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Apple's China success sets stage for iPhone 6, new products

Strong sales of iPhones in China and emerging markets sets the stage for Apple Inc to reap even higher profits after it launches the next iPhone and other new products. Read More...

KULANG NA KULANG | PH has huge shortage of computer programmers -- Microsoft

Even with the proliferation of IT and computer courses, the Philippines still has a huge gap in terms of producing computer programmers with marketable skills according to a local Microsoft executive. Read More...

Facebook profits triple as mobile soars

Facebook profits tripled to $642 million in the first quarter on a 72-percent surge in revenues helped by strong gains in mobile users and mobile advertising. Read More...

Apple splitting stock as iPhone sales soar

Apple on Wednesday courted investors with stock split plans as hot iPhone sales pushed up profits while underscoring pressure for the company to unveil "the next big thing." Read More...

China developing Linux-based OS after Windows XP shutdown

China will focus on the development of a new operating system (OS) based on Linux to cope with the shutdown of Windows XP, an official said on Wednesday. Read More...

PH jumps by 8 notches in ICT network readiness index -- Newsbytes.ph

Posting improvements on all fronts, the Philippines climbed by eight places to reach the 78th position in this year’s Global Information Technology Report 2014, a vast improvement from last year’s 86th position. Read More...

Lytro unveils a more sophisticated 'light-field' camera

In 2011, Lytro Inc dazzled the consumer gadget world when it introduced a pocket flashlight-sized gizmo that could take "living" pictures - images that could be refocused after the shutter clicked. Read More...

Chinese govt tackling security risks after Windows XP's demise

The Chinese government is making efforts to solve possible security risks for government agencies after Microsoft stopped providing security updates for Windows XP. Read More...

Top US court wrestles with TV, copyright and 'cloud'

A powerful coalition of the broadcast and cable TV industries asked the panel to rule against the startup Aereo, which allows customers to rent a tiny Internet-linked antenna to watch or record over-the-air broadcasts, raising difficult copyright questions. Read More...

SC stands by Cybercrime Law ruling; media group 'appalled'

Two months after it declared the Cyber Crimes Prevention Act of 2012 constitutional, the Supreme Court dismissed on Tuesday several motions for reconsideration filed by media and militant groups as well as members of the academe on the ruling, particularly the provisions on cyber libel. Read More...

Govt should probe PH's 'real' Internet speed connection -- solons

Common complaints from consumers about the "slow" and "unreliable" internet service in the country, and the unlimited mobile data advertised by telecommunications companies (telcos), but which actually has a cap, should be looked into by Congress. Read More...

Chip designer ARM sees smartphone recovery in second half

ARM Holdings, whose chip technology powers Apple's iPhone, said demand for smartphones would pick up in the second half after a disappointing end to 2013. Read More...

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Lytro unveils a more sophisticated 'light-field' camera

In 2011, Lytro Inc dazzled the consumer gadget world when it introduced a pocket flashlight-sized gizmo that could take "living" pictures - images that could be refocused after the shutter clicked. Read More...

REVIEW | Dell Latitude E7440: Worth anyone’s business

Achieving better mobility with your notebooks is not only the boon for consumer devices nowadays. What we are seeing is an influx of thinner offerings with a myriad of features targeted at the business user. Read More...

Staying connected in a mobile workplace has never been easier

Jabra adds Bluetooth to the Jabra PRO 900 Series so you won't miss calls that could mean missed opportunities. Read More...

Kingston SSD powers new ASUS Zenbook Ultrabooks

Independent world leader in memory products Kingston recently announced its internal M.2 2260 SATA solid-state drive is at the heart of the ASUS Zenbook UX301LA and UX301LAA. Read More...

TEKNO REBYU | May X-factor nga ba ang Nokia X?

Isang matinding status symbol dati ang Nokia phones. Big time ang arrive ng mga may hawak ng Nokia cell phone. Poging-pogi. Para kang naka-Air Jordan sa basketball court. Read More...

World's thinnest gaming laptop features highest resolution 14" display

Updated with the next-generation NVIDIA GeForce GTX 870M, the Razer Blade is the highest power-per-cubic-inch Laptop in the world Read More...

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VIDEO | BlackBerry: the crash that launched 1,000 start-ups

Tech start-ups in BlackBerry’s hometown of Waterloo, Ontario are tapping talent from the struggling smartphone company and filling the void left in the region by its meltdown. Read More...

Nokia suspends European tablet sales due to charger fault

Nokia has suspended sales of its Lumia 2520 tablet in some European countries while it fixes a fault with charger units which it said on Thursday could pose a risk of causing an electric shock. Read More...

VIDEO | Heartbleed bug puts private Web info at risk

There is little users can do to hide from the latest internet bug- a flaw in a security system used by the majority of web sites. Read More...

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