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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.

RCBC exec denies Enrique Razon in talks for Hanjin takeover

Jun 25, 2019 - 10:05 PM

'I never met [Enrique Razon] so I don't know what he's talking about,' says an executive of RCBC

Bureau of Customs corruption counts as 'lawless violence' – Malacañang

Oct 30, 2018 - 12:33 PM

(UPDATED) The Palace provides a new justification for why President Rodrigo Duterte can call on the Armed Forces to take over the bureau

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte bows his head in prayer during the 60th Founding Anniversary of the Social Security System (SSS) at the SSS Building in Quezon City on September 6, 2017. Also in the photo are Presidential Chief Legal Counsel Salvador Panelo, Labor and Employment Secretary Silvestre Bello III, SSS Chairman Dean Amado Valdez and SSS President and CEO Emmanuel Dooc. Malacañan Photo

RAW Deal: Predicting Takeover: Chicago and Backlash 2017

May 20, 2017 - 5:56 PM

Despite a lack of a build up to the NXT main event and uncertainty about whether Jinder Mahal can hang in the title picture two shows with major implications take place

WWE CHAMPION BET. Randy Orton is most likely to win over Jinder Mahal after defeating Baron Corbin in this week'€™s main event on SmackDown. File photo by JP Yim/Getty Images North America/AFP

RAW Deal: How NXT should 'take over' Orlando

Mar 25, 2017 - 4:55 PM

NXT for all of its entertainment value isn t the best it could be right now Here are some ideas to make the most of its spotlight ahead of WrestleMania

TAKEOVER ORLANDO. Could Nakamura be on his way out of NXT after a year and on his way to the main roster? If so, expect him to go out with fireworks against Bobby Roode. Photo from WWE.com

RAW Deal: Hello, Brooklyn 2016

Aug 20, 2016 - 5:35 PM

The biggest summer party in WWE starts with NXT Takeover: Brooklyn and SummerSlam

SUMMER PARTY. Finn Balor and Seth Rollins of the RAW brand will face off for the first Universal tite. Photo from WWE.com

Mondelez sets sights on chocolatier Hershey

Jul 01, 2016 - 3:05 PM

Hershey however rejects a 23 billion takeover bid from the snack food giant

(FILES) This file photo taken on July 15, 2014 shows Hershey's chocolate bars for sale in Chicago, Illinois. US chocolate maker Hershey said June 30, 2016 it had rejected a preliminary takeover bid of about $23 billion from food giant Mondelez, whose brands include Cadbury.The Hershey board of directors said it "carefully reviewed" a bid of $107 per share for the company and "determined that it provided no basis for further discussion between Mondelez and the company."  / AFP PHOTO / GETTY IMAGES NORTH AMERICA / SCOTT OLSON

RAW Deal: The end of the beginning

Jun 11, 2016 - 3:44 PM

Does The End mean NXT is no longer a developmental territory and is now its own brand?

NEW CHAMP. Samoa Joe is the NXT Champion after defeating bitter rival Finn Bálor in a historic Steel Cage Match. Photo from WWE.com

RAW Deal: The end of NXT, or the end of NXT as we know it?

Jun 04, 2016 - 6:00 PM

The next NXT Takeover event called The End will bring its own brand of change to the developmental territory

Campari to buy Grand Marnier in friendly takeover

Mar 16, 2016 - 7:17 AM

Gruppo Campari says it has reached a 759 million deal with the controlling family shareholders of Societe des Produits Marnier Lapostolle

Bottles of Grand Marnier are on display during the exhibition "World of coffee", on June 27, 2013, in Nice, southeastern France. AFP PHOTO / JEAN CHRISTOPHE MAGNENET / AFP / JEAN-CHRISTOPHE MAGNENET

Maraño shows softer side on Rappler Sports Twitter Takeover

Feb 02, 2016 - 7:45 PM

Former De La Salle Lady Spiker Aby Maraño takes over the Rappler Sports Twitter account and shares some interesting tidbits about herself

Singapore Airlines announces Tigerair takeover bid

Nov 06, 2015 - 12:17 PM

The airline is offering Tiger shareholders a price of SG 0 41 per share in cash and an option to subscribe for Singapore Airlines shares at SG 11 1043

