• What's next for Huawei after Google, Qualcomm, Intel cut ties: All you need to know 20 May 2019 21:27 US Justice Department Files Criminal Charges Against Chinas Huawei Huawei has been put in a tight spot as top chipmakers have begun to withdraw support. Intel, Qualcomm, Broadcom and Xilinx have reportedly cut the supply of processors and networking chips …
  • OnePlus 7 Pro tricks: 9 things you didn't know about your new phone 20 May 2019 21:26 OnePlus 6T McLaren Edition hidden secret inside box revealed OnePlus 7 Pro has become a global sensation and it is everything people can talk about. From its miraculously fast and smooth display to optimum performance, OnePlus 7 Pro is winning hearts …
  • Global Smartphone Accessories Market Forecast (2014 20 May 2019 19:49 (MENAFN - Market Press) A comprehensive research report created through extensive primary research (inputs from industry experts, companies, stakeholders) and secondary research, the report aims to present the analysis of Global Smartphone Accessories …
  • Google's Huawei Android restrictions: here's what it means for you - TechRadar India 20 May 2019 19:19 The news that Google has blocked Huawei’s future access to Android updates – for both apps and timely security updates – not only casts doubt over the entire future of the Chinese smartphone manufacturer’s business, it also could have wide-ranging …
  • Xiaomi’s revenue jumps 27pc, beats estimates 20 May 2019 18:49 Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi Corp reported better than-expected quarterly revenue on Monday due in part to steady growth in sales outside its home market. The results indicate Xiaomi’s overseas expansion and focus on markets such as India and Europe are …
  • How UPI is giving e-payments a run for their money 20 May 2019 18:09 Mint looks at the digital platform that’s outpacing others in its reach and acceptance. What is the reason behind the growing popularity of UPI? The growing popularity of UPI can be attributed to its simple, safe, cost-effective and mobile-based payment …
  • Android scare for Huawei, Honor phones 20 May 2019 16:04 After Google restricted Chinese gadget-maker Huawei’s use of Android, the world’s second-largest smartphone seller after Samsung said that it would continue to “support” all existing Huawei and Honor (a sub-brand) devices around the world, including India. …
  • US-China trade rivalry will hurt the global economy 20 May 2019 15:24 China announced a hike in the tariffs on a revised list of $60 billion worth of US imports. The US and China are at the cusp of a major transformation of their relationship. While the US has signalled since 2017 that it sees Beijing as a strategic …
  • Honor 20 series to be available only on Flipkart 20 May 2019 15:13 New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) Chinese smartphone brand HONOR on Monday announced its upcoming HONOR 20 series would be available exclusively on Flipkart. To be launched globally in London on May 21, the series will reach India on June 11. “The HONOR 20 series …
  • Huawei mobile users ponder switching brand after Google news 20 May 2019 15:08 * Huawei has been snatching market share from Apple, Samsung * Row with U.S. over security hit Huawei handset business * New Huawei phones may not offer popular Google services By Hazel Baker and Sankalp Phartiyal LONDON/MUMBAI, May 20 (Reuters) - Time …
  • US stocks fall as Google block on Huawei adds to trade tensions – as it happened 20 May 2019 15:06 Google’s dominant Android operating system has been co-opted to US President Donald Trump’s trade dispute with China; investors appear not to be pleased. US stock markets have sold off in early trading on Wall Street, after a day of pain on most of Europe’ …
  • No more sweating it out this summer: New wearabl... 20 May 2019 14:52 SAN FRANCISCO: A team of US engineers has developed a wearable patch that could provide personalised cooling and heating at home, work or on the go. The soft, stretchy patch cools or warms a user's skin to a comfortable temperature and keeps it there …
  • Realme launches in Europe to steal Honor’s and Xiaomi’s lunch money 20 May 2019 14:45 The fight for the entry-level segment of the European smartphone market heated up today, as Realme, a sister-company to OPPO and OnePlus, waded into the fray with the launch of its flagship device, the Realme 3 Pro. Specs-wise, the Realme 3 Pro is a …
  • Huawei to continue providing security updates, after sales services post Android license cancellation 20 May 2019 14:44 Chinese handset maker Huawei Monday said it will continue to provide security updates and after-sales services to its existing smartphones and tablets, even as the future roadmap of products remain uncertain after the cancellation of its Android license. …
  • Google reportedly ends business with Huawei, will cut it off from Play Store [Updated] 20 May 2019 13:57 Enlarge / Huawei's latest flagship, the P30 Pro. Huawei 286 with 143 posters participating Update: Statements from Google and Huawei, other companies join the ban Huawei sent a statement to Ars Technica and others about the ban, saying "Huawei …
  • Vivo going after Redmi Note 7S with 3GB Y91 priced below Rs 10K 20 May 2019 13:32 The new variant will be available in Starry Black and Nebula Purple options. Vivo today introduced the latest Y91 variant with 3GB RAM to strengthen its Y-series portfolio. The new smartphone features a 15.80 cms (6.22-inch) Halo FullView Display to …
  • Vivo Y12, Y15 to launch in India soon: Details here 20 May 2019 13:28 (MENAFN - NewsBytes) Vivo Y12, Y15 to launch in India soon: Details here 20 May 2019 As per the latest report, the Chinese tech-giant Vivo is expected to launch budget-range Vivo Y12 and Y15 in India. The key highlights of the phones include their triple …
  • LIVE MARKETS-How are trade tensions impacting volatility? 20 May 2019 13:05 * European stocks slide: STOXX -1.3%, DAX -1.8% * Ryanair reports weakest annual profit in four years * Deutsche Bank hits record low on NYT Trump anti-money laundering report * Asian shares steadied after U.S. lifted Canada tariffs * U.S. futures point to …
  • Honor 20, Honor 20 Pro launch tomorrow: How to livestream, when to watch 20 May 2019 12:28 Honor 20, Honor 20 Pro launch in London: Here’s all we know about Honor 20 and Honor 20 Pro. If you’ve been following tech news over the past few weeks, then you’re probably aware that Huawei’s sub-brand Honor is gearing up to launch a global launch event …
  • Smartphone maker Xiaomi's first-quarter revenue jumps 27per cent, beats estimates 20 May 2019 12:25 Business Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi Corp reported better than-expected quarterly revenue on Monday due in part to steady growth in sales outside its home market. 20 May 2019 07:16PM Bookmark SHANGHAI: Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi Corp reported …
  • Justin Bieber fans bribe rangers with free trips... 20 May 2019 12:10 FJADRARGLJUFUR (ICELAND): A large sign warns motorists that Iceland's Fjadrargljufur canyon is closed to visitors but drivers keep on coming down the narrow gravel road. A ranger at a roadblock has to explain why no one can pass: The vulnerable …
