July, 2013

July 31st, 2013manning, News, wikileaksTechnology blog 0 Comments

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange called U.S. soldier Bradley Manning’s espionage conviction an episode of “national security extremism” Tuesday, while other supporters expressed relief that he was acquitted of the most serious charge — aiding the enemy. Among Manning’s critics, members of a Congress intelligence committee said justice was served. The charge of aiding the enemy …

July 31st, 2013android, applications, blackberry, Feature, ios, mobile, top 10Technology blog 0 Comments

Here are the Top 10 apps from Apple App Store and Google Play Store for the week ending July 28 Apple App Store iPhone: Paid: Smart Alarm Clock: sleep cycles & noise recording (Plus Sports) Where’s My Mickey? (Disney) djay 2 for iPhone (algoriddim) Minecraft — Pocket Edition (Mojang) Heads Up! (Warner Bros.) Contra: Evolution …

July 30th, 2013IronmanSun.Star Sports 0 Comments

Get to know the members of the Team Prince Warehouse who will be joining the Cobra Ironman 70.3 Philippines relay on Sunday, August 4, in Cebu.

Get to know them more here.

One of my memorable parties the first half of the year has got to be when Magnum Ice Cream kicked off the year with its exclusive VIP Party. Manila’s socialites gathered for a night of decadence and surprises held at the sprawling grounds of a private residence in McKinely road, Forbes Park, Makati. Upon crossing

July 30th, 2013apple, labor abuses, NewsTechnology blog 0 Comments

BEIJING — A labor rights group Monday accused a Chinese company that makes iPhones for Apple Inc. of abuses including withholding employees’ pay and excessive working hours. China Labor Watch said it found violations of the law and of Apple’s pledges about working conditions at factories operated by Pegatron Corp., a Taiwanese company. Conditions in …

July 30th, 2013NewsTechnology blog 0 Comments

SAN FRANCISCO — U.S. aviation officials have advised all foreign airlines to use a GPS system instead of visual reckoning and cockpit instruments when landing at San Francisco International Airport in the wake of the deadly Asiana Airlines crash. The Federal Aviation Administration issued the recommendation Sunday, saying in a statement that it had noticed …

July 30th, 2013google, google glass, NewsTechnology blog 0 Comments

LOS ANGELES — Beauty is in the eye of the Google Glass wearer. At least that’s what the Internet search giant hopes a handful of young filmmakers will discover. Google is enlisting film students from five colleges to help it explore how its wearable computing device can be used to make movies. The $1,500 Google …

July 30th, 2013NewsTechnology blog 0 Comments

MANILA — IdeaSpace Foundation Inc. (IdeaSpace), the Philippines’ largest privately-funded incubator supported by the First Pacific group, is collaborating with National Instruments (NI), a leader in the automation, test and measurement industry, to encourage and support technology startups in the Philippines and Southeast Asia region. The partnership was announced following the recent signing of the …

July 30th, 2013News 0 Comments

DESPITE a sudden downpour last July 24, guests from across Cebu province witnessed the unveiling of the first publication that compiles Philippine trees in the Visayas region and aims to provide comprehensive information about these indigenous tree spe…

July 30th, 2013News 0 Comments

THE Department of Tourism (DOT) in Eastern Visayas has called on the public to vote for Biri Island Rock Formation in Biri, Northern Samar in the Search for Top 10 Philippine Gems. Biri Island became popular when actors Dawn Zulueta and Richard Gomez s…

July 30th, 2013Ironman, News, traffic advisory, triathlonSun.Star Sports 0 Comments

SOME roads in the cities of Mandaue and Lapu-Lapu will be closed on Sunday for the Cobra Energy Drink Ironman 70.3 Philippines, the triathlon that is expected to draw at least 2,000 athletes from 35 countries. Authorities hope the endurance test won’t test the patience of commuters as much as last year’s event did. Read […]

July 30th, 2013IronmanSun.Star Sports 0 Comments

THE Cobra Ironman 70.3 Philippines draws many international triathletes from around the world, even those who are contenders in the infamous Kona Ironman in Hawaii. In its second year in Cebu, Philippines, the event did not only encourage more world champions like Pete Jacons and Caroline Steffen to go back, it also gathered some of […]

July 29th, 2013NewsTechnology blog 0 Comments

A GLOBAL supplier of touch-enabled technology, products and industry solutions is mounting an information campaign to push for brand awareness. Following the Manila leg in January, Elo Touch Solutions hosted the “2013 Product Solutions Forum” last week in Marriott Hotel in Cebu City. Continue reading

July 29th, 2013Feature, headphones, sennheiserTechnology blog 0 Comments

SENNHEISER Electronic GmbH & Co. held a private listening party at the Ayala mall in Talisay City recently to let the public experience high quality audio headphones that come in varied and different styles. Katerina Isabelle Khio, product manager of Sennheiser Philippines, said Sennheiser is a company that is in pursuit of perfect sound. Continue …

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