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CarbonCure Technology Says Goodbye To Carbon Dioxide, Hello To Greener Concrete
Forbes - 2019-02-23
The concrete industry has a huge footprint; the cement used to make it is responsible for up to 7% of the world's carbon dioxide emissions. A company called CarbonCure makes a technology for concrete producers that introduces recycled CO2 into fresh concrete.

YouTube pulls advertising from anti-vaccination videos
Yahoo Finance - 2019-02-23
YouTube said Friday that it would pull advertising from videos that espouse anti-vaccination conspiracy theories, according to BuzzFeed. The action contributes to a growing trend of social media ...

Roku Plans to Hit $1 Billion in Sales This Year
Yahoo Finance - 2019-02-23
Streaming-TV platform Roku(NASDAQ: ROKU) reported fourth-quarter earnings results on Thursday, and investors were clearly impressed. The company's core operating metrics continued to march in the ...

CBD oil: Miracle cure or junk science?
YAHOO! - 2019-02-23
Who: The ever-growing number of CBD consumers in the U.S. What: These days, CBD, or Cannabidiol oil, can be found in everything from anxiety, pain and insomnia remedies to beauty products, ice cream, coffee and dog treats. The cannabinoid, which is one of ...

Candidates urged to bare stand on death penalty
philstar.com - 2019-02-23
The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) said that the weather condition is now affecting the country. El Niño is characterized by reduced amounts of rainfall. PAGASA added that dry spell and drought had ...

Here's What Sleeping in Makeup Actually Does to Your Skin: A Visual
YAHOO! - 2019-02-23
You know the drill: You just came home from a late night of drinking and dancing with your friends, and there it is--your comfy bed, waiting for you to crash into it and pass out until morning. Nowhere in that scenario did we mention that you've washed ...

Toyota offers special financing deals for OFWs
philstar.com - 2019-02-23
MANILA, Philippines -- Toyota Motor Philippines Corp. (TMPC) is offering special financing deals for overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) to boost sales. In a statement, TMPC said it is making it easier for OFWs to buy a car through its special packages for ...

Mobile number portability seen to attract more telcos
philstar.com - 2019-02-23
MANILA, Philippines -- The Lifetime Cellphone Number Act, earlier signed by President Duterte, could encourage third and even fourth telecommunication companies to operate in the country, Sen. Sherwin Gatchalian said. Gatchalian said the newly enacted law ...

Auto fans to 'Experience the Fun and Function' in upcoming MIAS 2019
philstar.com - 2019-02-23
MANILA, Philippines -- Now on its 15th edition, the Manila International Auto Show (MIAS) continues to uphold its promise to elevate the way Filipinos travel with a presentation of the latest and most impressive auto and motor innovations. Themed ...

FDA opioids adviser: 'One thing is clear' about the ongoing crisis
Yahoo Finance - 2019-02-23
Opioid abuse in the U.S. is a crisis, so much so that President Trump declared the epidemic to be a public health emergency under federal law in October 2017 and signed bipartisan legislation to ...

Clippy the once-hated cartoon has become a 'badge of honor,' former Microsoft exec says
Business Insider - 2019-02-23
Microsoft Clippy, the animated cartoon paperclip everyone loved to hate, is seeing a resurgence in popularity. Clippy is now being recognized as the trailblazer he was. When Chloe Condon, a newly hired Microsoft cloud evangelist, ordered new business cards ...

1.8 million Pinoys fell victim to petty crimes -- SWS
philstar.com - 2019-02-23
MANILA, Philippines -- An estimated 1.8 million Filipinos have been victimized by common crimes in the second half of 2018, the highest recorded by Social Weather Stations (SWS) last year. The fourth quarter survey - conducted from Dec. 16 to 19 with ...

Kidnap suspect nabbed in Sampaloc
philstar.com - 2019-02-23
MANILA, Philippines -- An alleged kidnapper was arrested in Sampaloc, Manila after attempting to pick up two teenage boys Friday night. Barangay 584 captain Orly Florida yesterday said Annie Alamada, a resident of Cotabato city, was tagged by the two boys ...

Adobe has fixed a Premiere Pro CC issue that blew some MacBook Pro speakers
The Verge - 2019-02-23
Earlier this month, CNet and 9to5Mac reported that a number of Adobe Premiere CC users experienced a worrying problem with the program: a bug seemed to be blowing the speakers on their late-model MacBook Pros in some instances. This week, Adobe released a ...

Cyber Saturday--Rise of 'Surveillance Capitalism,' China and Iran Go Hacking, Facebook as 'Digital Gangster'
Fortune - 2019-02-23
Each product we feature has been independently selected and reviewed by our editorial team. If you make a purchase using the links included, we may earn commission. Capitalism got its start in ...

10-hour fire hits BOC building
philstar.com - 2019-02-23
The BOC-POM coordinated with Asian Terminals Inc. for the payment of fees and with the Maritime Industry Authority and the Philippine Ports Authority for the accommodation of some of the offices. BOC spokesperson Erastus Sandino Austria said among the ...

Couple gunned down in Caloocan
philstar.com - 2019-02-23
MANILA, Philippines -- A married couple was shot dead by a still unidentified gunman in Camarin, Caloocan Thursday night. Albine and Nemia Nervar were shot in their house in Barangay 177 while their daughter was outside playing with her friends.

