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Filipinos block people online over political views – U.S. think tank

May 19, 2019 - 12:30 PM

But Filipinos are also the most 'comfortable' with discussing politics both offline and online among 11 emerging economies surveyed

A Pew Research Center survey shows Filiipinos have blocked people online due to their political beliefs.

Globe eSIM coming 'before the year ends'

Nov 07, 2018 - 3:20 PM

Soon, you may no longer need that tiny card you put inside your phone

Illustration by Alyssa Arizabal/Rappler


To improve digital well-being, put your phone down and talk to people

Jul 11, 2018 - 11:40 AM

People spend more time with gadgets than with friends and romantic partners nowadays. We need to reclaim the happiness lost to digital activity, says one psychological scientist


Qualcomm rejects $130B Broadcom merger bid

Nov 14, 2017 - 10:49 AM

The proposal 'significantly undervalues Qualcomm relative to the company's leadership position in mobile technology and our future growth prospects,' Paul Jacobs, Qualcomm's executive chairman, says in a statement

Microsoft's Lumia 550 launches in PH

Feb 11, 2016 - 6:08 PM

The device packs a Windows user s favorite Microsoft apps into a neat and handy mobile package

LUMIA 550. The new Lumia is an affordable phone that takes Microsoft's apps with you wherever you go. Photo from Microsoft.

Red Cross, Nepal firm launch emergency texting service

May 11, 2015 - 11:17 PM

The free messaging service targets users according to their location offering them potentially life saving information on weather and health hazards in time for the approaching monsoon

RESCUE OPERATIONS. A handout picture provided by the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies shows the rescue operation in Bhaktapur district, Nepal, in the aftermath of the earthquake that struck at the weekend, April 29, 2015. Sailendra Kharel/IFRC/Handout/EPA

[Executive Edge] Create your own ‘Amazing Race’

Mar 16, 2015 - 10:30 AM

Cyburban a Philippine made app aims to pump your adrenalin through shared experiences via customizable events games urban races of all kinds

Apple and Samsung to renew patent battle in US court

Mar 30, 2014 - 12:54 PM

Apple and Samsung will return to federal court in the heart of Silicon Valley on Monday March 31 for a new round in their seemingly perpetual patent war

BATTLE CONTINUES. Apple and Samsung will return to federal court in the heart of Silicon Valley on Monday, March 31, for a new round in their seemingly perpetual patent war. JUNG YEON-JE/ AFP FILE PHOTO

'Mobile' health service

Jun 08, 2013 - 10:30 AM

Rather than going to a clinic to get prenatal advice expectant mothers may simply have to access their mobile phone

Zuckerberg eyes mobile after Facebook IPO flop

Sep 12, 2012 - 9:59 AM

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg says Facebook will focus more on mobile

What can you do with Android-powered eyeglasses?

Apr 05, 2012 - 3:34 PM

Google wants your opinion on how you want to use its Android powered glasses

WEARABLE TECHNOLOGY. Google gives a public a preview of its Android powered eyeglasses. Photo courtesy of Google