Megaupload creator Kim Dotcom is reportedly suing the New Zealand government for damages in relation to his arrest in 2012. The internet entrepreneur said that his business would have been worth $10 billion at present had it not been shut down in a raid by the New Zealand government. Dotcom is seeking...

Last Monday, Rappler CEO Maria Ressa met with NBI officials in compliance with a subpoena over an online libel complaint filed by a businessman named Wilfredo Keng. Ressa, along with Rappler reporter Reynaldo Santos and businessman Benjamin Bitanga, appeared in a meeting with the NBI’s Cybercrime Division. According to Ressa,...

It was recently revealed that around 61% of Filipino travelers are open to sharing their data with travel providers in order to receive personalized offers. According to a report published by Amadeus, an IT travel firm, this is roughly around the same percentage for Asia-Pacific travelers, which is 64%. However, Amadeus’...

Earlier this week, Google announced that it will be entering into a patent cross-licensing agreement with Chinese tech giant Tencent which is estimated to be valued at $500 billion. The terms of the tie-in were not disclosed, but Google’s Head of Patents Mike Lee says that it is a long-term...

In a staff letter released last January 18, the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) told Wall Street trade groups that cryptocurrency-based investment products are not yet compliant with SEC regulations. SEC Director of Investment Management Dalia Blass said that the agency recognizes the potential benefits of cryptocurrencies. However, there are...

Last Friday, Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg announced that news from “trustworthy” outlets will be shown first in the platform’s social media posts. The Facebook chief executive also revealed that Facebook will be using surveys to determine the trustworthiness of a particular news source.    The move is in line with the company’s...