The local government says the services are 'being misused by anti-national and anti-social elements' and should be blocked for one month or until further notice 'in the interest of maintenance of public order'
The app, called 'AgriCo,' is the winner at local programming contest, 'Hackzilla in Manila 2.' The team is currently looking to partner with coconut farmers in order to perform real-world testing
But the app has a couple of restrictions – destinations must be within 15 kilometers from pickup locations and only a passenger's first 40 bookings are given priority
Authored by Ateneo de Manila students, the app places third in a local programming contest
The dating app is testing a browser version in select countries including the Philippines
Apple's Clips wants to make it easier for people to edit videos on their mobile devices
The Philippines' second most popular messaging app incorporates a feature pioneered by Snapchat
A socially responsible and driver-friendly reputation buoys Lyft as Uber faces questions about its culture
Hater wants to make 'serious online dating more approachable by replacing cumbersome surveys and bios with a fun, alternative way to express your personality'
Sapio aims to match users to others with similar intelligence and interests
There are many worthy applications you can spend your time on, but we've narrowed our list of must-keep apps for 2017
Slack users will soon be able to tap a camera button within the voice call window to enable video calls on the service
The move comes after reports that Snapchat parent firm Snap Inc. filed confidentially for a public share offering valuing the disappearing messaging platform at more than $20 billion
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The hacks come as a result of users downloading illegitimate apps
Classic games like 'Pac-Man' and 'Space Invaders' make their debut on Facebook's messaging app
The app, which will arrive in 2017, is said to be designed to engage today's mobile generation
The home-sharing app adds 'Trips' feature, which lets travelers book local offerings or happenings
The game is a timed exclusive and will find its way to Android devices at a later date
Users will be able to make video calls to other WhatsApp users, whether they're on Android, iPhone, or Windows Phone devices
Instagram's latest feature gets fun new updates for better customization
With over 1,500 trips under his belt, Mike – one of the drivers under Uber's 'Beethoven Initiative' – recalls the one time a passenger made him feel bad about his disability
Allo's 'smart' capabilities aim to make it easier to respond to messages and over time adjusts to users' own style, Google says in an official blog
The new investments led by Japan's SoftBank Group raises the Singapore-based firm's total capital to more than $1.0 billion
The government opts to block Grindr, Blued, and BoyAhoy in the country, communications ministry spokesman Noor Iza tells the Agence France-Presse, adding they are the apps most clearly promoting gay lifestyles
Out of confusion and frustration over the basics of government services, a 21-year-old political science graduate develops a mobile app that aims to help people access these services
The arrests are part of the Islamic republic's ongoing bid to curb use of social media including apps such as Instagram, Telegram and Whatsapp.
The filter put slanted eyes, wide cheeks and toothy grins on faces.
A source says the teenager was charged with 'criminal conspiracy with terrorists' and 'provocation to committing terrorist acts using online communication'
The much-awaited app can now be installed on your Android or iOS device
Japan-based Line is betting on those stickers as it kicks off a dual New York-Tokyo stock listing from Thursday, July 14, after an initial public offering worth about $1.3 billion, expected to be one of the year's biggest share sales
Based on a 3,300 yen ($32) share price, the initial public offering will raise 115.5 billion yen ($1.14 billion) through the sale of 35 million shares.
The company is asking 'those people who get the most value from Evernote' to further invest in the company so that everyone can 'reap the benefits that result' from an improved service
The appropriately named Public calls itself 'a platform for people to chat out loud and share their great conversations with the world'
In memory of our old, slightly forgotten, soon-to-be retired friend, Yahoo Messenger, here are a few of its features that have endeared it to thousands, if not millions of Filipinos like me
First Aid PH provides information for handling a number of different situations, as well as preparedness tests for a variety of possible incidents
The application, which will be free to download in both French and English, will send users a warning "'in case of a suspected attack'
The Allo messaging app and Duo video calling app are set to launch in the summer
Users of Viber 6.0 and higher will automatically be protected by end-to-end encryption
Blendle, the payments platform backed by The New York Times and German publisher Axel Springer, says its service in the US would offer articles from Time Inc., The Wall Street Journal and The Washington Post, among others
Scenes of the protest show the demonstration turned violent as drivers stopped driver of ride-hailing apps to attack them
Free-to-play Miitomo allows players to create their own Mii avatars, customize their outfit through in-app purchases and interact with characters created by other people or friends
With or without Internet access, Booky makes the task of finding the perfect place to dine in a lot easier
PreFIX PH is a free phonebook app that checks your contacts and sorts your numbers by the network it's on, whether it be Globe, Smart, or Sun
The security feature is slowly making its way to the 400 million users of the service
The government threatened messaging apps with gay emojis could be banned from Indonesia
This means that Microsoft’s apps – such as Office, Skype, and OneDrive – will be hitting a wider number of Android devices in the future
The app company's goals go far beyond taxi-hailing