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

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

Charge your mobile devices while on the road InterAksyon.com · Monday, September 22, 2014 | 2:08 am

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

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.

UN report: PH ranks 57th in home broadband penetration -- Newsbytes.ph Monday, September 22, 2014 1:32 pm | Newsbytes.ph, InterAksyon.com

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.

Alibaba, China's Internet behemoth Monday, September 22, 2014 3:35 am | Agence France-Presse

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.

Iran judiciary calls for ban on messaging applications Monday, September 22, 2014 1:20 am | Agence France-Presse

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.

BREAKING NEWS as of Sep 22, 2014 14:05 pm

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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

Security risks found in half of China's government websites

As an increasing number of government organizations embrace the digital age by going online, website security for their domains are at high risk for cyber attacks, a survey has discovered.

Xinhua Sunday, September 21, 2014 | 2:41 am

VIDEO | Apple fans line up to buy up new iPhones

There were long lines, and lot’s of enthusiastic Apple fans waiting to buy the new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus when it made its debut on Friday.

Reuters video, InterAksyon,com Sunday, September 21, 2014 | 12:04 am

Alibaba surges 38% on massive demand in market debut

It was an auspicious debut for the Chinese e-commerce company, which was founded by Jack Ma in his apartment in 1999 and now accounts for 80 percent of online sales in China.

Liana B. Baker, Jessica Toonkel, Ryan Vlastelica, Reuters Saturday, September 20, 2014 | 5:55 am
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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

REVIEW | Dell Precision M3800: Best weapon for a creative genius

The Dell Precision M3800 laptop workstation is designed for such demanding apps as CAD and 3D animation.

Tech Buzz by Robert Plaza Friday, September 5, 2014 | 2:41 pm