TODAY'S HEADLINES

Impoverished North Korea falls back on cyber weapons Glenn Chapman, Agence France-Presse · Saturday, December 20, 2014 | 11:43 am

Attack could cost Sony half a billion dollars: experts Veronique Dupont, Agence France-Presse · Saturday, December 20, 2014 | 11:28 am

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

VIDEO | 3D printed cookies just in time for Christmas Reuters video, InterAksyon,com · Friday, December 19, 2014 | 3:00 pm

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

Infotek

Impoverished North Korea falls back on cyber weapons Saturday, December 20, 2014 | 11:43 am |

As one of the world’s most impoverished powers, North Korea would struggle to match America’s military or economic might, but appears to have settled on a relatively cheap method to torment its foe.

Attack could cost Sony half a billion dollars: experts Saturday, December 20, 2014 11:28 am | Veronique Dupont, Agence France-Presse

The devastating cyberattack on Sony Pictures could see the Hollywood studio lose hundreds of millions of dollars in revenue and incur massive recovery costs.

BlackBerry third-quarter revenue falls more than expected, shares drop Saturday, December 20, 2014 11:14 am | Allison Martell, Alastaire Sharp

BlackBerry Ltd on Friday reported a bigger-than-expected drop in third-quarter revenue, sending shares of the struggling smartphone maker lower.

Hackers may have exploited Sony's weakest link: humans Friday, December 19, 2014 4:36 pm | Glenn Chapman, Agence France-Presse

Hackers who forced Sony Pictures to abort release of a comedy about North Korea likely slipped past the entertainment titan’s defenses by exploiting a weak spot — humans.

ASEAN laptop market hits $2.2-B Friday, December 19, 2014 4:13 pm | Jose Bimbo F. Santos, InterAksyon.com

The laptop business continued its growth in the Southeast Asian region as unit sales hit 4.9 million units from January to September of 2014 according to research firm GfK.

BREAKING NEWS as of Dec 20, 2014 3:44 am

technews

PH among nations with biggest risk of online infection -- Kaspersky

The Philippines was included in a group of nations that had the highest number of online infections in the past year as recorded by Kaspersky Lab.

Jose Bimbo F. Santos, InterAksyon.com Friday, December 19, 2014 | 10:18 am

Social media:€“ The hostage that eluded Sydney siege gunman

One hostage the Sydney siege gunman failed to take this week was social media.

Jane Wardell Thursday, December 18, 2014 | 5:32 pm

China vows joint efforts on securing cyberspace

A Foreign Ministry spokesman vowed on Monday that China will work with the international community to build a peaceful, secure, open and cooperative cyberspace.

xinhua Thursday, December 18, 2014 | 11:21 am

US determines North Korea behind Sony attack as studio pulls movie

A U.S. government source said investigators had determined that North Korea was behind a cyberattack on Sony Pictures as the studio pulled all plans to release its comedy, “The Interview”.

Eric Kelsey, Lisa Richwine, Piya Sinha-Roy, Reuters Thursday, December 18, 2014 | 10:37 am

BlackBerry woos keyboard loyalists with launch of Classic

BlackBerry Ltd launched its long-awaited Classic on Wednesday, a smartphone it hopes will help it win back market share and woo those still using older versions of its physical keyboard devices.

John McCranck, Euan Rocha, Reuters Thursday, December 18, 2014 | 8:56 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 | 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

VIDEO | As online viewing soars media shakeout looms
Thursday, December 4, 2014 | 1:26 pm