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CYBER INSECURITY | Smart gadgets from guns to cars ripe for hacking Glenn Chapman, Agence France-Presse · Sunday, August 2, 2015 | 11:04 am

Apple, BMW in courtship with an eye on car collaboration Edward Taylor, Julia Love, Reuters · Sunday, August 2, 2015 | 10:50 am

Qualcomm slashes jobs and costs, says may split itself up Lehar Maan, Lain B. Baker, Reuters · Thursday, July 23, 2015 | 2:54 pm

THE FUTURE OF MUSIC IS RETRO | Gameboys are back in fashion as music makers Reuters video, InterAksyon.com · Wednesday, July 15, 2015 | 9:32 am

Candle power to charge smartphones Ben Gruber, Reuters · Wednesday, July 29, 2015 | 6:57 am

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CYBER INSECURITY | Smart gadgets from guns to cars ripe for hacking Sunday, August 2, 2015 | 11:04 am |

Hackers are not just after your computer: connected devices from cars to home security systems to sniper rifles are now targets for actors looking to steal or cause mischief.

Apple, BMW in courtship with an eye on car collaboration Sunday, August 2, 2015 10:50 am | Edward Taylor, Julia Love, Reuters

BMW and Apple may rekindle a courtship put on hold after an exploratory visit by executives of the world’s top maker of electronic gadgets to the headquarters of the word’s biggest seller of premium cars.

Finally, Windows 10 is here and it's free Friday, July 31, 2015 7:18 pm | Iñigo Jordana, InterAksyon.com

Microsoft launched their latest version OS — Windows 10. And for a specific time, it’s free upgrade for those already using genuine Windows 7, 8 and 8.1 on their PCs and tablets.

SULTANS OF SHRINK | Packing more chips into smart wearables Friday, July 31, 2015 4:09 pm | Michael Gold, Reuters

The latest chapter in the miniaturisation of increasingly smart consumer electronics lies in the hands of chip packagers, an indispensable group of firms whose role in the supply chain alone is worth $27 billion.

Japan's Sharp to exit US TV market Friday, July 31, 2015 3:57 pm | Ritsuko Ando, Reuters

Japan’s Sharp Corp on Friday announced it was exiting the TV business in the Americas to shore up its finances, after booking a deeper-than-expected quarterly loss on weak smartphone display sales.

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NO END IN SIGHT | Oracle, Google continue legal fight over Android

Oracle Corp’s long-running legal battle with Google Inc over Google’s Android operating system for smartphones and other devices probably will not proceed to another trial until the middle of 2016.

Dan Levine, Reuters Friday, July 31, 2015 | 1:13 pm

Google rejects French demand over global right to be forgotten

Google on Thursday rejected a French demand to globally apply the so-called right to be forgotten, which requires the company to remove links to certain information about users if asked.

Agence France-Presse Friday, July 31, 2015 | 11:10 am

Globe Telecom unit wins part of DOST's Free Wi-Fi contract

A unit of Ayala-led Globe Telecom has been awarded a P74.8 million contract to provide Internet connectivity to 14 provincial areas as part of the Department of Science and Technology’s Free Wi-Fi project.

Jose Bimbo F. Santos, InterAksyon.com Friday, July 31, 2015 | 9:54 am

Uber to invest $1 billion in India -- FT

Online ride hailing service Uber Technologies Inc is set to invest $1 billion in India, which will bring its investment on par with that in China, the Financial Times reported.

Shivam Srivastava, Reuters Friday, July 31, 2015 | 8:00 am

A FRESH START | Microsoft's Windows 10 wins plaudits

Microsoft Corp’s launch of its first new operating system in almost three years, designed to work across laptops, desktop and smartphones, won mostly positive reviews for its user-friendly and feature-packed interface.

Lehar Maan, Reuters Thursday, July 30, 2015 | 11:33 am
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Candle power to charge smartphones

Light a candle, fill the device with water, and you have a charger.

Ben Gruber, Reuters Wednesday, July 29, 2015 | 6:57 am

GADGET REVIEW | Microsoft Lumia 640 XL

Microsoft’s success story in personal computers is not the same when it comes to mobile devices, particularly in mobile phones. But for now, let’s focus on the Microsoft Lumia 640 XL.

Iñigo V. Jordana, InterAksyon.com Tuesday, July 21, 2015 | 5:19 pm

GADGETS | Another game changer from GoPro

GoPro, the innovative manufacturer of compact high definition camcorders recently a game changer that would relegate their competitors back to square one.

Text and photos by Dino Ray V. Directo III Thursday, July 16, 2015 | 1:42 pm

Apple's next iPhones to have force touch

With Force Touch, iPhone owners would be able to perform different functions just by applying more force to their screen touches..

Ramon Lopez, revu.com.ph, InterAksyon.com Monday, July 6, 2015 | 4:23 pm

GADGET REVIEW | Acer Liquid Z520

The Z520 is the latest Android phone under the Acer Liquid Series catered for those who seek both budget and quality.

Iñigo V. Jordana, InterAksyon.com Friday, June 26, 2015 | 7:39 pm