Korean dramas and where to watch them (apart from free TV)

ACCESS to Korean dramas have long improved since we bought DVDs from Metrowalk, Greenhills and, sometimes, our officemates in the early-2000s. From DVDs, people...

Shifting to 5th gear: How Globe is preparing for its 5G-technology...

GLOBE Telecom Inc. last week announced its 5G wireless technology adoption in the Philippines that will be made commercially available by the middle of...

Microsoft embraces collaboration in $7.5-B deal for GitHub

By Matt O’Brien | The Associated Press MICROSOFT is paying $7.5 billion for the popular coder hangout GitHub as the maker of Windows further embraces...

Don’t trust the tech giants? You likely rely on them anyway

By Anick Jesdanun & Ryan Nakashima | The Associated Press NEW YORK—If technology giants like Facebook, Google and Amazon face a common threat to their...

5G is coming. Should you be excited for the arrival of...

“5G will have an impact similar to the introduction of electricity or the car, affecting entire economies and benefiting entire societies.”—Steve Mollenkopf LAST week, as...

Apple dangling more goodies, while adding tech diet options

SAN JOSE, California—Apple will offer more ways for people to limit the time they spend on iPhones while introducing features designed to make its...

Real people tapped for #NoRules campaign

I WAS lucky to have been part of Klook’s launch in the Philippines, where they sent celebrities and influencers to different parts of the...

Dad’s Day dilemma

“Dads are most ordinary men turned by love into heroes, adventurers, storytellers and singers of song.”—Pam Brown HAVE you seen—McDonald’s Father’s Day video “Wait Lang...

New business deals bring autonomous vehicles a step closer

DETROIT—Two technology giants announced major new investments in self-driving vehicles last Thursday, bringing the world a step closer to a time when autonomous cars...

What’s in store for streaming service’s viewers

Video-on-demand (VOD) service HOOQ has many things in store for its Philippines subscribers in the next three months. “It all boils down to the customers...

That Fusion feeling

EVERY first week of May, the waiting game begins for that one particular e-mail, phone call or Facebook message to complete my birth month. This...

Customer engagement must be digitized

MERCHANDIZERS, wholesalers and other enterprises are encouraged to deal with customers in a more meaningful way given the projected expansion of the retail industry...

After Amazon Echo misfire, ways to protect your own privacy

NEW YORK—Revelations that an Amazon Echo smart speaker inadvertently sent a family’s private conversation to an acquaintance highlights some unexpected risks of new voice-enabled...

Hacker gets 5 years for Russian-linked Yahoo! security breach

SAN FRANCISCO—A young computer hacker who prosecutors say unwittingly worked with a Russian spy agency was sentenced to five years in prison on Tuesday...

Jury says Samsung must pay $539 million for copying parts of iPhone

SAN JOSE, California—A jury has decided Samsung must pay Apple $539 million in damages for illegally copying some of the iPhone’s features to lure...

Is it back to hailing cabs on the street for commuters?

SO like most of those who don’t drive cars in Metro Manila, I was stuck last Friday waiting for a ride. I had been booking...

Curse of the middle child: Does the Huawei P20 deserve more attention?

WHAT do Abraham Lincoln, Bill Gates and Martin Luther King Jr. have in common with Jennifer Lopez, Britney Spears, Madonna and even Kim Kardashian? They...

BAP to push awareness of blockchain technology

IN order to boost application of blockchain technology in the Philippines, the Blockchain Association of the Philippines (BAP) will conduct a three-day forum from...

From airlines to pizza parlors, EU businesses adopt data law

LONDON—Lisa Meyer’s hair salon is a cozy place where her mother serves homemade macaroons, children climb on chairs and customers chat above the whirr...

Gadgets for good health

THERE’S no doubt that people can’t live without gadgets. The first thing we do when we wake up is check our mobile phones. We...