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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.

What's up with Whatsapp?

Sunday, April 27, 2014 - 1:50 am | Tech and the city by Miya David

Tech and financial analysts were puzzled by this acquisition, thinking Facebook must have paid too high a price for the messaging system.

REVIEW | Dell Latitude E7440: Worth anyone’s business

Wednesday, April 23, 2014 - 6:59 pm | Tech Buzz by Robert Plaza

Achieving better mobility with your notebooks is not only the boon for consumer devices nowadays.
What we are seeing is an influx of thinner offerings with a myriad of features targeted at the business

A day in the life of a Pinoy Internet junkie (or what 20 years of Internet has done to our youth)

Sunday, March 30, 2014 - 7:14 am | The Occasional Techie by Al Dimalanta

The first thing you do when you wake up in the morning is check your Twitter feed and your Facebook notifications for interesting developments while you were asleep.

Thank you Internet

Saturday, March 29, 2014 - 12:55 am | Tech and the city by Miya David

The Internet in the Philippines turns 20 on March 29 so I look back on the impact it has had on me.

The next big Internet challenge

Friday, March 28, 2014 - 2:47 am | IT meets IP by Maricel Estavillo

Topping my list of recent technology developments that have made the most impact on the lives of the Filipinos is the Internet.

Jingle Chordbook Magazine : the Internet of our time

Friday, March 7, 2014 - 5:35 pm | Culture Tech by Tad Ermitaño

An hour-long documentary of the publishing juggernaut of Jingle, the conduit, in pre-Internet Philippines, for all information about popular music, foreign, and popular, and the nexus for popular music culture.

Transit apps: download when you're in town

Friday, February 28, 2014 - 8:52 am | Tech and the City by Miya David

In a city that relies on the strength of its public transportation system, the ability to easily navigate through the maze is important.

S.O.S. | Vital link to ‘Yolanda’ relief

Thursday, February 27, 2014 - 7:36 pm | Tech Buzz by Robert Plaza

Despite the utter destruction and desolation, only a few hours after super-typhoonYolanda hit land, there was hope for the grief-stricken victims: NGOs on the ground were able to coordinate and execute their relief efforts using their computers and mobile devices.

Why Dell turned private again

Wednesday, February 19, 2014 - 2:49 pm | Tech Buzz by Robert Plaza

Who would think that such a successful publicly listed technology firm turned itself into the “world’s largest startup”?

Why aren’t more Pinoys shopping online?

Wednesday, February 5, 2014 - 4:48 pm | Tech Buzz by Robert Plaza

There have been a considerable jump in online retail transactions the past few years but studies have shown that online reach and minute spent per visitor from the Philippines to these retail sites are the lowest in the region.

What makes The Mind Museum awesome?

Wednesday, January 22, 2014 - 5:45 pm | Tech Buzz by Robert Plaza

What’s the next best thing after a fun and thrilling experience that changed the way you look at science? It’s the computing power behind these marvels that made it awesome.

Apple iPhone, the Big Apple : a perfect combination

Friday, January 3, 2014 - 3:44 pm | Tech and the city by Miya David

Infotek columnist Miya David shares why in her stay in New York City, two big apples are a perfect match.

WHAT TO BUY? | The gadgets to bring home this Christmas

Wednesday, December 11, 2013 - 6:39 pm | Tech Buzz by Robert Plaza

Here’s a rundown of sure fire first rate gadgets, so you won’t think twice on what to give to the naughty or nice.

Yolanda’s story, shared and retweeted

Thursday, December 5, 2013 - 12:01 am | Tech Buzz by Robert Plaza

While traditional media had captured it frame by frame, tale by tale, social media presented every story, from start to finish, also triggering humanity to instantly act the best they can.

Business as usual, life moves on

Tuesday, November 26, 2013 - 6:03 pm | Start-up Notes by Janette Toral

The recent natural disasters has strengthen my belief that the Filipinos are truly resilient. We don’t let tragedies affect our daily lives and try to move on quickly and return to normal as fast as possible.

BUSINESS CLASS | Is Dell's high-performance tablet ready for primetime?

Monday, November 25, 2013 - 6:40 pm | Tech Buzz by Robert Plaza

Dell’s Latitude 10, which is designed as a sturdy, robust tablet, has been touted as a replacement to office desktops and laptops, having comparable computing power ready for primetime.