Twitter Lite launches in Philippines

Micro-blogging platform Twitter officially rolled out Wednesday for Philippine users its leaner, mobile browser-based version especially developed for users in slow internet environments. Called Twitter Lite, this version promises it “minimizes data usage, loads quickly on slower connections, is resilient on unreliable mobile networks, and takes up less than 1MB on your device.” “We also

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Government launches free hi-speed WiFi along EDSA

To help improve public access to the internet, the Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT), yesterday launched the “EDSA WiFi” project which aims to...

Government launches free hi-speed WiFi along EDSA

EDSA traffic about to get more bearable with free Wi-Fi starting June 12

Hellish traffic in EDSA is about to get a wee bit more bearable starting Monday, June 12, as the Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) launches free...

EDSA traffic about to get more bearable with free Wi-Fi starting June 12

No surprise here: Philippines has worst internet connection in Asia

There’s really no need to rub the obvious in our face. According to the results of internet monitoring firm Akamai’s “State of the Internet” report, the...

No surprise here: Philippines has worst internet connection in Asia

Report: Facebook quizzes used by hackers to get users’ personal data

Do you love answering and sharing those viral quizzes on Facebook that tells you what kind of personality you have, the story behind your name, or how you’re going to die? Well,...

Report: Facebook quizzes used by hackers to get users’ personal data

65th Miss Universe sets record at 34.6M tweets

The 65th Miss Universe pageant has “the highest volume of tweets for a live entertainment

65th Miss Universe sets record at 34.6M tweets

Slow net or Facebook addicts? Filipinos named top social media users in the world

Social media sites swallow up as much as 4 hours and 17 minutes in a typical Filipino’s

Slow net or Facebook addicts? Filipinos named top social media users in the world

Dream job: Fil-Am ‘Snapchat Princess’ earns as much as USD30,000 per gig

Does making Snapchat stories count as a real job? Let this girl’s paycheck silence your

Dream job: Fil-Am ‘Snapchat Princess’ earns as much as USD30,000 per gig

Pinoy online gamers bag PHP40M in DotA tourney

Pinoy online gamers bag PHP40M in DotA tourney

DICT: Telecommuting, other ICT solutions may help ease Metro Manila traffic

The Department of Information and Communication Technology thinks telecommuting will help decongest the metropolis'

DICT: Telecommuting, other ICT solutions may help ease Metro Manila traffic

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