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Two ICT companies charged by BIR for tax evasion Jose Bimbo F. Santos, InterAksyon.com · Friday, February 27, 2015 | 6:24 am

Blogger hacked to death Shafiqul Alam, Agence France-Presse · Friday, February 27, 2015 | 6:11 am

VIDEO | Project Anywhere takes virtual reality gaming to new level Reuters video, InterAksyon.com · Wednesday, February 18, 2015 | 5:28 pm

Apple orders 5-6 million watches — WSJ Anya George Tharakan, Reuters video · Wednesday, February 18, 2015 | 9:46 am

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Two ICT companies charged by BIR for tax evasion Friday, February 27, 2015 | 6:24 am |

The Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) has filed two separate criminal complaints with the Department of Justice against two local ICT companies for tax evasion.

Blogger hacked to death Friday, February 27, 2015 6:11 am | Shafiqul Alam, Agence France-Presse

A prominent American blogger of Bangladeshi origin was Thursday hacked to death with machetes in Dhaka by unidentified assailants.

Apple to hold event on March 9, as Watch launch nears Friday, February 27, 2015 5:59 am | Alexei Oreskovic, Reuters

Apple Inc sent out invitations for a media event in San Francisco on March 9, about one month before the much-anticipated launch of the new Apple Watch.

In landmark decision, US plan bans two-speed Internet Friday, February 27, 2015 5:51 am | Rob Lever, Agence France-Presse

US regulators on Thursday approved landmark Internet rules that would prevent broadband providers from separating online traffic into slow and fast lanes.

SafeZone gives mobile users free access to digital brands' apps, sites Thursday, February 26, 2015 4:22 pm | InterAksyon.com

The Philippine Long Distance Telecommunications (PLDT) Group launched a digital platform that would allow brands and businesses to easily reach their customers through their mobile phones.

BREAKING NEWS as of Feb 26, 2015 23:07 pm

technews

Lenovo website breached, hacker group Lizard Squad claims responsibility

Chinese computer and smartphone firm Lenovo Group Ltd said its website was hacked on Wednesday, its second security blemish days after the U.S. government advised consumers to remove software called “Superfish” pre-installed on its laptops.

Devika Krishna Kuma, Gerry Shih, Reuters Thursday, February 26, 2015 | 3:04 pm

Obama orders creation of new cybersecurity center

U.S. President Barack Obama on Wednesday ordered the establishment of a new national intelligence agency to coordinate and integrate information related to cyber threats, the White House said.

Xinhua Thursday, February 26, 2015 | 2:33 pm

Samsung to freeze salaries in Korea for first time since 2009

Samsung Electronics said on Thursday it will freeze its South Korean employees’ wages in 2015 for the first time in six years, after the world’s top smartphone maker suffered a fall in profits in the face of rising competition.

Hyunjoo Jin, Reuters Thursday, February 26, 2015 | 1:43 pm

Asia, Africa register highest mobile infection rate in the world -- McAfee

By the company’s monitoring, the mobile malware infection rate of Asia and Africa reached 10 percent during the fourth quarter of 2014.

Jose Bimbo F. Santos, InterAksyon.com Thursday, February 26, 2015 | 8:15 am

US Bank regulator eyes tougher rules to fight hacking

Banks could be required to beef up their online password systems under new regulations designed to avert a so-called “cyber 9/11,” a top financial regulator said Wednesday.

Agence France-Presse Thursday, February 26, 2015 | 7:10 am
gadgets

Apple orders 5-6 million watches -- WSJ

Apple Inc has asked its Asian suppliers to make 5-6 million units of its three Apple Watch models for the first-quarter, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter.

Anya George Tharakan, Reuters video Wednesday, February 18, 2015 | 9:46 am

SAMSUNG FORUM 2015 | Samsung leads in Southeast Asia with new audio, video solutions

Samsung Electronics introduced an extensive range of consumer electronics at its 2015 Samsung Forum in Bangkok, including a new standard in the premium UHD (Ultra High Definition) format aptly called SUHD.

InterAksyon.com Tuesday, February 17, 2015 | 12:32 pm

PS4 GAME REVIEW | The Evil Within

The Evil Within is a crazy ride that brings us through some of the weirdest, most scariest trips in recent years.

Alex Artillero, InterAksyon.com Monday, February 16, 2015 | 5:11 pm

SAMSUNG FORUM 2015 | Designed for everyday use: The new Samsung NX500

New Samsung NX500 succeeds the core performance of the NX1’s DNA in a portable, compact design.

Jing Garcia, InterAksyon.com Monday, February 16, 2015 | 10:57 am

In Japan, happiness is... wearable sensors?

It is a problem that has defeated generations of philosophers, poets and painters, but one Japanese company thinks it has come up with a way of knowing for sure if people are happy.

Agence France-Presse Tuesday, February 10, 2015 | 6:26 pm
videos

Britain gives go-ahead to test driverless cars on roads
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Wednesday, February 11, 2015 | 12:16 am