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  • Top Google searches in PH for 2018: Lotto results, Ex Battalion, Meteor Garden

    December 17, 2018 6:00 AM 5

    The top 2 terms overall are 'MemoryHackers' and 'Hot Shot Gamers,' which are a cheating or an in-game hacking mechanism for the battle royale videogame 'Rules of Survival' MANILA, Philippines – Google released its list of top searched keywords for the Philippines in 2018 across various categories, including news, movies, tv shows, and games. The list is based

  • Have you checked if you were exposed to Facebook's latest bug? Here's how

    December 17, 2018 4:40 AM 5

    Check if you were among the 6.8 million whose unposted photos may have been exposed MANILA, Philippines – Late Friday night, December 14, Philippine time, Facebook disclosed a bug that exposed the unposted photos of 6.8 million users on the platform through 1,500 apps linked to the network built by 876 developers. Because of the bug, some developers

  • Apple to roll out new Snoopy, Peanuts cartoon series

    December 15, 2018 3:48 AM 7

    DHX MEDIA will be releasing new series, specials, and educational programs featuring Snoopy and the Peanuts gang exclusively for Apple NEW YORK, USA – Apple will produce a new animated series starring Snoopy and the Peanuts gang, created by the late American cartoonist Charles Schulz, for its video platform, a source close to the deal said Friday, confirming

  • Fandom to buy Curse Media from Twitch

    December 14, 2018 4:35 AM 7

    Fandom product marketing manager Brandon Rhea says Fandom's team-up with Curse Media would allow the company to 'expand our resources and provide better support to our communities' MANILA, Philippines – Wiki site Fandom has bought competitor Curse Media from Twitch, Fandom announced Wednesday, December 12. In a statement from product marketing manager

  • Intel announces Sunny Cove CPU architecture for 2019

    December 13, 2018 8:35 AM 5

    The Sunny Cove architecture 'is designed to increase performance per clock and power efficiency for general purpose computing tasks, and includes new features to accelerate special purpose computing tasks like AI and cryptography' MANILA, Philippines – Intel on Wednesday, December 12, announced its latest CPU chip architecture which the company called

  • U.S. believes Chinese intelligence behind Marriott hack

    December 13, 2018 2:41 AM 4

    The hackers, who stole data of around 500 million Marriott customers, are believed to have been working for China's Ministry of State Security Secretary of State Mike Pompeo confirmed to Fox News' Fox & Friends program that the government believes China masterminded the Marriott data theft. "We consider them a strategic competitor. They are taking actions

  • 'Monster Hunter: World' to get 'Iceborne' expansion in 2019

    December 11, 2018 7:33 AM 4

    The 'Iceborne' expansion is set to be a story expansion set after the events of 'Monster Hunter: World' MANILA, Philippines – Game developer Capcom announced Monday, December 10, that Monster Hunter: World (MHW) would be getting an expansion called Iceborne. The Iceborne expansion is set to be a story expansion set after the events of MHW, meaning it will require

  • CEO Sundar Pichai says Google has 'checks and balances' against bias

    December 11, 2018 6:42 AM 7

    WASHINGTON, DC, USA – Google chief executive Sundar Pichai said on Monday, December 10, that the internet giant steers clear of "political bias," arguing that this is a core principle of its business to maintain trust of users. Pichai also said privacy and security are essential parts of Google's mission, and that the company is committed to working

  • Social media platforms urged to be 'better gatekeepers'

    December 9, 2018 9:44 AM 6

    Social media has its pros and cons – providing a platform for the marginalized, yet paving the way for others to abuse its vast space and wide reach MANILA, Philippines – Journalism and free speech have exponentially been affected by the rise of lies and disinformation on social media. But is regulating it the solution? This was the point of the discussion

  • Japan electronics company Pioneer bought by Hong-Kong fund

    December 7, 2018 9:04 AM 7

    Pioneer, known for its audio equipment as well as car electronics systems, says Baring Private Equity Asia agreed on a 102-billion-yen ($904 million) plan to revive the struggling Tokyo-based company TOKYO, Japan – Japanese electronics firm Pioneer said Friday it will become a wholly owned unit of a Hong Kong-based fund to rebuild itself in a deal worth