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Japan court orders Facebook to reveal ‘revenge porn’ IP addresses Agence France-Presse · Tuesday, October 21, 2014 | 4:16 pm

Driven by affordable Chinese models, smartphone sales in SEA surge to record high — GfK Jose Bimbo F. Santos, InterAksyon.com · Tuesday, October 21, 2014 | 4:04 pm

SMS-based tracking tool for displaced families to be launched Jose Bimbo F. Santos, InterAksyon.com · Wednesday, October 15, 2014 | 7:15 pm

VIDEO | London phone box goes green as solar charging station Reuters video, InterAksyon,com · Thursday, October 16, 2014 | 3:27 pm

PHOTOS | Apple unveils new iPads, iMac Glenn Chapman, Agence France-Presse, Xinhua · Friday, October 17, 2014 | 8:04 am

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Japan court orders Facebook to reveal 'revenge porn' IP addresses Tuesday, October 21, 2014 | 4:16 pm |

A Tokyo court has ordered Facebook to disclose the IP addresses used by fake accounts that were posting revenge porn, in the first such case in Japan.

Driven by affordable Chinese models, smartphone sales in SEA surge to record high -- GfK Tuesday, October 21, 2014 4:04 pm | Jose Bimbo F. Santos, InterAksyon.com

Sales of smartphones in the Southeast Asian region hit a record high in terms of unit sales and revenue, driven in large part by the influx of affordable Chinese brands.

New iPhones deliver big profits for Apple Tuesday, October 21, 2014 10:02 am | Rob Lever, Agence France-Presse

New big-screen iPhones helped propel Apple’s profit and revenue in the last quarter, as the California tech giant smashed earnings expectations.

Facebook sues lawyers over 'scam' lawsuit for stake Tuesday, October 21, 2014 9:59 am | Agence France-Presse

Facebook Monday sued lawyers who represented a man claiming he was entitled to a stake in the huge social network, saying they should have known he was a scam artist.

USB flash drives still primary virus transmitter in PH -- Trend Micro Tuesday, October 21, 2014 12:51 am | Jose Bimbo F. Santos, InterAksyon.com

A vast majority of computers infected with virus and malware in the Philippines have the diminutive USB flash drives and its users to blame.

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BlackBerry shares up after unconfirmed report on possible Lenovo bid

BlackBerry shares rose more than 3 percent on Monday after a news website said Chinese computer maker Lenovo Group might offer to buy the Canadian technology company.

Euan Rocha, Reuters Tuesday, October 21, 2014 | 12:04 am

Lenovo PH launches two new LTE smartphones

Lenovo Mobile Philippines has launched two new LTE smartphones with mid-range specifications in the country.

Jose Bimbo F. Santos, InterAksyon.com Monday, October 20, 2014 | 5:21 pm

Yahoo! set to outline cost-cutting efforts -- WSJ

Yahoo! Inc is expected on Tuesday to outline cost-cutting efforts and give details of how it is evaluating possible acquisitions as it faces pressure from an activist investor.

Supriya Kurane, Reuters Monday, October 20, 2014 | 1:42 pm

Microsoft plans to launch smartwatch within weeks - Forbes

Microsoft Corp is preparing to launch a smartwatch within the next few weeks that will passively track a user’s heart rate and work across different mobile platforms.

Sam Forgione, Reuters Monday, October 20, 2014 | 9:34 am

Britain threatens Internet 'trolls' with two years in jail

People found guilty of Internet “trolling” in Britain could be jailed for up to two years under government proposals, following a number of high-profile cases of abusive and threatening behaviour on Twitter.

Agence France-Presse Sunday, October 19, 2014 | 11:15 pm
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PHOTOS | Apple unveils new iPads, iMac

At 6.1 mm., the latest iPad Air 2 is 18 percent thinner than its predecessor and is “the world’s thinnest tablet,” while the new iMac computer with a 27-inch display boasts an image quality far better than HDTV.

Glenn Chapman, Agence France-Presse, Xinhua Friday, October 17, 2014 | 8:04 am

Now playing in the Philippines: NBA 2K15

The time has come for NBA 2K15 in the Philippines, the latest instalment of the top-selling and top-rated NBA video game simulation franchise.

InterAksyon.com Thursday, October 16, 2014 | 11:37 am

Lenovo launches premium smartphone in the Philippines

China-based technology giant Lenovo has now made available in the local market their high-end smartphone Vibe Z2 Pro.

Jose Bimbo F. Santos, InterAksyon.com Tuesday, October 14, 2014 | 10:01 am

Sounds of science: Japan leads push for high-res audio

A quarter of a century after the Walkman made music portable and turned Sony into a household name around the world, the company is hoping to set the agenda again with “high-res” audio.

Katie Forster, Agence France-Presse Monday, October 6, 2014 | 10:15 pm

Samsung, BlackBerry launch new smartphones

South Korea’s Samsung launched the latest version of its oversized Galaxy Note smartphone earlier than expected Wednesday, getting into the key Chinese market ahead of arch-rival Apple.

Jung Ha-Won, Michel Comte, Agence France-Presse Thursday, September 25, 2014 | 2:05 am