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Apple’s iPhone X, the latest iteration of the now-famed smartphone, is now available, coming in an all-glass design with a 5.8-inch Super Retina display, A11 Bionic chip, wireless charging and an improved rear camera with dual optical image stabilization. iPhone X has a secure new way for customers to unlock, authenticate and pay using Face ID, enabled by the...

LTE or Long-Term Evolution is currently the most-advanced commercially available mobile technology being used by mobile users all over the world. Usually indicated by an ‘LTE’ or ‘4G’ mark beside a smartphone’s signal bars, LTE delivers mobile internet that’s more than twice faster than the data speed of its predecessor – 3G. But more than just faster...

Artificial intelligence is here to stay, and “will transform experiences around the world.” This is according to Dan Horan, chief digital officer and chief marketing officer for Asia-Pacific of Amdocs, as he stressed that “increasing industry spend in AI is at risk through wrong investment choices and – surprisingly – the lack of humans, not robots.” Research firm Forrester earlier estimated that AI (for businesses) will grow by 300% from 2016 to 2017. It is therefore “not surprising that a lot of companies are already exploring...

For those still using Yahoo, the company has released an update to its users about a data security issue that the company previously announced in December 2016. Yahoo claimed it already took “certain actions” in 2016 to help secure accounts in connection with this issue. On December 14, 2016, Yahoo announced that, based on its analysis of data files provided...

DJI’s most recent release, the Phantom 4 Advanced, is a slightly altered version of the Phantom 4 Pro unit which came out late last year. Its titanium and magnesium alloy makes the aircraft more durable than most others in the market, as well as lighter. With a maximum flight time of 30 minutes, users can get the most out of their drone. Though mostly the same as the Phantom 4 Pro, the Phantom 4 Advanced is designed with some tweaks that give consumers a more affordable yet still professional choice for aerial imaging. Professional...

The National Privacy Commission issued a circular providing the procedure for the registration of Data Processing Systems of Personal Information Controllers (PICs) and Personal Information Processors (PIPs) subject to the mandatory registration requirement under the Data Privacy Act and its Implementing Rules and Regulations. IMAGE FROM PEXELS.COM The NPC requires...

HMD Global, home of Nokia phones, announced the Nokia 8 will be available starting this September. The Nokia 8 brings three world-firsts to Android smartphones, including a debut collaboration with ZEISS optics. The Nokia 8 introduces a world-first in enabling Dual-Sight video to be livestreamed natively and in real-time to social feeds such as Facebook and YouTube....

Nissan expands its presence in the province of Bulacan with the opening of its second dealership in Marilao. The new showroom has Nissan’s new retail visual design – NREDI, applied in all new Nissan showrooms, and its latest end-to-end customer service programs. Nissan Marilao comes equipped with more convenient After-Sales services such as the Nissan Express...

Among the tasks of the Philippines-based International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) is to “help accelerate the pace of developing improved rice varieties around the globe to feed a growing population, estimated to reach more than 9.6 billion by 2050”. To this end, IRRI has – for instance – helped sequence 3,024 rice varieties from 89 countries (via the collaborative, international research program called 3,000 Rice Genomes Project, or 3K RGP), with the “massive dataset” now considered as a “a powerful resource for understanding...

The total number of malware samples targeting smart devices has reached more than 7,000, with over half of these emerging in 2017, according Kaspersky Lab’s researchers. With over 6 billion smart devices being used across the globe, people are increasingly being put at risk from malware targeting their connected lives. Smart devices – such as smartwatches, smart...