TODAY'S HEADLINES

Toshiba to exit North America TV market, eyes global overhaul Ritsuko Ando, Reuters · Thursday, January 29, 2015 | 4:12 pm

Thai junta chief defends controversial cyber law plans Agence France-Presse · Thursday, January 29, 2015 | 7:56 am

Huawei says consumer business group targets $16 billion revenue Yimou Lee, Reuters · Tuesday, January 27, 2015 | 12:02 pm

SMART PLUMBER | Researchers develop self-aware Super Mario who can play by itself Jose Bimbo F. Santos, InterAksyon.com · Wednesday, January 21, 2015 | 7:13 pm

Epson launches technical drawing printers Jose Bimbo F. Santos, InterAksyon.com · Sunday, January 25, 2015 | 6:25 pm

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Toshiba to exit North America TV market, eyes global overhaul Thursday, January 29, 2015 | 4:12 pm |

Toshiba Corp said it will stop making and selling TVs in North America and is considering similar exits from other countries, the latest Japanese electronics maker to give up competing in the global TV market amid a fierce price war.

Thai junta chief defends controversial cyber law plans Thursday, January 29, 2015 7:56 am | Agence France-Presse

Thailand’s junta chief Tuesday defended proposals for a cyber law that critics say will grant the government unprecedented surveillance powers with little judicial oversight.

Singapore forms Cyber Security Agency after world hack attacks Thursday, January 29, 2015 7:35 am | Agence France-Presse

Singapore’s government will set up a new agency to strengthen cyber security, the prime minister’s office said Tuesday, amid more reports of high-profile hacking incidents worldwide.

Yahoo's new path murky after Alibaba split Thursday, January 29, 2015 7:22 am | Rob Lever, Sophie Estienne, Agence France-Presse

After cutting the cord with China’s Alibaba, the high-profile Yahoo chief executive, Marissa Mayer, faces more pressure than ever to reinvent the fading Internet star.

Snowden files show Canada spy agency runs global Internet watch -- CBC News Thursday, January 29, 2015 6:56 am | David Ljunggren, Reuters

Canada’s electronic spy agency has been intercepting and analyzing data on up to 15 million file downloads daily as part of a global surveillance program, according to a report published on Wednesday.

BREAKING NEWS as of Jan 29, 2015 8:12 am

technews

P350-M DOST lab seen to boost semicon industry

A P350 million laboratory under the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) was put up to encourage semiconductor companies to have their product testing and design locally.

Jose Bimbo F. Santos, InterAksyon.com Wednesday, January 28, 2015 | 3:41 pm

Google's Waze app endangers police: LAPD chief

Google’s newly acquired Waze application poses a danger to police because of its ability to track their locations, the Los Angeles police chief said in a letter to the tech company’s CEO.

Agence France-Presse Wednesday, January 28, 2015 | 2:56 pm

Sony to cut 1,000 jobs in smartphone business -- sources

Sony Corp plans to cut around 1,000 additional jobs in its struggling smartphone division as it tries to bring its electronics business back into the black, sources said on Wednesday.

Reiji Murai, Ritsuko Ando, Reuters Wednesday, January 28, 2015 | 2:32 pm

VIDEO | Robot mimics a giant stick insect

A robot based on a stick insect can navigate difficult terrain autonomously and adapt to its surroundings.

Reuters video, InterAksyon,com Wednesday, January 28, 2015 | 11:35 am

Govt set to provide provinces with free Wi-Fi this year

Various municipalities in the country are set to be provided this year with free Wi-Fi connectivity through a P1.4 billion project of the DOST-ICT Office.

Jose Bimbo F. Santos, InterAksyon.com Wednesday, January 28, 2015 | 10:44 am
gadgets

Epson launches technical drawing printers

Japanese electronics company Epson has launched a new generation of T-series Technical Drawing printers designed for the engineering, architecture and Geographic Information System markets.

Jose Bimbo F. Santos, InterAksyon.com Sunday, January 25, 2015 | 6:25 pm

Microsoft debuts hologram goggles

Microsoft unveiled headgear on Wednesday that overlays holograms on the real world, in what it touted as the next generation of computing.

Agence France-Presse Thursday, January 22, 2015 | 9:55 am

Dell enhances workplace performance with new laptop models

The new Dell XPS 13 Ultrabook and XPS 15 laptop are designed to deliver enhanced performance for maximum productivity.

Jing Garcia, InterAksyon,com Friday, January 16, 2015 | 8:50 am

DELL POWER COMPANION | This power bank can charge a laptop

The 18,000mAh Dell Power Companion power bank can be used to add power to a Dell notebook for an extended battery life.

Jing Garcia, InterAksyon,com Thursday, January 15, 2015 | 3:39 pm

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InterAksyon.com Thursday, December 18, 2014 | 6:10 pm
ict updates

Intel forecasts disappointing revenue; shares fall
Friday, January 16, 2015 | 12:18 pm

Sophos releases report on 2015 cybersecurity trends
Thursday, December 18, 2014 | 12:01 am

IBM says cloud business enjoying 'breakthrough year'
Wednesday, December 17, 2014 | 11:45 pm