  • SpaceX's Starlink satellites: 7 questions 20 May 2019 11:56 SpaceX and its celebrity-leader, Elon Musk, have a reputation for being fast and first in all manner of technologies — from digital payments to cars, rockets, hyperloops, energy grids, missions to Mars, and now the internet itself.  When it comes to space- …
  • Tech’s Cold War Just Started 20 May 2019 11:54 Good Monday. (Want this by email? Sign up here.) Google, Qualcomm and Broadcom are among the companies that have reportedly frozen their supply of components and software to the Chinese technology giant to comply with a crackdown by the Trump …
  • Infinix Smart 3 Plus review: Budget smartphone, flagship features 20 May 2019 11:50 A beautiful looking device with three cameras on the rear; slotted in a price point that was previously thought impossible. Rating: When it comes to smartphones that offer a ton of functionality at the best possible price, very few brands can compete with …
  • Italian Shocker: An Electric Ducati Scooter! 20 May 2019 11:48 Called the CUx Special Edition Ducati, the electric scooter has been launched in the UK. It is priced at 2299 pounds, which translates to approximately Rs 2.06 lakh. Features an all-LED lighting system, keyless start, anti-theft alarm, among others. Super …
  • LIVE MARKETS-Game of phones 20 May 2019 11:28 * European stocks slide: STOXX -1.1%, DAX -1.5% * Ryanair reports weakest annual profit in four years * Deutsche Bank hits record low on NYT Trump anti-money laundering report * Asian shares steadied after U.S. lifted Canada tariffs * U.S. futures point to …
  • Smartphone maker Xiaomi's Q1 revenue jumps 27%, beats estimates 20 May 2019 11:22 FILE PHOTO: The logo of Xiaomi is seen inside the company's office in Bengaluru, India, January 18, 2018. REUTERS/Abhishek N. Chinnappa/File Photo GLOBAL BUSINESS WEEK AHEAD SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi Corp reported …
  • Hyundai Venue India launch tomorrow: Variant-wise features on India’s first Internet-connected car 20 May 2019 11:11 Hyundai India is all set to launch a new sub-compact SUV in competition against the likes of Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza and Tata Nexon on 21 May. The segment is currently buzzing as the sub-compact SUVs have found immense popularity in India for their …
  • Realme C2: Enters Xiaomi’s den in budget segment 20 May 2019 11:09 New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) Competing neck and neck with its Chinese counterpart Xiaomi, Realme has now launched C2 in India to take on Redmi 6A in the budget segment. The device is priced at Rs 5,999 for the 2GB+16GB RAM model and Rs 7,999 for the 3GB+32GB …
  • Lost Android license: What now for Huawei? 20 May 2019 10:58 New Delhi: Following an order by the United States (US) government, Google withdrew Chinese telecom giant Huawei’s Android license yesterday, as reported by Reuters. While Huawei is yet to make an official statement on the matter, the development could …
  • Xiaomi refreshes Redmi Note 7 lineup with 48MP 7... 20 May 2019 10:53 NEW DELHI: Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi on Monday refreshed its Redmi Note 7 lineup with the 48MP camera-powered Redmi Note 7S for a starting price of Rs 10,999. The 6.3-inch device with Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 chip would be available online from May 23 …
  • Mercedes-Benz launches BS-VI compliant Long Whee... 20 May 2019 10:53 NEW DELHI: German luxury carmaker Mercedes-Benz Monday launched the BS-VI compliant Long Wheelbase E-Class sedan in India priced between Rs 57.5 lakh and Rs 62.5 lakh. The New Long Wheelbase E-Class features two BS-VI compliant petrol and diesel engines …
  • Xiaomi posts forecast-beating first-quarter sales 20 May 2019 10:50 FILE PHOTO: The logo of Xiaomi is seen inside the company's office in Bengaluru, India, January 18, 2018. REUTERS/Abhishek N. Chinnappa/File Photo GLOBAL BUSINESS WEEK AHEAD SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi Corp posted …
  • Redmi K20 with Snapdragon 855 chip coming on May 28 20 May 2019 10:32 Beijing, May 20 (IANS) Chinese smartphone manufacturer Xiaomi is set to launch a new smartphone in China — Redmi K20 — on May 28 that would be powered by Snapdragon 855 processor. The company released an official teaser on Monday, confirming the launch …
  • Google dumps Huawei; Markets stutter; Powell speech 20 May 2019 10:15 1. Tech war: Rising tensions between the United States and China are starting to hit home for more top tech companies. Google is cutting back on its business with Huawei following an order from the Trump administration barring American companies from …
  • Data Virtualization Market 2019 Segments, Emerging Technologies, Trends, Industry Growth and Regional Study by Forecast to 2023 20 May 2019 09:06 May 20, 2019 (MarketersMedia via COMTEX) -- Global Data Virtualization market is expected to reach approximately 278 USD billion by the end of 2023 with 15% CAGR during the forecasted period from 2017 - 2023. Pune, India - May 20, 2019 /MarketersMedia…
  • A Cinematic Life-Story of A Child From The Street Who's Now Conquering The World 20 May 2019 08:57 From being a ragpicker to a celebrity street photographer, Vicky Roy’s journey is heart-touching yet inspirational. They say, “Out of sufferings have emerged the strongest souls,” - Roy’s story makes us agree to this even more. Vicky Roy came from a very …
  • Xiaomi Redmi Note 7S India launch highlights: Price starts at Rs 10,999, sale on May 23 20 May 2019 08:41 Xiaomi Redmi Note 7S Price in India, Specifications, Features Launch Highlights: Redmi Note 7S has been launched for Rs 10,999, will go on sale on May 23. Xiaomi Redmi Note 7S Price in India, Specifications, Features Launch Highlights: After the success of …
  • Redmi Note 7S with 48MP primary camera now in India 20 May 2019 08:07 New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi on Monday refreshed its Redmi Note 7 lineup with the 48MP camera-powered Redmi Note 7S for a starting price of Rs 10,999. The 6.3-inch device with Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 chip would be available …
  • OnePlus signature pop-up store to experience OnePlus 7 Pro opens in Delhi 20 May 2019 07:29 The ‘OnePlus Experience Pop-Up’ event is a month-long event being held in the Select Citywalk mall in Saket. The long queues snaking around Select City Walk Mall in South Delhi we’re not a surprise. Delhi knew that OnePlus would unveil its signature …
  • Google cancels Huawei’s Android license: What does it mean for the phones? 20 May 2019 07:29 Google takes away Android license from Huawei: What does it mean for current Huawei phones and the ones coming out in the future? In a major blow to Huawei, Google has suspended business with the company, and cancelled the license for Android. Google is …
  • Xiaomi Redmi K20 with Snapdragon 855 processor to launch on May 28 20 May 2019 07:29 Redmi K20 to launch in China on May 28. (Image source: Weibo/Redmi) Xiaomi has announced the launch date for the Redmi K20. The Redmi flagship powered by Snapdragon 855 processor will be launched in China on May 28. Redmi shared a poster on Weibo …
  • Samsung Galaxy A70 review: Excellent UI makes navigating apps a smooth experience 20 May 2019 07:15 NEW DELHI: Samsung India, which sold five million units of Galaxy A phones in just 70 days, is banking big time on the A-series -- in an attempt to outshine the Chinese rivals that have carved out a niche in the Indian smartphone market with competitively- …
