Gadgets and Tech

Microsoft apologizes for offensive tirade by its 'chatbot'

LOS ANGELES - Microsoft is "deeply sorry" for the racist and sexist Twitter messages generated by the so-called chatbot it launched this week, a company official wrote on Friday, after the artificial intelligence program went on an embarrassing tirade.

WATCH: Launch of Diwata-1 micro satellite

Diwata-1, the Philippines' first micro satellite built and designed by Filipino scientists, is set for launch Wednesday, March 23.

Apple unveils smaller, cheaper iPhone SE aimed at mid-market

The new device, called the iPhone SE, has a 4-inch (10-cm) screen and starts at $399.

Apple aims to bolster lineup with new iPhone

New iPhone and iPad models likely to be unveiled Monday are aimed at helping Apple keep momentum in the fast-evolving mobile device market.

Pope Francis posts first picture on Instagram

Pope Francis posted his first photo on Instagram on Saturday, a picture showing him kneeling down praying, on the third anniversary of his inauguration as Holy Father.

Hackers used malware to breach Bangladesh Bank, expert says

An Indonesian white hat hacker, or an ethical hacker, believes hackers were able to get into the system of the Bangladesh central bank several months ago, planted a malware and quietly monitored the bank without anyone knowing. 

Google PH sets up 2016 elections channel on YouTube

In the age of social media, millennials, who make up a big chunk of potential voters, are getting their information from non-traditional means.

Forest rangers use mobile app to monitor protected areas

Mas napapadali ngayon ang pagmo-monitor ng Department of Environment and Natural Resources sa mga protected areas gaya ng watershed at mga kagubatan. Ito'y sa tulong ng mga forest ranger at ng bagong web-based na mobile app.

Why Huawei is OK with not being the first

With the recent introduction of their MateBook in Barcelona, Huawei Southern Pacific Business Group Chief Operating Officer Henry Hsu says they are not only following a trend, but offering a viable option to customers.

WATCH: Huawei unveils the MateBook

Huawei introduced its first two-in-one device at the 2016 Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain. Teased as “The New Style of Business,” the MateBook is a tablet-laptop hybrid slated to rival Apple’s iPad Pro and Microsoft’s Microsoft Surface Pro, especially in screen-to-body ratio.