Rappler's latest stories on technology
The education department is doubling the capacity of DepEd Commons to accommodate at least 17 million users by August 24
'It was as if though we were sitting at the table where criminals were chatting among themselves,' says Jannine van den Berg
Dito Telecommunity chief administrative officer Adel Tamano says securing permits to build towers would not be as difficult, had it not been for the pandemic
PRESS RELEASE: With this grant, the Technological Institute of the Philippines is set to produce five units of its prototype design that shall undergo further calibration and testing in government-recognized testing facilities
Nokia and Ericsson are chosen as Singapore's main 5G network providers
The Beidou system works on a network of about 30 satellites and competes with the US's Global Positioning System, Russia's GLONASS and the European Union's Galileo
Online payments to merchants via GCash surged by 700% in May compared to the same period last year
Instead of repeating the mistakes of the past 12 years or so, communities have an opportunity to reject the expansion of big data policing. The dangers have only increased, the harms made plain by experience.
Privacy and rights groups worry about the implications of the use of facial recognition technology by law enforcement
A Japanese scientist successfully demonstrates that soap bubbles can be used to pollinate fruit-bearing plants
The Pacific Light Cable Network pending approval by the Federal Communications Commission should connect the US, Taiwan, and the Philippines but not go through Hong Kong as planned
It was the President's prerogative to accept ICT undersecretary Eliseo Rio Jr's dormant resignation, says National Security Adviser Hermogenes Esperon Jr
This year's awardees are from UP Los Baños, Cebu Technological University, Cavite State University, De La Salle University, Ateneo de Manila University, UP-PGH, UP Diliman, and the Asian Institute of Management
The removal of the former DICT official opens a Pandora's Box of issues in the department and in the government's coronavirus response
The telepresence devices are meant to allow for communication among patients, doctors, and a patient's family while limiting potential coronavirus exposure and conserving personal protective equipment
The telecommunications and digital services provider recognizes the role of technology not only in personal lives but also in businesses
PRESS RELEASE: Inspired by the telephone booth-style swab collection facilities in other Asian countries, the specimen collection booths are equipped with a transparent front window, ventilation, and caster wheels for easier mobility
The Duterte adviser is pushing for a common cell tower policy which Eliseo Rio Jr criticized as being 'anti-competitive' and in violation of telco franchises
REwear face masks are designed to be washable for up to 50 times
A public school in Taguig is the first in the Philippines to dress robots in toga to represent its graduates. The first in the world to do that was a university in Tokyo.
The Senator Renato ‘Compañero’ Cayetano Memorial Science and Technology High School resorts to technology to comply with the prohibition on mass gatherings
The DICT undersecretary offered to quit in January amid frustration with the department's confidential and intelligence funds
Para-paraan ang mga gustong dumami ang followers, tapos ay ibebenta sa kung sinong herodes na malamang ay pulitikong mangangailangan ng titingin sa kaniyang recycled na plataporma at niretokeng pagmumukha
PRESS RELEASE: Dr. Maria Ruth Pineda-Cortel of the University of Santo Tomas is chosen as the finalist for the ASEAN-U.S Science Prize for Women 2020 for her project on gestational diabetes
'India pressed a computer key to make the payments, while the Philippines walked a bag full of cash door to door'
'Is it possible to find love online? How are singles supposed to navigate through this new era of dating? Can social media fix dating?'
Beneficiaries of the government’s coronavirus cash aid program can choose to receive their subsidies through mobile banking apps like GCash and PayMaya
Other than information technology, he was also in the forefront in various advocacies, such as intellectual property rights, genetic engineering, election automation, and renewable energy back when hardly anyone else were talking about them
We reimagined Rappler from scratch, considering its pillars: data and technology, journalism, and community
To celebrate Labor Day, Tech Talk On-Air dives deep into the future of work to help Philippine industries cope with the changes brought by the pandemic
'This was designed to improve our testing capacity in our testing centers and hospitals without direct contact between the patient and the health worker,' the DOST says
The 'XDBOT' is a box-shaped creation on wheels mounted with a dexterous robotic limb, which can reach awkward locations such as under tables and beds
From Zoom’s big missed opportunity to internet networks being put to its limits, we’re listing down the top tech trends we’ve observed during the novel coronavirus crisis
From providing tangible assistance to frontliners to simple yet important actions like tech support for research initiatives, here’s a list of the things being done by the local tech scene in this crazy world we live in today
A new Pew Research Center survey reveals considerable internet usage gaps among older and younger Filipinos, and those with low and high educational attainment
This also adds opportunity for businesses and entrepreneurs, including in Southeast Asia and around the world
The Department of Science and Technology is working with UP-PGH and the Philippine Coconut Authority to conduct clinical studies
The DOST and the UP National Institutes of Health Project will prioritize 1,300 kits – good for 26,000 tests – to be distributed to 6 hospitals in Metro Manila, Baguio, Cebu, and Davao
PRESS RELEASE: 5,917 passers qualified as scholars under the RA 7687 Scholarship Program, while 3,871 qualified for the DOST-SEI Merit Scholarship Program
PRESS RELEASE: The Junior Level Science Scholarship Program is intended for incoming third year college students who are enrolled in priority science and technology courses
According to the National Academy of Science and Technology, mathematical modeling studies in epidemiology 'may help us better understand how the epidemic will evolve'
Rappler Hustle shares the stories of women who have made a name for themselves in finance, game development, physics, and tech
After this pandemic, the gap between the rich and the poor will still remain
A controversial gunshot detection system used by police departments in over 100 US cities raises questions about how technology is deployed by law enforcement
'Before we even know we are being distracted by something, another distraction comes along'
How has the coronavirus changed the technology sector in recent weeks? Here's a rundown of just what's happened.
The US Justice Department says Anming Hu hid his ties to Beijing University of Technology while he taught and did research at University of Tennessee, Knoxville
'I realized that online learning is not exactly a worst case scenario'
The US Justice Department is taking aim at a number of Chinese nationals for allegedly stealing industrial and other secrets to boost China's economy and defense sectors