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'SIM takeover': Smart alerts users to schemes to hijack your SIM cards

Apr 17, 2020 - 3:15 PM

In successful SIM-jackings, a user's text messages and calls are routed to the hijacker's SIM card. The hijackers can then use this data to hack banking, email, and other online accounts.

Australia stops short of major clampdown on Facebook, Google

Dec 12, 2019 - 4:59 PM

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission calls for new regulations to rein in the power of digital behemoths amid global concerns ranging from anti-trust issues to privacy abuse, among other issues

MONITORING TECH GIANTS. A picture taken on October 1, 2019 in Lille shows the logos of mobile apps Facebook and Google displayed on a tablet. Photo by Denis Charlet/AFP

Twitter nixes tweets by text after CEO account hack

Sep 05, 2019 - 1:11 PM

'We're temporarily turning off the ability to Tweet via SMS, or text message, to protect people's accounts,' Twitter's support team writes on the platform

JACK DORSEY. Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey speaks during a press event at CES 2019 at the Aria Resort & Casino on January 9, 2019 in Las Vegas, Nevada. File photo by David Becker/Getty Images/AFP

Globe eSIM coming 'before the year ends'

Nov 07, 2018 - 3:20 PM

Soon, you may no longer need that tiny card you put inside your phone

Illustration by Alyssa Arizabal/Rappler

Thailand to require fingerprints, face scans for SIM cards

Nov 07, 2017 - 6:00 PM

Officials look at it as one solution to cyber fraud, cyber terrorism, and illegal click farm operations

How to check if your Smart SIM is LTE-capable

Nov 06, 2017 - 1:47 PM

If you're not getting the best possible speed, there's a chance that you're using an older non-LTE SIM

Dogs, cats come to 'Sims 4' in new expansion pack

Aug 22, 2017 - 2:00 PM

The life simulator brings back pets to the fray on November 10 more than 3 years after the original release of The Sims 4

FURRY FRIENDS. Pets make a return to The Sims in new expansion. Screenshot from The Sims website

Thai police bust 400,000 SIM card Chinese 'click farm'

Jun 13, 2017 - 9:14 PM

The men say they were hired by Chinese companies to boost likes for a number of products including herbal medicines candy and a tour company

TECHNOLOGY. Three Chinese men were arrested after Thai police raided their rental home and discovered a rack of some 500 smart phones hooked up to a computer, allegedly used for click farm operations. AFP photo

Mengapa biaya penerbitan BPKB dan STNK naik 3 kali lipat?

Jan 05, 2017 - 11:25 AM

Kapolri Jenderal Tito Karnavian mengatakan dengan kenaikan biaya pelayanan juga akan meningkat

Polri akan menerapkan tarif baru penerbitan dan pengurusan Surat Tanda Nomor Kendaraan (STNK) dan Buku Pemilik Kendaraan Bermotor (BPKB) serentak secara nasional mulai 6 Januari 2017. Foto oleh Rosa Panggabean/Antara

5 langkah membuat SIM baru secara online

Dec 16, 2016 - 3:14 PM

Pembuatan SIM baru kini bisa lebih mudah

NBA: India to be site of league elite training center

Nov 23, 2016 - 12:47 PM

The training academy will be the fifth of its kind in the world following those in China and Australia

Teladan hidup Bripka Seladi: Lebih baik memulung daripada terima pungli

May 21, 2016 - 10:38 AM

Saya tak mau amanah ini tercemar hanya karena ucapan terima kasih yang tidak pada tempatnya ”

MEMILAH SAMPAH. Bripka Seladi terlihat tengah memilah sampah yang terkumpul di gudang pada Jumat, 20 Mei. Foto oleh Dyah Ayu Pitaloka/Rappler

Yang perlu kamu tahu tentang pengelompokkan SIM C

Jan 12, 2016 - 12:30 PM

Untuk saat ini SIM C yang ada masih berlaku sesuai dengan peraturan yang ada dan belum dilakukan perubahan apapun

Pemohon Surat Izin Mengemudi (SIM) C melakukan ujian praktik di Satpas Polres Metropolitan Tangerang, Banten, pada 11 Januari 2016. Foto oleh Muhammad Iqbal/Antara

Apa kata masyarakat soal penghapusan wewenang Polri terbitkan SIM-STNK?

Aug 11, 2015 - 1:42 PM

Masyarakat merasa cukup puas dengan pelayanan penerbitan dan perpanjangan SIM dan STNK oleh Polri saat ini

Warga Jakarta menunggu giliran perpanjang SIM keliling di Kalibata, Jakarta Selatan, 11 Agustus 2015

Indonesia wRap: 10 Agustus 2015

Aug 09, 2015 - 11:48 PM

Mantan Presiden Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono angkat bicara dalam kontroversi terkait rencana pemerintah menghidupkan pasal penghinaan presiden di KUHP

Kakorlantas: Menerbitkan SIM dan STNK tak ganggu tugas polisi

Aug 09, 2015 - 12:31 PM

Kakorlantas tidak setuju penerbitan SIM dan STNK ditangani oleh Kementerian Perhubungan Apa alasannya?

