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Honda launches 7-seater Mobilio in local market

By Kris M. Crismundo / Philippines News Agency Honda Cars Philippines Inc. (HCPI) has launched in the country its first seven-seater multipurpose utility vehicle (MUV): the all-new Honda Mobilio. With the introduction of the Mobilio in the Philippines, the Japanese carmaker aims to tap a wider market.

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Globe, first to bring latest Samsung phones to Pinoys

Globe Telecom, through its premier postpaid brand Globe Platinum, became the first Philippine telecommunications company to bring the Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge to Filipino customers when it gave its Platinum members an exclusive sneak peak of the latest smartphones of one of the world’s leading device manufacturers.

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New advanced threat-protection solution empowers business

California-based business-assurance technology company Blue Coat Systems Inc. recently unveiled in Manila its new Blue Coat Advanced Threat Protection solution, which is purpose-built to bridge the gap in security organizations between day-to-day operations, incident containment and resolution.

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Return of cities’ ‘lungs’ shows the way to ‘green’ future–Palafox

By Riza Lozada Bringing back the open spaces, or “lungs,” of every Philippine city would signal the way to a “green” future, renowned architect Felino “Jun” Palafox Jr. said recently.

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Avida to launch new P4.4-B office building

Following the success of its first venture into office spaces, Avida Land is launching its second office project, Capital House, which targets small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs).

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Honey, we shrank the SUV—and Europe loves it

By David McHugh / The Associated Press Frankfurt, Germany—In Europe, SUV now stands for “shrinking utility vehicle.”

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Five supercars stun auto lovers at Geneva International Motor Show

Geneva—Forget driverless cars, electric power or even green technology. There is no doubt what visitors are coming to see at the glamorous Geneva motor show: supercars.It is the high-end sports cars—impossibly expensive, but seductively powerful—that will get crowds gawking and cameras flashing.

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Computer program bests humans at ‘Space Invaders’

Seth Borenstein / AP Science Writer Washington— Computers already have bested human champions in “Jeopardy!” and chess, but artificial intelligence now has gone to master an entirely new level: “Space Invaders.”

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A Food Wok experience with Lumia 535

Lucio Gabor / Gadget Review RARELY, if ever, have I had a chance to celebrate Chinese New Year right at the heart of Chinatown in Manila.  So when a friend of mine asked me to join him for a Food Wok in Binondo for the countdown on the ‘Year of the Wooden Sheep’, I dropped all plans for that day …

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Here comes Apple’s iCar

Bernard Condon / AP Business Writer NEW YORK—You’ve heard of the iPhone and iPad. How about the iCar? The Wall Street Journal is reporting that Apple has hired hundreds of people to work on a secret project—code name “Titan”—to develop an electric vehicle. The newspaper cites people familiar with the project who spoke under condition of anonymity.

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