InfoTek - Tech News
Norway's Telenor to launch much faster 5G mobile network in 2020 Monday, March 27, 2017 6:42 pm | Xinhua

Norway’s telecomm company Telenor has recently tested new 5G mobile network that will be up to 100 times faster than today’s network and is expected to be launched commercially in 2020.

WATCH | Exoskeleton takes the strain off repetitive lifting Monday, March 27, 2017 5:13 pm | Reuters video, InterAksyon.com

The Robo-Mate exoskeleton supports the body to reduce the risk of strain and injury while carrying out repetitive tasks in an industrial environment.

Smart, Globe launches all-network P1/minute call promos Monday, March 27, 2017 4:36 pm | Jose Bimbo F. Santos, InterAksyon.com

Smart Communications and Globe Telecom have consecutively launched call promos to all networks reportedly borne from lowered voice interconnection rates.

Smart to expand LTE coverage to hundreds of municipalities Monday, March 27, 2017 2:05 pm | Jose Bimbo F. Santos, InterAksyon.com

Smart Communications, Inc. will expand its 4G LTE coverage this year to 785 municipalities to meet half of its three-year target commitment to the National Telecommunications Commission.

Tech world debate on robots and jobs heats up Monday, March 27, 2017 1:42 am | Rob Lever, Agence France-Presse

Are robots coming for your job?

UK targets WhatsApp encryption after London attack Monday, March 27, 2017 12:36 am | Agence France-Presse

The British government said Sunday that its security services must have access to encrypted messaging applications such as WhatsApp, as it revealed that the service was used by the man behind the parliament attack.

Netflix 'thrilled' with Oscar win for Syria documentary

Tuesday, February 28, 2017 - 9:19 am | Agence France-Presse

Netflix is “thrilled” that the documentary “The White Helmets” which it distributes about rescue workers in war-torn Syria picked up an Oscar, the head of the US video streaming service said Monday.

MWC 2017 | Nokia relaunches iconic 3310 mobile model

Monday, February 27, 2017 - 10:06 am | Agence France-Presse

Finnish brand Nokia on Sunday launched three new Android smartphones and unveiled a revamped version of its iconic 3310 model more than a decade after it was phased out.

MWC 2017 | ZTE launches world's first 5G-ready smartphone

Sunday, February 26, 2017 - 11:25 pm | Agence France-Presse

Chinese telecoms giant ZTE unveiled Sunday what it said is the world’s first smartphone compatible with the lightening-fast 5G mobile internet service that networks expect to have up and running by 2020.

MWC 2017 | Nokia sees growth opportunities in networks market

Sunday, February 26, 2017 - 11:11 pm | Eric Auchard, Reuters

Nokia sees demand for higher speed 4G network equipment starting to recover this year, led by Japan, the company’s chief executive Rajeev Suri said on Sunday as he announced a series of contracts with telecom operators.

MWC 2017 | TCL carries flickering BlackBerry flame with new phone launch

Sunday, February 26, 2017 - 2:01 pm | Eric Auchard, Reuters

Blackberry may have exited the device business, but fans of the pioneering email machine need not despair as TCL Communication has introduced its first Blackberry-licensed phone.

Genetic engineering could become terrorist weapon -- Bill Gates

Friday, February 24, 2017 - 5:58 pm | Xinhua

Microsoft founder Bill Gates said at the Munich Security Conference that genetic engineering could be a terrorist weapon and may kill tens of millions of people.

Miss Universe coronation is Twitter's biggest global entertainment event this year

Friday, February 24, 2017 - 2:29 pm | Tony M. Maghirang, InterAksyon.com

After a transformational year in 2016 across the globe, Twitter is optimistic that 2017 will be marked by accelerated user growth and impressive revenues in Asia, particularly the Philippines.

Tech breakthroughs take a backseat in upcoming Apple iPhone launch

Thursday, February 23, 2017 - 2:53 pm | Stephen Nellis, Reuters

When Apple Inc launches its much-anticipated 10th anniversary iPhone this fall, it will offer an unwitting lesson in how much the smartphone industry it pioneered has matured.

DICT to hold first PH telco summit in March

Thursday, February 23, 2017 - 10:27 am | Jose Bimbo F. Santos, InterAksyon.com

The Department of ICT will hold the country’s first Philippine Telco Summit next month to thresh out issues in the industry and hammer out solutions.

Scientists discover 7 earth-sized exoplanets around nearby star

Thursday, February 23, 2017 - 8:33 am | Xinhua

An international team of astronomers using powerful space telescopes and ground-based observatories have discovered the first known system of actually seven Earth-sized planets orbiting the nearby TRAPPIST-1.

High-performance computing is what AMD Ryzen 7 is all about

Wednesday, February 22, 2017 - 11:25 pm | InterAksyon.com

AMD Ryzen 7 lineup includes the world’s highest performing and lowest powered 8-core desktop PC. processors.

On collision course? Working out rules for drones

Wednesday, February 22, 2017 - 2:29 pm | Agence France-Presse

As drones increasingly crowd the skies, the risk of collision with other aircraft has come to the fore. Here’s an overview of international regulation aimed at limiting the dangers.

UPS tests drone deliveries, eyes future price changes

Wednesday, February 22, 2017 - 12:05 pm | Luciana Lopez, Reuters

Package delivery company United Parcel Service Inc said on Tuesday it will consider raising prices across the board in coming years to offset pressure on margins, particularly from the rising costs of delivering packages to e-commerce customers.

WATCH | Coordinated drones fly in synchronized flocks

Wednesday, February 22, 2017 - 8:59 am | Reuters video and InterAksyon.com

Scientists at the University of Southern California are mastering the coordinated flight of ‘flocks’ of drones.

Kim Dotcom can be extradited to US: NZ court

Monday, February 20, 2017 - 6:11 pm | Neil Sands, Agence France-Presse

New Zealand’s High Court ruled Monday that Kim Dotcom was eligible for extradition to the United States over online piracy allegations linked to his now-defunct Megaupload web empire.

PS4 Game Review | Final Fantasy XV

Monday, February 20, 2017 - 5:21 pm | Kyle Kristopher Garcia

If you’re just buying a PS4 now, don’t forget to include this game in your list.