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With Air Fiber 5G, Globe becomes 1st to offer 5G in Southeast Asia, 3rd in Asia

Jun 20, 2019 - 10:22 PM

Globe At Home Air Fiber 5G is a fixed service much like traditional wired fiber services, except a base station beams connectivity to the home as opposed to delivering it via a last-mile wired connection

GLOBE 5G ROUTER. Photo by Gelo Gonzales/Rappler


Pag-IBIG 'illegally' increased salaries in 2018 by P248 million – COA

Jun 19, 2019 - 6:14 PM

Auditors want a refund of the excess salaries

PSL: Kalei Mau powers F2 to 2nd win

Jun 18, 2019 - 10:40 PM

Kalei Mau delivers despite the dominant La Salle connection in her club

OFFENSIVE FORCE. Kalei Mau scores 17 points fo F2 Logistics. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

Senate OKs bill on flexitime, alternative work arrangements

May 20, 2019 - 6:55 PM

Congress is now set to convene a bicameral conference committee to thresh out differences between the House and Senate versions

Photo taken on October 30, 2007 shows Filipino call center personnel attending to their US clients at a new business process outsourcing office in Manila. Romeo Gacad/AFP

WATCH: Peter Parker navigates a post-'Endgame' world in 'Spider-Man: Far from Home' trailer

May 06, 2019 - 10:12 PM

[WARNING: 'Endgame' spoilers in the trailer]

GoodWork app aims to make you the master of your own home

Apr 25, 2019 - 8:20 AM

This app lets you book home and wellness service providers whenever you need it

It's 'Spider-Man: Far From Home' that'll close Phase 3 of the MCU

Apr 22, 2019 - 9:53 AM

'Far From Home' will be set minutes after 'Endgame'

PHASE 3 ENDER. Your friendly neighborhood Spider-Man will be capping off Phase 3 of the MCU. Still courtesy of Marvel Studios

Antitrust body files case against a condo, mass housing developer

Apr 08, 2019 - 11:40 AM

(UPDATED) 8990 Holdings subsidiary Urban Deca Homes is found violating the Philippine Competition Act by preventing its clients in a Manila property from choosing their own internet service provider

U.S. fugitive wanted on child porn charges arrested in Pampanga

Mar 18, 2019 - 9:00 PM

The arrest follows a nearly two-year search for Joel Aquino Pasay, who was indicted in May of 2017 for the receipt of child pornography

Kaya overpowers Home as Roberts, Osei score braces

Mar 13, 2019 - 5:38 PM

The Iloilo-based squad jumps to first place in Group H in the AFC Cup 2019

SHUTOUT. Kaya FC surprisingly overwhelms reigning ASEAN Zonal champion Home United. Photo from AFC Cup Twitter

Texas senior's Holiday Inn retirement plan goes viral

Feb 27, 2019 - 11:30 AM

Thousands share a man from Houston's detailed cheaper plan to retire in a Holiday Inn hotel than in a nursing home

Want to work from home? Write well or do the math

Jan 20, 2019 - 6:20 PM

Jobs focused on the creation of websites and content rose in 2018, according to the latest report of Freelancer.com

WATCH: Teaser trailer for 'Spider-Man: Far from Home' released

Jan 15, 2019 - 11:16 PM

'Are you going to step up or not?'

WATCH: Diving deep into 'Home Alone'

Jan 09, 2019 - 4:28 PM

What are your favorite 'Home Alone' scenes?

Buying a home in 2019? High interest rates will bite

Jan 05, 2019 - 8:44 AM

High inflation in 2018 is the poltergeist of the new year. Check Rappler's list to see which banks offer the lowest interest rates for housing loans.

'Home Sweetie Home' apologizes for dialogue on Super Junior

Dec 23, 2018 - 1:21 PM

'We intended to establish their seniority, but we admit that we should have used better terms to say it,' says Home Sweetie Home in a Facebook post

SUJU DIALOGUE. Filipino sitcom 'Home Sweetie Home' apologizes for dialogue about K-pop group Super Junior. Screenshot from the show

PLDT Home unveils exclusive holiday treats for subscribers with "Disney On Ice presents Mickey's Super Celebration"

Dec 19, 2018 - 4:24 PM

"Disney On Ice presents Mickey's Super Celebration" will be running at the Mall of Asia Arena from December 25 to January 6

Google launches AI-driven audio news feed

Dec 07, 2018 - 9:47 AM

The technology giant says it has partnerships with more than a dozen news organizations to deliver an audio feed in the same manner as its smartphone news feed

GOOGLE. A woman and her child play on a Google sign at the World Artificial Intelligence Conference (WAIC) in Shanghai on September 26, 2018. Photo by Johannes Eisele/AFP


Xiaomi partners with IKEA for smart home lighting products

Nov 29, 2018 - 6:15 PM

The deal brings IKEA's full range of smart lighting products to the Xiaomi ecosystem


Candon's house of secrets, unbared

Oct 28, 2018 - 2:00 PM

The Cariño family's ancestral house is now being restored

HISTORIC HOME. The Cariño ancestral house still stands in Candon. Photo by Mau Victa

The 3 products Google announced at its October 2018 event

Oct 09, 2018 - 9:46 PM

Meet the Home Hub, Pixel Slate and the Pixel 3

GOOGLE'S LINEUP. The Google Home Hub, Pixel Slate, and Pixel 3. Screenshot from Youtube.

