Official Accounts Of Facebook, Messenger Were Hacked, Says Twitter

Facebook and Messenger

Twitter on Friday (Saturday in the Philippines), confirmed that the official Twitter accounts of Facebook and Messenger were hacked. This, as a spokesperson of Twitter said in an emailed statement that the official Twitter accounts of Facebook and Messenger were hacked through the use of a third-party platform. According to a spokesperson, Twitter locked the … Read more

Huawei, OPPO, Vivo, Xiaomi Form GDSA

GDSA

Huawei, OPPO, Vivo, and Xiaomi teamed up as they formed the Global Developer Service Alliance (GDSA) in order to challenge the Play Store monopoly. This, after Huawei was unable to use the Google Play Store and other Google services on their new devices. Reuters reported that Huawei, OPPO, Vivo, and Xiaomi joined forces in order … Read more

WHO To Combat Virus Misinformation, Works With Google

Google

The World Health Organization (WHO) was working with Google in order to combat misinformation about the 2019 novel coronavirus. This, as the number of misleading claims and hoaxes about the 2019 novel coronavirus have circulated online. In a public session on Monday (Tuesday in the Philippines), WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said that people must … Read more

Eliseo Rio Resigns As DICT Undersecretary

Eliseo Rio

Eliseo Rio said Monday that he resigned from his post as the undersecretary of the Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT). Rio released a copy of his resignation letter dated January 30. Rio told President Rodrigo Duterte in his letter that it was an honor for him to lead the department’s selection for the … Read more

Samsung Galaxy A51, Galaxy A71 To Launch In PH

Samsung Galaxy

Samsung will officially launch its new mid-range Samsung Galaxy A series in the Philippines — the Galaxy A51 and Galaxy A71. If you’re interested to see what’s different between the Galaxy A51 (right) and Galaxy A71 (left), here are the technical specifications of both smartphones. Have a look! Samsung Galaxy A51 Color Prism Crush Black … Read more

DITO Telecommunity Updates DICT On Third Telco Rise

DITO Telecommunity

DICT Secretary Gregorio B. Honasan II called the executives of DITO Telecommunity to have a closed-door meeting in order to discuss the status of DITO’s program. DICT Secretary Gregorio B. Honasan II, DITO Chief Executive Officer Dennis Uy, DITO Chief Administrative Officer Adel Tamano, and DITO Chief Technology Officer Rodolfo Santiago were present in a … Read more

Facebook Releases ‘Off-Facebook Activity’ Tool

Off-Facebook Activity

Why is it that Facebook’s Off-Facebook Activity tool can “give you more control of your data”? Facebook officially introduced the ‘Off-Facebook Activity’ tool to its users. This tool was first tested in Spain, Ireland, and South Korea. According to Facebook, this tool allows users to “view a summary of information that Facebook receives about your … Read more

POCO India Reveals POCO X2, To Launch On February 4

POCO X2

POCO India officially announced that its new smartphone with 120Hz refresh rate, the POCO X2, will arrive on Tuesday, February 4. This, after POCO India teased its upcoming smartphone on its official Twitter account. Also, the smartphone company was previously announced that it will become an independent brand in order “to operate as a distinct company.” It's … Read more