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Google unveils tools to prevent ads alongside undesirable content Tuesday, March 21, 2017 5:12 pm | Agence France-Presse

Google, which has seen a slew of companies withdraw ads after they appeared alongside extremist content, said Tuesday it was introducing new tools to give firms greater control.

FOCUS | Secrets from smart devices find path to legal system Monday, March 20, 2017 6:51 pm | Agence France-Presse

Vast amounts of data collected from our connected devices are increasingly being used in US legal proceedings to prove or disprove claims by people involved.

GADGETS | Quickie review: Focal Listen Monday, March 20, 2017 5:16 pm | Jing Garcia,

Focal’s is bringing their extremely good sound quality to a wider range of consumers who are willing to pay the price.

IBM launches enterprise-ready blockchain service Monday, March 20, 2017 4:11 pm | Anna Irrera, Reuters

International Business Machines Corp has launched a service that will allow businesses to build applications on its cloud using blockchain code from the Hyperledger Project, the cross-industry group led by the Linux Foundation.

Malaysia’s MYEG partners with Philippine I-Pay to bring e-services to PH govt Monday, March 20, 2017 11:45 am | Tony Maghirang,

I-Pay Ventures Commerce Ventures, Inc. (I-Pay) recently signed a joint-venture agreement with MY E.G. Services Bhd (MYEG) to enable government and large enterprises in the Philippines to offer a Payment Gateway and related value-added online services.

Video games linked to sexism in teenagers: study Saturday, March 18, 2017 6:42 pm | Agence France-Presse

The more time a teenage spends on video gaming, the likelier he or she is to display sexist attitudes and gender stereotypes, a study of thousands of French gaming aficionados has found.

ICT UPDATE | SQL Server 2016: Everything built-in

Monday, April 18, 2016 - 1:47 pm |

Microsoft is at the helm of a fourth industrial revolution where data is seen to be the next electricity—changing the way we communicate, work, and entertain ourselves the same way steam, electricity, and technology did. In an era where everyone …

Oracle unveils suite to help simplify cloud adoption

Tuesday, April 12, 2016 - 1:12 pm |

First-of-a-kind services enable organizations to bring the Oracle Cloud Platform inside their own datacenter.

Red Hat rolls out Enterprise Virtualization v3.6, promises improved performance, scale, security

Monday, April 4, 2016 - 1:33 pm |

Open source solutions provider Red Hat, Inc. recently announced the availability of Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization 3.6. Geared to increase performance, scale and security for high-intensity Linux workloads.

PH real estate developer deploys NetSuite for greater speed, visibility, scalability

Saturday, April 2, 2016 - 4:01 pm |

Local real estate developer Juan D. Nepomuceno Sons has just deployed NetSuite to modernize its business processes.

SQL QUESTION | 'End of Support' is not 'End of Life'

Thursday, March 31, 2016 - 3:53 pm |

If you’re still running your business on SQL Server 2005, be aware that Microsoft will cease security updates for this product on April 12, 2016.

Microsoft Office 365 now available in more than 100 appliance centers

Sunday, March 20, 2016 - 4:06 pm |

Microsoft Philippines announced that Office 365 is now available in more than 100 major appliance centers nationwide.

PLDT launches National Negosyo Sale and Techmobile for small enterprises

Monday, March 7, 2016 - 12:22 pm | Jose Bimbo F. Santos,

PLDT Smart SME Nation solidifies its support for the country’s bustling micro, small-and-medium enterprise (MSME) sector through a three-day IT sale catered to businesses looking to expand digitally.

BYLINER | Automated security is now a reality

Sunday, March 6, 2016 - 4:42 pm | Sumit Bansal, Sophos

Today many organizations, regardless of size, are at an unacceptable level of risk. The combination of increased risk, volume, sophistication and success of attacks coupled with small and resource constrained teams have created such risk.

Autodesk, Siemens sign agreement to increase software interoperability

Thursday, March 3, 2016 - 3:25 pm |

Partnership to help reduce manufacturers’ costs, streamline data sharing.

Dell's $10 billion loans for EMC buy stall

Friday, February 12, 2016 - 2:06 pm | New York, Michelle Sierra, Reuters

The commitment deadline on $10 billion of pro-rata loans in a $45 billion financing package backing computer giant Dell’s purchase of data storage products maker EMC Corp has been extended due to a slow order book, a source close to the transaction said.

IT college continues to bet on Microsoft programs, solutions

Friday, January 22, 2016 - 2:46 pm |

Formed by SM Foundation and IBM Philippines in 1991, Asia Pacifi College (APC) first partnered with Microsoft in 2013 to make their systems more innovative and efficient.

Top cyber security trends for 2016 according to Sophos

Saturday, January 9, 2016 - 4:07 pm |

In the ever changing and increasingly complex landscape of cyber security, Sophos experts offer their top predictions for 2016.

PLDT HOME, Smart pioneer PH’s first data sharing capabilities

Wednesday, January 6, 2016 - 3:49 pm |

PLDT and Smart have come together to offer the Philippines’ first data plan that enables subscribers to a home DSL service to share their data allocation with mobile phones of their family.

Autodesk declares a ‘New World Order’ in construction document management

Sunday, January 3, 2016 - 6:56 pm |

Project Alexandria Technology Preview to become new commercial offering in early 2016: Autodesk BIM 360 Docs.

Sophos eyes SMEs for new Synchronized IT security solution

Sunday, January 3, 2016 - 3:56 pm |

UK-based security company Sophos’ synchronized IT security solution, Security Heartbeat, provide next-generation protection for small and medium enterprise.

New dawn or Wild West? 'Sharing economy' goes global

Monday, December 21, 2015 - 3:11 pm | Rob Lever, Agence France-Presse

It’s a new dawn for transport, lodging — and pretty much every service under the sun — and it’s all about “sharing.”