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SM to pull out controversial ‘not rape’ shirt from shelves after social media uproar Tricia Aquino, Photo by Karen Kunawicz on Facebook · Tuesday, September 23, 2014 | 3:40 pm

BPO firm Aegis apologizes on anti-PH promo video from Malaysia Jose Bimbo F. Santos, InterAksyon.com · Monday, September 22, 2014 | 11:06 pm

Rocket Internet CEO stands to lift stake via options: report Ludwig Burger, Reuters · Monday, September 22, 2014 | 6:35 pm

VIDEO | Alibaba makes market history Reuters video, InterAksyon,com · Saturday, September 20, 2014 | 1:09 am

Apple sells more than 10 million new iPhones in first three days Soham Chatterjee, Reuters · Monday, September 22, 2014 | 10:18 pm

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SM to pull out controversial 'not rape' shirt from shelves after social media uproar Tuesday, September 23, 2014 | 3:40 pm |

After a photo of a shirt captioned “It’s not rape. It’s a snuggle with a struggle” being sold in a mall went viral after being posted online Monday night, mall operators said they pulled out the product and were investigating how it ended up on the shelves in the first place.

BPO firm Aegis apologizes on anti-PH promo video from Malaysia Monday, September 22, 2014 11:06 pm | Jose Bimbo F. Santos, InterAksyon.com

Outsourcing firm Aegis of the Indian conglomerate Essar group has issued an apology in the wake of a social media backlash received by the company due to a promotional video that tries to elevate Malaysia as a new BPO hub while tainting the Philippines.

Apple sells more than 10 million new iPhones in first three days Monday, September 22, 2014 10:18 pm | Soham Chatterjee, Reuters

Apple Inc said it sold more than 10 million iPhones in the first weekend after its new models went on sale on Friday, underscoring strong demand for phones with larger displays.

ANALYSIS | Asia telecoms have little to rejoice amid tough operating environment Monday, September 22, 2014 7:05 pm | Tan Shih Ming, XInhua

While there is much excitement among Asian consumers over iPhone-6 launch over a week ago, the same cannot be said for the Asian telecom operators, most of whom have to grapple with tough operating environment.

PANALO! | Group of Pinoy coders win big in international coding tourney Monday, September 22, 2014 5:13 pm | Jose Bimbo F. Santos, InterAksyon.com

Revenge is a dish best served cold, so they say. Though in this story, it’s one served with stinky tofu, black chicken, and other quirky Taiwanese fare.

BREAKING NEWS as of Sep 23, 2014 7:40 am

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UN report: PH ranks 57th in home broadband penetration -- Newsbytes.ph

A new report from the United Nations has put the Philippines at 57th place among 160 countries surveyed in the area of household broadband penetration with just about 23 out of 100 homes having access to broadband Internet.

Newsbytes.ph, InterAksyon.com Monday, September 22, 2014 | 1:32 pm

Alibaba, China's Internet behemoth

Chinese Internet retail giant Alibaba made its historic Wall Street trading debut Friday, breaking the record for the largest-ever initial public offering by raising $25 billion.

Agence France-Presse Monday, September 22, 2014 | 3:35 am

Iran judiciary calls for ban on messaging applications

Iran’s judiciary has issued a one-month ultimatum for the government to ban applications WhatsApp, Viber and Tango, in a move that could boost existing restrictions on Internet use in the country.

Agence France-Presse Monday, September 22, 2014 | 1:20 am

Internet moguls Musk, Bezos shake up US space race

The space race to end America’s reliance on Russia escalated this week with a multibillion dollar NASA award for SpaceX’s Elon Musk and an unexpected joint venture for Blue Origin’s Jeff Bezos.

Kerry Sheriden, Agence France-Presse Sunday, September 21, 2014 | 2:44 am
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Apple sells more than 10 million new iPhones in first three days

Apple Inc said it sold more than 10 million iPhones in the first weekend after its new models went on sale on Friday, underscoring strong demand for phones with larger displays.

Soham Chatterjee, Reuters Monday, September 22, 2014 | 10:18 pm

Charge your mobile devices while on the road

With traffic jams becoming an everyday occurrence, constant communications is a must for our urban and fast paced lifestyle.

InterAksyon.com Monday, September 22, 2014 | 2:08 am

STORIFY | Apple unveils two big-screen iPhones, smartwatch‎

The much-awaited Apple iPhone 6 with 4.7-inch screen, iPhone 6 Plus with 5.5-inch display, and smartwatch are finally unveiled in Cupertino, California.

Agence France-Presse, InterAksyon.com Wednesday, September 10, 2014 | 1:25 am

LUMIA 530 | Dual-SIM Microsoft Phone now available in the Philippines

A powerful entry to Windows Phone 8.1 ensures an uncompromised smartphone experience with leading Microsoft and Lumia innovations.

InterAksyon.com Friday, September 5, 2014 | 7:48 pm