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#SG50: In Singapore, gay activism is family-friendly

Aug 08, 2015 - 11:50 PM

Singapore is advanced in terms of GDP skyscrapers but we re not quite there yet in terms of the LGBT conversation says Singapore s LGBT movement Pink Dot SG

INCLUSIVE, DIVERSE. Pink Dot SG invites families, friends, and straight individuals to join the LGBT in promoting 'the freedom to live.' File photo by How Hwee Young/EPA

Wewenang Polri keluarkan SIM dan STNK digugat

Aug 07, 2015 - 9:48 PM

Menurut para penggugat polisi harusnya sibuk menegakkan hukum bukan mengurusi penerbitan SIM dan STNK

DOT, Globe partner to boost tourist arrivals to PH

Jul 29, 2015 - 6:49 PM

Globe Telecom and DOT s Tourism Promotions Board partnership aims to help the Philippines reach its goal of 10 million foreign tourist arrivals by 2016

TARGET KEPT. The Philippines, according to Tourism Promotions Board, is keeping its target of 10 million tourists by 2016

Pluto flyby, New Horizons CPU, YouTube watchtime | SciTech4u

Jul 24, 2015 - 4:00 PM

Did you know that New Horizons is powered by the same CPU as a PlayStation?

10 amazing 'Voice Kids PH 2' blind auditions

Jul 19, 2015 - 8:56 PM

Here are just 10 of many great blind auditions this season

Bamboo to this young 'Voice Kids PH' contestant: 'I'm so in awe of you'

Jun 28, 2015 - 10:29 PM

Sim covers Sam Smith s Stay With Me and joins Bamboo s team on The Voice Kids PH 2

Pacquiao sparring partner wins at Madison Square Garden

Apr 26, 2015 - 9:13 PM

Sims keeps his undefeated streak intact with the win and improved his professional record to 6 0 with two knockouts

Pacquiao sparring partner Kenneth Sims Jr keeps his unbeaten record intact. Photo from Sims' Facebook profile

If SIM cards could talk

Apr 26, 2015 - 5:03 PM

I am what my user chooses to make of me and that begins when you start to share your life to create my own

Sacramento Kings to sign first NBA player of Indian descent

Apr 02, 2015 - 10:11 AM

The Sacramento Kings are reportedly poised to ink 7 foot 5 center Sim Bhullar to a 10 day contract

Sim Bhullar is a Canadian-born player of Indian descent. Photo by Steve Dykes/Getty Images/AFP

Pacquiao to spar Sims, Ellis for Mayweather fight

Feb 28, 2015 - 3:35 AM

A pair of unbeaten prospects will test Pacquiao when he arrives at the Wild Card Gym next week to officially begin training camp

Manny Pacquiao lands a left hand while working punch mitts with assistant trainer Buboy Fernandez. Photo by Joseph Agcaoili/AFP

Android One in PH, the coming of HTTP/2, goodbye Ragnarok PH (Techrap)

Feb 23, 2015 - 5:16 PM

Android One comes to the Philippines Say hello to HTTP 2 – the update that took 16 years and goodbye to Ragnarok Philippines

Loyola returns to winning ways after win over Army

Apr 06, 2014 - 12:24 AM

With Loyola Meralco looking on the verge of another disappointing result substitute Freddy Gonzales turned a slim one goal advantage into a 4 1 rout as the Sparks thumped Philippine Army – GTI FC

SPARK RETURNS. Freddy Gonzales of Loyola Meralco opened up the game with a hat trick. Photo by Mark Cristino/Rappler

NBA: Sixers dodge losing record with Pistons win

Mar 30, 2014 - 1:40 PM

The Philadelphia 76ers avoided a record setting 27th straight loss with a dominating 123 98 home victory over the struggling Detroit Pistons on Saturday

SKID STOPPED. Thaddeus Young (R) and the Philadelphia 76ers stopped one game short of breaking the losing streak record. Photo by Shawn Thew/EPA

NBA: 76ers tie losing streak record at 26

Mar 28, 2014 - 3:47 PM

The Philadelphia 76ers tied the National Basketball Association record of 26 consecutive losses after being hammered 120 98 by the Houston Rockets on Thursday

LEGENDARY LOSERS. The Philadelphia 76ers have tied the NBA's record for longest losing streak. Photo by John Mabanglo/EPA

UFL: Pachanga snaps Stallion’s two-game winning streak

Mar 23, 2014 - 12:06 AM

Reigning titlists Stallion FC failed to barge into the top three after a gritty Pachanga – Diliman PLDT Home Fibr FC held them to a 1 all draw

Holding Court: Trade deadline not so big a splash

Feb 24, 2014 - 9:23 PM

There were many deals that transpired at the NBA s trade deadline last week Columnist Bert A Ramirez analyzes which teams won out on each deal

SWAPPED. Danny Granger (left) and Evan Turner (right) were traded in the biggest move at last week's deadline. Photos from AFP

Palace: Revive talks on SIM registration

Jan 19, 2014 - 12:12 AM

Malacañang wants to revive talks on creating a registry of prepaid SIM cards as it may help curb the growing online sex trade industry

Sony targets emerging markets with Xperia E1 & T2 Ultra

Jan 17, 2014 - 10:40 AM

Sony debuts two Xperia smartphones targeted at emerging markets including the Philippines But can they penetrate a market dominated by local players that offer higher specced smartphones for the same price point?

Fastbreak: Meralco, Petron post important Ws

Apr 18, 2013 - 6:08 PM

Eric Dawson delivered monstrous numbers anew for Meralco while Henry Sims came up with a solid double double for Petron

Fastbreak: Dawson explosion; Aces stirring comeback

Apr 06, 2013 - 10:42 AM

Eric Dawson exploded for 57 points in a Meralco win while Dondon Hontiveros led a valiant fightback by Alaska

Melco hires Genting exec for PH casino

Mar 29, 2013 - 8:47 PM

The Philippine unit of Macau casino operator Melco Crown Entertainment has named Dato Kevin Sim as its new chief operating officer

NEW COO. Melco Crown Philippines, the Philippine unit of the company behind the $1.3 billion Belle Grande, has named a new executive. Photo from 2011 Belle Corp. Annual Report