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Microsoft: Search advertising revenue grew slower than expected last quarter
Search Engine Land - 2020-01-31
Sign up for our daily recaps of the ever-changing search marketing landscape. Note: By submitting this form, you agree to Third Door Media's terms. We respect your privacy. Microsoft reported revenues of $36.9 billion for the second quarter of the 2020 fiscal year, which ended December 31, an increase of 14% over the prior year. Revenue from ...

Ransomware hits TV & radio news monitoring service TVEyes
ZDNet - 2020-01-31
A ransomware infection has brought down TVEyes, a company that manages a popular platform for monitoring TV and radio news broadcasts, broadly used by newsrooms and PR agencies across the globe. TVEyes CEO David Ives told ZDNet the ransomware attack took place after midnight on Thursday, January 30. The ransomware hit core server & engineering ...

This app has all the up-to-date information you need to know about the Wuhan coronavirus
Business Insider - 2020-01-31
The app breaks down infections, deaths, and recoveries by region, with helpful graphs that chart the virus' course.

U.S. Imposes Coronavirus Quarantine on Group in California Evacuated From Wuhan
New York Times - 2020-01-31
The United States government has imposed a federal quarantine on 195 people who were evacuated on Wednesday from Wuhan, China, to a California military base, officials said on Friday. The action means that the group will be held at March Air Reserve Base in Riverside, Calif., for 14 days, to make sure that they are not infected with the Wuhan ...

Philexport eyes 6% export growth in 2020
BusinessMirror - 2020-01-31
This will be driven by the projected robust global demand for electronics, food and beverages, information technology and business process management (IT-BPM) and business services, creative industries, lifestyle and wearables, and halal, which are all identified as the priority sectors for export promotion, he added. To boost exports and ...

Village chief, 3 others slain in gun attacks
philstar.com - 2020-01-31
MAGUINDANAO, Philippines -- A barangay chairman and three other persons were killed in gun attacks in Maguindanao, Cagayan, Kalinga, Cavite and Isabela on Thursday. Jordan Abdulrahman Ibrahim, 37, president of the Association of Barangay Captains in Upi, Maguindanao, and his wife were buying fruits along the Cotabato-Davao Highway in Barangay ...

How the coronavirus is taking a toll on tech markets across the globe
TechRepublic - 2020-01-31
With so many tech manufacturing hubs based in China, the coronavirus tests the resiliency of international tech markets, according to the analytics company GlobalData. As the coronavirus outbreak (2019-nCOV) has rapidly moved from a small-scale threat to a global health emergency, according to the World Health Organization, it has disrupted ...

Jim Cramer: Amazon and Apple Have Managed to 'Reinvent Life'
TheStreet.com - 2020-01-31
Amazon reported earnings after the bell Thursday. Amazon reported that net income for the three months ending in December rose 8% to $3.3 billion, while sales surged 21%. Costs linked to the plan, however, came in under Amazon's $1.5 billion estimate -- at ...

As Caucus Day Nears, Iowa Voters Guided By Big Health Care Changes
NPR - 2020-01-31
Glenn Hurst didn't grow up dreaming of becoming a doctor. But eventually, he made his way into health care, taking a job placing doctors in small towns. Traveling farm country, he says, the work moved him in ways he didn't expect. "To see the physicians in those communities helping those people stay in their fields, helping those people's ...

Roku Dives as It Pulls Plug on Fox Before Super Bowl
TheStreet.com - 2020-01-31
Shares of Roku (ROKU) - Get Report plunged Friday after the streaming device giant said it was pulling all Fox (FOXA) - Get Report channels off of its platform, two days before the Super Bowl. Roku's stock price dropped 6.65% to $121.95 a share after news broke of the company's decision, effective Friday, to pull the Fox channels amid a ...

Earlier screening for colon cancer may catch cases earlier
UPI.com - 2020-01-31
Jan. 31 (UPI) --When it comes to a colonoscopy, sooner may be better than later -- at least based on findings published Friday in JAMA Network Open. The analysis of colon and rectal cancer rates among adults in the United States found there is a 46 percent increase in new diagnoses from ages 49 to 50, an indication that latent cases are perhaps ...

Roku owners will no longer be able to stream Super Bowl LIV for free after Fox Sports app disappears
Business Insider - 2020-01-31
Roku said it's pulling Fox apps from its app store, including Fox Sports where the Super Bowl was meant to be streamed in 4K for free.

