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35,000 Belgian companies in danger from hackers Xinhua · Monday, May 25, 2015 | 1:11 am

BlackBerry cuts jobs worldwide as it consolidates businesses Euan Rocha, Anannya Pramanick, Reuters · Sunday, May 24, 2015 | 12:41 am

VR WORLD | Eye-tracking tech makes virtual reality hands-free Reuters video, InterAKsyon.com · Thursday, May 21, 2015 | 5:14 pm

VR WORLD | Eye-tracking tech makes virtual reality hands-free Reuters video, InterAKsyon.com · Thursday, May 21, 2015 | 5:14 pm

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35,000 Belgian companies in danger from hackers Monday, May 25, 2015 | 1:11 am |

Cyber criminals have devised ways of infecting the computers of thousands of Belgian companies, De Tijd reported.

BlackBerry cuts jobs worldwide as it consolidates businesses Sunday, May 24, 2015 12:41 am | Euan Rocha, Anannya Pramanick, Reuters

Canadian smartphone maker BlackBerry Ltd is cutting jobs across the world, the company said, as it consolidates its software, hardware and applications business.

Microsoft, Salesforce talks fell through on pricing -- CNBC Sunday, May 24, 2015 12:33 am | Devika Krishna Kumar, Amya George Tharakan, Reuters

Microsoft Corp and Salesforce.com Inc held “significant talks” this spring but failed to agree on a price, CNBC reported, citing people familiar with the matter.

Adult online dating site reports data security breach of member information Saturday, May 23, 2015 10:41 pm | Victoria Cavaliere, Reuters

An online dating site for adults seeking sexual trysts has been hacked, potentially compromising the personal information of some of its 64 million members, the company said.

NBI promises no more long queues with new online system Friday, May 22, 2015 4:20 pm | Jose Bimbo F. Santos, InterAksyon.com

The National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) has vowed that Filipinos may no longer have to suffer through long queues for getting their NBI clearance with the implementation of its new online system.

BREAKING NEWS as of May 24, 2015 17:36 pm

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Russia warns Google, Twitter and Facebook on law violations

Russia’s media watchdog has written to Google, Twitter and Facebook warning them against violating Russian Internet laws and a spokesman said they risk being blocked if they do not comply with the rules.

Maria Tsvetkova, Eric Auchard, Reuters Friday, May 22, 2015 | 4:09 pm

Worldwide Chromebook sales set to reach 7.3 million units in 2015 -- Gartner

Market research firm Gartner Inc estimated 7.3 million Chromebooks would be sold this year, helped mainly by demand from the education industry.

Lehar Maan, Reuters Friday, May 22, 2015 | 3:30 pm

Most security questions not so secure according to Google

Many online users are using security questions that are easy pickings for a determined hacker to guess based on their cultural affinity, such as guessing that an English user’s favorite food is… well, pizza.

Jose Bimbo F. Santos, InterAksyon.com Friday, May 22, 2015 | 8:44 am

VR WORLD | Eye-tracking tech makes virtual reality hands-free

The world’s first eye-tracking virtual reality headset lets users interact with the environment just by looking at it.

Reuters video, InterAKsyon.com Thursday, May 21, 2015 | 5:14 pm

Young tech workers driving NYC real estate demand

Jesse Keenan, of the Center for Urban Real Estate at Columbia, talks about the rising demand for landmark buildings by tech companies, competing to attract young workers in New York City.

Reuters video, InterAksyon.com Thursday, May 21, 2015 | 4:04 pm
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VR WORLD | Eye-tracking tech makes virtual reality hands-free

The world’s first eye-tracking virtual reality headset lets users interact with the environment just by looking at it.

Reuters video, InterAKsyon.com Thursday, May 21, 2015 | 5:14 pm

MiLi innovates storage solution

The iData is a external storage device that allows you to store all of your music, movies and other important files on a convenient, swappable drive.

Text and photos by Dino Ray V. Directo III Sunday, May 17, 2015 | 1:40 am

BLACKBERRY CLASSIC | The key is in the keyboard

It’s hard to talk about a particular BlackBerry model without talking about the company itself. Still, the Classic is the best smartphone in the BlackBerry stable.

Jing Garcia, InterAksyon.com Friday, May 15, 2015 | 9:27 am

WD launches new cloud-based storage products

Western Digital launched four new products to provide additional storage and management solutions for creative professionals and small businesses.

Jose Bimbo F. Santos, InterAksyon.com Thursday, May 14, 2015 | 7:34 am

Lenovo to sell A7000 smartphone exclusively on Lazada

Lenovo has launched its A7000, a smartphone that sports an enhanced audio capability, in an exclusive partnership deal with online retailer Lazada.

Jose Bimbo F. Santos, InterAksyon.com Thursday, May 14, 2015 | 12:45 am