Pokémon’s CEO hints at plans for games on phone, Switch

IT’S BEEN more than a year since Pokémon GO took the world by storm, getting people to wander outside and look for virtual monsters...

Facebook said to offer millions for music rights

FACEBOOK, INC. is offering major record labels and music publishers hundreds of millions of dollars so the users of its social network can legally...

Apple plans to change the way you use the next iPhone

APPLE, INC. plans to transform the way people use its next high-end iPhone by eliminating the concept of a home button and making other...

Amazon launches movie streaming service featuring African-American films

AMAZON.COM Inc. on Tuesday launched Brown Sugar, the new subscription-video-on-demand service featuring what it calls the biggest collection of the “baddest” African-American movies for...

Google, Apple face off over augmented reality technology

SAN FRANCISCO -- Alphabet, Inc.’s Google on Wednesday unveiled tools to make augmented reality apps for mobile devices using the Android operating system, setting...

Scientists unveil virtual reality game to detect Alzheimer’s

LONDON -- Sea Quest Hero is more than just the usual computer game in which players find their way through mazes, shoot and chase...

REVIEW: Fitbit Flex 2

When Fitbit introduced the Flex 2 in late 2016, Fitbit fans rejoiced because the pioneering maker of wearable fitness trackers has finally introduced a...

Fitbit Ionic, a new Samsung Galaxy S8, Acer Predator PCs, Asus Zenfone 4 series

HERE’s a roundup of gadget releases in the past week. FITBIT SMARTWATCH Fitbit, Inc. desperately needs a hit. The company unveiled its first smartwatch on Aug. 29,...

Smartphone shipments in PHL drop in second quarter — IDC

THE VOLUME of smartphones shipped to the Philippines declined in the second quarter as local vendors faced tougher competition from their Chinese counterparts, a...

Moto Z2 Play: A mixed bag

By Samantha Gonzales MOTOROLA’S Moto Z2 Play is its 2017 upgrade of its mid-range modular smartphone. With a thinner and lighter body than that of 2016’s...

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