  • Green Hills Software and ArcherMind Technology (Nanjing) Co., Ltd. Working Together to Support Customers 20 May 2019 05:32 (MENAFN - PR Newswire) TOKYO, May 20, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Green Hills Software, a worldwide leader in embedded safety and security, today announces that ArcherMind Technology (Nanjing) Co., Ltd., a leading software engineering services company, …
  • Xiaomi Redmi Note 7S India launch LIVE updates: Redmi Note 7S launch time, how to watch livestream 20 May 2019 04:52 Redmi Note 7S launch LIVE updates: Redmi Note 7S launch event starts at 12 noon. Xiaomi Redmi Note 7S Price in India, Specifications, Features Launch Live Updates: After the success of Redmi Note 7 Pro, Xiaomi announced to add another smartphone to the …
  • 10 reasons to buy & not buy new OnePlus 7 Pro 20 May 2019 02:57 The OnePlus 7 Pro is finally available in India. The device flaunts a new look and OnePlus co-founder Carl Pei describes the new flagship as the most beautiful OnePlus phone to be ever created by the company. However, smartphone enthusiasts argue that the …
  • Top gadgets this week: Best technology you can buy 20 May 2019 02:50 There have been some big launches and announcements ranging from phones to laptops to DSLR cameras. ET Wealth rounds up the most interesting ones that are worth knowing about. These include the foldable laptop from Lenovo, Canon mid-range DSLR, OnePlus 7 …
  • OnePlus announces Robert Downey Jr as new brand ambassador 19 May 2019 23:56 The Avengers actor will replace Amitabh Bachchan as the brand ambassador. Global smartphone brand OnePlus has unveiled its latest marketing campaign featuring American actor Robert Downey Jr (RDJ). The campaign celebrates the disruptive role that OnePlus …
  • Samsung Galaxy A70: Equipped for All-round Performance - http://www.newsgram.com/ 19 May 2019 23:08 The selfie shooter took sharp pictures and in low-light, the screen doubled up as the flash to make face look brighter By Gokul Bhagabati Samsung India, which sold five million units of Galaxy A phones in just 70 days, is banking big time on the A-series — …
  • Google reportedly ends business with Huawei, will cut it off from Play Store 19 May 2019 20:48 Enlarge / Huawei's latest flagship, the P30 Pro. Huawei 2 with 2 posters participating President Trump issued an executive order last week banning "foreign adversaries" from doing telecommunication business in the US. The move was widely …
  • Schneider Electric EcoStruxure IT Expert(TM) Wins IT Optimisation Product of the Year at the Network Computing Awards 2019 19 May 2019 18:49 May 19, 2019 (AB Digital via COMTEX) -- Schneider Electric, the leader in digital transformation of energy management and automation, has won the IT Optimisation Product of the Year category at the Network Computing Awards 2019. EcoStruxure™ IT …
  • These Xiaomi phone are the best-selling mobiles of Q1 2019 19 May 2019 18:12 (MENAFN - NewsBytes) These Xiaomi phone are the best-selling mobiles of Q1 2019 19 May 2019 Xiaomi continues to lead the Indian smartphone market as three of its budget offerings have become the best selling phones in Q1 2019. According to market research …
  • Gaming-centric Black Shark 2 to launch on May 27 19 May 2019 14:07 (MENAFN - NewsBytes) Gaming-centric Black Shark 2 to launch on May 27 19 May 2019 Xiaomi-funded smartphone maker Black Shark is all set to launch its gaming-centric Black Shark 2 in India on May 27. The key highlights of the phone include its pressure- …
  • India- Mobile Phone Insurance Market Is Headed For Growth And Global Expansion Owing To Increasing Incidences Of Accidental Damage And Phone Thefts Till 2028 | Million Insights 19 May 2019 13:14 (MENAFN - GetNews) According to new report available with Million Insights, Factors such as increasing standard of living, rising disposable income, increasing spending on electronic gadgets are expected to drive the market. In addition, growing awareness …
  • Rethinking How Social Innovation Organizations Can Better Design For Scalable Impact 19 May 2019 12:47 Clean Power Published on May 19th, 2019 | by The Beam 0 May 19th, 2019 by The Beam  This article was featured in The Beam #8 — subscribe to The Beam for more. “Investing in women is smart business and key to poverty alleviation at scale,” says Ajaita Shah, …
  • Smartphones to launch next week: Redmi Note 7S, Honor 20 Pro and Oppo K3 19 May 2019 11:00 From Redmi Note 7S to Honor 29 Pro, these are the top smartphones scheduled to launch next week (Representational Image) May 2019 has been a busy month for smartphone announcements. After the launch of Google Pixel 3a, Pixel 3a XL, OnePlus 7, and OnePlus 7 …
  • OnePlus quietly increases price of USB Type-C stereo audio and OTG adapters 19 May 2019 10:53 Earlier this week, the OnePlus 7 Pro was announced and our own Rich Woods shared his first impressions of the flagship device in an unboxing video. However, this iteration from OnePlus has seen the company cease the inclusion of a USB Type-C to 3.5mm …
  • The murky world of cricket betting 19 May 2019 10:25 Pasupuleti Nagarjuna, a 23-year-old MBA graduate, dreamt of making a career as an SAP-certified professional. A native of Rajupalem village in Sattenapalli mandal, Nagarjuna completed his MBA from KL University near Vijayawada and since 2018, was …
  • Black Shark 2 coming to India on May 27, price may start at around ₹33,000 19 May 2019 10:04 The Black Shark 2, which officially debuted in China earlier this year, is set for launch in India on May 27. The gaming smartphone is also expected to ship with additional accessories including the Gamepad 2.0 controller. The device naturally packs an …
  • Samsung Galaxy A70: Equipped for all-round performance 19 May 2019 08:10 New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) Samsung India, which sold five million units of Galaxy A phones in just 70 days, is banking big time on the A-series — in an attempt to outshine the Chinese rivals that have carved out a niche in the Indian smartphone market with …
  • Black Shark 2 gaming smartphone coming to India on May 27: Report 19 May 2019 07:08 Black Shark 2 was launched in March and is already available for sale in China. After Asus and Nubia, Black Shark is set to launch a high-end gaming smartphone in India. According to BGR India, Black Shark has already started sending invites for the launch …
  • OnePlus launches new phones, IBM job cuts & more 19 May 2019 06:23 The week saw Samsung emerging as the top brand in the premium smartphone segment in India, dethroning Chinese rival OnePlus. As per the latest IDC report, the South Korean consumer electronics giant Samsung has become the leader in india's premium …
  • Chinese players wholly MILK Indian smartphone brands 19 May 2019 05:28 New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) Like the famous tech acronym FAANG (Facebook, Amazon, Apple, Netflix and Google), the Indian smartphone market once had its own buzzword: MILK. Desi smartphone players Micromax, Intex, Lava and Karbonn (MILK) ruled the roost before …
