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PHL relaunches bid for world's fastest solar car

By JM Tuazon – The Philippines is all set to field another solar-powered car in the World Solar Challenge in Australia this October, hopeful of bagging higher recognition through the use of more efficient solar cells and a more aerodynamic design.

Social networking driving up Pinoys' Internet usage – study

By JM Tuazon – In yet another proof of how Filipinos are addicted to social networking, a recent study by insight and consultancy firm TNS showed that Filipinos’ social media frenzy are driving the growth of mobile Internet in the Philippines.

Friendster, another Facebook casualty

By Arlene Burgos, abs-cbnNEWS.com – Social networking pioneer Friendster has advised its millions of users to take their files elsewhere, or face oblivion by May 31, when the site begins a reincarnation of itself as a non-Facebook-competing, “entertainment and fun” service.

Wikimedia launches Philippine arm

By TJ Dimacali – Wikimedia launched its official Philippine chapter earlier this week, eyeing burgeoning use among students and the academe.

P-Noy website launched today; public may interact with Aquino

By Delon Porcalla – Beginning at noon today, Filipinos can interact with and send their sentiments to President Aquino and his officials.

Pinoy student develops cheap oil technology

By Ellalyn B. De Vera – In a bid to produce cheaper oil as a solution to the increasing cost and harmful effects to the environment of fossil fuel, an 18-year-old student from the University of the Philippines (UP) has developed a technology that uses recycled plastic to harvest Read more »