling environmentalism into young Filipino minds InterAksyon.com · Friday, May 29, 2015 | 10:25 am

World’s first iris recognition smartphone on sale in Japan Reuters' video, InterAksyon.com · Wednesday, May 27, 2015 | 5:11 pm

PHOTOS | CES comes to Asia: Consumer Electronics Show 2015, Shanghai Agence France-Presse, Geofeedia, InterAksyon.com · Wednesday, May 27, 2015 | 7:32 pm

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Google's new Android seeks to make smartphone smarter Friday, May 29, 2015 | 10:37 am |

Google’s updated Android mobile software seeks to make the smartphone smarter, while keeping the search titan relevant in a world where people rely on apps on the go.

Google unveils Android Pay in fresh challenge to Apple Friday, May 29, 2015 10:14 am | Glenn Chapman, Reuters

Google on Thursday unveiled its pay-with-a-phone system for Android devices, ramping up its challenge to Apple in mobile payments.

US unveils plan to subsidize broadband for poor Friday, May 29, 2015 10:02 am | Agence France-Presse

The top US telecom regulator on Thursday unveiled plans to subsidize high-speed Internet for low-income households, saying the service was essential for people trying to better themselves.

Google shows off virtual reality collaboration with GoPro Friday, May 29, 2015 9:45 am | Julia Love, Reuters

Action camera maker GoPro Inc and Google Inc introduced a virtual reality system using 16 cameras and Google software, sending GoPro shares up.

JUMPING FORWARD | BlackBerry launches Leap in the Philippines Thursday, May 28, 2015 4:42 pm | Jing Garcia, InterAksyon.com

Almost four months after launching the BlackBerry Classic in the country, BlackBerry announced today the availability of the BlackBerry Leap in the Philippines starting May 30.

BREAKING NEWS as of May 29, 2015 2:37 am

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GM installs Apple CarPlay, Android Auto in more cars

General Motors said Wednesday it will offer Android Auto and Apple CarPlay in more of its Chevrolet models next year, as tech firms seek to expand their reach in the auto world.

Agence France-Presse Thursday, May 28, 2015 | 4:17 pm

Vox Media buys tech news operation Re/code

The San Francisco company behind technology news website Re/code announced on Tuesday that it is being bought by Vox Media.

Agence France-Presse Thursday, May 28, 2015 | 2:02 pm

DOST-ICT Office launches Philippine Startup Challenge

The Department of Science and Technology – ICT Office (DOST-ICTO) has launched the second Philippine Startup Challenge (PSC) in an effort to promote IT entrepreneurship among the youth.

Jose Bimbo F. Santos, InterAksyon.com Thursday, May 28, 2015 | 10:41 am

Cost of data breaches increasing to average of $3.8 million, study says

The cost of data breaches is rising for companies around the world as sophisticated thieves target valuable financial and medical records, according to a study.

Bill Rigby, Reuters Thursday, May 28, 2015 | 9:02 am

PHOTOS | CES comes to Asia: Consumer Electronics Show 2015, Shanghai

The inaugural CES Asia launched on May 25 in Shanghai, China, with more than 200 of the world’s most important names in consumer technology.

Agence France-Presse, Geofeedia, InterAksyon.com Wednesday, May 27, 2015 | 7:32 pm
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PHOTOS | CES comes to Asia: Consumer Electronics Show 2015, Shanghai

The inaugural CES Asia launched on May 25 in Shanghai, China, with more than 200 of the world’s most important names in consumer technology.

Agence France-Presse, Geofeedia, InterAksyon.com Wednesday, May 27, 2015 | 7:32 pm

Fire safe mobile charger invented in Finland

A fire caused by an unplugged mobile charger destroyed a house in Finland in 2013, and then triggered an invention that can prevent such tragedy from happening again.

Xinhua Tuesday, May 26, 2015 | 10:08 am

VR WORLD | Eye-tracking tech makes virtual reality hands-free

The world’s first eye-tracking virtual reality headset lets users interact with the environment just by looking at it.

Reuters video, InterAKsyon.com Thursday, May 21, 2015 | 5:14 pm

MiLi innovates storage solution

The iData is a external storage device that allows you to store all of your music, movies and other important files on a convenient, swappable drive.

Text and photos by Dino Ray V. Directo III Sunday, May 17, 2015 | 1:40 am

BLACKBERRY CLASSIC | The key is in the keyboard

It’s hard to talk about a particular BlackBerry model without talking about the company itself. Still, the Classic is the best smartphone in the BlackBerry stable.

Jing Garcia, InterAksyon.com Friday, May 15, 2015 | 9:27 am