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Palace wants Congress to pass bill on SIM card registration — Newsbytes.ph Newsbytes.ph, InterAksyon.con · Thursday, October 2, 2014 | 4:23 pm

Advanced iOS virus targeting Hong Kong protestors — security firm Jim Finkle, Reuters · Thursday, October 2, 2014 | 3:33 pm

On its fifth year, the Philippine Game Festival is bigger and better InterAksyon.com · Thursday, October 2, 2014 | 3:57 pm

WASAK! | Video shows iPhone 6 bending with enough force Jose Bimbo F. Santos, InterAksyon.com · Wednesday, September 24, 2014 | 6:59 pm

Samsung, BlackBerry launch new smartphones Jung Ha-Won, Michel Comte, Agence France-Presse · Thursday, September 25, 2014 | 2:05 am

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Palace wants Congress to pass bill on SIM card registration -- Newsbytes.ph Thursday, October 2, 2014 | 4:23 pm |

The Palace said that it is supporting legislation that will require the registration of prepaid SIM cards.

Advanced iOS virus targeting Hong Kong protestors -- security firm Thursday, October 2, 2014 3:33 pm | Jim Finkle, Reuters

Cybersecurity researchers have uncovered a computer virus that spies on Apple Inc’s iOS operating system for the iPhone and iPad, and they believe it is targeting pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong.

AMD outs most advanced mobile APUs for consumer and commercial notebooks Thursday, October 2, 2014 2:55 pm | InterAksyon.com

AMD introduced in the Philippine market its new 2014 Performance Mobile APUs designed for ultrathin and high-performance mobile PCs.

'GAPGATE'? | Samsung rejects claims of Galaxy Note 4 defect Thursday, October 2, 2014 8:52 am | Agence France-Presse

Samsung on Wednesday rejected claims that its new oversized smartphone had a defect, after some customers posted pictures of a gap between the frame and display panel.

California bans paparazzi drones Thursday, October 2, 2014 8:47 am | Agence France-Presse

California on Tuesday approved a law which will prevent paparazzi from using drones to take photos of celebrities, among a series of measures aimed at tightening protection of privacy.

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New privacy battle looms after moves by Apple, Google

A new battle is brewing over privacy for mobile devices, after moves by Google and Apple to toughen the encryption of their mobile devices sparked complaints from law enforcement.

Rob Lever, Agence France-Presse Thursday, October 2, 2014 | 7:53 am

Man charged with selling smartphone spying software

US prosecutors on Monday indicted a Pakistani man for marketing a StealthGenie application that could be used to secretly spy on calls, texts, and other activity on smartphones.

Agence France-Presse Wednesday, October 1, 2014 | 11:35 am

Smart to beef up anti-spam service used by GSMA on other global operators

Smart Communications, Inc. is planning to step up its anti-spam service by using the technology used by GSMA, a global association of mobile operators.

Jose Bimbo F. Santos, InterAksyon.com Wednesday, October 1, 2014 | 9:26 am

EBay plans PayPal spinoff in 2015

The surprise move is a huge about-face for eBay’s leadership, which resisted calls for a split earlier this year and led months-long campaign to convince investors that eBay should remain intact.

Deepa Seetharaman, Supantha Mukherjee, Reuters Wednesday, October 1, 2014 | 1:53 am

NO WINDOWS 9? | Microsoft names next operating system 'Windows 10'

Microsoft Corp announced its ‘Windows 10′ operating system on Tuesday to replace the largely unpopular Windows 8, skipping a number to mark a leap toward unifying the way people work on tablets, phones and traditional computers.

Bill Rigby, Reuters Tuesday, September 30, 2014 | 11:37 pm
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Samsung, BlackBerry launch new smartphones

South Korea’s Samsung launched the latest version of its oversized Galaxy Note smartphone earlier than expected Wednesday, getting into the key Chinese market ahead of arch-rival Apple.

Jung Ha-Won, Michel Comte, Agence France-Presse Thursday, September 25, 2014 | 2:05 am

Lenovo launches X1 Carbon Ultrabook and Thinkpad 8 tablet in PH

The local unit of Chinese multinational tech company Lenovo has launched its Thinkpad X1 Carbon and Thinkpad 8 tablet in the Philippine market.

Jose Bimbo F. Santos, InterAksyon.com Tuesday, September 23, 2014 | 7:03 pm

Jabra pushes for clearer, effective, more innovative mobile workforce with new products

The new models include the Jabra BIZ 2300, Jabra PRO 900, and Jara MOTION Office.

InterAksyon.com Tuesday, September 23, 2014 | 5:09 pm

Apple sells more than 10 million new iPhones in first three days

Apple Inc said it sold more than 10 million iPhones in the first weekend after its new models went on sale on Friday, underscoring strong demand for phones with larger displays.

Soham Chatterjee, Reuters Monday, September 22, 2014 | 10:18 pm

Charge your mobile devices while on the road

With traffic jams becoming an everyday occurrence, constant communications is a must for our urban and fast paced lifestyle.

InterAksyon.com Monday, September 22, 2014 | 2:08 am