  • Facebook, Twitter and the Digital Disinformation Mess 18 May 2019 23:17 By Shelly Banjo | Bloomberg May 18 at 6:13 PM The kind of disinformation now known as fake news has tainted public discourse for centuries, even millennia. But it’s been amplified in our digital age as a weapon of fearmongers, mob-baiters and election- …
  • We do not want to be elitist in India: Dr Andreas Sennheiser,CEO, Sennheiser Electronic 18 May 2019 17:53 Unlike so many consumer brands today, the privately held and family-owned Sennheiser Electronic GmbH & Co is known only for audio — primarily microphones & headphones for professional and consumer use. Co-CEO Dr Andreas Sennheiser, grandson of …
  • Realme X India version to get upgraded specs, new special edition variant as well 18 May 2019 16:15 Realme X Indian version will have different specifications compared to the Chinese variant of the device. Realme recently launched its first smartphone in its home market, China, dubbed Realme X. The company’s India CEO, Madhav Sheth soon after the launch …
  • Redmi 7A gets listed on TENAA, will have octa-core processor 18 May 2019 16:15 Redmi 7A has been listed on TENAA along with its images and specifications, suggesting an imminent launch in China. (Image source: TENAA) Redmi, the sub-brand of Xiaomi, is likely to launch the Redmi 7A in China soon. The device has been listed on TENAA …
  • Can the lower-priced Pixel 3a, 3a XL resurrect G... 18 May 2019 12:33 NEW DELHI: Google's smartphone business has been struggling to gain ground even as rivals Apple, Samsung and Huawei continue to upend competition with better "specced" devices every quarter. Samsung grabbed the top position with 21 per cent …
  • Vivo Y3 with MediaTek Helio P35 processor launched: Price, specifications 18 May 2019 11:45 Vivo Y3 is available in two colour options: Peacock Blue and Peach Pink. Vivo has launched a new mid-range smartphone expanding its Y-series lineup, dubbed Vivo Y3. The device is currently available on JD.com and is priced at Yuan 1,500 (approximately Rs …
  • Pixel 3a XL review: Superb camera performance, still expensive 18 May 2019 08:37 Google’s Pixel 3a series compromises on a lot of features when compared to the Pixel 3 series. Rating: Google’s Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL are definitely still the talk of the town with respect to the camera performance that comes from its AI-based operating …
  • Can cheaper Pixel resurrect Google's smartphone... 18 May 2019 07:18 Google Pixel, on the other hand, has a minuscule global market share despite arriving on the scene in 2016. Google's smartphone business has been struggling to gain ground even as rivals Apple, Samsung and Huawei continue to upend competition with …
  • Can cheaper Pixel resurrect Google’s smartphone dream? 18 May 2019 05:42 New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) Google’s smartphone business has been struggling to gain ground even as rivals Apple, Samsung and Huawei continue to upend competition with better “specced” devices every quarter. Samsung grabbed the top position with 21 per cent …
  • Smartphone bosses fight it out on social media in India 18 May 2019 03:30 New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) These are interesting times in the price-sensitive Indian smartphone market where one Chinese brand after another is entering the fray like winged insects swarming frantically at light sources during the rains — only to disappear …
  • Sold over 2 million TV units in India in 14 months: Xiaomi 18 May 2019 02:02 Chinese smartphone and electronics maker Xiaomi on Friday said it has sold more than two million television units in India in 14 months of its launch. Announcing the development, Xiaomi India MD Manu Kumar Jain tweeted: "We've sold 2 million MiTV …
  • NASA’s floating robot ‘bee’ is alive and well aboard the ISS - BGR 21 May 2019 01:28 NASA is betting big on the future of space robots. As automated gadgets become more and more advances, scientists are starting to imagine how robots could not only aid space travelers but perhaps even shoulder some of the load when it comes to various …
  • 27 narcopols back in office – PNP 21 May 2019 00:58 Oscar Albayalde MANILA, Philippines — It will be business as usual for local politicians already facing complaints in the Office of the Ombudsman this year for their alleged involvement in the narcotics trade after their reelection last week. At a press …
  • LED light can damage your eyes, health 21 May 2019 00:52 The French Agency for Food, Environmental and Occupational Health & Safety has published a 400-page report warning that “exposure to an intense and powerful [LED] light is ‘photo-toxic’ and can lead to irreversible loss of retinal cells and diminished …
  • Bond 25 Reportedly Hired An 'Intimacy Coordinator' For Sex Scenes 21 May 2019 00:23 Cool cars, fancy gadgets, explicitly made alcoholic beverages and steamy sex scenes are all hallmarks of the James Bond film series, and I expect they will all be present for next year’s Bond 25. It’s that latter point, though, that may be undergoing some …
  • It’s playtime with ‘Toy Story 4’ 21 May 2019 00:23 Who  knew being a toy can be a complicated thing? From the first movie to the latest one in the Toy Story franchise, we’ve seen Woody, Buzz Lightyear and their buddies have a number of adventures. And with every film, these adorable toys (and the audience …
  • Myths, misconceptions about 2019 vote 20 May 2019 23:50 The 2019 midterm elections have come but are not entirely gone; serious questions about possible fraud remain. We can all be sure of one thing. The Commission on Elections dropped the ball; the country’s fourth automated election should have been a cinch. …
  • Overstaying guests 20 May 2019 23:50 The issue of the growing number of illegal Chinese workers in the country, and why their proliferation seems to have gone unchecked, largely took a backseat during the election-period fiesta. Buried in the cacophony of the closing campaign days, for …
  • 2 Philippine eagles to fly in Singapore under wildlife loan deal 20 May 2019 23:33 MANILA, Philippines — A pair of critically endangered Philippine eagles (Pithecophaga jefferyi) will be flown to Singapore next month in a first-of-its-kind arrangement between the Philippines and a foreign institution, as part of efforts to conserve the …
  • Don’t celebrate just yet, Comelec offical tells Cardema 20 May 2019 23:33 MANILA, Philippines — Former National Youth Commission (NYC) chair Ronald Cardema shouldn’t celebrate just yet. A top official of the Commission on Elections (Comelec) pointed out on Monday that Cardema’s bid to become the official nominee of the Duterte …
  • Comelec must explain data bottleneck, says PPCRV 20 May 2019 23:33 HAPPY RETURNS Teachers celebrate on Monday after handing over ballot boxes containing election returns from Compostela Valley and Davao City to the Commission on Elections sitting as the National Board of Canvassers at the PICC in Pasay City, exactly a …
  • Lobbying for Senate posts starts 20 May 2019 23:33 MANILA, Philippines — What the President’s men want, they get. Former presidential special assistant Christopher “Bong” Go and former Philippine National Police chief Ronald dela Rosa, two of President Rodrigo Duterte’s closest allies, will get their …
