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Apple, Firefox tools aim to thwart Facebook, Google tracking

NEW YORK—Facebook and other companies routinely track your online surfing habits to better target ads at you. Two Web browsers now want to help...

WikiLeaks files expose group’s inner workings

LONDON—Julian Assange had just pulled off one of the biggest scoops in journalistic history, splaying the innards of American diplomacy across the Web. But...

Korean star to hold first fan meeting in Manila

IF you are a fan of the Korean variety show 2 Days & 1 Night, then you probably know Jung Joon-young, the 29-year-old singer-songwriter who was born in Indonesia and lived in the Philippines for two years.

YouTube NextUp a push for Filipino creators to level-up their content

YouTube NextUp returns to Manila to help Bronze-level creators boost their channel’s engagement through a weeklong production development program and competition. Launched globally in 2011,...

Teens say social media makes them feel better

NEW YORK—Today’s teens are always on their smartphones, many check social media “constantly” and prefer texting over face-to-face communication. But a new poll finds that...

From nature-inspired to the colors of the cosmos

IT all started with the stunning Twilight color of the Huawei P20 Pro, followed shortly by the Iris Purple of the Nova 3 series—and...

ADB promotes digital transformation for development; stresses ICT’s role in reaching...

THE Asian Development Bank (ADB) is “proactively seeking ways” to help countries leverage digital technologies for development while emphasizing the role of information and...

How do you cross the line from calling-out to bullying?

BEFORE the Internet became everyone’s birthright, a celebrity or politician involved in a scandal would have had to endure weeks of being in newspapers...

Oppo F9: Is there more to this selfie expert than flash...

UNTIL a few months ago, I never thought that I would be talking about Oppo and praising it for possibly setting new trends in...

IGTV is going to change how you use Instagram

THOSE who make a living through Instagram—a group of influencers who can be critical of developments on the platform—are thrilled about the company’s latest...

Job-search mobile app launched to serve 4.1 million Tesda graduates, other...

HOMEGROWN job-search app provider FindWork officially launched in the Philippines, benefiting all the 4.1 million certified Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (Tesda) graduates,...

Living La Vida Nova: Can the current king of midrange smartphones...

"Killer.” “Beast.” “Monster.” If you’re a tito like me, and this article had been written in the 1990s, I’d probably be using those words to...

It’s all about the angle…and maybe a bit of Photoshop

Have you ever looked at someone’s images on Instagram and thought, “Why is he/she so perfect?” Seriously, there’s no one in this world who...

A new day for night owls: Maybe your sleep problem isn’t...

I hate that Delta Air Lines commercial, the one called “4 am,” that mocks me from my in-seat screen. It starts off with a montage...

Google denies Trump charge it rigs “Trump News” searches

WASHINGTON—President Donald Trump is accusing Google and other US tech companies of rigging search results about him “so that almost all stories & news...

From YouTube screen to the boxing ring

MARK your (Google) Calendars, people: the biggest Internet event in history is happening today, August 25, 2018—inside the boxing ring and you could watch...

How to find and delete where Google knows you’ve been

EVEN if “Location History” is off on your phone, Google often still stores your precise location. Here are some things you can do to delete...

Should babies and children be in the public eye?

IN other cultures, babies and children of celebrities and public figures are not exposed publicly via traditional or digital media. If they are, the...

Can Twitter change its ‘core’ and remain Twitter?

NEW YORK—After long resisting change, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey wants to revamp the “core” of the service to fight rampant abuse and misinformation. But...

Honestbee launches partnership with S&R Membership Shopping

IN other countries, having groceries delivered efficiently and promptly is very common. Although I’m the type who would rather go to a supermarket or...