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Pinoy student develops cheap oil technology

By Ellalyn B. De Vera – In a bid to produce cheaper oil as a solution to the increasing cost and harmful effects to the environment of fossil fuel, an 18-year-old student from the University of the Philippines (UP) has developed a technology that uses recycled plastic to harvest Read more »

Pinoys lead the world in use of phone features

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By Melvin G. Calimag – A new report by global market research firm Synovate has found that Filipinos lead the way in the use of many mobile features among 11 countries covered by the survey.

BayanTel launches computer literacy program for elderly

By Kristine Servando – Elderly Filipinos can now unleash the “techie” in them as Bayan Telecommunications Inc. (BayanTel) launches its computer literacy program for the aged.

Digital robbery

By Michael Tan – Will Senate President Juan Ponce Enrile be able to finally crack down on the telecoms or mobile phone service providers? At 85, the senator is still going strong with his fiery tirades, and the other day he zeroed in on the telecoms and the National Read more »

Tourism campaign engages audience of new media

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By Sonia Mao – Forget mere traditional advertisements and colourful brochures; the Philippines is getting edgier with new media to posture itself as a destination for the adventurous and music lovers.

Pinoy users join millions in Google Maps

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By JOEL D. PINAROC – The edits and contributions of Filipino users of the immensely popular Google Map Maker can now be seen by millions of users across the world, Internet giant Google said.

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