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By Gregory Mendoza On Thursday, March 29th, 2012
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Controversy on COMELEC’s PCOS machines justified

Renato “Tato” Garcia, a member of the Comelec Advisory Council recommended the use of optical mark reader or OMR technology for next year’s election. Groups such as the Movement for Good Governance and the More...

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By Gregory Mendoza On Thursday, March 29th, 2012
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DOST-ITDI innovate new ways in using abaca

Dr. Hitoshi Takagi of the University of Tokushima in Japan, discussed the topic “Characterization of Abaca Fiber Reinforced Green Composites,” in a DOST-ITDI sponsored seminar. He offered a comparative study More...

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By Gregory Mendoza On Thursday, March 1st, 2012
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New Wi-tribe subscribers to get free Norton antivirus

Wi-tribe will offer its users access to the latest version of the infamous Norton Internet Security software. Wi-tribe announced that customers who visit any of wi-tribe’s Experience Centers and apply for new More...

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By Gregory Mendoza On Tuesday, February 28th, 2012
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TELUS International Philippines formally launches charitable foundation

TELUS International Philippines (TIP) announced on Tuesday the launch of the TELUS International Philippines Community Board, an innovative corporate philanthropy model that further demonstrates the company’s More...

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By Gregory Mendoza On Tuesday, February 28th, 2012
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DICT bill sails through Senate with 12-0 vote

More than a decade after its introduction, the Senate finally approved on Tuesday, Feb. 28, a proposed law creating the Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) with an overwhelming vote 12-0. The More...

By Gregory Mendoza On Monday, February 27th, 2012
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Groups welcome writ of kalikasan vs Obando landfill

Concerned groups welcomed a decision by the Supreme Court that they hope would eventually “bury with finality” a controversial landfill project in the town of Obando, Bulacan. The Supreme Court en banc issued More...

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By Gregory Mendoza On Sunday, February 26th, 2012
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First franchise for e-jeepney launched in Makati

The Philippines marked a historic moment in public transportation on Monday, Feb. 27, when the first commercial e-jeepney franchise in the country was formally launched in Makati City. Sen. Ralph Recto, author More...

By Gregory Mendoza On Thursday, February 23rd, 2012
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Senate passes DICT bill on second reading

The Philippines is one step closer to having a department overseeing all of its information and communications technology now after the recent passage of the bill seeking to create such a department on second reading More...

By Gregory Mendoza On Sunday, February 19th, 2012
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NBI modernization bill proposes ‘nerve center’ for cybercrime

A proposed legislation filed at the House of Representatives is seeking to establish and maintain a “Cyber Investigation and Assessment Center” within the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI). Under House More...