1 dead in Pangasinan road mishap
philstar.com - 2020-01-31
UMINGAN, Pangasinan, Philippines - A motorcycle rider died when his vehicle collided with a bicycle in Barangay Sta. Maria in this town on Thursday. Thomas Nosuelo, 61, was pronounced dead on arrival at the Umingan Community Hospital. The companions of the victim, Jenny, 12, and Joval, 19, also surnamed Nosuelo, were wounded and brought to ...

Pasig ferry free rides extended until February 29
philstar.com - 2020-01-31
PASIG , Philippines -- Free rides at the Pasig River ferry service are extended until the end of the month, the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) announced yesterday. The MMDA, which operates the ferry service, said the extension of the free rides aims to entice more patrons. "We are overwhelmed by the interest of the public ...

Panagbenga opening parade cancelled due to nCoV
philstar.com - 2020-01-31
BAGUIO CITY, Philippines - Citing public health and safety concerns due to the threat of the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV), the city government here cancelled the opening parade of the Panagbenga Festival today. Mayor Benjamin Magalong announced the cancellation of the event at a press conference yesterday after meeting with officials of the ...

3 drug suspects slain in Manila
philstar.com - 2020-01-31
MANILA, Philippines -- Three persons allegedly involved in illegal drugs were killed in separate shootings in Manila in the past two days. Troy Benedict Galang, 24, died after he allegedly traded shots with police during a drug sting at the Manila North Cemetery. Capt. Henry Navarro, homicide chief of the Manila Police District, said Galang ...

3 alleged robbers shot dead
philstar.com - 2020-01-31
MANILA, Philippines -- Three suspected robbers were killed in what police said was a shootout in Quezon City before dawn yesterday. Probers have yet to identify the fatalities who were shot dead along Tawiran Extension in Barangay Bagumbayan at around 2:45 a.m. The encounter came shortly after two of the suspects allegedly robbed two women of ...

8 police officials reshuffled
philstar.com - 2020-01-31
MANILA, Philippines -- Eight ranking officials of the Philippine National Police have been reshuffled, the PNP announced yesterday. The revamp was prompted by the retirement of Maj. Gen. Lyndon Cubos, head of the Directorate of Personnel and Records Management. Cubos, who will retire on Monday, will be replaced by Maj. Gen. Reylado Biay.

Despite headwinds, Philippines likely to hit growth target for 2020
philstar.com - 2020-01-31
Dominguez said the implementation of the Ease of Doing Business Law, as well as the expected passage of the Corporate Income Tax and Incentives Rationalization Act (CITIRA) would encourage more investments, and therefore spur economic activity. "The full implementation of the Philippine Export Development Plan and a more aggressive tourism ...

Crackdown on illegal gambling: PNP chief denies taking bribes
philstar.com - 2020-01-31
MANILA, Philippines -- Philippine National Police (PNP) chief Gen. Archie Francisco Gamboa yesterday belied allegations that he was receiving bribe money from illegal gambling operators. Gamboa made the statement as he ordered an intensified crackdown against all forms of illegal gambling. He said he did not authorize any illegal gambling ...

PUV drivers told: Wear face masks vs coronavirus
philstar.com - 2020-01-31
MANILA, Philippines -- Amid the threat of novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV), the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) yesterday ordered drivers and conductors of public utility vehicles (PUVs) to wear face masks during work hours. The LTFRB issued a memorandum circular for PUV drivers and conductors to wear face masks while ...

Philippines not immune from negative impact of coronavirus scare
philstar.com - 2020-01-31
MANILA, Philippines -- The Philippine economy is not immune from the negative impact of the deadly virus outbreak in China, economists and global credit rating agencies said. Nicholas Mapa, senior economist at Dutch financial giant ING Bank Manila, said the Philippine economy needs a shot in the arm and not an additional handicap in the face ...

Stock freefall lands index to lowest in 14 months
philstar.com - 2020-01-31
MANILA, Philippines -- Share prices continued to plunge, slumping back to the 7,200 level as fears surrounding the coronavirus continued to escalate. The stock market gauge nosedived by 191.89 points, or 2.60 percent, to finish at 7,200.79. The last time the market dropped to the 7,200 levels was in November 2018. Philstocks Financials said ...

Belmonte forms task force vs nCoV
philstar.com - 2020-01-31
QUEZON CITY, Philippines -- The Quezon City government yesterday formed a task force to monitor suspected cases of novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV). Mayor Joy Belmonte said while the city remains free of nCoV, the local government is taking proactive measures against the possible spread of the viral disease. "Mabuti nang handa kaysa bigla na ...

