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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.

Social networking driving up Pinoys’ Internet usage – study

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By JM Tuazon – In yet another proof of how Filipinos are addicted to social networking, a recent study by insight and consultancy firm TNS showed that Filipinos’ social media frenzy are driving the growth of mobile Internet in the Philippines.

Friendster, another Facebook casualty

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By Arlene Burgos, abs-cbnNEWS.com – Social networking pioneer Friendster has advised its millions of users to take their files elsewhere, or face oblivion by May 31, when the site begins a reincarnation of itself as a non-Facebook-competing, “entertainment and fun” service.