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Gov’t admits cyber law ‘barely constitutional’


The heart of Republic Act 10175 or the Cybercrime Prevention Act which is Section 12 or the Collection of Traffic Data is “barely constitutional,” government lawyers admitted before the Supreme Court Tuesday.

Posted: January 29th, 2013 in Infotech,Latest News Stories | Read More »

Escudero: It’s up to UNA to drop guest candidates

Senator Francis Escudero. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Senator Francis “Chiz” Escudero is now leaving it up to the United Nationalist Alliance to decide whether or not to drop its guest candidates who may not comply with the group’s wishes.

Posted: January 29th, 2013 in Infotech,Latest News Stories | Read More »

Sereno eyes paper-less courts

Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

The Judiciary must rise from the threat of floods by taking steps to protect the environment through paper-less courts, Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno said Wednesday in a speech before members of the Presidents of Law Associations in Asia (POLA).

Posted: August 29th, 2012 in Infotech,Latest News Stories | Read More »

Court to decide if students will be allowed to attend rites

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Will she or won’t she be able to make it? A judge will decide today on the fate of the 16-year-old high school student of St. Theresa’s College who was barred from attending the graduation rites. The student isn’t alone in her misery.

Posted: March 29th, 2012 in CDN - News,Cebu Daily News,Infotech,Latest News Stories | Read More »

High school girl banned from graduation over Facebook ‘bikini photo’


For posing in a bikini, and posting photos in her Facebook account, a 16-year-old girl won’t be allowed to attend her graduation ceremony on Friday.

Posted: March 28th, 2012 in CDN - News,Cebu Daily News,Infotech,Latest News Stories | Read More »

BlackBerry maker upbeat on Asian growth markets

SINGAPORE – BlackBerry maker Research in Motion (RIM) is banking on Indonesia and other populous markets for growth in Asia, while it faces intensifying competition worldwide from rivals like the iPhone. The Canadian firm had one of the most prominent stands at the CommunicAsia telecom fair that ended Friday in Singapore, where industry executives gather [...]

Posted: June 24th, 2011 in Infotech,Latest News Stories | Read More »

Apple sues Samsung in South Korea in patent fight

SEOUL, South Korea – Apple Inc. is bringing its patent fight with Samsung Electronics Co. over smartphones and tablet computers to South Korea. Apple spokesman Steve Park said Friday that the company filed a lawsuit Wednesday in Seoul Central District Court. Apple sued Samsung in the United States in April. Apple alleged Samsung’s Galaxy line [...]

Posted: June 24th, 2011 in Infotech,Latest News Stories | Read More »

Executed Filipina’s remains brought to QC

MANILA, Philippines—The remains of executed Filipina Sally Villanueva were brought to her brother’s residence in Quezon City after its arrival from China late Wednesday, radio and TV reports said. Villanueva, Ramon Credo and Elizabeth Batain were executed March 30 through lethal injection after they were found guilty of drug trafficking by Chinese authorities.

Posted: April 7th, 2011 in Infotech,Latest News Stories | Read More »

Mandela’s foundation launches Twitter account

JOHANNESBURG – Nelson Mandela’s foundation is reaching out to the young, networked and socially conscious, bringing teens to a news conference Monday to announce it was launching a Twitter account. Thando Sithebe, a 17-year-old Soweto high school student, called Mandela a “father to everyone” and said he would use his own Twitter and Facebook accounts [...]

Posted: March 29th, 2011 in Infotech,Latest News Stories | Read More »

Lady Gaga boosts Japan relief funds at Zynga

SAN FRANCISCO—Efforts by social game star Zynga and the American Red Cross to raise money for relief efforts in Japan got a $1.5-million boost on Monday from pop diva Lady Gaga. Lady Gaga, whose birth name is Stefani Germanotta, raised the money by selling “We pray for Japan” plastic wristbands at her ladygaga.com website. “I’m [...]

Posted: March 29th, 2011 in Entertainment,Infotech,Latest News Stories | Read More »

Workshop offers geeks industrial-strength toys


SAN FRANCISCO—In the tech-obsessed South of Market neighborhood that digital sensations like Twitter and Zynga call home, a newfangled workshop for would-be inventors blends a startup sensibility with the area’s historic manufacturing roots to give geeks a chance to get out from behind the keyboard. Modeled after gyms, TechShop is attracting members who pay as [...]

Posted: March 29th, 2011 in Infotech,Latest News Stories | Read More »

Twitter co-founder returns, to head product

SAN FRANCISCO—Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey announced on Monday that he was returning to the high-flying company as executive chairman to head its product team. “Today I’m thrilled to get back to work at @Twitter leading product as Executive Chairman,” Dorsey said in a message on his Twitter feed @jack. Twitter’s chief executive Dick Costolo said [...]

