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PH most infected country by Facebook malware-spreading scam Newsbytes.ph, InterAksyon.com · Sunday, May 1, 2016 | 2:14 pm

EU roaming charges drop sharply on Saturday Agence France-Presse · Saturday, April 30, 2016 | 7:14 pm

THERE IS HOPE | ‘Brain chip’ gives paralyzed man control of hand Reuters video, InterAksyon.com · Saturday, April 16, 2016 | 11:10 am

GADGETS | SanDisk flash drives: the only mobile storage devices you’ll ever need InterAksyon.com · Thursday, April 28, 2016 | 8:42 pm

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PH most infected country by Facebook malware-spreading scam Sunday, May 1, 2016 | 2:14 pm |

An Internet security firm has warned online users, particularly from the Philippines, of another scam campaign on Facebook that spreads a malicious browser plug-in via social engineering techniques.

EU roaming charges drop sharply on Saturday Saturday, April 30, 2016 7:14 pm | Agence France-Presse

Mobile phone roaming fees in the EU will fall sharply on Saturday, the last step before they are abolished completely for Europeans next year.

Philippine startup challenge for college students launched Saturday, April 30, 2016 9:49 am | Jose Bimbo F. Santos, InterAksyon.com

The DOST- ICT Office, Intel Philippines, and the PSIA has launched the third installment of the Philippine Startup Challenge that promises to provide mentorship to the winning team.

Facebook, Messenger and Instagram apps hit Windows 10 Friday, April 29, 2016 9:06 am | Agence France-Presse

Fresh from reporting stellar earnings, Facebook on Thursday rolled out applications tailored to Microsoft’s latest operating system for the social network as well as its Messenger and Instagram services.

China Internet regulators shut down 1,046 illegal websites in Q1 Thursday, April 28, 2016 11:22 pm | Xinhua

In the first three months of the year, China’s Internet watchdog shut down 1,046 illegal websites for spreading pornographic content or information that jeopardizes national security.

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Facebook revenue smashes expectations as mobile ad sales surge

Facebook Inc’s quarterly revenue rose more than 50 percent, handily beating Wall Street expectations as its wildly popular mobile app and a push into live video lured new advertisers and encouraged existing ones to boost spending.

Yasmeen Abutaleb, George Tharakan, Reuters Thursday, April 28, 2016 | 8:23 am

Several govt websites defaced by hackers

Several govt websites were defaced by hackers early Thursday morning.

InterAksyon.com Thursday, April 28, 2016 | 7:36 am

US House passes email privacy bill

US lawmakers Wednesday approved a bill to boost privacy protection for email and other electronic communication, closing key loopholes in digital data protection.

Agence France-Presse Thursday, April 28, 2016 | 6:14 am

Nintendo sees smartphone games, new console pushing up FY profit

Japan’s Nintendo Co Ltd said it expects operating profit to rise 36.9 percent in the year through March 2017, as the videogame maker plans to release more smartphone games as well as its next-generation game console.

Makiko Yamazaki, Yoshiyasu Shida, Reuters Wednesday, April 27, 2016 | 7:04 pm

Smart, PLDT give subscribers simple tips to protect passwords

As a consequence of the cyber theft of the voters’ records from the Commission on Elections (Comelec) database, PLDT and Smart Communications are encouraging their subscribers to take precautions to protect their online privacy and security.

Connie B. Destura, Philippines News Agency, InterAksyon.com Wednesday, April 27, 2016 | 9:53 am
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GADGETS | SanDisk flash drives: the only mobile storage devices you'll ever need

Sandsik xxpands its industry-leading mobile storage portfolio with new flash drives.

InterAksyon.com Thursday, April 28, 2016 | 8:42 pm

HOT GADGET | Surfin’ a digital summer the Lumia way

Millennials have mastered the art of multitasking hence the need for a device that can truly keep up with the flurry of activities they engage in.

InterAksyon.com Monday, April 25, 2016 | 2:49 pm

BUILT TO LAST | Panasonic launches 'Made in Japan' premium products

Japanese zaibatsu Panasonic recently launched two brand-new appliances for the homemaker, with both products being “Made in Japan” making them true indicator of traditional craftsmanship and state-of-the-art technologies.

InterAksyon.com Monday, April 25, 2016 | 11:55 am

GADGETS | Quickie review: Microsoft Lumia 550

If you’re on a limited budget, then the Microsoft Lumia 550 is a good choice.

Iñigo Jordana, InterAksyon.com Wednesday, April 20, 2016 | 3:35 pm

Apple updates MacBook with faster processors

Apple Inc updated its 12-inch MacBook line of laptops with faster processors, among other features, and made it available in rose gold color.

Supantha Mukherjee, Reuters Wednesday, April 20, 2016 | 7:59 am