  • Palace: Duterte tells public when he’s sick 20 May 2019 23:21 MANILA, Philippines — It’s up to the public to “draw its own conclusions” from President Duterte’s remarks neither confirming or denying if he had been confined in the hospital after he was not seen in public for a week. Malacañang on Monday insisted that …
  • Despite tolerance, more effort needed for LGBTQI inclusivity 20 May 2019 23:21 MANILA, Philippines — The stories are heartbreaking: Years of hiding in closets for fear of being disowned; enduring lectures from peers and being told that how they love is “wrong”; being punished for being true to who they are. These are some of the …
  • AGI grows Q1 profit to P4.4B, up 21% 20 May 2019 22:08 Tycoon Andrew Tan-led conglomerate Alliance Global Group Inc. (AGI) grew its attributable first quarter net profit by 21 percent year-on-year to P4.4 billion on higher earnings from its property development, liquor and fast-food businesses. Consolidated …
  • Annual stockholders’ meeting 20 May 2019 22:08 By this time, most of the country’s private corporations would have held their annual stockholders’ meeting (ASM). It’s an activity required of all corporations to hold and report to the government for regulatory purposes. For stockholders of public …
  • Overhaul of mining policies pushed 20 May 2019 22:08 The country’s premier think-tank has urged the government to review its mining policies after its study showed that the current legal framework of the mining sector had too many inconsistencies that gave way to corrupt practices and continued to hinder the …
  • Emperador embarks on 5-yr expansion plan 20 May 2019 22:08 Betting on growing global consumer affluence, tycoon Andrew Tan-led Emperador Inc. has mapped out a five-year expansion plan that makes a big push for premium brandy products and the growth of its global branded malt business. “We now have a compelling …
  • DOTR open to reviving emergency powers bid to address traffic crisis 20 May 2019 22:08 The Department of Transportation (DOTr) is open to reviving a shelved program to declare a traffic crisis in Metro Manila and seek so-called emergency powers from Congress after President Duterte’s allies consolidated their power after last week’s midterm …
  • Widows of politicians meet contrasting fates in local polls 20 May 2019 21:28 Gemma Lubigan CONTRIBUTED PHOTO TRECE MARTIRES CITY, CAVITE, Philippines — Two women, whose husbands were killed allegedly by their political rivals, met different fates in mayoral elections in the provinces of Cavite and Albay. Gemma Lubigan, widow of …
  • Google Glass Finds a New Home at the Factory 20 May 2019 21:19 Remember Google Glass? The vaunted debut of the company’s computerized eyewear six years ago was one of Silicon Valley’s more spectacular flops. Deemed too awkward and pretentious, early users were disparaged as “glassholes” by a critical public. Parent …
  • News Briefs: May 21, 2019 20 May 2019 21:17 PH may review deal with Kuwait on protection of OFWs MANILA, Philippines — The Philippine government may review its agreement with Kuwait on the protection of Filipino workers after the death of a Filipino domestic helper in the emirate last week. …
  • 2019 elections better, more credible than 2016’s 20 May 2019 21:17 The “simultaneous saving” of election results in vote counting machines (VCMs) and Parish Pastoral Council for Responsible Voting (PPCRV) and Commission on Elections (Comelec) servers wiped out “dagdag-bawas” attempts this year. In 2016, election returns …
  • Edsa bus ban a ‘necessary sacrifice’ 20 May 2019 21:17 MANILA, Philippines — Inconveniences that may be suffered by commuters under a controversial plan to ban provincial buses on Edsa are a necessary “sacrifice” for the future, a Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) official said on Monday under …
  • What is Wi-Fi 6 and why you're going to want it 20 May 2019 20:30 I have, let me see, seven Wi-Fi enabled devices currently running in my home office. That includes a tablet, a smartphone, five laptops, and a Roku streaming the last episode of Game of Thrones. That's about par. According to Parks Associates, the …
  • Google blocks Huawei from using Android in compliance with Donald Trump order 20 May 2019 20:08 Google has confirmed it has blocked Huawei from updating some parts of its Android software used on Huawei phones to comply with a US government order blacklisting the Chinese firm. The tech giant said it was “complying with the order and reviewing the …
  • 30 Groomsmen Gifts That Won't End Up in the Back of His Messy-Ass Closet 20 May 2019 20:02 Because guys are really hard to shop for—especially in groups. Here, 30 gift ideas that'll make them look stylish at the wedding, reception, and beyond. Love Cosmo? Want the mag? Subscribe here! Advertisement - Continue Reading Below 1 a simple hat …
  • The Cheapskate's top gift picks for grads - CNET 20 May 2019 19:59 This is the time of year when kids finish up high school -- or, scarier still, college. Looking to reward their achievements? Give them a little help as they venture on to the next chapter? I've got some ideas. Below you'll find my picks for some …
  • Amazon Prime Day 2019: When is it, what's coming and how can I get the best deals? - CNET 20 May 2019 19:59 Amazon Prime Day is just around the corner. Well, OK, it's two streets over, down the block a bit and then around the corner, but it's never too early to start planning. These are deals we're talking about, people! Although Amazon has yet to …
  • Walmart debuts tablets priced under $100 to challenge iPad 20 May 2019 18:09 Walmart is rolling out three Android-powered tablet computers this week, all priced under $100, to grab sales from Apple Inc.’s market-leading iPad. The devices, under Walmart’s Onn store brand, include an 8-inch version for $64, a 10.1-inch model for $79 …
  • How to Accelerate the Growth of Your Startup 20 May 2019 17:59 Launching a startup is one thing; accelerating growth and expanding it is an entirely different challenge. While patience is certainly a virtue, it’s not necessarily the best skill for entrepreneurs to adopt. Instead, the focus should be on rapid growth, …
  • Chris and Alex after the ‘five-peat’ feat 20 May 2019 17:47 Alex Cabagnot In our basketball-crazy country, PBA (Philippine Basketball Association) players are mobbed like rock stars. San Miguel Beer (SMB) hardcourt heartthrobs Chris Ross and Alex Cabagnot are movie-star material. They made PBA history along with …
  • JTI warns- Further increase in cigarette taxes? Expect more smuggling 20 May 2019 17:24 MANILA, Philippines — Amid the big push by the departments of Health (DOH) and of Finance (DOF) to further jack up the excise taxes slapped on “sin” products such as cigarettes and alcoholic drinks, the Philippine unit of global manufacturing giant Japan …
  • T-bill rates further down following interest rate, RRR cuts 20 May 2019 17:24 MANILA, Philippines — T-bill rates further fell across the board amid strong demand from investors following a cut in big banks’ reserve requirements last week, allowing the Bureau of the Treasury to sell all P15 billion it offered Monday. The Treasury …
  • DOF- Initial inspections revealed 12,000 foreign workers not paying taxes 20 May 2019 17:24 MANILA, Philippines — The government is going after an initial 12,000 illegal foreign workers, mostly in the Philippine offshore gaming operators (Pogo) sector, who are not paying taxes, the Department of Finance (DOF) said Monday. In a statement, DOF said …
