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What do you get for $9.3 billion? A company called NetSuite Eden Estopace, InterAksyon.com · Friday, July 29, 2016 | 7:39 pm

WATCH | Blind athlete runs desert marathon unassisted using smartphone app Reuters' video, InterAksyon.com · Friday, July 29, 2016 | 7:38 pm

Software developer showcases ‘Operational Intelligence’ to PH industries InterAksyon.com · Friday, July 22, 2016 | 11:41 am

WATCH | Blind athlete runs desert marathon unassisted using smartphone app Reuters' video, InterAksyon.com · Friday, July 29, 2016 | 7:38 pm

GADGETS | Lenovo pushes VR on VIBE K5 series Verns Joven, InterAksyon.com · Wednesday, July 27, 2016 | 6:59 pm

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What do you get for $9.3 billion? A company called NetSuite Friday, July 29, 2016 | 7:39 pm |

Oracle announced on Thursday that it has entered into an agreement to buy cloud financials, ERP and omnichannel commerce software provider NetSuite for approximately $9.3 billion. The transaction was valued at $109.00 per share in cash.

WATCH | Blind athlete runs desert marathon unassisted using smartphone app Friday, July 29, 2016 7:38 pm | Reuters' video, InterAksyon.com

Blind athlete Simon Wheatcroft teamed up with IBM to develop eAscot; a smartphone app that’s helping him run ultra-marathons unassisted around the world.

Focus on connectivity and security, FinTech execs tells DICT Friday, July 29, 2016 3:50 pm | Verns Joven, InterAksyon.com

Financial Technology (FinTech) heads are pushing for a standard security metrics, connectivity, and infrastructure as some of the issues that the newly formed Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) should look into once it formally opens its office.

Microsoft to cut 2,850 more jobs Friday, July 29, 2016 10:37 am | Rishika Sadam, Reuters

Microsoft Corp said it would cut about 2,850 more jobs over the next 12 months, taking its total planned job cuts to up to 4,700, or about 4 percent of its workforce.

Oracle to buy NetSuite in $9.3 billion deal Thursday, July 28, 2016 8:35 pm | Anya George Tharakan, Reuters

Oracle Corp said it would buy NetSuite Inc in a deal valued at about $9.3 billion (£7 billion) to expand into the fast-growing cloud market.

BREAKING NEWS as of Jul 29, 2016 21:42 pm

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PLDT opens P4-B data center in Makati

PLDT has opened its newest data center in Makati, the company’s 7th and biggest in its portfolio aimed to service the growing digital storage and compute needs of various verticals.

Jose Bimbo F. Santos, InterAksyon.com Thursday, July 28, 2016 | 7:07 pm

GADGETS | Lenovo pushes VR on VIBE K5 series

Coming from the success of VIBE K4, Lenovo introduces three new smartphones that aims to further push virtual reality (VR) technology in the mainstream market.

Verns Joven, InterAksyon.com Wednesday, July 27, 2016 | 6:59 pm

US-based OSIsoft to set up shop in the Philippines next year

US-based software technology company OSIsoft is targeting to open its first office in the Philippines by next year.

Jose Bimbo F. Santos, InterAksyon.com Wednesday, July 27, 2016 | 5:48 pm

WATCH | Gun smart lock prevents unauthorized firearms use

A group of military veterans from Israel-based start-up Zore have created a firearm safety device to prevent the unauthorized use of a gun.

Reuters video, InterAksyon.com Wednesday, July 27, 2016 | 5:25 pm

Zalora expands footprint with 2nd pop-up store

From brick-and-mortar store to click-and-mortar outlets. This is one of the strategy online fashion retailer Zalora is employing to spread the gospel of e-commerce through its second pop-up store in the country.

Jose Bimbo F. Santos, InterAksyon.com Wednesday, July 27, 2016 | 4:18 pm
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GADGETS | Lenovo pushes VR on VIBE K5 series

Coming from the success of VIBE K4, Lenovo introduces three new smartphones that aims to further push virtual reality (VR) technology in the mainstream market.

Verns Joven, InterAksyon.com Wednesday, July 27, 2016 | 6:59 pm

GADGETS | Quickie review: Acer Liquid M330

A budget-friendly Windows 10. LTE-capable smartphone.

Jing Garcia, InterAksyon.com Friday, July 15, 2016 | 10:55 pm

RETRO GAMING | Super Mario Bros. 3 is back!

Retro gaming fans rejoice! Nintendo is bringing back the Nintendo Entertainment System.

Jing Garcia, InterAksyon.com Friday, July 15, 2016 | 6:29 am

GOTTA CATCH 'EM ALL | How to play Pokémon Go

Here are monster-hunting basics for those interested in trying Pokemon Go.

Agence France-Presse Wednesday, July 13, 2016 | 1:42 pm

GADGET REVIEW | Acer Aspire Switch 10E

The low-priced Acer Aspire Switch 10E has several good features, albeit far from the top-of-the-line hybrids in the market now.

Iñigo Jordana, InterAksyon.com Friday, June 24, 2016 | 3:48 pm