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China win for Apple as court overturns iPhone ruling Saturday, March 25, 2017 7:24 pm | Agence France-Presse

A Beijing court has overturned a ruling that Apple’s iPhone 6 violated a Chinese manufacturer’s patent which saw the US tech giant ordered to cease selling the smartphone in China.

YouTube's bid to grab TV dollars imperiled by advertiser revolt Friday, March 24, 2017 3:10 pm | Julia Love, Jessica Toonkel, Tim Baysinger, Reuters

The decision by a handful of high-profile consumer brands to pull advertising from Google’s YouTube over offensive content could threaten the site’s long-term strategy of stealing ad dollars from television, analysts and ad industry professionals.

Twitter explores subscription-based option for first time Friday, March 24, 2017 2:57 pm | David Ingram, Reuters

Twitter Inc is considering whether to build a premium version of its popular Tweetdeck interface aimed at professionals, raising the possibility that it could collect subscription fees from some users for the first time.

USERS BEWARE | Public Wi-Fi may be free but risky Thursday, March 23, 2017 6:01 pm | Jose Bimbo F. Santos,

Internet connectivity is becoming more and more of a basic necessity today, but as there is no such thing as a free lunch, no free wi-fi comes without risks.

NASA moves ahead with mission to build high-speed space 'Internet' Thursday, March 23, 2017 5:50 pm | Xinhua

U.S. space agency NASA said Wednesday it’s moving ahead with a long-term demonstration of laser communications that eventually “could become the high-speed internet of the sky”.

GADGETS | Quick review: Vivo V5Lite Thursday, March 23, 2017 11:28 am | Jing Garcia,

a lighter version from the heavyweight V5 Series.

Next-gen platform extends security from network to the cloud

Monday, March 20, 2017 - 5:15 pm |

New PAN-OS 8.0, Aperture features and virtual firewall models enable customers to safely embrace new cloud infrastructure; achieve security at speed and agility of the cloud.

Emerson Network Power rebrands as Vertiv in PH

Wednesday, January 25, 2017 - 1:58 pm |

Vertiv is a global leading provider of power, cooling and IT solutions for data centers, telecom, and commercial and industrial environments.

Autodesk forecasts emerging high tech jobs in 2017 and beyond

Friday, January 20, 2017 - 7:37 am | Tony Maghirang,

Autodesk aims to focus on connecting teams and data seamlessly to put projects in the center and let designers move seamlessly from one context to another

HP Enterprise buys US software startup for $650 mn

Wednesday, January 18, 2017 - 12:05 pm | Agence France-Presse

Hewlett Packard Enterprise announced a deal to buy business data management firm SimpliVity for $650 million in cash.

Oracle opens start-up accelerator in Israel for cloud innovation

Tuesday, January 17, 2017 - 3:02 pm | Tova Cohen, Reuters

U.S. software provider Oracle Corp said it was opening an accelerator program in Israel for startups developing cloud technologies or whose technologies are based in the cloud.

Cyber security trends for 2017

Saturday, December 31, 2016 - 7:07 pm |

Cyber security provider Sophos looks into his crystal ball to predict the top cyber security trends for 2017.

Organizations commit to support further cancer research

Tuesday, December 6, 2016 - 9:51 am |

The several foundations announces multi-million dollar challenge to further the study of BRCA mutation research.

Asia-Pacific businesses focused on achieving digital maturity in 2017 -- HDS

Saturday, December 3, 2016 - 2:31 pm |

All areas of the enterprise expected to feel the benefit as region takes the lead on digital transformation.

Hybrid Cloud now a priority among PH businesses -- survey

Tuesday, November 22, 2016 - 3:57 pm |

New Windows Server 2016 and System Center 2016 accelerates Transition to a Digital Business

Hitachi Data Systems delivers new storage portfolio

Saturday, November 19, 2016 - 8:24 am |

Hitachi Data Systems (HDS) recently announced Hitachi Content Intelligence, an addition to its Hitachi Content Portfolio (HCP), making it the industry’s only object storage portfolio with search and analytics capabilities.

To accelerate move of enterprise IT to the cloud, Oracle unveils latest cloud platform

Saturday, November 19, 2016 - 8:05 am |

New Database-as-a-Service and Platform-as-a-Service offerings make it easier to move, secure and optimize workloads, development and data in the cloud

Smart backs DevCon Summit 2016

Saturday, November 19, 2016 - 4:29 am |

Smart Communications supported the recent Developer Connect Philippines Summit 2016 at the SMX Convention Center, to help provide relevant information and resources to the growing developer community in the Philippines.

AWS is 20 years behind Oracle's latest cloud offering -- Ellison

Friday, November 11, 2016 - 5:31 pm |

Oracle said it has beaten Amazon Web Services in head-to-head cloud database comparison giving Oracle’s Database-as-a-Service years ahead of AWS.

NetSuite shares on roller coaster ahead of $9.3 billion Oracle deal deadline

Saturday, November 5, 2016 - 4:16 pm | Michael Flaherty, Reuters

Shares of cloud storage company NetSuite Inc dipped 1 percent to $92.80 on Friday, after surging the day before, maintaining a wide discount from Oracle Inc’s takeover offer price that expires on Friday.

Sophos bundles cybersecurity technology under one solution

Thursday, October 13, 2016 - 3:32 pm | Tony Maghirang,

New generation cyber threats demand next gen security solutions.

Ericsson to cut up to 4,000 jobs in Sweden: report

Tuesday, October 4, 2016 - 9:30 am | Agence France-Presse

Telecoms equipment maker Ericsson has notified Sweden’s government that it will announce the cutting of 3,000 to 4,000 jobs.