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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.

OK COMPUTER | Rockin' with Netflix

Thursday, June 23, 2016 - 5:24 pm | Jing Garcia,

Best time to stream video from Netflix is now.


Monday, December 7, 2015 - 5:05 pm |

It’s the latest latest addition to the series of compact, full-frame α7 cameras, the Sony α7S II is now available in the Philippines.

No Apple

Thursday, October 16, 2014 - 9:36 am | Tech and the City by Miya David

Consumerism is cool and all, but I can’t be changing my phone every year.

A WAKE-UP CALL | ‘Stone-age’ ERP package for the insane

Wednesday, September 24, 2014 - 5:36 pm | Tech Buzz by Robert Plaza

ERP is a critical technology element, especially in large enterprises, to piece together crucial processes that keep their organizations up and running — but choosing a business software is also like a scene out of “Dumb and Dumber”.

Offices, malls offering LTE speeds via picocells

Monday, September 22, 2014 - 3:25 am | Tech Buzz by Robert Plaza

Imagine delivering 300Mbps LTE speeds with carrier aggregation—leading to performance and economic benefits of smaller sites, such as restaurants or coffee shops, with a future-proof platform and a compact, tablet-sized footprint.

REVIEW | Dell Precision M3800: Best weapon for a creative genius

Friday, September 5, 2014 - 2:41 pm | Tech Buzz by Robert Plaza

The Dell Precision M3800 laptop workstation is designed for such demanding apps as CAD and 3D animation.

Should you be paranoid about data privacy on the Internet, or even on your smartphone?

Friday, September 5, 2014 - 2:34 pm | Tech and the City by Miya David

This is what it’s like using the Internet in the United States. This is one of the reasons to wonder if the National Security Agency (NSA) really does take data from social media.

SONA 2014 | Where is ICT in our overwhelming Web of needs?

Tuesday, August 12, 2014 - 7:42 pm | The Hi-Tech Way by Eden Enano-Estopace

In this side of the world where it is more important to put food on the table, information and communications technology (ICT) usually gets sidelined and muffled in a din of competing voices and competing needs.

Testing your start-up project

Tuesday, August 12, 2014 - 3:11 pm | Start-up Notes by Janette Toral

For a lot of start-ups who build applications, one of the outreach efforts being carried out is to ask friends, peers, and influencers to test their sites.

So, there’s a new law being pushed for free Wi-Fi

Monday, July 21, 2014 - 3:41 pm | Tech and the City by Miya David

We all know by now that the Philippines have one of the slowest Internet speeds in the ASEAN region — it is pretty hilarious to think that we’re going to be one of the few countries in the region that has free Wi-Fi everywhere.

Who cares about Big Data?

Monday, June 30, 2014 - 10:51 pm | Tech Buzz by Robert Plaza

Any organization or business strategic enough to know what the future holds for them — if gargantuan amounts of data are carefully and intelligently collected, analysed, optimized and utilized for its benefit and applied to whatever process or operation it is undertaking.

Trends shaping Philippine IT landscape

Wednesday, May 28, 2014 - 6:41 pm | Tech Buzz by Robert Plaza

Staying competitive in this convoluted and challenging business environment is often regarded as an information

CYBER ART EXHIBIT | Monsters, machines, Steampunk...and Hiphop?

Friday, May 9, 2014 - 6:21 pm | Culture Tech by Tad Ermitaño

These days I’m much more inclined to think that Manila needs to become more international, especially where the arts are concerned.

Where Nokia remains king

Thursday, May 8, 2014 - 1:48 pm | Tech Buzz by Robert Plaza

The gadget world has officially declared Nokia as a dead brand.

MILESTONE? | What does the exclusion from the US IP Watch List mean for the Philippines?

Saturday, May 3, 2014 - 2:57 pm | IT meets IP by Maricel Estavillo

Despite the long-standing criticisms over the purpose and the accuracy of the Special 301 Report on IPR of the US Trade Representative (USTR) — it took the Philippines 20 years to achieve the recognition.

REVIEW | Jabra 935 Pro: A headset that takes your farther

Friday, May 2, 2014 - 2:29 pm | Tech Buzz by Robert Plaza

The Jabra Pro 930 isn’t like any ordinary wireless headset you are accustomed to see.