ADB puts up venture fund for tech startups
philstar.com - 2020-01-31
MANILA, Philippines -- The Asian Development Bank (ADB) announced yesterday that it has approved the establishment of ADB Ventures, a new platform that will invest in startups offering impact technology solutions that contribute to the attainment of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in Asia and the Pacific. ADB Ventures Investment Fund 1 ...

Think tank sees BSP cutting rates early
philstar.com - 2020-01-31
MANILA, Philippines -- The spread of the novel coronavirus may prompt the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) to cut its main policy rate by 25 basis points in its meeting next week to help the economy weather the impact on the tourism sector, said London-based think tank Capital Economics. In a new research brief, the macroeconomy research firm ...

Filipino-Chinese group to provide 600,000 face masks to PH
CNN Philippines - 2020-01-31
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, January 31) -- Filipinos will benefit from a donation of 600,000 face masks amid a temporary shortage in light of the confirmed novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) case, the Federation of Filipino Chinese Cambers of Commerce and Industry, Inc. said Friday. The FFCCII said the donation will come from one of its member ...

Amazon shares jump on milestone of 150 million Prime members
CBS News - 2020-01-31
Amazon had another prime holiday season. The online retailer said Thursday it has more than 150 million Prime members worldwide who pay $119 a year for faster shipping and other perks, a 50% jump from the last time Amazon disclosed its membership details, in 2018. Shares of Amazon jumped almost 11% in pre-market trading on Friday before U.S ...

Panagbenga Festival opening parade canceled amid novel coronavirus scare
CNN Philippines - 2020-01-31
Baguio City (CNN Philippines, January 31) - The opening parade of the Panagbenga Festival in Baguio on Saturday has been canceled as a precautionary measure against the novel coronavirus, Mayor Benjamin Magalong said Friday. "After due deliberation, I am canceling the Panagbenga Street Parade tomorrow (February 1)," Magalong said in a ...

1 soldier hurt, 1 rebel killed in armed clash in Oriental Mindoro
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2020-01-31
MANILA, Philippines -- A soldier was wounded while one rebel was killed during an armed clash between government forces and a communist terrorist group in Socorro, Oriental Mindoro Friday morning. According to a police report, soldiers encountered about 15 communist terrorists while conducting combat operations at 8:55 a.m. in Brgy.

Fil-Chi group to donate 600,000 face masks to PH -- Chinese envoy
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2020-01-31
MANILA, Philippines -- A Filipino-Chinese group will donate 600,000 face masks to the Philippines amid reported shortage in light of the confirmation of the first case of the novel coronavirus or 2019-nCoV in the country. Chinese Ambassador to the Philippines Huang Xilian said that he met with the Philippine Chinese Chamber of Commerce ...

Duterte orders travel ban from China province amid coronavirus scare
CNN Philippines - 2020-01-31
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, January 31) -- President Rodrigo Duterte has issued an order to temporarily stop the entry of all visitors from China's Hubei province, where Wuhan -- epicenter of the novel coronavirus -- is located, his spokesperson said on Friday. The Chinese government has locked down Hubei since January 24. The ...

Novel Coronavirus: A Global Health Emergency
CNN Philippines - 2020-01-31
Now a global health emergency, government and health workers are battling the mysterious coronavirus -- trying to answer the many questions to help protect and save lives. Join Pia Hontiveros in our special presentation.

PAL places flight crew on quarantine as airlines start contact tracing of PH coronavirus case
CNN Philippines - 2020-01-31
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, January 31)-- Cebu Pacific and Philippine Airlines (PAL) on Friday said they have established various safety measures-- including placing flight crews on quarantine-- as the companies confirmed the flight history of the Philippines' first confirmed case of novel coronavirus acute respiratory disease (2019-nCoV ...

P1M in meth seized from suspect nabbed in CamSur town
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2020-01-31
LEGAZPI CITY--Police seized some P1 million worth of shabu, or crystal meth, from a top drug suspect in a buy-bust operation in Milaor town, Camarines Sur province on Friday (Jan. 31). Maj.

Competition body flags possible monopoly in cement industry with San Miguel-Holcim merger
CNN Philippines - 2020-01-31
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, January 31) -- The anti-trust body has flagged a planned cement company buyout, saying it could potentially lead to an industry monopoly. In a Friday statement, the Philippine Competition Commission's (PCC) Merger and Acquisitions Office (MAO) said San Miguel Corporation's (SMC) planned takeover of Holcim ...

Competition body flags possible monopoly in cement industry with San Miguel-Holcim merger
CNN Philippines - 2020-01-31
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, January 31) -- The anti-trust body has flagged a planned cement company buyout, saying it could potentially lead to an industry monopoly. In a Friday statement, the ...

