TODAY'S HEADLINES

Top bankers need to take cyber threat seriously Matt Scuffham, William Schomberg, Reuters · Tuesday, December 23, 2014 | 11:22 am

North Korea’s Internet collapses after Sony hack Jo Biddle, Agence France-Presse · Tuesday, December 23, 2014 | 10:31 am

Sophos releases report on 2015 cybersecurity trends InterAksyon.com · Thursday, December 18, 2014 | 12:01 am

VIDEO | Touch-free smart phone empowers mobility-impaired Reuters video, InterAksyon.com · Monday, December 22, 2014 | 9:49 am

GADGETS | Editors’ Picks 2014 InterAksyon.com · Thursday, December 18, 2014 | 6:10 pm

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Top bankers need to take cyber threat seriously Tuesday, December 23, 2014 | 11:22 am |

Top British bankers and other senior executives in the financial services industry are not taking the risk of cyber attacks seriously enough, financial policymakers at the Bank of England say.

North Korea's Internet collapses after Sony hack Tuesday, December 23, 2014 10:31 am | Jo Biddle, Agence France-Presse

North Korea’s Internet has gone dark amid rumors of US retaliation over its alleged hacking of a Hollywood studio.

Xiaomi raising over $1 billion from investors including GIC - source Tuesday, December 23, 2014 9:45 am | Saeed Azhar, Gerry Shih, Reuters

China’s Xiaomi is raising over $1 billion from investors including Singapore sovereign wealth fund GIC that would value the smartphone maker at over $45 billion.

Italy watchdog fines TripAdvisor for fake reviews Tuesday, December 23, 2014 2:10 am | Agence France-Presse

Italy’s competition watchdog slapped TripAdvisor with a $613,000 fine on Monday for failing to warn users some of the opinions posted on the popular review website may be fakes.

Israel charges 8 Palestinians over Facebook incitement Tuesday, December 23, 2014 1:08 am | Agence France-Presse

JERUSALEM — Eight Palestinians from annexed east Jerusalem were indicted on Monday for inciting anti-Jewish violence and supporting “terror” in postings on Facebook, a justice ministry spokeswoman said. The eight men, aged 18-45, were charged at Jerusalem Magistrate’s Court with …

BREAKING NEWS as of Dec 23, 2014 3:23 am

technews

Streaming to overtake broadcast TV next year -- Ericsson

A critical tipping point in video consumption will be reached next year, as streaming is set to overtake broadcast TV in terms of users according to Swedish networking solutions provider Ericsson.

Jose Bimbo F. Santos, InterAksyon.com Monday, December 22, 2014 | 7:07 pm

UN notes need for 'hashtag standardization' during natural disasters

Standardization of hashtags plays an integral part in aiding humanitarian efforts especially in the wake of a natural disaster according the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs.

Jose Bimbo F. Santos, InterAksyon.com Monday, December 22, 2014 | 5:11 pm

Taiwan says Uber 'violating law' by operating without licence

Taiwan’s transport ministry said Uber Technologies Inc is operating a taxi-hailing service “in violation of the law”, and that it is investigating the possibility of blocking access to the U.S. company’s website and mobile app.

Michael Gold, Reuters Monday, December 22, 2014 | 3:45 pm

VIDEO | Touch-free smart phone empowers mobility-impaired

A touch-free phone developed in Israel enables the mobility-impaired to operate smart phones with just a movement of the head.

Reuters video, InterAksyon.com Monday, December 22, 2014 | 9:49 am

China develops motion-sensing virtual reality glasses

China has developed new motion-sensing virtual reality glasses that gives game players immersive 3D experiences.

Xinhua Monday, December 22, 2014 | 12:51 am
gadgets

GADGETS | Editors' Picks 2014

The best gadgets we encountered in 2014.

InterAksyon.com Thursday, December 18, 2014 | 6:10 pm

GADGETS | Ten gift ideas for ₱1,000

Once again, Team InterAksyon went to our favorite bargain gadgets store and listed some Christmas gift ideas that you can buy under one roof.

Gail Fortes, InterAksyon.com Wednesday, December 17, 2014 | 12:09 am

GADGETS | Sony Walkman NWZ ZX1

So, you ask yourself: “Why would I even buy a digital music player that cost more than an iPhone 6?.” We have the answer.

InterAksyon.com Tuesday, December 16, 2014 | 4:30 pm

GADGETS | Dell launches new PC monitors

Dell has launched its new line-up of computer monitors during the company’s year-end briefing in Taguig last Friday.

Jose Bimbo F. Santos, InterAksyon.com Tuesday, December 16, 2014 | 1:19 am

GADGETS | Huawei Ascend Mate 7

A compact premium smartphone from Huawei.

InterAksyon.com Monday, December 15, 2014 | 5:32 pm
ict updates

Sophos releases report on 2015 cybersecurity trends
Thursday, December 18, 2014 | 12:01 am

IBM says cloud business enjoying 'breakthrough year'
Wednesday, December 17, 2014 | 11:45 pm

One in five people in EU use cloud services
Wednesday, December 17, 2014 | 6:22 pm

videos

VIDEO | Touch-free smart phone empowers mobility-impaired
Monday, December 22, 2014 | 9:49 am

VIDEO | 3D printed cookies just in time for Christmas
Friday, December 19, 2014 | 3:00 pm

VIDEO | Digital knitwear puts new spin on festive fashion
Wednesday, December 17, 2014 | 3:04 pm

VIDEO | Cableless elevator system promises greater efficiency
Wednesday, December 10, 2014 | 6:35 am