Hong Kong begins talks on controversial ‘anti-doxxing’ privacy bill

HONG KONG — Hong Kong’s legislature, which has no opposition party, begins discussions on Wednesday on privacy laws tackling “doxxing behavior” that some technology giants fear are so broad and vague that they could hamper operations in the city.

YouTube adds money-making feature to attract creators

YOUTUBE on Tuesday launched a new way for video creators to earn money from fans through a feature called Super Thanks, as the Alphabet, Inc. streaming service looks to attract more content makers.

Twitter temporarily blocks U.S. Republican Greene for COVID-19 posts

Twitter Inc on Monday said it temporarily suspended Republican U.S. Representative Marjorie Taylor Greene's account for tweets which violated the social media's misinformation policy...

U.S. and allies accuse China of global hacking spree

WASHINGTON - The United States and its allies accused China on Monday of a global cyberespionage campaign, mustering an unusually broad coalition of countries...

Recyclable waste collection app expands service to Muntinlupa and Las Piñas

By Patricia B. Mirasol  Trash Panda, a collection service app for recyclable waste, has expanded its service to Muntinlupa and Las Piñas, bringing its coverage...

U.S. tech companies disappointed with DACA ruling, urge Congress to act

Some U.S. tech companies expressed disappointment with a ruling by a federal judge that blocked new applications to a program that protects immigrants who...

Government entities among the targets of an advanced persistent threat campaign, Kaspersky says

An advanced persistent threat (APT) campaign called LuminousMoth, attributed to the Chinese-speaking threat group HoneyMyte, is targeting the Philippines. Kaspersky, a global cybersecurity and digital privacy...

Apple seeks up to 20% increase in new iPhone production for 2021

APPLE, Inc. has asked suppliers to build as many as 90 million next-generation iPhones this year, a sharp increase from its 2020 iPhone shipments, according to people with knowledge of the matter.

FCC votes to replace Huawei equipment in US networks

WASHINGTON — The US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) voted unanimously on Tuesday to finalize a $1.9-billion program to reimburse mostly rural US carriers for removing equipment from telecommunications networks from Chinese companies deemed national security threats like Huawei and ZTE Corp.

QBO teams up with Microsoft  for startup accelerator program

QBO Innovation Hub has teamed up with Microsoft Philippines to launch a program meant to help startups developing enterprise solutions, it said on Tuesday.

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