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8 of the biggest tech headlines of 2018

Dec 28, 2018 - 5:57 PM

We’ve rounded up everything from Elon Musk’s Twitter antics to disinformation campaign in social media

Cybersecurity roundup: March 11 to 17, 2018

Mar 17, 2018 - 7:26 PM

Cybercriminals are adapting their moneymaking practices to new technologies, and Intel is adding hardware protections to its processors to add walls against the Spectre and Meltdown issues. It's your weekly Cybersecurity Roundup!

Intel halts chip flaw fix due to problem with patches

Jan 23, 2018 - 1:09 PM

Intel calls for a halt to the deployment of Meltdown and Spectre patches as these may cause 'unpredictable' problems

INTEL. The struggle to find a definitive fix for a chip flaw discovered in January 2018 continues for the tech giant. File photo by Justin Sullivan/AFP

Google patches for Meltdown, Spectre not slowing down systems

Jan 12, 2018 - 10:23 AM

The search giant says that the security patches it has issued do not slow down its cloud services

SAFE ZONE. Google says their new security patches for the processor vulnerabilities have no negative effects to performance. File photo by Patricia de Melo Moreira

Intel chief says chip flaw damage contained by industry

Jan 09, 2018 - 2:27 PM

The negative effects of the Meltdown and Spectre vulnerabilities have been limited thanks to 'remarkable' collaboration by tech industry, Intel CEO says

INTEL CEO. Intel Corp. CEO Brian Krzanich delivers a keynote address at CES 2018 at Park Theater at Monte Carlo Resort and Casino in Las Vegas on January 8, 2018 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Photo by Ethan Miller/AFP

Law firms circle Intel as CEO stock sales draw scrutiny

Jan 09, 2018 - 11:14 AM

Law firms probe 'allegations that Intel may have issued materially misleading business information to the investing public'

INTEL.This file photo taken on January 16, 2014 shows the Intel logo displayed outside of the Intel headquarters in Santa Clara, California. Photo by Justin Sullivan/AFP

Tech firms battle to resolve major security flaw

Jan 06, 2018 - 10:17 AM

Apple, for its part, advises only getting apps from its online App Store which vets programs for safety

Tech firms rush out patches for 'pervasive' computer flaw

Jan 05, 2018 - 10:52 AM

Cybersecurity researchers call for computer systems to urgently install updates a day after the release of details of the so-called Spectre and Meltdown vulnerabilities affecting the chips powering most modern PCs and many mobile devices

AMD, ARM processors also vulnerable to newly found exploits – researchers

Jan 04, 2018 - 12:06 PM

Like Intel, the chips from the said brands are vulnerable to the 'Meltdown' and 'Spectre' chip flaws, which let programs steal data being processed on a computer

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Jan 04, 2018 - 11:55 AM

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Gatchalian defends Twitter outburst: 'I'm also human like everyone else'

Jan 04, 2018 - 12:12 AM

'First, these are trolls. They have been provoking me since before the campaign. They're designed to demean you to bring out the worst in a person,' says Senator Sherwin Gatchalian

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Philippines immune from China slowdown, HSBC says

Oct 24, 2015 - 9:27 AM

HSBC says capital flight has hurt Malaysia and Indonesia amid lower commodity prices

NO FEAR. HSBC says fragile global economic conditions will not pull down Philippine economic growth

PH peso to remain strong after Fed holds rates

Sep 19, 2015 - 12:31 PM

The Philippine peso is expected to remain strong throughout the year economists say Thanks to OFW remittances BPOs and tourism

STRONGEST IN A MONTH. The Friday finish is the Philippine peso's best showing in a month, just after the US Central Bank played hard to get and decided to put off the increase in interest rates later this year. Photo by Katherine Visconti

Philippine electronics body abandons 2015 growth target

Sep 02, 2015 - 5:33 PM

SEIPI slashes its full year growth projection due to the downturn in major market China

SLOWER GROWTH. The Philippines saw electronics export earnings in 2014 to increase by 9.02% to $61.81 billion, much higher than SEIPI's slashed 2015 growth target

WATCH: News anchor rants on-air over Kardashians

Aug 11, 2015 - 7:18 PM

Nobody cares about the Kardashians anymore says John Brown of Fox 35

WALKOUT. News anchor John Brown walks off screen on Fox 35's morning show, refusing to report on Kylie Jenner naming her rabbit Bruce. Screengrab from Facebook/John Brown at Fox 35

No fear of China meltdown contagion – DOF

Jul 22, 2015 - 7:30 PM

Strong macroeconomic fundamentals and a market based framework are shielding the country from such external shock a finance undersecretary says

NO FEAR. The peso has weakened, but fears of a wider crisis have been curbed by the government

PH warned China meltdown more worrisome than Greek crisis

Jul 09, 2015 - 5:21 PM

Should China s market fall accelerate other countries outside Asia will be hit economists warn

TAILSPIN. Worries over China's unstoppable sell-off sends the Philippines' financial markets into a tailspin. Image from Shutterstock

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Sep 10, 2014 - 5:00 AM

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Jun 29, 2013 - 7:29 PM

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Cyprus to do 'whatever it takes' to turn economy around

Apr 04, 2013 - 7:18 AM

The new finance minister of cash strapped Cyprus vowes to do whatever it takes to sort out the EU country s teetering finances and put the economy back on track for growth

Cyprus banks open calmly as meltdown probe starts

Mar 28, 2013 - 9:58 PM

The Cypriot cabinet appointed a panel of 3 ex supreme court judges to investigate whether criminal activity was involved in the island s banking meltdown