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Beats by Dr. Dre gets a Disney makeover

Oct 22, 2018 - 11:40 AM

Mickey fans, get your hands (and ears) on these special edition headphones ASAP!

Rap tycoon Dr Dre handcuffed outside home

Jul 27, 2016 - 10:18 AM

Dr Dre known for being outspoken about police brutality allegedly pulled a gun on a motorist

DR DRE. The rapper is handcuffed outside his home after being accused of pulling a gun on a motorist. File photo shows Dre at the 31st Annual Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony in April. Photo by Peter Foley/EPA

‘Straight Outta Compton’ Review: Sober and straightforward

Oct 05, 2015 - 10:29 PM

Straight Outta Compton keeps all the facts in line but does away with any intriguing speculation writes Oggs Cruz

Comelec scraps use of touchscreen voting in 2016

Apr 28, 2015 - 9:28 PM

Acting Comelec chief Christian Robert Lim says pilot testing any innovation during a presidential election might not be the most prudent course of action

SMARTMATIC'S DRE MACHINES. Smartmatic-TIM presents its touchscreen voting machines to the Comelec bids and awards committee on December 11. Joel Leporada/Rappler

Mary Jane to eldest son: 'Be proud of your mother'

Apr 25, 2015 - 6:12 PM

UPDATED During the two hour family bonding Mary Jane Veloso remains calm and urges her family members not to feel sad She also gives separate messages to her boys

Mary Jane Fiesta Veloso in tears during her case review hearing in March 2015. Photo by Bimo Satrio/EPA

7 Spot-on gift ideas for Graduation

Mar 24, 2015 - 3:37 PM

Congratulate your loved one and yourself with these gift ideas this Graduation season

Monster sues Apple's Beats over headphone technology

Jan 08, 2015 - 1:02 AM

The lawsuit alleges Beats co founders music mogul Jimmy Iovine and rapper Dr Dre pirated the Beats By Dr Dre headphone line from Monster and its CEO Noel Lee

MONSTER AND BEATS. Announcement image posted on Beats by Dre Twitter and Facebook pages.

Smartmatic lone eligible bidder for touchscreen voting system

Dec 16, 2014 - 8:08 PM

The other bidder the Scytl Vibal joint venture is unanimously declared ineligible by the Comelec bids committee due to deficiencies in its bid documents

SMARTMATIC'S DRE MACHINES. Smartmatic-TIM presents its touchscreen voting machines to the Comelec bids and awards committee on December 11. Joel Leporada/Rappler

2 groups bid for touchscreen voting system contract

Dec 06, 2014 - 3:14 PM

A Smartmatic led joint venture and a Scytl Vibal joint venture submit bids for a direct recording electronic DRE voting system for the 2016 elections

OPENING OF BIDS. The Comelec Bids and Awards Committee open bids of Scytl-Vibal Group and Smartmatic-TIM for the lease of a direct recording electronic (DRE) election system on Saturday, December 6. Michael Bueza/Rappler

5 prospective bidders so far for election tech

Nov 04, 2014 - 5:51 PM

Among those who have bought bidding documents is Smartmatic whose participation is criticized due to unresolved and persistent issues with its PCOS machines

PRE-BID CONFERENCE. The Comelec holds a pre-bid conference for the lease of two automated election systems for the 2016 elections on Tuesday, November 4. Michael Bueza/Rappler

Comelec starts bidding process for 2016 voting machines

Oct 27, 2014 - 7:46 PM

Interested bidders are invited to bid for the lease of 23 000 PCOS units and 410 units of direct recording electronic machines The pre bid conference takes place on November 4

Comelec to try touchscreen voting in 2016 polls

Sep 02, 2014 - 4:52 PM

Direct recording electronic machines will be used in select metropolitan areas to test if they can be used widely in succeeding elections PCOS machines however will remain the primary technology in 2016

PCOS, other tech recommended for 2016 polls

Aug 14, 2014 - 3:02 PM

Besides the reuse of PCOS machines the Comelec Advisory Council recommends the use of secondary technologies such as DRE Comelec plans to make its final decision on August 26

PCOS. The Comelec Advisory Council recommends reusing the PCOS machines for the 2016 polls. File photo by John Javellana

Apple closes acquisition of Beats music

Aug 02, 2014 - 7:44 AM

Apple offers no indication of any new products or services it may offer with Beats but speculation has swirled around the possibility of new wearable tech that may be on the horizon

APPLE AND BEATS. Announcement image posted on Beats by Dre Twitter and Facebook pages.

Apple eliminating redundant Beats positions

Jul 31, 2014 - 12:58 PM

While specific employee groups will be getting a new home in Apple s offices others will not be joining the transition

APPLE AND BEATS. Announcement image posted on Beats by Dre Twitter and Facebook pages.

Comelec awaits 2016 poll tech recommendation

Jul 27, 2014 - 5:49 PM

The Comelec Advisory Council is set to submit by August 15 a recommendation on what automated election system will be used for the 2016 polls Comelec may have its final decision by end August

AES FORUM. Members of the Comelec Advisory Council pose with Senator Aquilino Pimentel III (front row, 3rd from right) and Comelec commissioners during the Automated Election Systems (AES) Forum on Sunday, July 27. Photo by Michael Bueza/ Rappler

Free prostate cancer check at DOH hospitals on June 14

Jun 11, 2014 - 3:54 PM

It s a Father s Day gift DOH offers free digital rectal examination to test for prostate cancer in 64 public and private hospitals nationwide

Webhits: The game before the game

Jun 09, 2014 - 8:00 AM

Watch how world renowned football players put their game face on before the 2014 World Cup

New Apple software brings Macs and iPhones closer

Jun 03, 2014 - 10:17 AM

Versions of the new generation operating systems are now available to developers at the conference These won t be publicly released until closer to year s end

WWDC. Apple CEO Tim Cook waves to the audience after his keynote at the Apple Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) 2014 in San Francisco, California, USA, June 2, 2014. John Mabanglo/EPA

Apple buys music star Beats for $3B

May 29, 2014 - 7:41 AM

Bringing Beats into the Apple fold will offer opportunities to weave iTunes Radio service into more devices say analysts

APPLE AND BEATS. Announcement image posted on Beats by Dre Twitter and Facebook pages.

Koko urges Comelec to get rid of PCOS in 2016

Feb 16, 2014 - 9:24 PM

The chairman of the Senate committee on electoral reforms doesn t want anymore of the flaws that were used in sabotage and cheating

REPLACE PCOS. Sen Koko Pimentel urged Comelec to replace the precinct count optical scanner (PCOS) machines to ensure the credibility of next elections. File photo from Pimentel's Facebook page

Groups to Lacson: Tap renewable energy for Yolanda areas

Dec 12, 2013 - 4:40 PM

Wind energy can make Eastern Visayas generate more than 85 of its power requirements by 2020 – at a remarkably lower cost

WIND CORRIDOR. Many parts of Eastern Visayas are perfect locations for energy-generating wind turbines

Forbes: P Diddy richest man in hip hop

Mar 28, 2013 - 8:10 PM

P Diddy tops the Forbes Five of 2013 Know the 4 other wealthiest hip hop artists

BRINGING HOME THE BLING. P Diddy tops the Forbes Five as the richest hip hop artist. Photo from the 'Diddy' Facebook page