TODAY'S HEADLINES

PLDT launches software-hardware product for schools Jose Bimbo F. Santos, InterAksyon.com · Thursday, August 27, 2015 | 2:05 pm

Amazon to launch video streaming service in Japan Ankit Ajmera, Reuters · Thursday, August 27, 2015 | 1:18 pm

Panasonic to shut battery factory in Beijing, cut 1,300 jobs Chang-Ran Kim, Ritsuko Ando, Reuters · Thursday, August 27, 2015 | 12:31 pm

WATCH | Clean water thanks to robot swans Reuters video, InterAksyon.com · Friday, August 21, 2015 | 2:28 pm

MOBA GAMING | MSI introduces GTX 950 graphics cards InterAksyon.com · Monday, August 24, 2015 | 12:03 am

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PLDT launches software-hardware product for schools Thursday, August 27, 2015 | 2:05 pm |

Philippine Long Distance Telephone Corp has launched a new product tailored for schools that bundles broadband, digital learning materials, and computers.

Amazon to launch video streaming service in Japan Thursday, August 27, 2015 1:18 pm | Ankit Ajmera, Reuters

Amazon.com said on Wednesday it plans to launch its video streaming service in Japan for members of its Prime paid service as it gears up for Netflix Inc’s planned entry into the country in September.

Voyager Innovations previews new app-based payment service Wednesday, August 26, 2015 5:23 pm | Jose Bimbo F. Santos, InterAksyon.com

Voyager Innovations, Inc., the digital unit service of PLDT, will launch next month an online payment solution that can be used by any telco subscriber for e-commerce transactions.

EXTORTION AND SUICIDE | Ashley Madison hack strikes fear in outed users Wednesday, August 26, 2015 3:27 pm | Robert Macpherson, Agence France-Press

The Ashley Madison security breach has so far triggered online extortion attempts and has been linked to at least two suicides, according to police in the Canadian city of Toronto, where the firm is based.

Seven New Yorkers arrested over 'Internet brothel' Wednesday, August 26, 2015 2:27 pm | Agence France-Presse

Seven New Yorkers were arrested and charged with promoting male prostitution on Tuesday through an “Internet brothel” offering sex to paid-subscribers across the world, prosecutors said.

BREAKING NEWS as of Aug 27, 2015 7:48 am

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Rio de Janeiro city council votes to ban Uber

Rio de Janeiro on Tuesday became the latest city to move against Uber as its city council voted to ban unregulated ride-sharing services.

Stephen Eisenhammer, Rodrigo Viga Gaier, Reuters Wednesday, August 26, 2015 | 2:01 pm

Senate to amend 23-year old Consumer Act to include digital issues, e-commerce

The Senate committee on trade and commerce sought amendments to the 23-year old Consumer Act of 1992 to include digital issues on Internet and mobile, e-Commerce, and increase penalties thereof.

Ernie Reyes, InterAksyon.com Tuesday, August 25, 2015 | 6:49 pm

Microsoft's Cortana assistant launched on Android

Microsoft said Monday its Cortana virtual assistant software was available to users of Android mobile devices.

Agence France-Presse Tuesday, August 25, 2015 | 3:29 pm

Apple discovers blurry problem with iPhone 6 Plus cameras

Smartphone maker Apple has discovered a problem with the main camera in some iPhone 6 Plus smartphones, which is causing them to take blurry photos.

Xinhua Monday, August 24, 2015 | 8:25 pm

Finding one's email in Ashley Madison leak may mean a number of things -- security expert

If you see the email of your spouse, a friend, or someone you know, on the massive data leak from the infidelity platform Ashley Madison, better hold off passing judgement.

Jose Bimbo F. Santos, InterAksyon.com Monday, August 24, 2015 | 1:39 am
gadgets

MOBA GAMING | MSI introduces GTX 950 graphics cards

The iIdeal graphics card for for 1080p and multiplayer online battle arena gaming.

InterAksyon.com Monday, August 24, 2015 | 12:03 am

MOBA GRAPHICS | Palit releases GeForce GTX 950 StormX Dual

StormX Dual: The best rig for multiplayer online battle arena.

InterAksyon.com Sunday, August 23, 2015 | 2:14 am

Kingston releases 512GB SDHC/SDXC card family

Kingston recently announced the addition of a 512GB capacity to its line of Class 10 UHS-I SDHC/SDXC (SDA10) cards.

InterAksyon.com Saturday, August 22, 2015 | 2:05 am

GADGET REVIEW | Samsung Galaxy Tab A with S pen

Will the Samsung Galaxy Tab A disappoint, satisfy, or surpass expectations? Let’s see.

Iñigo Jordana, InterAksyon.com Friday, August 21, 2015 | 4:28 pm

CTEK: The world’s most intelligent car charger

CTEK of Sweden, a company known for its line of automotive battery, recently staged a product launch to showcase the capabilities of their product line-up.

Text and photos by Dino Ray V. Directo III Saturday, August 15, 2015 | 7:11 pm
videos

WATCH | Clean water thanks to robot swans
Friday, August 21, 2015 | 2:28 pm

WATCH | 3D printed drone launched from warship
Thursday, August 20, 2015 | 2:52 pm

WATCH | Filmmaker creates mind-controlled movie
Tuesday, August 18, 2015 | 10:38 am