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Microsoft, Google tangle over Windows security patch

Microsoft Corp has complained publicly about tech rival Google Inc revealing a security flaw in its Windows 8.1 system just days before Microsoft was scheduled to roll out a fix for the problem, potentially exposing users to hacking.

GM open to working with Google on self-driving car technology

General Motors Co is open to working with Google Inc on developing self-driving car technology, the chief technology officer for the U.S. automaker said on Monday.

US intelligence agency joins Twitter

WASHINGTON - There was surely no irony intended, but a new U.S. counterintelligence agency joined Twitter on Monday, just hours before news of the hacking of U.S. military Twitter and YouTube accounts.

ABS-CBNmobile offers content on Pope Francis

MANILA – ABS-CBNmobile is offering to its subscribers a compilation folder for all stories about the historic visit of Pope Francis to the Philippines.

PLDT, VMware tie up for cloud-based solution

Philippine Long Distance Telephone Co. (PLDT) and cloud solutions firm VMware have formed a partnership to launch a cloud-based product for enterprises.

Hacker posts client emails from Swiss bank

ZURICH/GENEVA - A hacker claiming to be behind a cyber attack on Banque Cantonale de Geneve on Friday divulged confidential client information after the Swiss bank failed to meet demands for payment.

AyosDito.ph merges with OLX.ph

The country's biggest online marketplaces, OLX.ph and AyosDito.ph, are merging.

Cuba to start offering WiFi for the first time

Cuba, where Internet access is largely limited to government employees and pricey pay-by-hour public access, plans to start offering wireless service for the first time this month, officials said Saturday.

Why Japan electronics firms want to bring production home

Canon Inc and other Japanese electronics companies want to bring production of some goods back home.

How homes are getting 'smarter'

From door bells that scrutinize visitors to washing machines that know when you're home and lights that click off when you get in bed, houses are getting smarter.