TODAY'S HEADLINES

Nokia launches virtual reality camera Jussi Rosendahl, Reuters · Wednesday, July 29, 2015 | 10:06 pm

Microsoft launches Windows 10 with an eye on mobile market Lehar Maan, Reuters · Wednesday, July 29, 2015 | 9:52 pm

Qualcomm slashes jobs and costs, says may split itself up Lehar Maan, Lain B. Baker, Reuters · Thursday, July 23, 2015 | 2:54 pm

THE FUTURE OF MUSIC IS RETRO | Gameboys are back in fashion as music makers Reuters video, InterAksyon.com · Wednesday, July 15, 2015 | 9:32 am

Candle power to charge smartphones Ben Gruber, Reuters · Wednesday, July 29, 2015 | 6:57 am

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Nokia launches virtual reality camera Wednesday, July 29, 2015 | 10:06 pm |

Finland’s Nokia, once the world’s largest phone maker, has unveiled a spherical camera designed for making 3D movies and games that can be watched and played with virtual reality headsets.

Microsoft launches Windows 10 with an eye on mobile market Wednesday, July 29, 2015 9:52 pm | Lehar Maan, Reuters

Microsoft Corp launched its much-awaited Windows 10 operating system at midnight on Wednesday.

Candle power to charge smartphones Wednesday, July 29, 2015 6:57 am | Ben Gruber, Reuters

Light a candle, fill the device with water, and you have a charger.

NO SCI-FI JOKE | 'Killer robots' strike fear into tech leaders Wednesday, July 29, 2015 6:45 am | Agence France-Presse

Autonomous weapons, which use artificial intelligence to select targets without human intervention, have been described as “the third revolution in warfare, after gunpowder and nuclear arms.”

Mobkard app scoops up P17 million in funding round Wednesday, July 29, 2015 12:34 am | Jose Bimbo F. Santos, InterAksyon.com

A location-based mobile service dubbed Mobkard that enables users to hunt for the best deals in their area has concluded a P17-million funding round.

BREAKING NEWS as of Jul 29, 2015 14:07 pm

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Facebook to scale up free mobile Internet service

Facebook Inc plans to scale up its service to offer free basic Internet on mobile phones, an executive said, after introducing the application in 17 developing countries over the past year.

Aman Shah, Reuters Monday, July 27, 2015 | 11:16 pm

Canon's weak camera sales hit second-quarter profit

Japan’s Canon Inc cut its earnings outlook for the full year and reported a 16 percent fall in quarterly profit as consumers, increasingly in the habit of taking photos with their smartphones, bought fewer compact digital cameras.

Ritsuko Ando, Reuters Monday, July 27, 2015 | 9:10 pm

IT'S A FAKE! | Beijing police shut down massive iPhone counterfeiting operation

Police in Beijing have busted a factory that produced more than 41,000 fake iPhones worth as much as 120 million yuan ($19 million), including some that reached the United States, and have arrested nine suspects in the counterfeiting operation.

Gerry Shih, Reuters Monday, July 27, 2015 | 6:01 pm

Microsoft aims to reboot connections with Windows 10

Microsoft is aiming to build lasting relationships with Windows 10, the operating system to be launched on Wednesday and seen as critical to reviving the fortunes of the once-dominant tech giant.

Agence France-Presse Monday, July 27, 2015 | 7:44 am

China launches two satellites as it builds GPS rival -- state media

China launched two new satellites into space Saturday, state media reported, as it builds a homegrown satellite navigation system to rival the US’s Global Positioning System.

Agence France-Presse Monday, July 27, 2015 | 5:38 am
gadgets

Candle power to charge smartphones

Light a candle, fill the device with water, and you have a charger.

Ben Gruber, Reuters Wednesday, July 29, 2015 | 6:57 am

GADGET REVIEW | Microsoft Lumia 640 XL

Microsoft’s success story in personal computers is not the same when it comes to mobile devices, particularly in mobile phones. But for now, let’s focus on the Microsoft Lumia 640 XL.

Iñigo V. Jordana, InterAksyon.com Tuesday, July 21, 2015 | 5:19 pm

GADGETS | Another game changer from GoPro

GoPro, the innovative manufacturer of compact high definition camcorders recently a game changer that would relegate their competitors back to square one.

Text and photos by Dino Ray V. Directo III Thursday, July 16, 2015 | 1:42 pm

Apple's next iPhones to have force touch

With Force Touch, iPhone owners would be able to perform different functions just by applying more force to their screen touches..

Ramon Lopez, revu.com.ph, InterAksyon.com Monday, July 6, 2015 | 4:23 pm

GADGET REVIEW | Acer Liquid Z520

The Z520 is the latest Android phone under the Acer Liquid Series catered for those who seek both budget and quality.

Iñigo V. Jordana, InterAksyon.com Friday, June 26, 2015 | 7:39 pm