TAKEOVER. "SIA's objective for the offer is to derive enhanced commercial and operational synergies through a full integration of Tiger Airways into the SIA Group," the airline says in a statement. SIA photo from singaporeair.com; Tigerair photo from wikimedia

NTC okays Globe takeover of Bayantel

Jul 04, 2015 - 8:15 AM

NTC approves the joint application of Globe and Bayantel for a debt to equity transaction with the former taking 54 in the beleaguered telco firm

Abad: GOCC dividends, Treasury gains to fund MRT3 buyout

May 12, 2015 - 1:03 PM

The government can also borrow money but with the the approval of the Office of the President if GOCC dividends and Treasury gains are not realized Budget Secretary Florencio Abad says

Camp John Hay is not closing, locators assured

Feb 23, 2015 - 5:05 PM

Following the arbitration ruling the Bases Conversion and Development Authority assures locators that it is not closing the former US facility and options are now being prepared for them

Camp John Hay returns to BCDA

Feb 13, 2015 - 1:30 PM

UPDATED The CJH Development Corporation is ordered to vacate Baguio’s Camp John Hay and return the property to the Bases Conversion and Development Authority

DOTC eyes borrowings to buy out MRT3

Feb 09, 2015 - 12:57 PM

The agency is scrambling for options to finance the buyout since the P56 B allocation is not included in the P2 6T 2015 national budget

Save the Philippine Women's University

Dec 26, 2014 - 7:00 AM

A battle for control over the Philippine Women s University has alumni appealing for calm fairness and loyalty to the school

RAW Deal Special Edition: Take a bow for the new R-Evolution

Dec 13, 2014 - 1:40 PM

Rappler s resident wrestling columnist reviews what may likely be the best show of the year NXT Takeover: R Evolution

NO BUNNY HOP. Sami Zayn power bombs Adrian Neville in his NXT title-winning match. Photo from WWE.com

Camp John Hay developer faces SEC certificate revocation

Nov 20, 2014 - 5:29 PM

The Camp John Hay Development Corporation has not submitted its financial reports to the Securities and Exchange Commission SEC from 2003 to 2011

Minority shareholders of Malaysia Airlines back buyout plan

Nov 06, 2014 - 10:18 PM

The approval moves the state investment holding arm Khazanah Nasional closer to implementing its restructuring plans to return the company to profitability

BCDA prepares for Camp John Hay’s return to gov’t

Nov 03, 2014 - 4:19 PM

The Bases Conversion and Development Authority president says they are now working with investors to ensure that it will be ‘business as usual’ inside Camp John Hay

Gov't eyes compromise with MRTC for takeover of MRT 3

Aug 04, 2014 - 10:37 AM

But MPIC opposes the government takeover and revived its 300 million offer to expand MRT 3 operations

MRT 3 file photo by Leanne Jazul/Rappler

Booking giant Expedia bids for Australia's Wotif.com

Jul 07, 2014 - 11:43 AM

The takeover is the best way to leverage Wotif s brand in the global travel market Wotif com chairman says

500,000 Iraqis flee Mosul after seizure by militants – IOM

Jun 11, 2014 - 4:24 PM

Vehicles have been banned from the city center and people are fleeing on foot in the face of indiscriminate shelling says the Geneva based migration organization

Jihadists seize Iraq's 2nd city, Nineveh province

Jun 11, 2014 - 12:08 AM

Prime Minister Nuri al Maliki asks parliament to declare a state of emergency

Thai army bars ex-PM, 154 others from leaving

May 23, 2014 - 1:25 PM

UPDATED The latest order comes after the military junta summons over a hundred prominent figures

thai army

EU clears Suntory $16 bn Jim Beam takeover

Apr 22, 2014 - 11:47 PM

The Commission said the deal which will make Suntory the world s 3rd biggest liquor firm would not have an adverse impact on the European market

Globe hopes to get NTC ok for Bayantel takeover soon

Nov 11, 2013 - 9:42 PM

Globe is hopeful NTC will approve the takeover this year or in early 2014

LOWER PROFIT. Globe's net income falls by 48%.Logo from Globe Telecom's Facebook page

Twitter dials deeper into TV

Aug 29, 2013 - 8:21 AM

Trendrr software tracks and analyzes in real time social network exchanges about television shows or ads

NEW OWNER. Twitter buys Trendrr and touches on TV