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  • Facebook announces first original news shows

    June 7, 2018 2:55 AM 12

    The social network also announces that they're working on a 'Breaking News' label to adorn posts in News Feed, and a 'Today' section dedicated to 'breaking and important news' from local publishers SAN FRANCISCO, USA – Facebook on Wednesday, June 6, US time, announced its first original news shows for the social network, joining other online platforms

  • MyHeritage data breach leaks over 92M account details

    June 6, 2018 5:40 AM 11

    The breach includes 'all the email addresses of users who signed up to MyHeritage up to October 26, 2017, and their hashed passwords,' affecting 92,283,889 users MANILA, Philippines – DNA testing and genealogy service MyHeritage has announced that it suffered a data breach in October 2017, with over 92 million account details found on a private server

  • New ASUS laptop's touchpad doubles as full HD touchscreen

    June 5, 2018 1:07 AM 10

    Meet the new 'ScreenPad,' Asus' touchpad-touchscreen hybrid TAIPEI, Taiwan – Asus on Tuesday, June 5, announced its new line of laptops at Computex 2018, which includes a laptop with a touchpad that doubles as a screen. Found in the new Zenbook Pro laptops, the "ScreenPad" is a 5.5-inch full HD (1920 x 1080) touchscreen that can act as a normal touchpad

  • Apple's iOS 12 gets Group Facetime

    June 4, 2018 6:27 PM 11

    Group Facetime will allow up to 32 people to go on a Facetime call at the same time. MANILA, Philippines – Apple is taking Facetime up a notch, with a new multi-user calling feature called Group Facetime. Group Facetime – introduced during Apple's 2018 Worldwide Developer's Conference (WWDC) on Monday, June 4 (June 5, Manila time) – will allow up to 32 people

  • Microsoft to acquire Github – report

    June 4, 2018 3:31 AM 11

    Despite Github being valued by investors at $2 billion in 2015, the company appears to prefer being bought out to going public MANILA, Philippines – Following earlier reports of talks, Microsoft has acquired web-based hosting service and code repository company, Github, Bloomberg reported Monday, June 4. The San Francisco-based startup hosts open source

  • Long-soaring smartphone market heading to earth

    June 3, 2018 10:38 AM 12

    'It is for sure not the death of the smartphone; it is the death of the growth of the smartphone market,' says an analyst Surveys show smartphone sales last year shrank slightly for the first time since the 2007 debut of the iPhone, and preliminary data this year suggests further deceleration. Analysts say several factors have hit the smartphone market

  • PH declines in Ookla Speedtest Global Index for April 2018

    June 1, 2018 6:24 AM 13

    The country goes down from the 95th spot to the 96th in the mobile speed rankings, and from the 82nd to 83rd place in fixed broadband rankings The Speedtest Global Index is a monthly comparison of internet speed data from around the world, based off of Speedtest ratings taken on the Ookla Speedtest service. In terms of mobile internet speeds, the Philippines

  • Xiaomi unveils Mi 8 phones, its '8th anniversary flagship'

    May 31, 2018 9:38 AM 11

    MANILA, Philippines – Xiaomi announced on Thursday, May 31, it was coming out with 3 variants of its latest flagship smartphone, the Xiaomi Mi 8. The devices are the Xiaomi Mi 8, the Mi 8 Explorer Edition, and the Mi 8 SE. THE XIAOMI MI 8. The Mi 8 looks like a great, competitively priced smartphone. Image from Xiaomi Facebook Page. Powered by a Snapdragon

  • WATCH: New Fallout game, 'Fallout 76,' teaser trailer

    May 31, 2018 3:50 AM 10

    While details are scant, the trailer gives plenty for prospective vault dwellers to speculate on FALLOUT 76. What kind of experience will we have as members of Vault 76? Screenshot from YouTube video. MANILA, Philippines – Game maker Bethesda, following nearly a day of speculation over a stream of a Fallout bobblehead on Twitch.tv, revealed they were coming

  • Honor launches Kirin 970-equipped flagship at P23,990

    May 31, 2018 2:40 AM 14

    MANILA, Philippines – Huawei's budget sub-brand Honor launched its flagship phone, the Honor 10, in the Philippines. The Honor 10, originally unveiled in China back in April, becomes one of the cheapest phones in the Philippines to be considered a flagship. Headlining its specs is its Kirin 970 processor, introduced in last year's Huawei Mate 10 series