TODAY'S HEADLINES

UNLI MOVIES ONLINE | iflix now available in the Philippines InterAksyon.com · Wednesday, May 27, 2015 | 12:12 pm

Amazon’s Europe changes to boost tax bill, add secrecy Agence France-Presse · Wednesday, May 27, 2015 | 11:45 am

RESTRUCTURING EFFORTS | Samsung to merge two major units Agence France-Presse · Tuesday, May 26, 2015 | 9:54 am

VR WORLD | Eye-tracking tech makes virtual reality hands-free Reuters video, InterAKsyon.com · Thursday, May 21, 2015 | 5:14 pm

Fire safe mobile charger invented in Finland Xinhua · Tuesday, May 26, 2015 | 10:08 am

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UNLI MOVIES ONLINE | iflix now available in the Philippines Wednesday, May 27, 2015 | 12:12 pm |

You can now stream various local and international movies online after iflix, Southeast Asia’s leading Internet TV provider, went live in the Philippines last night.

Amazon's Europe changes to boost tax bill, add secrecy Wednesday, May 27, 2015 11:45 am | Agence France-Presse

Amazon’s decision to change its tax-efficient European business structure could raise its tax bill by as much as $100 million a year but authorities will have to fight for additional money.

Periscope streaming app spreads to Android smartphones Wednesday, May 27, 2015 10:25 am | Agence France-Presse

Twitter launched its Periscope application on Android-powered devices on Tuesday as the battle for live-streaming video spread to the world’s leading smartphone platform.

Fire safe mobile charger invented in Finland Tuesday, May 26, 2015 10:08 am | Xinhua

A fire caused by an unplugged mobile charger destroyed a house in Finland in 2013, and then triggered an invention that can prevent such tragedy from happening again.

Are planes safe from hackers? Cybersecurity experts raise doubts Tuesday, May 26, 2015 9:17 am | Jeremy Wagstaff, Reuters

Security researcher Chris Roberts made headlines last month when he was hauled off a plane in New York by the FBI and accused of hacking into flight controls via his underseat entertainment unit.

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Alibaba's latest gambit in fighting fakes: foster local brands

Criticised and even sued by luxury brand Gucci and others for facilitating the counterfeit goods trade, Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding Ltd has been quietly piloting a scheme to try to curb fakes at source.

John Ruwitch, Reuters Monday, May 25, 2015 | 9:47 am

Amazon now paying tax on German sales in Germany -- report

Online retailer Amazon has started paying tax on profits from its sales to German customers in Germany instead of in Luxembourg, a newspaper reported Sunday.

Agence France-Presse Monday, May 25, 2015 | 9:30 am

Daimler and Qualcomm to develop in-car tech, wireless charging

Carmaker Daimler announced a partnership with mobile technologies company Qualcomm Inc. to explore wireless recharging of mobile phones in cars as well as recharging of electric cars without cables.

Reuters Monday, May 25, 2015 | 9:26 am

Websites for mobile phones in Vietnam underdeveloped

Companies in Vietnam are being urged to develop mobile websites, given the enormous potential of mobile e-commerce in the country, Vietnam News Agency reported Friday.

Xinhua Monday, May 25, 2015 | 1:22 am

35,000 Belgian companies in danger from hackers

Cyber criminals have devised ways of infecting the computers of thousands of Belgian companies, De Tijd reported.

Xinhua Monday, May 25, 2015 | 1:11 am
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Fire safe mobile charger invented in Finland

A fire caused by an unplugged mobile charger destroyed a house in Finland in 2013, and then triggered an invention that can prevent such tragedy from happening again.

Xinhua Tuesday, May 26, 2015 | 10:08 am

VR WORLD | Eye-tracking tech makes virtual reality hands-free

The world’s first eye-tracking virtual reality headset lets users interact with the environment just by looking at it.

Reuters video, InterAKsyon.com Thursday, May 21, 2015 | 5:14 pm

MiLi innovates storage solution

The iData is a external storage device that allows you to store all of your music, movies and other important files on a convenient, swappable drive.

Text and photos by Dino Ray V. Directo III Sunday, May 17, 2015 | 1:40 am

BLACKBERRY CLASSIC | The key is in the keyboard

It’s hard to talk about a particular BlackBerry model without talking about the company itself. Still, the Classic is the best smartphone in the BlackBerry stable.

Jing Garcia, InterAksyon.com Friday, May 15, 2015 | 9:27 am

WD launches new cloud-based storage products

Western Digital launched four new products to provide additional storage and management solutions for creative professionals and small businesses.

Jose Bimbo F. Santos, InterAksyon.com Thursday, May 14, 2015 | 7:34 am