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BAP looks to develop digital identity technology for banks

THE Bankers Association of the Philippines (BAP) has partnered with a technology and consulting company to develop an industry-wide facility to enhance the country’s...

DENR to use drones to monitor emissions

THE Department of Environment and Natural Resources is set to use drones to monitor emission levels in industrial areas to curb air pollution from...

SE Asian businesses eye tech role in SME boost

By Krista A. M. Montealegre National Correspondent AS SOUTHEAST ASIA looks to the next half decade, technology will play a pivotal role in unlocking the economic...

Trends marks 25th anniversary, launches new brand identity

Trends, the country’s leading local Information and Communications Technology solutions and services provider, celebrates its silver anniversary with the theme “Trends 25 Years of...

Too much sun. Hair too dry: L’Oreal goes hi-tech

PARIS -- L‘Oreal, the world’s biggest cosmetics company wants to see more beauty tech like sensory hair brushes that tell you how to care...

Intel says new test chip shows quantum computing progress

INTEL CORP., the world’s largest semiconductor maker, said it delivered a test chip to a research partner that demonstrates the rapid progress being made...

DigiCon: User experience at the core of digitalization

By Patrizia Paola C. Marcelo COMPANIES AND organizations must adapt to digitalization by focusing on user experience, corporate leaders and industry experts discussed during the...

Panasonic to launch autonomous car system in 2022

PANASONIC Corp’s autonomous driving system is expected to be launched in commercial vehicles as early as in 2022, in a move that will likely...

Samsung Galaxy Book: A practical compromise

By Santiago J. Arnaiz THE 2-in-1 category gets a lot of flak for being rife with compromise machines, marrying the weaknesses of both laptops and...

Banbros tests local market for humanoid robots

A LOCAL electronics distributor is bringing humanoid robots to the Philippines, a move that will test the market if it will warm up to...

Acer updates gaming PC with AMD Ryzen 7 CPU

ACER Philippines on Sept. 11 launched the Acer GX-281, the first pre-assembled CPU in the country powered by Advanced Micro Devices’ (AMD’s) next-generation Ryzen...

Google, Apple face off over augmented reality technology

SAN FRANCISCO -- Alphabet, Inc.’s Google on Wednesday unveiled tools to make augmented reality apps for mobile devices using the Android operating system, setting...

Scientists unveil virtual reality game to detect Alzheimer’s

LONDON -- Sea Quest Hero is more than just the usual computer game in which players find their way through mazes, shoot and chase...

REVIEW: Fitbit Flex 2

When Fitbit introduced the Flex 2 in late 2016, Fitbit fans rejoiced because the pioneering maker of wearable fitness trackers has finally introduced a...

Female entrepreneurs to receive IT training in UN-backed program

GOVERNMENT AGENCIES and a United Nations (UN) body launched yesterday a program to upgrade the skills of female entrepreneurs in information and communications technology...

Moto Z2 Play: A mixed bag

By Samantha Gonzales MOTOROLA’S Moto Z2 Play is its 2017 upgrade of its mid-range modular smartphone. With a thinner and lighter body than that of 2016’s...

Battle against China’s fake foods drives new tech frontier

A BOWL of ice cream on a hot day in Shanghai gave American Mitchell Weinberg the worst bout of food poisoning he can recall....

A Chinese 3-D print studio fuses ancient art with modern technology

BEIJING -- The small, ornate figurines look like relics of a bygone age: a serene Buddha’s head from the Tang dynasty, or a collection...

Google, Amazon join online protest of net neutrality change

HOW MANY online activists does it take to save Silicon Valley’s favorite Obama-era regulation? Organizers of an online protest aimed at derailing a Republican plan...

App for women turns phones into panic buttons

CIUDAD JUçREZ, MEXICO -- The Mexican city of Juarez has been dubbed “the capital of murdered women”: since the 1990s, hundreds of women have...

IBM revamps network unit around Watson AI

INTERNATIONAL Business Machines Corp. (IBM) is revamping its Global Technology Services division, which helps customers run their computer networks, to rely more heavily on...

Lenovo Yoga Book: A true ultraportable with steep learning curve

IT IS DIFFICULT not to be impressed by the Lenovo Yoga Book the first time you see it. This 2-in-1 convertible tablet is wafer-thin...

How Oppo plans to stand out in a crowded smartphone market

By Zsarlene B. Chua, Reporter While 2016 has been a very busy year for Chinese mobile phone brand, OPPO, 2017 may prove to be even...

Feeding the PHL’s growing appetite for connectivity

TODAY, there are at least 3.6 billion Internet users in the world and more than 54 million are located in the archipelagic Philippines. In...

How to play Pokemon Go

Before you get hooked, here are the things you need to know about Pokemon Go:

How the Philippines ranks in global connectivity

Huawei's Global Connectivity Index 2016 measures how 50 economies are progressing with digital transformation using Information and Communications Technology. Check out the Philippines' connectivity...

Global competition shows technology aids weight loss

MIAMI — A friendly international competition to encourage exercise using pedometers and online tools was successful in helping people lose weight and improve their...

Which Asian country loads Web pages the fastest?

These are the rankings of Asian countries in terms of broadband and mobile speeds. The rankings were part ofAKAMAI Technologies Inc.'s State of the...

How Twitter users reacted to #PiliPinasDebates2016

Twitter released data on what Twitter users talked about during the second Commission on Elections (Comelec) presidential debates held in Cebu last March 20, 2016. Here's a...

Huawei Mate 8 review

By Sam Gonzales Is Huawei's new flagship device competitive enough to join the big leagues? Check out this review.  FEATURES AND PERFORMANCE (click the image to expand)     CAMERA...

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