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BlackBerry, freed of handsets, looks to software for return to glory Alastair Sharp, Reuters · Thursday, March 30, 2017 | 7:01 pm

Twitter to expand pre-roll ads to Periscope video InterAksyon.com · Thursday, March 30, 2017 | 3:36 pm

ETSI Technologies, Inc. @35: Going beyond boundaries InterAksyon.com · Thursday, March 30, 2017 | 3:20 pm

WATCH | Tel Aviv’s trash is being turned into fuel Reuters video, InterAksyon.com · Tuesday, March 28, 2017 | 7:03 pm

Capture life’s precious moments with the Vivo Y53 InterAksyon.com · Tuesday, March 28, 2017 | 9:17 am

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BlackBerry, freed of handsets, looks to software for return to glory Thursday, March 30, 2017 | 7:01 pm |

Although BlackBerry Ltd has extricated itself from the smartphone handsets that weighed on its recent fortunes, the Canadian firm faces a tough slog to convince skeptics it can return to its glory days through an enlarged software business.

Twitter to expand pre-roll ads to Periscope video Thursday, March 30, 2017 3:36 pm | InterAksyon.com

Video viewership on Twitter continues to grow exponentially as this electronic medium has become an increasingly important channel for publishers, creators and brands to reach their audiences.

Samsung launches Galaxy S8 and dreams of recovery from Note 7 Thursday, March 30, 2017 2:51 pm | Se Young Lee, Anjali Athavaley, Reuters

Samsung Electronics Co Ltd unveiled its Galaxy S8 flagship smartphone as it battles to regain the market leadership it lost to Apple Inc after the embarrassing withdrawal of the fire-prone Note 7s.

The move to standardization, open architectures enables cybersecurity automation in govt Wednesday, March 29, 2017 12:29 pm | Steve Kirk VP, federal sales at Fortinet

As networks become increasingly complex, adding such things as wireless connectivity, cloud services, BYOD, and the Internet of Things, they present increasing opportunities for compromise.

Elon Musk hints at new brain-computer project Wednesday, March 29, 2017 10:46 am | Agence France-Presse

Tech entrepreneur Elon Musk hinted that he is working on a new startup focusing on brain-computer interface, part of his vision to help humans keep up with machines.

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WATCH | Tel Aviv's trash is being turned into fuel

A new waste collection plant near Tel Aviv has begun processing trash from an endless stream of garbage trucks, turning much of it into fuel for a nearby factory.

Reuters video, InterAksyon.com Tuesday, March 28, 2017 | 7:03 pm

Xperia XZ Premium wins 'Best New Smartphone' at Mobile World Congress 2017

Sony Mobile’s innovation flagship, Xperia XZ Premium, was awarded the “Best New Smartphone or Connected Mobile Device at MWC” during the annual Global Mobile Awards.

InterAksyon.com Tuesday, March 28, 2017 | 6:05 pm

Capture life’s precious moments with the Vivo Y53

Capture every detail of precious moments for less.

InterAksyon.com Tuesday, March 28, 2017 | 9:17 am

Norway's Telenor to launch much faster 5G mobile network in 2020

Norway’s telecomm company Telenor has recently tested new 5G mobile network that will be up to 100 times faster than today’s network and is expected to be launched commercially in 2020.

Xinhua Monday, March 27, 2017 | 6:42 pm

WATCH | Exoskeleton takes the strain off repetitive lifting

The Robo-Mate exoskeleton supports the body to reduce the risk of strain and injury while carrying out repetitive tasks in an industrial environment.

Reuters video, InterAksyon.com Monday, March 27, 2017 | 5:13 pm
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Capture life’s precious moments with the Vivo Y53

Capture every detail of precious moments for less.

InterAksyon.com Tuesday, March 28, 2017 | 9:17 am

GADGETS | Quick review: Vivo V5Lite

a lighter version from the heavyweight V5 Series.

Jing Garcia, InterAksyon.com Thursday, March 23, 2017 | 11:28 am

GADGETS | Quickie review: Samsung WAM R1

The Samsung Radiant360 WAM R1 is perfect for people looking a wireless speaker that combines technology and aesthetics.

Jing Garcia, InterAksyon.com Wednesday, March 8, 2017 | 4:33 pm

Sony's α6500 mirrorless camera is an exceptional all-around performer

New flagship mirrorless camera combines world’s fastest AF speed and highest number of AF points with in-camera 5-axis image stabilization, touchscreen AF Operation, 24.2MP Exmor CMOS sensor.

InterAksyon.com Friday, February 10, 2017 | 1:19 pm

WATCH | Apple strategy in 'smart home' race threatened by Amazon

In less than a year, Amazon’s combination of the Echo speaker system and the Alexa voice-controlled digital assistant has come close to delivering on the elusive promise of easy-to-use technology that can control gadgets in the home with a few spoken words.

Stephen Nellis, Reuters Saturday, January 28, 2017 | 5:48 pm
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ETSI Technologies, Inc. @35: Going beyond boundaries
Thursday, March 30, 2017 | 3:20 pm

Emerson Network Power rebrands as Vertiv in PH
Wednesday, January 25, 2017 | 1:58 pm

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