Google’s ‘Hummingbird’ hatches new search formula

MENLO PARK, California — Google has quietly retooled the closely guarded formula running its Internet search engine to give better answers to the increasingly complex questions posed by Web surfers. The overhaul came as part of an update called “Hummingbird” that Google Inc. has gradually rolled out in the past month without disclosing the modifications. […]

Panel: Global warming ‘extremely likely’ man-made

STOCKHOLM — Human activity is the dominant cause of the global warming observed since the 1950s, a new report by an international scientific group said Friday. Calling man-made warming “extremely likely,” the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) used the strongest words yet on the issue as it adopted its assessment on the state of

Data loss protection software launched in PH

SAFETICA Technologies has launched sales of its flagship DLP/monitoring software in the Philippines in partnership with Valueline Systems and Solutions Corporation. Safetica 5 is the only Data Loss Prevention solution that protects companies from the risks of a data breach caused by the human factor. Continue reading

Cloudmark enters the Philippines

CLOUDMARK, Inc., the global leader in messaging threat protection for communication service providers, has revealed they are entering the Filipino market to provide messaging security solutions for the country’s carrier market. The Philippines is the second among three other Southeast Asian countries, which are Indonesia, Singapore and Malaysia, where Cloudmark establishes its network. The rate […]

Comelec gun ban starts Sept. 28

THE 45-DAY ban on carrying firearms and employing security personnel in public will officially start tomorrow, September 28, the start of the election period for the barangay elections on October 28.

“Pursuant to Comelec Resolution No. 9715 which prescribed the calendar of activities and period of prohibited acts in connection with the October 28, 2013 Barangay Elections, gun ban will be imposed beginning September 28, 2013 until November 12, 2013,” according to the official website of the Commission on Elections (Comelec). Read the rest of this entry

Comelec ‘saves’ P100M on SK polls cancellation

CANCELLING the Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) elections this year will save the country a lot of money.

“We can save a lot of funds, more or less P100 million nationwide, because we don’t have to allocate budget for the SK,” said lawyer Renato Magbutay, regional election director of Commission on Elections in Northern Mindanao. Read the rest of this entry