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On Twitter, people express their appreciation for the app-enabled transportation service
The board currently doesn't have jurisdiction over content broadcast over the internet
Available now, the Threads messaging app lets users interact more conveniently with the people on their Instagram 'Close Friends' list
It has the kind of fun you'd expect from a Mario game but those who pay for characters and items may get some advantages
Kik Interactive CEO Ted Livingston says it wants to increase Kin blockchain's ability 'to support a billion consumers making a dozen transactions a day with sub 1 second confirmation times'
The 2019 SEA Games mobile app will be a one-stop source of information for athletes, coaches, and spectators
The new Huawei flagships have great new hardware and features, but the event officially confirms that they won't come with Google apps
'Time to park the car and do the lava walk,' the reigning Miss Universe will sometimes quip
A new Apple Watch, and specific details on Apple TV+ and Arcade are some of the things we're hoping to hear about at Apple's iPhone event
The National Privacy Commission says these lending firms targeted 'the privacy of persons, practically making a profit out of people's fear of losing face and dignity'
Reports say Russian-founded Telegram aims to create an accessible service that is easier to use than various cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin
Released on Friday, the Zao app goes viral as Chinese users pounce on the chance to see themselves act out scenes from well-known movies using 'deepfake' technology
The Manobo dictionary app not just aims to educate the Lumad but to empower them as well
Subscribers can now use their Smart postpaid or prepaid lines to make App Store purchases
The status of seagrass in the Philippines remains widely unknown, although their importance both for food security and mitigating the impacts of climate change have been acknowledged
Trakaro is an online sustainability rating platform that aims to promote sustainable tourism in the Philippines
The worldwide hackathon is now on its 8th year, with last year’s version boasting 18,000 participants across 75 countries
Both residents and visitors of Makati can report emergencies and read news about the city through the app
Using a feminist dating app in a patriarchal world is messy, but also fascinating for what it reveals about sexuality, gender, and power in the digital dating universe
One app lets you plant trees that grow during a 'work period' which lasts, say, 30 minutes, before you are given a 5-minute break. Touch your phone during the 'work period' and the tree dies
A team from the De La Salle University wants to make it easier for farmers to buy the right crab
The health and fitness technologies of the future may become even more personalized in assessing our bodies and daily habits
'Friends' will be transferring from Netflix to the new HBO streaming service
Manila, meanwhile, is the most flood-prone city
The organization calls on authorities to 'mobilize social networks' and hold accountable websites which profit from online prostitution
The lawsuit, which was filed in federal court in California, claims Apple cornered the market with its iOS App Store, collecting a 30% commission on all app sales and in-app purchases
Mobile lenders are allegedly debt-shaming borrowers by texting their contacts about their outstanding debt
The Digi Police app has been downloaded more than 237,000 times, an 'unusually high figure' for a public service app, says police official Keiko Toyamine
'WhatsApp has a consistent history – from zero encryption at its inception to a succession of security issues strangely suitable for surveillance purposes,' Telegram founder Pavel Durov writes in a blog post
Shyam Gollakota, head of the lab that developed the project, likens its utility to that of a thermometer, which helps people decide whether a visit to a doctor is appropriate
Kunlun Tech Co Ltd says in a filing with the Shenzhen Stock Exchange in southern China that it would sell Grindr by June 2020
The education department says that if data are collected properly through the Election Monitoring App, 'officials are able to easily get a picture of activities and reports within hours, not in weeks or months'
These are some of the apps you might want to check out if you want to up your photography game
This app lets you book home and wellness service providers whenever you need it
A security researcher finds a way to bypass Tchap restrictions limiting access only to those with French government email addresses
The new app is expected to now be on par with the iOS version
US officials fear people with security clearances who use the app could be blackmailed by Beijing, the Wall Street Journal reports, citing unnamed sources
Cut the time it takes to prepare your tax returns this April with apps that automate the process
The lawsuit against Gleb Sluchevsky and Andrey Gorbachov says they hatched a scheme affecting some 63,000 Facebook users' browsers
The deal 'accelerates our work to build an end-to-end travel platform that serves everyone,' says a statement from Airbnb
The crowdshipping app connects users to transporters who are already heading towards the drop-off location of their package.
The app's name – 'Xuexi Qiangguo' or 'Study to Make China strong' – is a pun as the Chinese word for studying, Xuexi, can also be read as 'Study Xi'
The ISDApp seeks to communicate useful information to fishermen even without internet connection. It will complete against 24 other finalists chosen by NASA scientists and experts from 2,729 teams in 200 locations all over the world.
Samsung, best known for its phones and TVs, launches a free dating app called Refrigerdating to promote its Family Hub fridges