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French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire says if the talks fail, 'we will do it at the national level in 2019: we will tax digital giants if European states do not take their responsibilities'
The bill would give security agencies wide powers to force telecommunications and technology companies to give them access to encrypted devices and messaging apps
The still-nascent sector is not completely transparent and analysts have struggled to understand what precisely prompted the latest drop
#HackSociety winner AI4GOV wants local governments to use artificial intelligence to improve delivery of services. They also want to empower LGUs to champion digital methods
The Virtual Reality war documentary wins the Best Use of Online Video award
Google claims progress in the war on piracy, but notes a new battlefront in the form of installable add-ons on legitimate open-source media players such as the Kodi box to illicitly stream copyrighted content
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'Democracies are struggling in the digital age, while China is exporting its model of censorship and surveillance to control information both inside and outside its borders,' says Freedom House
Around 320 million people signed up for social media since September last year which accounted for a 10% growth in users
The decline in Facebook digital consumption includes Messenger, Instagram, and WhatsApp
Newspaper editors in Bangladesh demand amendments to the newly enacted digital law which they say 'opposes independent journalism and free press'
Mabubusog na naman tayo sa pangako habang paparami nang paparami ang nahihirapang tugunan ang totoong pagkagutom
At this year’s DigiCon, Dr. Joe Fry of Google ZOO reinforced the importance of building things that could positively impact culture, today and in the future
The Atlantic Council hosts the Global Forum on Strategic Communications and Digital Disinformation on October 2-3, 2018, in Washington, DC
Facebook will now be putting ads on its 'Stories' format after having hit 300 million daily users
'If fact-checking and truth-telling [are] to win against the propaganda machine, they need the effort of the communities, the campus journalists, and the citizen journalists from the ground, says Rappler news editor Miriam Grace Go
Deadline for submission of entries has been extended until September 30, 2018. Rappler is a media partner for the 'Building An Inclusive Future' contest.
The University of Oxford, in a report from July titled, 'Challenging Truth and Trust: A Global Inventory of Organized Social Media Manipulation,' aimed to inform about the further growth of misinformation and manipulation campaigns
Taxing content indexing services by Google may have a negative net effect on the diversity of content and perspectives shown on the platform, says tech lobbyist
Journalism is more diverse, accessible, and more informative than ever, says Rasmus Kleis Nielsen, the Director of Research for the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism at Oxford University
Paris says the proposed tax will ensure that global tech platforms pay their fair share. However, some EU members argue the tax would also punish European companies and stifle innovation.
Members will have access to an exclusive content library and career and networking opportunities
UN human rights chief Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein urges Facebook to 'be regulated by (international) human rights law'
'We want to prevent them from using our service to further inflame ethnic and religious tensions,' Facebook says in a post
An idle Android smartphone with its Chrome browser open sends data communications to Google's servers as often as 14 times an hour, according to the study
Users have reported seeing video promos for different shows play in between episodes
Facebook and Google account for a majority of the US digital ad market – an estimated 56.8%
Technology is designed to utilize the basic human need to feel a sense of belonging and connection with others
This year's workshop will be participated by around 70 youth from the 10 ASEAN Member States, Korea, China, and Japan
External concerns, trade wars, economic uncertainties are causing investors to migrate to safer investments in more stable countries, possibly affecting the country's digital competitiveness, says PLDT's Eric Alberto
The 4th Philippine Digital Convention hopes to enable enterprises to become fearless in the face of digital. Watch the livestream of the event plenary on June 21, 3:30 pm!
Out of 63 countries, the Philippines finishes 56th, down from 2017's 46th spot
The project is funded by the Australian government, and not the Supreme Court’s digitization masterplan under Sereno
Perempuan sering menjadi korban dari cyber crime. Produk budaya dan nilai tradisional mempengaruhi fenomena ini
Here's a full schedule of press conference times for this year's E3 at Los Angeles, along with a shareable Manila timezone graphic
May 17 is International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia, and Mahjoubi says that while he did not want to 'make a big deal' of coming out publicly, 'if that might help to fight homophobia, I'll do it'
The listed broadcast giant says its digital transmission device is now being manufactured in China, with over one million units seen to be released in a year's time
This week's selection of photo highlights here and around the world
The flower-filled waterfall is the work of Japanese collective teamLab, known internationally for their innovative "digital art" that combines projections, sound and carefully designed spaces to create otherworldly, immersive experiences
Real-time fund transfers or payments of up to P50,000 per transaction, without limit, are allowed in a day
GCash and Alipay launch a new QR code for Chinese Alipay users in the Philippines, while Filipino GCash users would eventually be able to pay via their digital wallets in China, too
PRESS RELEASE: The Digital Transactions in Asia Conference will be held from October 10-12 at De La Salle University in Manila
While Singapore will be the first to benefit from the Razer-Lazada digital game store, Malaysia and Thailand will get service in the second quarter. Indonesia and the Philippines will follow soon after.
The young and digitally adept Philippine freelance market encompasses around 2% of the population and is expected to grow further, according to a new study by PayPal
The Cambridge Analytica controversy and the #DeleteFacebook movement that resulted from it highlight the perils of harvested personal data
#WhatsNext and NXTLVL Academy partner for a breakthrough course on growth management and agile digital marketing from April 3 - April 19.
The special tax is the latest measure by the 28-nation European Union to rein in Silicon Valley giants and could further embitter the bad-tempered trade row pitting the EU against US President Donald Trump
The new function enables commuters to reload Beep cards in seconds – with as little as P10 – using funds from Coins.ph digital wallets on Android smartphones
Want to work as you travel the world? Being a digital nomad might be for you
The suspects pretend to be interested in buying bitcoins before assaulting the victim and forcibly transferring the cryptocurrency to their account