Locals, foreign tourists told: Follow health guidelines amid novel coronavirus fears
philstar.com - 2020-01-31
MANILA, Philippines -- The Department of Tourism on Friday advised the local and foreign tourists to follow the prescribed health guidelines amid the outbreak of novel coronavirus acute respiratory disease of 2019-nCoV ARD. This reminder came a day after the Department of Health confirmed the first case of the virus in the country. The DOT ...

Inflation likely faster in January with new excise taxes, higher food costs
CNN Philippines - 2020-01-31
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, January 31) -- Inflation may have picked up the pace in January as the price of some food items rose alongside higher taxes on cigarettes, a unit of the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) said. The BSP's Department of Economic Research pegged monthly inflation between 2.5-3.3 percent, which would be faster than ...

WHO allays fears that nCoV can be transferred even before host show symptoms
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2020-01-31
MANILA, Philippines -- The World Health Organization (WHO) on Friday allayed fears of the public after Chinese health authorities earlier confirmed there is a likelihood that the novel coronavirus acute respiratory disease or 2019-nCoV ARD can be communicated during the incubation period, or even before symptoms show. "Chinese authorities ...

7th grader wounded when real 9mm Gloc goes off at school stage play with toy guns
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2020-01-31
CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY---Police are investigating how a seventh grader got his hands on a gun that he brought to school and accidentally fired, wounding a classmate on Thursday (Jan. 30). Investigators said the boy and his classmate were in a role-playing activity when the gun went off. Maj. Evan Viñas, city police spokesperson, said ...

Wuhan Coronavirus Outbreak Forces Honda Supplier To Move From China To Philippines
International Business Times - 2020-01-31
Japanese based auto parts supplier F-Tech, Inc., a major supplier to Honda Motors, is moving its brake pedal production from Wuhan, China to the Philippines.

LIST: EDSA, QC road reblocking, repairs on January 31 to February 3
philstar.com - 2020-01-31
MANILA, Philippines -- The Department of Public Works and Highways is set to continue over the weekend its reblocking and road repair activities along Epifanio de los Santos Avenue, as well as Quezon City roads. DPWH National Capital Region Director Ador Canlas said the road rehabilitation works will start at 11:00 p.m. on Friday until 5:00 a ...

No mention of VFA in US readout of PH-US meeting in Washington
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2020-01-31
MANILA, Philippines -- The possible termination of the Visiting Forces Agreement (VFA) was not mentioned in the handout released by the US State Department after a meeting with Foreign Secretary ...

Star quality: Telescope captures Sun in greatest detail ever
philstar.com - 2020-01-31
Mapping the Sun will thus help scientists deepen their understanding of these magnetic fields that regulate space weather, allowing us to anticipate storms and turn off sensitive equipment ahead ...

Filipinos on surgical mask frenzy mode as PH confirms first novel coronavirus case
CNN Philippines - 2020-01-31
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, January 31) - Since the Philippines reported its first case of the novel coronavirus or 2019-nCoV, fear of catching the respiratory disease caused by the deadly virus has spread quickly. CNN Philippines learned that medical supply stores in Manila, Pagadian City and Bukidnon have run out surgical masks amid ...

3 fugitives from China, US face deportation
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2020-01-31
MANILA, Philippines -- Three fugitives from China and the United States will be deported following their recent arrest in Metro Manila, Cagayan de Oro and Negros Occidental, the Bureau of Immigration (BI) announced on Friday. BI Commissioner Jaime Morente said the three foreigners -- a Chinese national and two Americans -- will be deported ...

At least two lenders looking to set up PHL Islamic banking units
BusinessWorld - 2020-01-31
TWO TO THREE banks have expressed interest to set up an Islamic banking unit in the country, according to Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas Managing Director Arifa A. Ala. This follows the regulatory framework unveiled by the central bank following the ...

DILG to LGU's: Create Novel Corona Virus Task Forces to meet world health threat
Gov - 2020-01-31
QUEZON CITY, Jan. 31 (PIA) -- Amid the world health threat of novel Corona Virus (2019 nCoV) and its first reported case in the Philippines, the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) has advised all local government units (LGUs) to create their respective Corona Virus Task Forces to help contain the spread of the disease in the ...

Indians and microlending in PH
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2020-01-30
Rex Daryanani is the president of Funtastic International Inc., an importer and distributor of toys, accessories and other fun products. He has also been the president of the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce Philippines since 2016. Following the move to legalize the operations of microlenders, he talks here about the state of ...

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