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#GeeksOnABeach I Sea turtles, angels, and other hacks to energize PH startups

J-Law, Rihanna nude pics nabbed in massive Hollywood hack

Autodesk bolsters simulation portfolio with new cloud-enabled product offerings

VIDEO | What data scientists want. (It’s not just money): expert

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#GeeksOnABeach I Sea turtles, angels, and other hacks to energize PH startups

Though still a budding ecosystem by most measures, the local startup community has been experiencing more and more activity in recent years. Read More...

J-Law, Rihanna nude pics nabbed in massive Hollywood hack

Nude photos purportedly showing many top stars, including Oscar-winner Jennifer Lawrence and pop star Rihanna, bounced around social media Sunday, in an apparent massive hacking leak, US media reported. Read More...

China gives Microsoft 20 days to provide explanation in anti-trust probe

A Chinese anti-trust regulator said on Monday it has given Microsoft Corp 20 days to reply to queries on the compatibility of its Windows operating system and Office software suite amid a probe into the world's largest software company. Read More...

VIDEO | What data scientists want. (It's not just money): expert

Claudia Perlich, Chair of the 2014 Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining, explains the incentives tech companies offer to recruit data scientists, and what candidates are looking for. Read More...

SHOW ME THE XIAOMI | Redmi 1S to arrive in PH on Sept 4

On Thursday, China-based Xiaomi announced that it will expanding its product offering locally with the upcoming release of the Redmi 1S on September 4. Read More...

Corporations struggling with Big Data -- Oracle

A number of companies are still at a loss on how to make use of Big Data said database tech giant Oracle Corporation. Read More...

US cyber-warriors battling Islamic State on Twitter

The United States has launched a social media offensive against the Islamic State and Al-Qaeda, setting out to win the war of ideas by ridiculing the militants with a mixture of blunt language and sarcasm. Read More...

JOBS SCAM | Online recruiters use names of reputable firms, then require processing fees

Despite earlier warnings, Filipinos continue to be victimized by online scammers who promise bogus jobs in Europe, prompting the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) to warn overseas applicants to be very careful in considering employment offers through the Internet. Read More...

MEL STA.MARIA | Anti-Selfie bill: superfluous, unjust and unconstitutional

The proposed law prohibits “capturing by a camera or sound recording instrument of any type of visual image, sound recording or other physical impression of the person” and makes people who commit it liable for civil damages. Read More...

US-bred Pinoy chosen to head Huawei’s smartphone design team -- Newsbytes.ph

A multi-awarded Filipino-American designer has been chosen to head a team that will design Huawei devices, including smartphones, the company said in a statement. Read More...

Tablet sales slow as PCs find footing: IDC

Tablets won't eclipse personal computers as fast as once thought, according to studies by market tracker International Data Corporation (IDC). Read More...

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Gadgets

YOUR OWN CLOUD | Save, access files and other multimedia materials anytime, anywhere

With the new WD My Cloud, consumers can now easily save, access and share all of their photos, videos, music and files from any device, anytime – without sacrificing privacy. Read More...

Seagate ships world's first 8TB hard drives

An important step forward in storage, the 8TB hard disk drive provides scale-out data infrastructures with supersized-capacity. Read More...

New SanDisk Flash drive offers exceptionally high performance

The new thumb drive offers low-profile design Ideal for media enthusiasts. Read More...

Mili offers a portable lifesaver

The Mili brand offers a wide variety of high-quality accessories in unique designs for the iPhone 4 and 5, Samsung Galaxy Series, Blackberry and other mobile devices such as tablets. Read More...

BioStar’s J1800TH - New mini ITX System-On-Chip solution

BioStar has announced the J1800TH, a mini ITX mainboard with CPU on board, (known as System on a Chip or SoC). Read More...

VIDEO | 'Flashmob' robots swarm themselves into shape

Without any helping hand, more than 1,000 simple robots the size of votive candles can swarm themselves into complex shape like a star or the letter K, US researchers said. Read More...

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VIDEO | What data scientists want. (It's not just money): expert

Claudia Perlich, Chair of the 2014 Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining, explains the incentives tech companies offer to recruit data scientists, and what candidates are looking for. Read More...

VIDEO | Bye Bye Glasses! Displays that 'correct' your vision

Researchers in the United States are developing technology that will enable screens to adjust to a users vision. Read More...

VIDEO | A ring that reads text for the blind

A new device ring-like device developed by researchers in the United States and Singapore called the ''FingerReader'' reads printed text out loud with a synthesized voice. Read More...

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