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Netflix adds 7 million subscribers in global expansion Agence France-Presse · Thursday, January 19, 2017 | 10:07 am

Nintendo says to launch Super Mario Run Android version in March Makiko Yamazaki, Reuters · Thursday, January 19, 2017 | 8:00 am

HP Enterprise buys US software startup for $650 mn Agence France-Presse · Wednesday, January 18, 2017 | 12:05 pm

WATCH | Tomorrow’s tech today at CES 2017 Reuters video, InterAksyon.com · Monday, January 16, 2017 | 3:14 pm

Say hello to Huawei’s most powerful business phone yet – the Huawei Mate 9 InterAksyon.com · Wednesday, January 18, 2017 | 5:04 pm

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Netflix adds 7 million subscribers in global expansion Thursday, January 19, 2017 | 10:07 am |

Netflix added a record seven million subscribers over the past quarter as part of its global expansion drive, fueling a surge in revenue and profit.

Nintendo says to launch Super Mario Run Android version in March Thursday, January 19, 2017 8:00 am | Makiko Yamazaki, Reuters

Japan’s Nintendo said it will release an Android version of its first ever Super Mario mobile game following the launch of Super Mario Run for Apple Inc’s iPhone.

Facebook dismissive of censorship, abuse concerns, rights groups allege Thursday, January 19, 2017 7:48 am | Dustin Volz, Reuters

Nearly 80 rights groups accused Facebook of “racially biased censorship” and failing to be more transparent about its removal policies and cooperation with law enforcement.

US Homeland Security commends PH govt's war against child porn Wednesday, January 18, 2017 6:53 pm | JV Arcena, News5, Jose Bimbo F. Santos, InterAksyon.com

This is a validation of our efforts to protect our children from the evils of exploitation and pornography, said Justice Secretary Vitaliano N. Aguirre II.

Say hello to Huawei’s most powerful business phone yet – the Huawei Mate 9 Wednesday, January 18, 2017 5:04 pm | InterAksyon.com

Huawei equipped their latest smartphone with key features to address common flaw of today’s Android smartphones.

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NTC, DILG agree to draft policies to expedite issuance of LGU permits for cell sites

The National Telecommunications Commission (NTC) and the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) have agreed to draft policies that would streamline local government units issuance of permits for building additional cellular sites throughout the country.

Aerol B. Patena, Philippines News Agency Wednesday, January 18, 2017 | 2:10 pm

Toshiba in talks to sell chip business stake to Western Digital

Toshiba Corp is in talks to sell a minority stake in its flash memory business to U.S. chips business partner Western Digital Corp in a bid to boost its capital base.

Makiko Yamazaki, Reuters Wednesday, January 18, 2017 | 1:55 pm

Smart beefs up LTE in Metro Manila

Smart Communications will undertake a major upgrade of its wireless infrastructure in Metro Manila over the next three months to improve coverage and quality of its voice, SMS, and mobile internet.

Jose Bimbo F. Santos, InterAksyon.com Tuesday, January 17, 2017 | 2:29 pm

De Lima seeks probe on hacking of Comelec voter’s database

Senator Leila de Lima on Monday filed a resolution seeking for an investigation into the Commission on Elections (Comelec) data leaks which purportedly affected 55-million registered voters in the last elections.

Ernie Reyes, InterAksyon.com Tuesday, January 17, 2017 | 12:46 am

NTC orders ISPs to take down 21 porn websites

The National Telecommunications Commission (NTC) has ordered all internet service providers to block 21 websites for allegedly violating the country’s anti-child pornography laws.

Jose Bimbo F. Santos, InterAksyon.com Monday, January 16, 2017 | 5:25 pm
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Say hello to Huawei’s most powerful business phone yet – the Huawei Mate 9

Huawei equipped their latest smartphone with key features to address common flaw of today’s Android smartphones.

InterAksyon.com Wednesday, January 18, 2017 | 5:04 pm

CES 2017 | At the Consumer Electronics Show, tech moves into the nursery

As technology caters to an ever-younger crowd, developers are creating new tools for infants and their parents, and even aiming at the yet-to-be born.

Agence France-Presse Monday, January 9, 2017 | 12:14 pm

CES 2017 | Razer unveils concept laptop for multi-monitor immersive gaming

The world’s first gaming laptop capable of housing three individual G-Sync displays ushers-in a new level of immersive gaming possibilities.

InterAksyon.com Friday, January 6, 2017 | 1:34 pm

CES 2017 | On display at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas

Here are some of the consumer electronics on display at this year’s CES 2017.

InterAksyon.com, Agence France-Presse Wednesday, January 4, 2017 | 5:48 pm

CES 2017 | Lenovo launches 'home assistant' with Amazon Alexa

Lenovo announced it was launching a smart home assistant powered by Amazon’s Alexa, becoming the latest firm to enter the market for voice-activated devices.

Agence France-Presse Wednesday, January 4, 2017 | 5:07 pm