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China's online population reaches 731 million Monday, January 23, 2017 7:19 pm | Agence France-Presse

The number of internet users in China — already the world’s highest — reached 731 million in December, authorities said, as e-commerce drives consumer demand across the Asian giant.

After Note 7 report, Samsung may delay launch of new Galaxy S8 Monday, January 23, 2017 5:39 pm | Hyunjoo Jin, Se Young Lee, Reuters

Samsung Electronics Co Ltd indicated on Monday that its latest flagship Galaxy S smartphone could be delayed as it pledged to enhance product safety.

Xiaomi exec Barra, who drove smartphone maker's global push, steps down Monday, January 23, 2017 5:15 pm | Cate Cadell, Vishal Sridhar, Reuters

Hugo Barra, the most prominent global executive at China’s Xiaomi Inc and the face of the smartphone maker’s global expansion, has left the company citing health concerns and a new role.

Singapore 2G switchoff highlights digital divide Monday, January 23, 2017 5:06 pm | Toh Ting Wei, Agence France-Presse

When Singapore pulls the plug on its 2G mobile phone network this year, thousands of people could be stuck without a signal.

Samsung blames Galaxy Note 7 fires on faulty batteries Monday, January 23, 2017 11:22 am | Agence France-Presse

The world’s biggest smartphone maker Samsung blamed faulty batteries on Monday for the fires that led to last year’s humiliating recall of its flagship Galaxy Note 7 device.

India turns to AI as cyber warfare threats grow Sunday, January 22, 2017 10:58 pm | Agence France-Presse

In the darkened offices of a tech start-up, a handful of computer engineers sifts through a mountain of intelligence data that would normally be the work of a small army of Indian security agents.

China's online population reaches 731 million

Monday, January 23, 2017 - 7:19 pm | Agence France-Presse

The number of internet users in China — already the world’s highest — reached 731 million in December, authorities said, as e-commerce drives consumer demand across the Asian giant.

After Note 7 report, Samsung may delay launch of new Galaxy S8

Monday, January 23, 2017 - 5:39 pm | Hyunjoo Jin, Se Young Lee, Reuters

Samsung Electronics Co Ltd indicated on Monday that its latest flagship Galaxy S smartphone could be delayed as it pledged to enhance product safety.

Xiaomi exec Barra, who drove smartphone maker's global push, steps down

Monday, January 23, 2017 - 5:15 pm | Cate Cadell, Vishal Sridhar, Reuters

Hugo Barra, the most prominent global executive at China’s Xiaomi Inc and the face of the smartphone maker’s global expansion, has left the company citing health concerns and a new role.

Singapore 2G switchoff highlights digital divide

Monday, January 23, 2017 - 5:06 pm | Toh Ting Wei, Agence France-Presse

When Singapore pulls the plug on its 2G mobile phone network this year, thousands of people could be stuck without a signal.

Samsung blames Galaxy Note 7 fires on faulty batteries

Monday, January 23, 2017 - 11:22 am | Agence France-Presse

The world’s biggest smartphone maker Samsung blamed faulty batteries on Monday for the fires that led to last year’s humiliating recall of its flagship Galaxy Note 7 device.

India turns to AI as cyber warfare threats grow

Sunday, January 22, 2017 - 10:58 pm | Agence France-Presse

In the darkened offices of a tech start-up, a handful of computer engineers sifts through a mountain of intelligence data that would normally be the work of a small army of Indian security agents.

Marshall Islands back online after internet blackout

Saturday, January 21, 2017 - 7:09 pm | Agence France-Presse

The Marshall Islands has restored internet services after the Pacific nation endured a three-week blackout while its sole submarine fibre-optic cable was repaired.

Apple files $1 billion lawsuit against chip supplier Qualcomm

Saturday, January 21, 2017 - 5:09 pm | Diane Bartz, Stephen Nellis, Reuters

Apple Inc filed a $1 billion lawsuit against supplier Qualcomm Inc, days after the U.S. government accused the chip maker of resorting to anticompetitive tactics to maintain a monopoly over key semiconductors in mobile phones.

Samsung says to hold Galaxy Note 7 briefing on January 23

Friday, January 20, 2017 - 10:11 am | Se Young Lee, Reuters

Samsung Electronics Co Ltd said it will announce on Jan. 23 the results of a probe on what caused some Galaxy Note 7 smartphones to catch fire.

Audiobooks see boom in digital, multitasking age

Thursday, January 19, 2017 - 4:31 pm | Thomas Urbain, Agence France-Presse

Curling up with a paperback may be a forgotten luxury for many thanks to today’s busy lifestyles, but listening to a book on the go, while shopping or jogging, is fast becoming the new norm.

DASH CAMS | Your third eye on the road

Thursday, January 19, 2017 - 4:13 pm | Text and photos by Dino Ray V. Directo III

With the sheer number of dash board cameras flooding the market, consumers are at a lost on which model is best for you. Here’s what you should get.

Japan clears up confusion over high-tech toilets

Thursday, January 19, 2017 - 3:30 pm | Agence France-Presse

Japan’s toilet chiefs say they have come up with a plan to stop tourists getting their knickers in a twist over the country’s mind-bogglingly high-tech loos.

Netflix adds 7 million subscribers in global expansion

Thursday, January 19, 2017 - 10:07 am | Agence France-Presse

Netflix added a record seven million subscribers over the past quarter as part of its global expansion drive, fueling a surge in revenue and profit.

Nintendo says to launch Super Mario Run Android version in March

Thursday, January 19, 2017 - 8:00 am | Makiko Yamazaki, Reuters

Japan’s Nintendo said it will release an Android version of its first ever Super Mario mobile game following the launch of Super Mario Run for Apple Inc’s iPhone.

Facebook dismissive of censorship, abuse concerns, rights groups allege

Thursday, January 19, 2017 - 7:48 am | Dustin Volz, Reuters

Nearly 80 rights groups accused Facebook of “racially biased censorship” and failing to be more transparent about its removal policies and cooperation with law enforcement.

US Homeland Security commends PH govt's war against child porn

Wednesday, January 18, 2017 - 6:53 pm | JV Arcena, News5, Jose Bimbo F. Santos, InterAksyon.com

This is a validation of our efforts to protect our children from the evils of exploitation and pornography, said Justice Secretary Vitaliano N. Aguirre II.