TODAY'S HEADLINES

China bans websites with illegal content Xinhua · Monday, February 8, 2016 | 12:19 am

Twitter users decry reported plan to prioritize tweets Amy Tennery, Reuters · Sunday, February 7, 2016 | 11:33 pm

IT college continues to bet on Microsoft programs, solutions InterAksyon.com · Friday, January 22, 2016 | 2:46 pm

WATCH | Smart band-aids on the horizon Reuters' video, InterAksyon.com · Thursday, February 4, 2016 | 2:06 pm

Epson develops waste-to-paper system Jose Bimbo F. Santos, InterAksyon.com · Wednesday, February 3, 2016 | 8:50 am

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China bans websites with illegal content Monday, February 8, 2016 | 12:19 am |

BEIJING — China’s Internet regulator said Thursday it banned hundreds of websites and accounts with illegal content including pornography, gambling, terrorism and others. The Cyberspace Administration of China (CAC) said the banned websites included a platform for illegally trading firearms, …

Twitter users decry reported plan to prioritize tweets Sunday, February 7, 2016 11:33 pm | Amy Tennery, Reuters

The hashtag #RIPTwitter became the top trending U.S. item on Twitter on Saturday, after a report from BuzzFeed said the company is planning to change how it displays users’ tweets.

TOGETHER IN ELECTRIC DREAMS | Chinese market electrifying for 'green' cars Sunday, February 7, 2016 10:58 pm | Julien Girault, Agenge France-Presse

Government subsidies are fuelling a boom in electric vehicles in China, driving hopes for the industry’s global future as the world’s biggest car market offers economies of scale that could make the technology mainstream.

Samsung continues to go all out digital with latest gadgets, TVs, IoT products Saturday, February 6, 2016 4:35 pm | Jing Garcia, InterAksyon.com

From wearable devices to ultra high-definition televisions, robotic vacuum cleaners to high-tech refrigerators and washing machines, Samsung presented to regional media what the future would look like using their products. But then again, for Samsung, the future is already happening now.

Twitter blocks 125,000 accounts in 'terrorist content' crackdown Saturday, February 6, 2016 4:09 pm | Rob Lever, Agence France-Presse

Twitter said Friday it suspended more than 125,000 accounts, most of them linked to the Islamic State group, as part of increased efforts to eradicate “terrorist content” on the popular messaging platform.

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BlackBerry cuts 200 jobs in Ontario and Florida to trim costs

BlackBerry Ltd is cutting 200 jobs at its hometown headquarters in Ontario and in Florida in order to trim costs, it said on Friday, as the smartphone maker moves to turn around its fortunes and put more emphasis on its enterprise software business.

Alastair Sharp, Reuters Saturday, February 6, 2016 | 4:04 pm

Philippine LTE speed still lags behind globally — OpenSignal

The LTE speed of the Philippines inched up during the last quarter of 2015 but still remained at the bottom of the global pile.

Jose Bimbo F. Santos, InterAksyon.com Saturday, February 6, 2016 | 1:03 pm

Banks, financial institutions at risk from data breaches this year -- survey

Banks and other financial institutions are most at risk this year from data breaches according to a survey of fraud executives in the Asia Pacific region done by credit risk assessment firm FICO.

Jose Bimbo F. Santos, InterAksyon.com Friday, February 5, 2016 | 5:30 pm

Hackers attack 20 million accounts on Alibaba's Taobao shopping site

Hackers in China attempted to access over 20 million active accounts on Alibaba Group Holding Ltd’s Taobao e-commerce website using Alibaba’s own cloud computing service, according to a state media report posted on the Internet regulator’s website.

Paul Carsten, Reuters Friday, February 5, 2016 | 5:00 pm

Cavite govt taps PLDT to provide free Wi-Fi in the province

The local government of Cavite has tapped Philippine Long Distance Telephone Co. (PLDT) in rolling out the province’s extensive wireless access program on governance that will provide Internet access to its residents for free.

Daryl Gutierrez, InterAksyon.com Friday, February 5, 2016 | 3:07 pm
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Epson develops waste-to-paper system

Seiko Epson Corp. has developed a compact office system that produces new paper from shredded waste paper that it plans to put into commercial production in Japan this year.

Jose Bimbo F. Santos, InterAksyon.com Wednesday, February 3, 2016 | 8:50 am

GADGETS | Razer releases the Nabu Watch

A full-featured digital timepiece that promises all the features of a smartwatch.

Iñigo Jordana, InterAksyon.com Monday, January 18, 2016 | 6:36 pm

GADGET REVIEW | Jabra Evolve 40: On top of the game

With the boom of BPO’s, online teaching jobs, and work of the sort here in the Philippines, the headset has been a tool that is given more importance than ever.

Iñigo Jordana, InterAksyon.com Thursday, December 17, 2015 | 4:37 pm

Huawei launches Google's flagship smartphone, Nexus 6P

Huawei Philippines recently released Nexus 6P, the new high end Android smartphone under Google’s very own Nexus phone line.

Iñigo Jordana, InterAksyon.com Tuesday, December 15, 2015 | 6:31 pm

All I want is a Sony Christmas!

From the world’s highest resolution cameras in an Android smartphone to stylish headphones made to deliver the rich, bass sound, Sony shares a list of the must-have gadgets fit for each member of your family.

InterAksyon.com Tuesday, December 15, 2015 | 4:59 pm
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WATCH | Smart band-aids on the horizon
Thursday, February 4, 2016 | 2:06 pm

WATCH | State of play for virtual reality
Saturday, January 23, 2016 | 4:03 pm