Back home, Trillanes tells Duterte gov’t: 'Itodo 'nyo na'

Sep 29, 2018 - 4:20 PM

'Hindi kayo mananalo kung kayo ang mali,' says Senator Antonio Trillanes IV who is finally home after spending over 3 weeks in the Senate

HOME. Senator Antonio Trillanes€™ IV takes questions from the media as he arrived in his home. Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

Amazon aims to make Alexa assistant bigger part of users' lives

Sep 21, 2018 - 10:10 AM

'Amazon launched today what I believe is the industry's largest assortment of home automation products,' says analyst Patrick Moorhead of Moor Insights and Strategy

ALEXA-POWERED. An assortment of newly launched devices, including, an "Echo Input," "Echo Show, "Echo Plus," "Echo Sub," "Echo Auto" and "Firetv Recast" are pictured at Amazon Headquarters, following a launch event, on September 20, 2018 in Seattle Washington. Photo by Stephen Brashear/Getty Images/AFP


Google Mini captures top spot in connected speaker market

Sep 20, 2018 - 9:28 AM

A report by Strategy Analytics shows that for the second quarter of 2018 the smallest device from Google captured 20 percent of the market with sales of 2.3 million

MINI. File photo shows Isabelle Olsson, lead designer for home hardware for Google, Inc., introducing the new Google Home Mini at a product launch event, October 4, 2017, at the SFJAZZ Center in San Francisco, California. Photo by Elijah Nouvelage/AFP

A look into millennials’ ideal metro

Aug 29, 2018 - 2:17 PM

Are young professionals searching for the right things when it comes to metro living?

New Zealand curbs foreign property ownership to cool market

Aug 16, 2018 - 6:11 PM

The new restrictions mean an almost complete ban on non-nationals buying residential property in New Zealand, with only a couple of exemptions

Samsung is making its own smart speaker, the Galaxy Home

Aug 11, 2018 - 8:45 AM

One hundred sixty Samsung Galaxy Home speakers powered the audio of the Samsung Unpacked presentation, the company says

HOME INVASION. Samsung wants to be a bigger part of the home as it forays into the smart speaker market. Photo from Samsung


LOOK: Home United visits injured Patrick Reichelt

Aug 09, 2018 - 11:56 PM

The Ceres-Negros winger is still recovering in the hospital after sustaining a head injury from a collision with Home United keeper Rudy Khairullah

SPORTSMANSHIP. Home United FC head coach Aidil Sharin, general manager Badri Ghent and keeper Rudy Khairullah visit Patrick Reichelt in the hospital in Singapore. Photo from Home United FC Facebook

Ceres loses AFC Cup ASEAN crown to Home United

Aug 08, 2018 - 9:32 PM

The Singaporean club exacts revenge on Ceres in the zonal final rematch

DETHRONED. An undermanned Ceres-Negros FC falls to Home United finishing at 2nd place in the 2018 AFC Cup ASEAN Zone. File Photo from Ceres-Negros FC

New York mayor signs into law new crackdown on Airbnb

Aug 07, 2018 - 2:02 PM

The US financial capital is the latest in a long line of cities to put Airbnb in its crosshairs amidst a global backlash against 'sharing economy' startups disrupting traditional industries.

Ceres-Negros FC settles for draw vs Home United

Aug 01, 2018 - 9:34 PM

A frustrated Busmen side needs to bounce back and score away goals in the second leg of the AFC Cup 2018 ASEAN Zonal Final

Why 'Jacqueline Comes Home' is problematic

Jul 21, 2018 - 5:30 PM

The film wants to scream 'this is what really happened!' while also not obliging itself to do so through a disclaimer mostly used to stave off potential libel suits

Photo courtesy from Viva Entertainment's Facebook page

Donnalyn Bartolome calls out Viva over ‘Jacqueline Comes Home’ backlash

Jul 20, 2018 - 9:23 PM

‘I am so tired taking all the blame,’ she says in a Facebook post

JACQUELINE COMES HOME. Donnalyn Bartolome stars as Marijoy Chiong in the film based on the real-life disappearance of the Chiong sisters. Screenshot from YouTube.com/VivaEnt

'Jacqueline Comes Home (The Chiong Story)’ review: God-awful

Jul 20, 2018 - 2:40 PM

The film is reprehensible not because it is biased but because it is irresponsible in pushing for its biases

Ways to spruce up a small space

Jul 06, 2018 - 2:14 PM

No idea how to decorate your home or apartment?

