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Even Google says it’s tough to translate Filipino

via GMA News.com – Filipino is among the four languages that have presented quite a challenge to the engineers behind Google’s Translate app, the Internet giant admitted Friday. Eugene Weinstein and Pedro Moreno of the Google Speech Team said Google needed creative solutions to crack the four tongues. “Although Read more »

Pinoy-made gadget used in Tubbataha assessment

By Ace Tamayo/rappler.com – An automated rapid reef assessment system invented by the team of Dr. Maricor Soriano of the University of Philippines (UP) was one of the technologies used to make permanent visual records for the damage done at the Tubbataha reef. Known as the “Teardrop,” the Filipino Read more »

Pinoy-made short film up for Webby Awards, competes against Google, Microsoft

By Mary Rose Hogaza/mb.com.ph – The pinoy-made short film “Gift of Life” is the only Filipino entry for this year’s prestigious Webby Awards that made it into the top 5 online commercials category, alongside efforts from Google, Microsoft, and other digital giants. The two-and-half minute short film tells the Read more »

Solar-powered Pinoy car racing against world’s best

gmanews.tv A Philippine-made car is competing in one of the most revolutionary racing events in the world… and also among the quietest. The Sikat II solar car developed by De La Salle University engineering students and faculty will be racing in the 3,000-kilometer 11th World Solar Challenge (WSC) in Read more »

Steve Jobs, 1955 – 2011

ThePinoy: We would like to take pause from delivering our regular Philippines news to you to pay respect to the man that has inspired us here in the offices of ThePinoy. Steve Jobs was a great inspiration to us and we’re sure to a number of Filipinos that use Read more »

PHL relaunches bid for world’s fastest solar car

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By JM Tuazon – The Philippines is all set to field another solar-powered car in the World Solar Challenge in Australia this October, hopeful of bagging higher recognition through the use of more efficient solar cells and a more aerodynamic design.