  • Daniel Matsunaga on modeling underwear: I sometimes just want to disappear 20 May 2019 17:11 From left: Tanner Mata, Matsunaga and Enchong Dee “When I was young, I used to be chubby. I forced myself to lose weight.” Fashion model-turned-actor Daniel Matsunaga made this confession to reporters shortly after he participated in a recent underwear …
  • Winwyn Marquez on rumored boyfriend Alden Richards: Anyone can fall for him 20 May 2019 17:11 Winwyn Marquez (left) and Alden Richards He’s kind, a good person. He’s charming and is sweet to everyone. I think anyone can fall for him.” That was how Winwyn Marquez described her rumored boyfriend Alden Richards. Winwyn and Alden have known each other …
  • How to Survive the Journey Ahead: A Graduation Message for a Terrifying Age 20 May 2019 16:48 “No matter who you are, no matter how strong you are, sooner or later, you'll face circumstances beyond your control.” — Cersei Lannister, Game of Thrones Those coming of age today will face some of the greatest obstacles ever encountered by young …
  • How to record your screen on iPhone and iPad 20 May 2019 16:43 Taking a screenshot on your iPhone or iPad is a great way to capture a moment. Maybe you saw a picture on Instagram you want to save or you need to send a friend a picture of an email. The only problem with a screenshot is it only captures still images or …
  • Top gadgets Brits most desire in their homes revealed 20 May 2019 16:16 There are now 15 MILLION ‘smart homes’ in Britain, it has emerged. Research revealed 57 per cent of the country's homes now have a smart device to control lights, security, kettle, vacuum cleaner or other device. More than four in 10 Brits now use …
  • The New New World: As Huawei Loses Google, the U.S.-China Tech Cold War Gets Its Iron Curtain 20 May 2019 16:13 China has spent nearly two decades building a digital wall between itself and the rest of the world, a one-way barrier designed to keep out foreign companies like Facebook and Google while allowing Chinese rivals to leave home and expand across the world. …
  • The best Google Pixel 3a deal: $299.99 and a free Google Home Mini 20 May 2019 16:08 The Pixel 3A. CNET Google's new Pixel 3a has earned many raves for offering an amazing camera at the comparatively low price of $399. (Read CNET's Pixel 3a review to learn more.) Want it for even less? For a limited time, Best Buy is offering the …
  • The friend who taught me to face adversities with a smile 20 May 2019 14:57 I learnt what patience means when I got to know her. She taught me how one can be devoted and live life to the fullest. A very humble and ordinary woman for the world, but for me my she is my first friend after marriage. I met her more than 15 years ago. I …
  • Want to impress future bosses? Create 'Brand Me' 20 May 2019 14:51 WASHINGTON DC [USA]: In a bid to boost students' confidence and increase their employability, the University of Portsmouth has started 'Brand Me' presentations for its Business & Law students. The study published in the journal 'Studies …
  • Google falls in line with Presidential order to blacklisted Chinese smartphone maker Huawei 20 May 2019 14:25 Chinese tech firm Huawei has been blocked from fully updating its phones with the latest Android software. Google, who is the developer of the Android operating system, confirmed this morning that it has blocked the update on Huawei products. Huawei is one …
  • Huawei accuses US of ‘cynically timed’ Google ban 20 May 2019 14:06 Latest: The US executive order leading to Google’s restricting Huawei’s use of key software has been labelled a “cynically timed” measure to hurt China in its trade war with the US, a Huawei executive has said. Google confirmed on Monday it was restricting …
  • Google blocks Huawei from using its apps on their phones 20 May 2019 13:42 ITV Report 20 May 2019 at 5:47am The Verge has reported that Google has cut off Huawei’s licence Credit: PA Google has confirmed it has blocked Huawei from updating some parts of its Android software used on Huawei phones to comply with a US government …
  • Valenzuela public school students to receive free ‘Balik Eskwela 2019’ packages 20 May 2019 12:33 Valenzuela public school students to receive free ‘Balik Eskwela 2019’ packages from their city local government. Image: Rodrigo de Guzman/Valenzuela City PIO A citywide “Balik Eskwela” initiative of the local government unit of Valenzuela aims to give …
  • Buying Huawei phones a ‘real risk’ after Google block 20 May 2019 12:29 Latest: Buying a new Huawei phone poses a “real risk” to people in the wake of Google’s restrictions on the Chinese firm using its Android software, industry experts have said. The Chinese phone giant has been blocked by Google from receiving updates for …
  • Double bass phenomenon to perform at Baku Summer Jazz Days [VIDEO] 20 May 2019 12:05 (MENAFN - AzerNews) By Laman Ismayilova The capital will host Baku Summer Jazz Days festival, a multi-faceted international project, on June 10-15. The festival was created on the initiative of the Premier Art Management production center with the support …
  • WIN: Tix to BBC Good Food 20 May 2019 11:46 As well as hundreds of exhibitors, the show brings a star-studded line-up of some of the country’s favourite chefs, including Mary Berry, Tom Kerridge, Nadiya Hussain, Ainsley Harriott and many more who will all be cooking live on stage in the Big Kitchen, …
  • Enter to win an iPhone XS Max and AirPods 20 May 2019 11:34 Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. These lovely prizes could be yours.Image: AppleBy TEAM COMMERCEMashable Deals2019-05-20 09:01:00 UTC What goes together better than peanut butter and …
  • Xiaomi swings to profit despite shrinking market 20 May 2019 11:24 HONG KONG--Xiaomi Corp. (1810.HK) swung to a net profit in the first quarter, as the Chinese gadget maker posted strong sales growth in internet-connected devices and smartphones. The Beijing-based company Monday reported net income of 3.19 billion yuan ($ …
  • AFCON 2019: We Will Need The Experience Of KP Boateng & Muntari But ..., Says Richard Kingston 20 May 2019 11:10 Former Black Stars goalkeeper, Richard Kingston has insisted the Black Stars will need the experience of Kevin-Prince Boateng and Sulley Ali Muntari ahead of the Africa Cup of Nations but the power to call players to the national team is in the hands of …
  • Gratitude-That-Cannot-Be-Eroded-Even-By-Time 20 May 2019 10:41 “Children don’t just die, not in this hospital and certainly not in this country” was her response when enquired about when Mortality Meetings are held in a hospital in UK. And why did that shock me? I have been so used to the monthly Morbidity and …
  • Huawei phone users ‘significantly impacted’ by Google block 20 May 2019 10:34 Latest: Huawei users have been warned they will be “significantly impacted” by Google restricting the Chinese firm’s access to its Android software. The block is the result of an executive order from US President Donald Trump last week which prevents “ …
