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  • Facebook to have news section on Facebook Watch

    February 13, 2018 2:05 AM 9

    Currently only available in the US, Facebook Watch's news section will feature breaking news stories and is said to be the next big step for the social media giant’s news strategy reported that Campbell Brown, Facebook’s head of news partnerships, announced the addition of a news section in their video streaming service, Facebook Watch at the Code Media

  • Tear-jerking iPhone X short film goes viral in time for Chinese New Year

    February 12, 2018 5:10 AM 9

    'If your family reunion only lasts three minutes, what will you do?' asks this 7-minute feature, shot entirely on an iPhone X Apple’s latest viral marketing video to promote the iPhone X is a hit among the Chinese, according to a report from ad news publication Adweek. It was released earlier in the month, just in time for Chinese New Year festivities

  • Rappler Game Night: 'Street Fighter V: Arcade Edition'

    February 11, 2018 10:00 AM 6

    Fighting game caster Billy Añonuevo drops by to help Rappler Gaming League's 'Street Fighter V' noobs beat the game's arcade mode! MANILA, Philippines – Street Fighter is a series known for pushing multiple versions of the same game, carrying incremental updates, roster upgrades, and various tweaks and adjustments. For Street Fighter V (SF V), the latest

  • Leaked images of DeX Pad confirms headphone jack for S9

    February 10, 2018 5:32 AM 7

    Images of the dock accessory that turns the phone to a touchpad shows the Samsung’s soon-to-be released flagship retaining the traditional 3.5mm headphone jack MANILA, Philippines - Rumors surfaced late last year that Samsung may be following in the footsteps of the competition, namely Apple, Google, and HTC who have scrapped the headphone jack in their

  • From Korean idol group to Duterte Supporters on Facebook?

    February 9, 2018 11:37 AM 8

    A fan group for a South Korean actor is renamed 'President Duterte Supporters'. But there might be more to the story. MANILA, Philippines – Are Facebook fan groups now being bought by poilitical groups? The red flag was raised by a Facebook post by Karla Obispo after a group that she is a part of, originally intended for fans of South Korean actor Kim Soo-hyun

  • Apple downplays iBoot source code leak

    February 9, 2018 8:17 AM 7

    Apple says the source code leaked is 3 years old, and 'by design, the security of our products doesn’t depend on the secrecy of our source code' MANILA, Philippines – A portion of Apple's source code may have been leaked on Thursday, February 8, but the company feels it isn't much cause for concern due to the age of the source code leaked relative to iOS today

  • Google fined $21M in India for abusing dominant position

    February 9, 2018 5:11 AM 9

    Google has been found to have favored its own services when customers ran searches according to the Competition Commission of India NEW DELHI, India – Google has been fined more than $21 million in India for "search bias" and abuse of its dominant position, competition regulators said Thursday. The US internet giant was deemed to have favored its own services

  • Part of source code for iPhone's operating system posted online

    February 8, 2018 2:44 PM 12

    MANILA, Philippines – Part of the source code for the iPhone's operating system was posted online and eventually taken down via a Digital Milennium Copyright Act (DMCA) request. Motherboard reports that the code, called "iBoot," was posted on the GitHub code repository anonymously. The iBoot code is said to be part of the iPhone operating system that ensures

  • Japan’s elderly will soon be cared for by robots

    February 7, 2018 8:54 AM 6

    With its 5-year 'New Robot Strategy,' the Japanese government will soon be relying on robots to care for its large elderly population , the Japanese government is already getting the ageing accustomed to having robots as caregivers in response to the dwindling nursing workforce. Advancements in technology have made robots capable of aiding the elderly

  • Porn as bait: Over 1.2 million people hit by malware, lured by adult content

    February 5, 2018 1:42 AM 6

    Kaspersky Lab explains 'adult content serves as a tool for cybercriminals to lure victims into fraudulent schemes involving phishing, PC and Android malware' MANILA, Philippines – Pornography, or perhaps the promise of accessing pornography, appeared to have been a major player when it came to luring the unsuspecting into picking up malware on their