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Apple's rivals hope its Watch will boost their own wearable tech

Apple's rivals want to benefit from its magic, hoping that its long awaited new smartwatch will finally conjure demand for wearable technology that has so far generated more buzz about its potential than actual sales.  Full article

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Amazon sets up shop in China on Alibaba platform

As of 03/06/2015 3:53 PM
US online retail giant Amazon has set up shop on the business-to-consumer platform of Alibaba as it seeks a greater presence in the massive Chinese market. Full article

Smart bundles prepaid offers with free internet

As of 03/06/2015 3:41 PM
Smart Communications Inc. is rewarding its prepaid subscribers who avail of call and text offers with free internet to boost the use of mobile data. Full article

Mandarin Oriental says hackers stole credit card data

As of 03/06/2015 10:19 AM
Hackers broke into the Mandarin Oriental luxury hotel group's database and stole credit card information from "an isolated number" of its properties in the United States and Europe. Full article

US says inaction on online piracy risks public safety

As of 03/06/2015 10:00 AM
The U.S. trade office on Thursday urged a crackdown on website name registrars who fail to take action against sellers of illegal goods such as counterfeit medicines and warned that turning a blind eye puts public safety at risk. Full article

Apple adding USB ports to iPads?

As of 03/05/2015 6:31 PM
Apple Inc will delay the start of production on a larger, 12.9-inch iPad until around September because of delays involving the supply of display panels, according to two media reports. Full article

Jay Z stumbles in bid for music streaming company

As of 03/05/2015 11:13 AM
Minority owners of Norwegian music streaming service Wimp announced Wednesday they had blocked rap mogul Jay Z's $56-million bid and said the ball was now in the rap star's court. Full article

Instagram rolls out new 'carousel' ads

As of 03/05/2015 9:23 AM
SAN FRANCISCO - Instagram will let brand marketers showcase more images on its photo-sharing smartphone app, the Facebook-owned service’s latest move to expand its money-making advertising features. Full article

Judges wary of Apple's claims of phone patent harm by Samsung

As of 03/05/2015 9:17 AM
"You've already licensed these patents up the wazoo!" the judge told Apple lawyers. Full article

Why more Pinoys are shopping online

As of 03/04/2015 4:57 PM
A survey shows more Filipinos are shopping online. How often do you shop online and what do you buy? Full article

Globe myBusiness woos SMEs with customized postpaid plans

As of 03/04/2015 2:02 PM
Globe myBusiness has launched a new portfolio of customizable postpaid plans that give entrepreneurs a total communication package that is flexible and affordable. Full article