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Rappler's latest stories on CCS


How the first ‘Call Me by Your Name’ concert came to Manila

Oct 30, 2018 - 7:00 PM

The Manila Symphony Orchestra plays the soundtrack of 2017’s hit queer romance ‘Call Me by Your Name’ – Psychedelic Furs, Italo disco and all – live!

IS IT A VIDEO? The Manila Symphony Orchestra plays the music of ‘Call Me by Your Name’ live during the screening of the film. Photos by Sayombhu Mukdeeprom/Sony Pictures Classics and Paolo Abad/Rappler

Chip giant TSMC says WannaCry behind production halt

Aug 06, 2018 - 8:00 PM

TSMC says some of its computer systems and equipment in its Taiwan plants were infected on August 3 during software installation. The incident is expected to cause shipment delays and cut third-quarter revenue by 2%.

Smart to use 700 MHz band to boost LTE network

Jun 06, 2016 - 12:35 AM

The telco says its new acquisition will lead to faster expansion of network coverage

Comelec tightens security after Smartmatic breach

May 13, 2016 - 8:18 PM

This comes after Comelec Commissioner Rowena Guanzon slammed Smartmatic for a breach in protocol The prior knowledge and official consent of the Comelec en banc is required before Smartmatic can make any program changes

TIGHTER SECURITY. Comelec Chairman Andres Bautista checks a computer used in the canvassing of votes in the May 9 elections. The Comelec has tightened the security for its canvassing system after a breach of protocol by technology provider Smartmatic. Photo courtesy of Comelec EID

Candidates hit Comelec over system glitches

Feb 11, 2016 - 6:30 PM

We should not allow sinister parties to manipulate the elections the camp of Vice President Jejomar Binay says

MAJOR PROBLEMS. Comelec Chairman Andres Bautista faces criticism after the poll body admitted major problems in the voting system. Photo courtesy of Comelec EID

Comelec unsure if it can hold Smartmatic accountable

Feb 11, 2016 - 5:40 PM

Downplaying delays due to system problems Comelec Chairman Andres Bautista says ‘I still have 88 days my friend We still have time’

UNDER FIRE. Technology provider Smartmatic draws flak after the Comelec admitted more problems in the automated election system. File photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

Comelec admits more problems in voting system

Feb 10, 2016 - 7:16 PM

Vote counting machines reject 1 2 of ballot papers but the elections chief says the Comelec has no problems only challenges

Carbon Capture: Key green technology shackled by costs

Nov 23, 2015 - 9:27 AM

Carbon capture and storage CCS has a key role in the climate conversation – but no one has figured out a viable way to pay for it

GREEN TECH. American Electric Power's (AEP) Mountaineer coal power plant, with new carbon capture unit (center R), alongside the plant's cooling tower and stacks, in New Haven, West Virginia, October 30, 2009. Saul Loeb/AFP

Yankees pitcher CC Sabathia to enter alcohol rehab

Oct 06, 2015 - 4:13 AM

The New York Yankees will have to go through the Major League Baseball playoffs without their star pitcher who admits he wants to take control of my disease

HEALTH FIRST. The former Cy Young Award winner will miss the postseason to address an alcohol problem. Photo by Jim McIsac/Getty Images/AFP

Startup shows off self-destructing messages

May 07, 2015 - 2:35 PM

Unlike rival apps dedicated to sending messages or images that vanish after being viewed Confidential CC is designed to work with existing email accounts such as Gmail and Outlook

SELF-DESTRUCTING EMAILS. Images from Confidential CC.

Smart called out for 5G technology ads

Aug 21, 2014 - 7:15 AM

Smart s 5G looks to be the equivalent of previously accepted 4G speeds from a definition 4 years prior before a policy change muddied the waters

BRINGING 5G? An advertisement on Smart's website announces the arrival of 5G LTE-Advanced technology. Screen shot from Smart website.

The beauty alphabet: BB, CC, DD, and EE creams

Jan 11, 2014 - 5:30 PM

There are BB and CC creams but what on earth are DD and EE creams?

Keeping hyperlinks alive with

Oct 21, 2013 - 6:51 PM

Perma cc wants to help the researchers and scholarly authors keep their citations online

FIGHTING LINK ROT. wants to help create permanent archives of scholarly information. Screen shot from

Ex-poll exec blames Brillantes for mess

May 23, 2013 - 12:46 AM

The 2013 polls was both messy and costly claims Augusto Lagman Comelec could have done better if it heeded his suggestions he says