  • New Huawei phones will be blocked from using Google's apps and operating system 20 May 2019 10:29 If you're due a phone upgrade in the near future and have been impressed by Huawei's handsets, you may want to think again. That's because Google has confirmed it will block the Chinese firm from updating some of its Android software - …
  • A National Digital Strategy is long overdue 20 May 2019 09:51 BY VICTOR BAATWENG The critical role of information and communications technology (ICT) in any nation’s economic competitiveness has long been recognized. That is why many nations continue to roll out their respective digital strategies. In Botswana the …
  • Students at Annapolis High worry about future without robotics funding 20 May 2019 09:43 In the weeks since County Executive Steuart Pittman released his $1.7 billion budget, students at Annapolis High School are wondering why funding for their robotics team was slashed. The Board of Education’s $40,000 request for high school robotics didn’t …
  • What's Going To Happen With Facebook? | Untangled - Tech Insider 20 May 2019 09:13 Lately, it seems like Facebook has been buried in scandals. From misappropriating user's data to its role in spreading hate speech and Russian propaganda, Facebook has been forced to reevaluate its focus and future agenda. MORE UNTANGLED CONTENT: What…
  • May must 'look again' at giving Huawei access to UK's 5G network 20 May 2019 09:08 Britain must 'look again' at giving Huawei access to its 5G network, Britain's former counter-terrorism chief said today.  Sir Peter Fahy, who was also chief constable of Greater Manchester Police, warned that Donald Trump is 'serious' …
  • Iloilo radioman sued for cyberlibel 20 May 2019 08:46 Former Iloilo provincial administrator Manuel Mejorada  NOY MORCOSO/INQUIRER.net ILOILO CITY, Philippines–An Iloilo blogger and radio blocktimer earlier convicted for libel for his social posts against Senator Franklin Drilon has again been indicted …
  • Google blocks Huawei from using apps on phones 20 May 2019 08:40 Google has confirmed it has blocked Huawei from updating some parts of its Android software used on Huawei phones to comply with a US government order blacklisting the Chinese firm. Fears that the Chinese government could use Huawei as a "back door…
  • Google confirms Huawei block to ‘comply with US order’ 20 May 2019 07:51 Google has confirmed it has blocked Huawei from updating some parts of its Android software used on Huawei phones to comply with a US government order blacklisting the Chinese firm. The tech giant said it was “complying with the order and reviewing the …
  • Palace says Duterte ‘strong, upbeat’, not seriously ill 20 May 2019 07:34 President Rodrigo Roa Duterte shows his marked index finger to members of the media after casting his vote for the midterm elections at the Daniel R. Aguinaldo National High School in Davao City on Monday, May 13, 2019. RICHARD MADELO/PRESIDENTIAL …
  • Samsung Galaxy A70 review: Excellent UI makes navigating apps a smooth experience 20 May 2019 07:15 NEW DELHI: Samsung India, which sold five million units of Galaxy A phones in just 70 days, is banking big time on the A-series -- in an attempt to outshine the Chinese rivals that have carved out a niche in the Indian smartphone market with competitively- …
  • Frequency Synthesizer Market Size, Industry Growth, Share, Competitive Landscape, Emerging Technologies, Segmentation, Sales Revenue and Opportunity Assessment by Forecast 2023 20 May 2019 06:41 May 20, 2019 (AB Digital via COMTEX) -- Market Highlights A frequency synthesizer is defined as a device that is used for generating various frequencies from a single reference frequency. The frequency synthesizer market is predicted to grow up to …
  • Gov’t to tax, regulate e-cigarettes 20 May 2019 06:39 The government will come up with the tax scheme and regulations covering e-cigarettes and other nontraditional cigarette products in line with plans of tobacco firms to sell them in the country. “I got a letter from one of the companies saying that they …
  • Further reserve cuts only if banks ‘behave,’ BSP says 20 May 2019 06:39 The pace and magnitude of future cuts in banks’ reserve requirements—if any at all—will be determined by how banks themselves use the almost P200 billion in fresh liquidity that will be released into the local economy over the next three months. In …
  • BSP seen to cut rates further 20 May 2019 06:39 The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas is expected to further cut interest rates on top of an additional reduction in bank reserves amid easing inflation and slowing growth. The three-phased cut in the reserve requirement ratio (RRR) of universal and commercial …
  • Villars eye casino resort project 20 May 2019 06:39 The family of the country’s richest man, former Sen. Manuel Villar Jr., has proposed to build an integrated resort and casino in Las Piñas. Through Prime Asset Ventures Inc. (PAVI), which is led by the tycoon’s son Manuel Paolo Villar, the group has …
  • Growing your business through an e-commerce strategy on Facebook 20 May 2019 06:39 More of consumers’ day-to-day transactions are being facilitated online. People are spending more time on their smartphones, making it a perfect opportunity for businesses to get on-board with apps and customized ads. According to a 2019 report by …
  • Economists call for more structural reforms to stimulate investments 20 May 2019 06:39 MANILA, Philippines – A group of prominent economists urged Pres. Rodrigo Duterte – who recently consolidated power with the sweeping electoral victory of legislative allies – to harness his political capital to pursue structural reforms that could bring …
  • No public consultations on Edsa provincial bus ban, MMDA exec admits 20 May 2019 05:01 MANILA, Philippines — The riding public was not consulted before the dry run on the provincial bus ban was enforced along Edsa, Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) traffic chief Edison “Bong” Nebrija admitted Monday, as he also confirmed that …
  • Damian Lillard playing with separated ribs since Game 2 vs Warriors 20 May 2019 04:58 PORTLAND, OREGON – MAY 18: Damian Lillard #0 of the Portland Trail Blazers dribbles against Klay Thompson #11 of the Golden State Warriors during the first half in game three of the NBA Western Conference Finals at Moda Center on May 18, 2019 in Portland, …
  • Electrician held for power theft 20 May 2019 04:41 Electrician held for power theft FAISALABAD: The Faisalabad Electric Supply Company (Fesco) during a crackdown caught an electrician involved in power theft. Fesco Jhumra Division XEN Sajjad Awan received information that a group was involved in power …
  • Venture Catalyst boss listens to music, watches ... 20 May 2019 04:35 Dr Apoorv Ranjan Sharma also engages in brain mapping on a flight. Agencies Dr Apoorv Ranjan Sharma Venture Catalysts' co-founder Dr Apoorv Ranjan Sharma skips work up in the air. The top boss spends time to explore the music and movies his friends and …
  • Dolphin Squad failing to live up to expectations 20 May 2019 04:26 Late Friday night, offici­als shot dead a woman during a confro­ntatio­n in Nishte­r Colony­ Dolphin squad. PHOTO: EXPRESS LAHORE: Late Friday night, the Dolphin Squad, a specialised wing of the Punjab police, shot dead an innocent woman during a …