Posted: March 29th, 2011 in Infotech,Latest News Stories | Read More »

Bieber’s ‘Baby’ most viewed video at YouTube

SAN FRANCISCO—Pop star Justin Bieber’s music video “Baby” has crossed 500 million views on YouTube and is the most watched ever on the video-sharing service that launched the boy music idol to fame. The video, whose full title is “Justin Bieber – Baby ft. Ludacris,” had logged 500.4 million views on Monday. The video had [...]

Posted: March 29th, 2011 in Infotech,Latest News Stories | Read More »

  1. Kim Henares needs a reprimand, says Cayetano
  2. ‘No real progress in PH if dynasties not dismantled’
  3. More legal woes for Cedric Lee
  4. Massive infra spending set
  5. OFW brings MERS virus to Philippines
  6. DOJ to NBI: Arrest Cedric Lee, 4 others
  7. Cardinal Tagle to faithful: Join politics to clean it
  8. Estrada, Gigi Reyes denied access to evidence from other respondents
  9. Lacson’s wife loses diamond earring to thieves but recovers jewelry quickly with police arrest
  10. DOJ orders arrest of Cedric Lee
  1. Kim Henares needs a reprimand, says Cayetano
  2. Suspect in Vhong Navarro mauling tries to leave PH
  3. Fr. Suarez says last Mass on Easter before returning donated land to San Miguel
  4. MH370 co-pilot made mid-flight phone call – report
  5. More legal woes for Cedric Lee
  6. I’ll follow my conscience on Estrada, says JV Ejercito
  7. ‘Wife of Jesus’ theory papyrus not fake – Harvard study
  8. Gay college instructor arrested for oral sex with student
  9. ‘No real progress in PH if dynasties not dismantled’
  10. Palace: We can’t blame increase in population on Vitangcol
  1. KL confirms Malaysian Airlines Flight MH370 ended in Indian Ocean
  2. MRT passengers pass the hat for 6-year-old Ashley
  3. Pork payoffs to newscasters Erwin Tulfo, Del Prado, others bared
  4. Rookie, lady cops lauded for quick response to MOA heist
  5. Model Helena Belmonte wished ‘to slash her wrist and hope to die’
  6. Malaysia averts another air tragedy; pilot lands troubled plane safely
  7. Revilla says he was joking; Lacson stands by his story
  8. Revilla ‘consulted’ Lacson on how he evaded arrest
  9. Police rule out foul play in Helena Belmonte’s death as boyfriend is ‘traumatized’
  10. Cudia, dismissed for lying, got 99% in conduct


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  • Obama launches measures to support solar energy in US
  • Nebraska toddler gets stuck inside claw machine
  • Philippine eagle rescued by Army turned over to DENR
  • Gunmen attack Iraq military base, kill 10 soldiers
  • Sports

  • Vietnam says it will not host Asian Games
  • Nadal passes clay landmark with 300th victory
  • Wawrinka waltzes through with Monte Carlo walkover
  • Power Pinays smash India in Asian Women’s Club volleyball opener
  • PH youth boxers off to stumbling start in AIBA World tilt
  • Lifestyle

  • Ford Mustang turns 50 atop Empire State Building
  • Pro visual artists, lensmen to judge Pagcor’s photo contest
  • ‘Labahita a la bacalao’
  • This is not just a farm
  • Clams and garlic, softshell crab risotto–not your usual seafood fare for Holy Week
  • Entertainment

  • Cannes film festival launches race for 2014 Palme d’Or
  • Jones, Godard, Cronenberg in competition at Cannes
  • Will Arnett files for divorce from Amy Poehler
  • American rapper cuts own penis, jumps off building
  • Jay Z to bring Made in America music fest to LA
  • Business

  • Total says makes ‘very promising’ oil find off Ivory Coast
  • ‘Chinese Twitter’ firm Weibo to go public in US
  • World stocks subdued, Nikkei flat on profit taking
  • Asia stocks fail to match Wall Street gains
  • Fired Yahoo exec gets $58M for 15 months of work
  • Technology

  • Netizens seethe over Aquino’s ‘sacrifice’ message
  • Filipinos #PrayForSouthKorea
  • Taylor Swift tries video blogging, crashes into fan’s bridal shower
  • DOF: Tagaytay, QC best at handling funds
  • Smart phone apps and sites perfect for the Holy Week
  • Opinion

  • Editorial cartoon, April 17, 2014
  • A humbler Church
  • Deepest darkness
  • ‘Agnihotra’ for Earth’s health
  • It’s the Holy Week, time to think of others
  • Global Nation

  • Malaysia quarantines 64 villagers over MERS virus
  • DFA: 2 Filipinos survive Korean ferry disaster
  • PH asks airline passengers to check for MERS
  • Syria most dangerous country for journalists, PH 3rd—watchdog
  • Japan says visa-free entry still a plan
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