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Staff fear the chop in Samsung Electronics annual reshuffle Se Young Lee, Sohee Kim, Reuters · Friday, November 28, 2014 | 7:28 pm

EU lawmakers urge regulators to break up Google Foo Yun Chee, Philip Blenkinsop, Reuters · Friday, November 28, 2014 | 6:24 am

Sophos expands security offerings through AWS Marketplace InterAksyon.com · Thursday, November 13, 2014 | 2:18 pm

VIDEO | Smart bandage tracks vital signs on the go Reuters video, InterAksyon,com · Monday, November 10, 2014 | 8:58 am

GADGET | Sony Walkman NWZ-A15 InterAksyon.com · Monday, November 24, 2014 | 1:04 pm

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Staff fear the chop in Samsung Electronics annual reshuffle Friday, November 28, 2014 | 7:28 pm |

Insiders say staff at Samsung Electronics have never been so anxious ahead of the annual reshuffle, as a weak smartphone performance and its worst earnings in three years are expected to cost many jobs.

EU lawmakers urge regulators to break up Google Friday, November 28, 2014 6:24 am | Foo Yun Chee, Philip Blenkinsop, Reuters

European Union lawmakers overwhelmingly backed a motion on Thursday urging anti-trust regulators to break up Google, the latest setback for the world’s most popular Internet search engine.

Finance dept's anti-corruption arm to get $1.3-M IT upgrade Friday, November 28, 2014 6:15 am | Jose Bimbo F. Santos, InterAksyon.com

The anti-corruption arm of the Department of Finance (DOF) is set to acquire a $1.3-million software in a bid to improve their investigations.

Twitter to start tracking users' mobile apps Friday, November 28, 2014 6:09 am | Luciana Lopez, Reuters

Twitter Inc will begin tracking what third-party apps are installed on users’ mobile devices so the social media company can deliver more tailored content, including ads, the company said.

Smart partners w/ Cebu Pacific to provide tourists mobile data Thursday, November 27, 2014 10:12 pm | Jose Bimbo F. Santos, InterAksyon.com

Smart Communications, Inc has partnered with budget carrier Cebu Pacific to provide foreign tourists connectivity during their stay in the Philippines.

BREAKING NEWS as of Nov 28, 2014 11:30 am

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HASHKEY I Startup developing a dedicated hashtag key

A dedicated hashtag key that could be connected to a computer through a USB port may soon assuage the non-existent suffering of millions of social media users.

Jose Bimbo F. Santos, InterAksyon.com Thursday, November 27, 2014 | 5:00 pm

EU watchdogs to apply 'right to be forgotten' rule on Web worldwide

European privacy regulators want Internet search engines such as Google and Microsoft’s Bing to scrub results globally, not just in Europe, when people invoke their “right to be forgotten”.

Julia Fioretti, Reuters Thursday, November 27, 2014 | 7:34 am

Behind Google's Europe woes, American accents

Google, and other U.S. firms, simply reflected their global success and European lawmakers will urge EU regulators to get tough with these companies.

Foo Yun Chee, Reuters Thursday, November 27, 2014 | 7:22 am

GoPro to roll out consumer drones -- WSJ

Wearable camera maker GoPro Inc is developing its own line of consumer drones, the Wall Street Journal reported.

Anya George Tharakan, Sai Sachin, Reuters Thursday, November 27, 2014 | 6:53 am

Pinoy wiz kid makes charger from scrap, wins gold in world competition

A Filipino high school student won the gold medal in a recent international competition in Indonesia after he managed to harness wattage from garbage through his charger.

Jose Bimbo F. Santos, InterAksyon.com, with video interview by Grace Lee, News5 Wednesday, November 26, 2014 | 10:00 pm
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GADGET | Sony Walkman NWZ-A15

Unboxing the Sony Walkman NWZ-A15.

InterAksyon.com Monday, November 24, 2014 | 1:04 pm

Nokia revives the brand with launch of iPad lookalike

Finland’s Nokia launched a new brand-licensed tablet computer on Tuesday which is designed to rival Apple’s iPad Mini, just six months after the company sold its ailing phones and devices business to Microsoft.

Jussi Rosendhal, Reuters Wednesday, November 19, 2014 | 12:08 am

Kingston doubles the memory to let users capture the action

Capacities Doubled on microSDHC, microSDXC; SDHC/SDXC Cards

InterAksyon.com Thursday, November 13, 2014 | 2:24 pm

Samsung unveils the Galaxy Alpha

Samsung Electronics Philippines Corp. on Tuesday night unveiled its new smartphone model ahead of the entry of Apple’s iPhone 6 in the Philippine market.

Darwin G Amojelar, InterAksyon.com Wednesday, November 12, 2014 | 6:03 pm

'WE'RE JUST STARTING' | Microsoft exec talks about the future of Nokia, Windows Phone

It wasn’t too long ago when Nokia dropped the bomb on the future of its mobile handset business — Microsoft is taking over.

Jing Garcia, InterAksyon.com Tuesday, November 11, 2014 | 5:04 pm