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Mobile app uses AR to locate friends in a crowd

In a crowded music festival setting, losing sight of friends is a common problem - but now there's a solution...

10 Jun 2019

PHILIPPINES

PLDT buys Rocket Internet for €333m

MANILA, PHILLIPINES: Philippine Long Distance Telephone Co. (PLDT), the country's leading telecommunications provider, said it was buying a 10% stake in German Internet developer Rocket Internet for €333m

8 Aug 2014

PHILIPPINES

Dozens held in Philippines over global 'sextortion' ring

MANILA, PHILLIPPINES - Dozens of people have been arrested in the Philippines in a multinational crackdown on the exploding global menace of Internet "sextortion", Interpol and local police said.

5 May 2014

PHILIPPINES

Young, internet-driven Filipinos more sexually active

MANILA, PHILLIPINES: Young Filipinos are becoming more sexually adventurous as the traditionally powerful Roman Catholic Church loses its influence on the internet and smart phones, according to a study released on Thursday (6 February).

7 Feb 2014

PHILIPPINES

Anonymous Philippines pledge more cyber-attacks

MANILA, PHILIPPINES: - Some 100 masked members of the hacking group Anonymous Philippines marched on parliament, denouncing corruption and pledging more cyber attacks, a week after 30 government websites were paralysed.

6 Nov 2013

UNITED STATES

Consumer Confidence Survey: Economy again top global concern

NEW YORK, US: Global online consumer confidence fell for the seventh consecutive quarter as confidence in 31 of 56 global markets measured declined, according to from Nielsen, a leading global provider of insights and analytics into what consumers watch and buy.

9 Nov 2011

MALAYSIA

Mobile views of websites see strong growth

KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA: Effective Measure, a leading provider of digital media planning solutions in emerging markets, has reported that over 115 million web pages are viewed on mobile devices in the month of September 2011 in Malaysia - attributing to a 6% increase in mobile page views from the start of the year.

25 Oct 2011