  • Security 20 May 2019 02:59 Facebook is grappling with another startling data leak with 540 million records found in plain sight on a public Amazon server. From cheesy pick-up lines to fake sex dreams, the handbook of an online dating scam artist reveals the sick lies they use to …
  • Top gadgets this week: Best technology you can buy 20 May 2019 02:50 There have been some big launches and announcements ranging from phones to laptops to DSLR cameras. ET Wealth rounds up the most interesting ones that are worth knowing about. These include the foldable laptop from Lenovo, Canon mid-range DSLR, OnePlus 7 …
  • Kapiti Food Fair 2019 open for vendor registration 20 May 2019 02:01 20 May 2019 Good food, good times, Kapiti Food Fair 2019 open for vendor registration The Kapiti Food Fair is open for vendor registration with 107 sites already booked. “There are a real mix of returning and new vendors, so we are delighted with the …
  • Future of cooking and eating on display at National Restaurant Association Show 20 May 2019 01:38 Please enable Javascript to watch this video CHICAGO — While the public can't get into the National Restaurant Association Show, much of the new technology on display there over the weekend will be coming to restaurants everywhere soon. Cutting edge …
  • Police devices raise suspicions 20 May 2019 01:35 The Malawi Police Service (MPS) on Friday received signal repeaters, raising suspicions that the devices will be used during Tuesday’s elections. The leaked letter According to reports, Officer in Charge of Signals Department Frank Kumukumu cleared a …
  • Ray Parks on PBA debut: Blackwater win ‘most important thing’ 20 May 2019 01:33 Ray Parks. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.net MANILA, Philippines—Ray Parks was his own toughest critic on Sunday when he made his keenly-anticipated debut in the PBA. Parks was triumphant in his first game, helping Blackwater survive Meralco, 94-91, …
  • Vice Ganda fumes over ‘privileged’ comment: ‘Feeling woke!’  20 May 2019 01:25 Vice Ganda. Instagram /@praybeytbenjamin MANILA, Philippines — Comedian Vice Ganda did not mince his words when netizens called him “privileged” over his “shopping” tweet. “Nagtweet lang ako ng magshashopping ako sinabihan nako ng mga feeling WOKE ng ‘ …
  • Jordan Spieth refuses interview after 3rd round of PGA Championship 20 May 2019 01:07 Jordan Spieth hits out of a bunker on the 15th hole during the third round of the PGA Championship golf tournament, Saturday, May 18, 2019, at Bethpage Black in Farmingdale, N.Y. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez) FARMINGDALE, N.J. — Jordan Spieth’s third round …
  • Romualdez urges House to check compliance with PWD exemptions 20 May 2019 00:24 MANILA, Philippines — Representative-elect Martin Romualdez of Leyte province on Sunday asked the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) and the National Council on Disability Affairs (NCDA) to update the public and Congress on the compliance …
  • Siquijor aims to become 1st province to regulate plastic use 20 May 2019 00:24 PLASTIC HOLIDAY The provincial government of Siquijor has designated Sundays as “plastic holidays,” when the sale and use of plastic bags are banned. —JHESSET O. ENANO SIQUIJOR, SIQUIJOR, Philippines — Long associated with witchcraft, the country’s third- …
  • Palace quells talk anew of sick Duterte 20 May 2019 00:24 President Rodrigo Duterte and former special assistant to the president Christopher “Bong” Go with the May 19 issue of the Philippine Daily Inquirer. MANILA, Philippines — Amid speculation on social media that President Rodrigo Duterte was confined in …
  • Senate to Comelec: Answer complaints about midterm elections 20 May 2019 00:24 COUNTING RESUMES Commission on Elections personnel resume the canvassing of votes at the Philippine International Convention Center on Sunday night. —GRIG C. MONTEGRANDE MANILA, Philippines — Officials of the Commission on Elections (Comelec) who failed to …
  • LRTA probes train crash 20 May 2019 00:24 RUNAWAY The runaway train from Anonas Station smashed into another train running eastward on the LRT 2 tracks in Quezon City on Saturday night, injuring 34 people. Passersby (inset) look at the two trains, wondering how the accident happened. The LRTA and …
  • Saudis Arabia: The Kingdom doesn’t want war, but will defend itself 19 May 2019 23:23 In this Friday, May 17, 2019, photo released by the U.S. Navy, the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge and the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Bainbridge sail in formation as part of the USS Abraham Lincoln aircraft carrier strike group …
  • Inquirer Read-Along: Kids learn about health, gratitude 19 May 2019 23:23 STORYTELLERS ALL: (From left) Dr. Nicanor Montoya, actress Marika Sasaki and Dyali Justo. —PHOTOS BY JAM STA. ROSA MANILA, Philippines — How do you teach children the importance of being healthy and showing gratitude? By reading them a story. Some 60 …
  • Building a nation of readers in an age of constant distraction 19 May 2019 23:23 READ-ALONG ADVOCATES The new Inquirer Read-Along ambassadors took the “Ambassadors’ Oath” during a ceremony at the Inquirer office in Makati City on Saturday. They included Inquirer president and CEO Sandy Prieto-Romualdez (who was represented by associate …
  • Leave while audience still applauding 19 May 2019 23:21 The last elections, at least at the national level, were a disaster. Only two of my choices made it to the “winning 12.” There go the checks and balances that we had hoped for. Nevertheless, I continue to believe that our elected officials, regardless of …
  • CHR ready for ‘frank, factual’ discussions on death penalty 19 May 2019 23:17 MANILA, Philippines — The Commission on Human Rights (CHR) on Sunday said it was ready to have a “frank and factual” conversation with Congress regarding the possible restoration of death penalty in the country. In a statement, Commissioner Karen Gomez- …
  • Billionaire to pay off $40M student loans of graduating class 19 May 2019 23:17 Robert F. Smith, left, laughs with David Thomas, center, and actress Angela Bassett at Morehouse College on Sunday, May 19, 2019, in Atlanta. Smith, a billionaire technology investor and philanthropist, said he would provide grants to wipe out the student …
  • 12 interesting gadgets to spice up your self-love life 19 May 2019 15:27 May is National Masturbation Month, and we're celebrating with Feeling Yourself, a series exploring the finer points of self-pleasure. Your sex life can always use a little spicing up, even if the only person involved is, well, you.  Yes, even …
  • Aston Martin’s New/Old James Bond DB5 Comes with Actual Spy Gadgets 19 May 2019 11:12
  • 10 cool gadgets and everyday products on sale this weekend 19 May 2019 10:37 Four things are necessary for your survival on this here Earth: food, water, oxygen, and shelter. That's just Biology 101.  Now, your access to the following 10 items won't mean the difference between life and death. But they *can* mean the …
  • Man who dreams of a business selling stolen phones, gadgets arrested for robbery 18 May 2019 07:15 KOTA KINABALU: A man who wanted to start his own business selling stolen mobile phones and electronic gadgets saw his dream crushed when he was arrested by the police for robbery.  Penampang police chief Deputy Supt Haris Ibrahim said the suspect was …