TODAY'S HEADLINES

WATCH | Pokémon GO launches in home country Japan Reuters video, InterAskyon.com · Sunday, July 24, 2016 | 12:24 pm

Social media a curse and a blessing in Munich shooting Simon Morgan, Agence France-Presse · Sunday, July 24, 2016 | 11:55 am

Software developer showcases ‘Operational Intelligence’ to PH industries InterAksyon.com · Friday, July 22, 2016 | 11:41 am

WATCH | Pokémon GO launches in home country Japan Reuters video, InterAskyon.com · Sunday, July 24, 2016 | 12:24 pm

GADGETS | Quickie review: Acer Liquid M330 Jing Garcia, InterAksyon.com · Friday, July 15, 2016 | 10:55 pm

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WATCH | Pokémon GO launches in home country Japan Sunday, July 24, 2016 | 12:24 pm |

The Nintendo-backed smartphone game Pokémon GO finally launches in Japan, home of the colorful cartoon characters.

Social media a curse and a blessing in Munich shooting Sunday, July 24, 2016 11:55 am | Simon Morgan, Agence France-Presse

Social networks were both a curse and a blessing in the deadly shopping mall shooting in Munich, as police sometimes found themselves chasing fictitious leads and false alarms.

Verizon emerges as front-runner in Yahoo auction: sources Sunday, July 24, 2016 11:07 am | Greg Roumeliotis, Lian B. Baker, Reuters

Yahoo Inc is focusing on U.S. telecommunications company Verizon Communications Inc as the buyer of its core business after reviewing final bids that it received this week

Cyberattacks in second half hits record high — Trend Micro Friday, July 22, 2016 5:32 pm | Jose Bimbo F. Santos, InterAksyon.com

The number of cyberattacks in the second quarter of the year jumped nearly half, a record high and way above what other countries experience according to security vendor Trend Micro.

Facebook's solar-powered Internet drone takes flight Friday, July 22, 2016 3:54 pm | Yasmeen Abutaleb, Reuters

Facebook Inc said on it had completed a successful test flight of a solar-powered drone that it hopes will help it extend internet connectivity to every corner of the planet.

BREAKING NEWS as of Jul 24, 2016 22:19 pm

technews

Pokemon GO launches in Japan, bringing global smash-hit game home

Eager Japanese rushed to their phones on Friday to start hunting as the Pokemon GO mobile game finally launched in Japan, bringing the record-setting global hit to the home of the Pokemon characters.

Elaine Lies, Naomi Tajitsu, Reuters Friday, July 22, 2016 | 2:18 pm

PayPal seeks to extend reach with Visa tie-up

PayPal Holdings Inc moved to extend the reach of its online payments business through a deal with Visa Inc that is expected to boost the revenue and number of users of the money-transfer service.

Heather Somerville, Reuters Friday, July 22, 2016 | 2:04 pm

WATCH | A wheel to electrify your bicycle

A newly developed wheel converts any bicycle into an electric vehicle.

Reuters video, InterAskyon.com Friday, July 22, 2016 | 1:03 pm

Samsung sues Huawei in China for patent infringement

Tech giant Samsung Electronics Co Ltd said on Friday it sued Huawei Technologies Co Ltd for patent infringements through multiple courts in China, escalating a legal conflict between the smartphone rivals.

Se Young Lee, Donny Kwok, Reuters Friday, July 22, 2016 | 10:18 am

ポケモンゲットだぜ | Japan warns on Pokemon GO safety as impatient gamers await launch

Gamers in Japan, home of Nintendo’s Pokemon, are still impatiently awaiting the launch of the smash-hit Pokemon GO game but the government is already preparing for an invasion of little cartoon monsters, issuing a safety warning.

Kaori Kaneko, Reuters Thursday, July 21, 2016 | 4:52 pm
gadgets

GADGETS | Quickie review: Acer Liquid M330

A budget-friendly Windows 10. LTE-capable smartphone.

Jing Garcia, InterAksyon.com Friday, July 15, 2016 | 10:55 pm

RETRO GAMING | Super Mario Bros. 3 is back!

Retro gaming fans rejoice! Nintendo is bringing back the Nintendo Entertainment System.

Jing Garcia, InterAksyon.com Friday, July 15, 2016 | 6:29 am

GOTTA CATCH 'EM ALL | How to play Pokémon Go

Here are monster-hunting basics for those interested in trying Pokemon Go.

Agence France-Presse Wednesday, July 13, 2016 | 1:42 pm

GADGET REVIEW | Acer Aspire Switch 10E

The low-priced Acer Aspire Switch 10E has several good features, albeit far from the top-of-the-line hybrids in the market now.

Iñigo Jordana, InterAksyon.com Friday, June 24, 2016 | 3:48 pm

ZENVOLUTION | All there is to know about ASUS’ new devices

Computer hardware maker ASUS unveiled at the recently concluded Computex 2016, their Zenvolution — a virtual evolution of all the tech company’s devices

Iñigo Jordana, InterAksyon.com Friday, June 24, 2016 | 3:20 pm
videos

WATCH | Pokémon GO launches in home country Japan
Sunday, July 24, 2016 | 12:24 pm

WATCH | A wheel to electrify your bicycle
Friday, July 22, 2016 | 1:03 pm

The latest Samsung Galaxy J Series is here
Thursday, June 23, 2016 | 4:15 pm