Tom Holland reveals Spider-Man 2 title through Instagram post

Jun 25, 2018 - 9:21 AM

Tom Holland is at it again (and we don't really mind)! 'Spider-Man: Far from Home' is set to hit cinemas in 2019

SPIDER-MAN SEQUEL. The movie star casually reveals the sequel's title in an Instagram video. Still from 'Spider-Man: Homecoming'

Cool geeky items you could find on Lazada

Jun 22, 2018 - 6:51 PM

“The geek shall inherit the earth.”

Piolo Pascual: 'Nobody can replace' John Lloyd Cruz

Jun 02, 2018 - 1:47 PM

Piolo also talks about giving up soap operas after 'Since I Found You'

Filipinos a step closer to having 'work from home' policy

May 28, 2018 - 7:45 PM

The House of Representatives joins the Senate in approving a bill that gives private sector employees the option to work outside of their employers' offices

TELECOMMUTING SOON? The House approves a bill seeking to allow private employees to avail of a 'work from home' policy.

Fed-up Spanish cities are bursting Airbnb's bubble

May 27, 2018 - 4:05 PM

Complaints abound in Spain that greedy landlords are throwing out long-term tenants to cash in on the tourist flow

Banners reading "No tourist flats" hang from a balcony to protest against holiday rental apartments for tourists in Barcelona's neighborhood of Barceloneta on November 24, 2016.  Barcelona city hall said today it would fine home rental websites Airbnb and rival HomeAway 600,000 euros ($635,000) each for marketing lodgings that lacked permits to host tourists.  / AFP PHOTO / PAU BARRENA

Emptying the nest: U.S. couple gets court to evict 30-year-old son

May 24, 2018 - 11:41 AM

Michael Rotondo, who is still living in his parents' home in New York state at the age of 30, argues he isn't a burden to them, saying they 'don't provide laundry or food'

Japan's new 'Airbnb law': a double-edged sword

May 20, 2018 - 8:05 PM

Short-term rentals will be legalized in Japan on June 15 under the new law, but there will also be fresh restrictions

This April 16, 2018 picture shows Japanese traditional tatami-mat room in short-term accommodation operated by Hyakusenrenma's rental house in Tokyo.  Rental platforms like Airbnb are hoping for a boost from a new law coming into force next month in Japan ahead of the 2020 Olympics, but experts warn it could actually hamper business in the short-term. / AFP PHOTO / Toshifumi KITAMURA / TO GO WITH AFP STORY JAPAN-TOURISM-LAW-AIRBNB-OLYMPICS,FOCUS BY MARIE HEUCLIN

If you think you’re safe in your own home, think again

May 17, 2018 - 1:11 PM

You’re living and sleeping with germs and bacteria!

How to get the biggest savings from your trusted brands

May 03, 2018 - 2:56 PM

You can never go wrong with value-for-money purchases!

Home United takes match, group stage win at Ceres' expense in Bacolod

Apr 25, 2018 - 8:06 PM

(UPDATED) Both teams were guaranteed spots in the 2018 AFC Cup ASEAN zonal semi-finals even before the match started

TOP SEED. Ceres-Negros will face Persijia in the ASEAN Zonal semi-finals. Photo from Ceres-Negros FC Facebook page.

Ceres looks to close out Group F with win over Home United in Bacolod

Apr 24, 2018 - 4:32 PM

(UPDATED) Regardless of result, the Busmen are in the last 4 of the 2018 AFC Cup's ASEAN zone

DO-OR-DIE. (from left to right) Home United head coach Aidil Sharin, midfielder Anumanthan Kumar, Ceres midfielder Stephan Schrock and head coach Risto Vidakovic in the pre-match press conference in Bacolod City. Photo by Ceres Media

Have you stumbled upon Robins Design Center yet?

Mar 14, 2018 - 10:29 PM

Looking for a one-stop shop for high-end home furnishings? This design center might just be your best bet.

Veteran actor Bernardo Bernardo dies

Mar 08, 2018 - 11:03 AM

(UPDATED) Memorial services begin on Sunday, March 11, at St Peter's Chapel in Quezon City

Turn your abode into the House of Mouse with pieces from Disney Home

Feb 28, 2018 - 4:33 PM

You can now decorate your home with official Disney furniture!

DISNEY HOME. A store selling official Disney-themed homeware opens at Downtown Disney District. Photo from disneyparks.disney.go.com

Global, Ceres draw in second AFC Cup matches

Feb 28, 2018 - 10:29 AM

Both Filipino clubs look to improve their record as they march into their 3rd matches next week

HUSTLE. Stephan Schrock facilitates Ceres' offense but fell short in the draw with Home United. Photo from Twitter (@AFCCup)