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International alliace asks backdoor access to encrypted communications – report

Sep 07, 2018 - 2:08 PM

The Five Eyes group of nations collects and shares intelligence among the UK, US, Canada, New Zealand, and Australia, using each one’s strategic locations to monitor the rest of the world’s communication

ENCRYPTED MESSAGING. WhatsApp now features end-to-end encryption for your needs. Image from Open Whisper Systems.


House Minority leader, Starbucks and Alibaba, Apple hits $1 trillion | Midday wRap

Aug 03, 2018 - 2:02 PM

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Apple shines in history-making style, despite some bruises

Aug 03, 2018 - 10:03 AM

Apple's strict stance on protecting user privacy solidifies their reputation – especially during in an era when data privacy issues have become humongous concerns

TIM COOK. Apple CEO Tim Cook looks on during a visit of the shopfitting company Dula that delivers tables for Apple stores worldwide in Vreden, western Germany, on February 7, 2017. File photo by Bernd Thissen/AFP


Apple is world's first trillion-dollar company

Aug 03, 2018 - 6:29 AM

US tech companies make up the top 5 most valuable enterprises based on share prices. Behind Apple are Amazon, Google parent Alphabet, Microsoft, and Facebook.

NEW HEIGHTS. On Thursday, August 2, US time, the technology company and iPhone maker became the first American public company to cross $1 trillion in value. Apple stock is up more than 20% this year. Pictured is the Apple Store Liberty, the first Italian flagship store of Apple in Milan. Photo by Piero Cruciatti/AFP


[OPINION] Silicon Valley, from ‘heart’s delight’ to toxic wasteland

Jul 12, 2018 - 3:02 PM

Silicon Valley might become this generation's Detroit if it can't reverse its moral decline, writes a pair of US professors

APPLE PARK. Aerial view of Apple Park, the corporate headquarters of Apple Inc., located in Cupertino, California. The roof is covered in solar panels with an output of 17 Mega Watt peak, making it one of the biggest solar roofs in the world. Photo by Daniel L. Lu, Wikimedia Commons, licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 4.0 International license


Google parent 'graduates' moonshot projects Loon, Wing

Jul 12, 2018 - 10:51 AM

Loon is Alphabet's radical project for global internet connectivity with balloons while Wing focuses on auto drone delivery technology to reduce fossil fuel use and urban congestion

LOON. The radical project from Google involves the use of balloons to deliver connectivity. Screenshot from Google.


EU Parliament rejects copyright law in win for US tech giants

Jul 05, 2018 - 9:15 PM

The draft law is resisted by major US tech giants as well as advocates of internet freedom, with some campaigners warning it could even spell the end of viral 'memes' or jokes.

Tech didn't spot Russian interference during the last election. Now it's asking law enforcement for help.

Jun 27, 2018 - 10:54 AM

Tech companies say they need help from law enforcement because the private sector is not always aware of threats picked up on by intelligence agencies

FACEBOOK. The Facebook sign and logo is seen in Menlo Park, California on November 4, 2016. / AFP PHOTO/JOSH EDELSON

Intel CEO Krzanich resigns after revelation of relationship with employee

Jun 22, 2018 - 8:17 AM

Intel's policy on non-fraternization bars managers from having romantic relationships with direct or indirect subordinates, says one source

RESIGNATION. Reports say Intel CEO Brian Krzanich was forced out after he violated the company's non-fraternization policy when it was revealed he had a consensual relationship with an employee. File photo by David Becker/AFP


Apple turns green, claiming '100% clean energy'

Apr 10, 2018 - 10:29 AM

Its retail stores, offices, data centers and co-located facilities in 43 countries operate now with renewable energy, says the tech giant

TIM COOK. Apple CEO Tim Cook looks on during a visit of the shopfitting company Dula that delivers tables for Apple stores worldwide in Vreden, western Germany, on February 7, 2017. File photo by Bernd Thissen/AFP


Amazon records $749-M net income for final quarter of 2016

Feb 03, 2017 - 1:34 PM

The retail giant s profits grow compared to 482 M year over year but misses revenue expectations

AMAZON. A picture taken on December 28, 2016 in Vertou, western France, shows the logo of US electronic commerce and cloud computing company Amazon. Photo by Loic Venance/AFP

Tech firms unite to challenge Trump on immigration

Feb 01, 2017 - 12:50 PM

Google parent Alphabet Netflix Airbnb and Twitter are among those looking to legally challenge the US president s immigration ban says one source

'Chinese Netflix' takes on tech titans in US

Oct 20, 2016 - 10:28 AM

LeEco referred to as a combination of Netflix Apple Amazon and Tesla announces it is taking on US tech titans on their home turf

Filipinos in Silicon Valley: Build yourself, your network

Aug 03, 2016 - 8:00 PM

Filipinos working in the Twitter HQ in Silicon Valley say honing your skills and growing your contacts will get you to your goals

Ken Villa (L) and Jojo Antonio, both working for Twitter in Silicon Valley, shares advice for Filipinos looking to join the tech industry. Photo by Carissa Villacorta