TODAY'S HEADLINES

WORLD’S LARGEST | China’s online population reaches 648 million Xinhua · Saturday, January 24, 2015 | 11:56 pm

PH net speed unchanged, still regional laggard, not ultra-HD ready — Akamai Jose Bimbo F. Santos, InterAksyon.com · Friday, January 23, 2015 | 5:54 pm

New Dell computer products help connect, protect business users InterAksyon.com · Thursday, January 22, 2015 | 11:25 am

SMART PLUMBER | Researchers develop self-aware Super Mario who can play by itself Jose Bimbo F. Santos, InterAksyon.com · Wednesday, January 21, 2015 | 7:13 pm

Microsoft debuts hologram goggles Agence France-Presse · Thursday, January 22, 2015 | 9:55 am

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WORLD'S LARGEST | China's online population reaches 648 million Saturday, January 24, 2015 | 11:56 pm |

China’s netizen population, the world’s largest, reached 648 million at the end of 2014, 16 million more than in June, according to an industry expert.

PH net speed unchanged, still regional laggard, not ultra-HD ready -- Akamai Friday, January 23, 2015 5:54 pm | Jose Bimbo F. Santos, InterAksyon.com

As of the third quarter of 2014, the Philippines’ average connection speed stood at a modest 2.5 Mbps, same as the previous quarter but up 39 percent year-on-year.

Email scam nets $214-M in 14 months: FBI Friday, January 23, 2015 5:17 pm | Agence France-Presse

An email scam which targets businesses with bogus invoices has netted more than $214 million from victims in 45 countries in just over one year, an FBI task force said Thursday.

Ford goes Silicon Valley with new research center Friday, January 23, 2015 5:12 pm | Agence France-Presse

Ford opened a new research center in Silicon Valley on Thursday, stepping up the company’s efforts on connected vehicles, autonomous driving and ways to use big data.

Internet will 'disappear', Google boss tells Davos Friday, January 23, 2015 10:06 am | Richard Carter, Agence France-Presse

Google boss Eric Schmidt predicted on Thursday that the Internet will soon be so pervasive in every facet of our lives that it will effectively “disappear” into the background.

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Social networks must help stamp out promotion of violence -- France

France appealed on Thursday for U.N. member states to work together on an international legal framework that would make social network providers share responsibility for the use of their platforms to spread messages promoting violence.

Louis Charbonneau, Reuters Friday, January 23, 2015 | 9:47 am

POPE POSTSCRIPT I Enduring tech lessons and issues from the Papal Visit

One of the most resonant lessons from Pope Francis in today’s hyperconnected digital world came from his address to the Filipino youth at the University of Santo Tomas.

Jose Bimbo F. Santos, InterAksyon.com Thursday, January 22, 2015 | 3:24 pm

Windows 10 aims to be core of connected devices

Microsoft pulled back the curtain Wednesday on the upcoming Windows 10 operating system focused on bringing harmony to the diverse array of Internet gadgets in people’s lives.

Glenn Chapman, Agence France-Presse Thursday, January 22, 2015 | 10:27 am

Microsoft debuts hologram goggles

Microsoft unveiled headgear on Wednesday that overlays holograms on the real world, in what it touted as the next generation of computing.

Agence France-Presse Thursday, January 22, 2015 | 9:55 am

Global Game Jam to be held in 4 sites in PH

Four venues across the Philippines are set to participate in an international two-day marathon event dedicated to create new games

InterAksyon.com Thursday, January 22, 2015 | 12:45 am
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Microsoft debuts hologram goggles

Microsoft unveiled headgear on Wednesday that overlays holograms on the real world, in what it touted as the next generation of computing.

Agence France-Presse Thursday, January 22, 2015 | 9:55 am

Dell enhances workplace performance with new laptop models

The new Dell XPS 13 Ultrabook and XPS 15 laptop are designed to deliver enhanced performance for maximum productivity.

Jing Garcia, InterAksyon,com Friday, January 16, 2015 | 8:50 am

DELL POWER COMPANION | This power bank can charge a laptop

The 18,000mAh Dell Power Companion power bank can be used to add power to a Dell notebook for an extended battery life.

Jing Garcia, InterAksyon,com Thursday, January 15, 2015 | 3:39 pm

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
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Intel forecasts disappointing revenue; shares fall
Friday, January 16, 2015 | 12:18 pm

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