Rodel Batocabe widow joins Daraga mayoral race
philstar.com - 2019-02-23
LEGAZPI CITY, Philippines -- The widow of slain Ako Bicol party-list Rep. Rodel Batocabe will run as mayor of Daraga in Albay this coming May elections as a substitute candidate of her husband, the Commission on Elections (Comelec) confirmed yesterday.

Ex-PNP chief seeks court nod for US trip
philstar.com - 2019-02-23
MANILA, Philippines -- Former Philippine National Police chief Alan Purisima has asked the Sandiganbayan to allow him to leave the country for nearly a month in order to attend an annual gathering of a freemasonic organization in the United States.

Microsoft workers push back against using HoloLens for U.S. military training
Mashable - 2019-02-23
Some Microsoft employees feel the company's business entanglements with the U.S. military aren't OK, and they want the bosses to know about it. An open letter to CEO Satya Nadella and Chief Legal ...

CDC warns of severe flu strain 'wave'
Upi.com - 2019-02-23
Americans aren't out of the woods yet, as the flu season continues to spread across the country, health officials reported Friday. One major shift that's occurred is in the viruses that are circulating. At the start of the flu season, the predominant ...

Selling Sailing
BusinessMirror - 2019-02-23
It was developed to connect Luzon, the Visayas and Mindanao to reduce the high cost of transporting people, goods and services ... importance in travel and trade and tourism, Arroyo recently ...

India proposes new e-commerce regulations with focus on data rules
Reuters - 2019-02-23
NEW DELHI/MUMBAI (Reuters) - India outlined a new draft policy for its burgeoning e-commerce sector on Saturday, focusing on data localization, improved privacy safeguards and measures to combat the sale of counterfeit products. The proposed overhaul ...

BSP Governor Nestor Espenilla Jr. passed away at 60
CNN Philippines - 2019-02-23
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, February 23) -- Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) Governor Nestor Espenilla Jr. on February 23 has died after battling cancer for over a year. He was 60. A source ...

We seem to be making U-turn back to martial law era -- Aquino
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-02-23
MANILA, Philippines -- The administration of President Rodrigo Duterte is taking a turn towards the martial law era of former President Ferdinand Marcos, according to another former president who ...

Why giants like Amazon are so interested in space, according to the former head of the European Space Agency
Business Insider - 2019-02-23
In addition to Amazon's ventures into bookstores, grocery stores, and healthcare, it seems the e-commerce giant is casting its net even further afield with plans for space, too. Just a few months ago, the e-commerce giant announced a new product called AWS ...

Duterte: Let the Chinese work here
CNN Philippines - 2019-02-23
Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello, in an interview last Thursday said that he wants stricter penalties against companies who continue to hire illegal foreign workers.

CAS sets March 26 deadline for verdict in Semenya case
Reuters - 2019-02-23
LAUSANNE (Reuters) - The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) has set a deadline of March 26 for a verdict in the appeal hearing of Caster Semenya against the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) that concluded on Friday. CAS have ...

Pagadian City Health Office conducts door-to-door immunization
Philippine Information Agency - 2019-02-23
PAGADIAN CITY, Feb. 22 (PIA)-- In response to the measles outbreak in some parts of the country, the Pagadian City Health Office is conducting a month-long door-to-door measles -Rubella campaign from February to March this year. City Health Officer Dr ...

NASA Renames Facility After Katherine Johnson, Trailblazing Mathematician
nytimes.com - 2019-02-23
NASA on Friday officially renamed a facility in West Virginia after Katherine Johnson, an African-American mathematician and centenarian whose barrier-breaking career was depicted in the film "Hidden Figures." The 2016 film, based on a book released ...

Why Trump Wants a Space Force for the Final Frontier
Fortune - 2019-02-23
Satellites make much of modern warfare possible, through GPS systems, wireless communications and sophisticated weather forecasting. This makes them tempting military targets. The U.S. Air Force ...

Develop Excellent Customer Service Management Program to Delight Customer
Inquirer - 2019-02-23
Every company needs to win, keep and delight customers. Since the customer is the life blood of the business, it is necessary to take care and give customers the best and satisfactory service.

Ex-President: If you dislike admin, vote for Otso Diretso
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-02-23
MANILA, Philippines -- Former President Benigno Aquino III on Saturday called on voters disgruntled with the Duterte administration to pick senatorial candidates from the Otso Diretso slate in ...

Chel Diokno on life vest joke: Would Duterte or Arroyo give it away?
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-02-23
MANILA, Philippines -- Human rights lawyer and senatorial candidate Jose Manuel "Chel" Diokno on Saturday shot back at critics of his life vest joke, saying they should also ask President ...

Pinterest Restricts Vaccine Search Results to Curb Spread of Misinformation
nytimes.com - 2019-02-23
Pinterest, a digital platform popular with parents, took an unusual step to crack down on the proliferation of anti-vaccination propaganda: It purposefully hobbled its search box. Type "vaccine" into its search bar and nothing pops up. "Vaccination ...

Duterte appeals to Nur Misuari to help free Abu Sayyaf hostages
CNN Philippines - 2019-02-23
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, February 23) -- President Rodrigo Duterte is asking Moro leader Nur Misuari to help save three foreign hostages of the Abu Sayyaf group. The Abu Sayyaf in a video ...

SWS: More Pinoy families victimized by common crimes in Q4 2018
philstar.com - 2019-02-23
MANILA, Philippines -- The proportion of Filipino families that reported being victimized by common crimes in the past six months rose in the final three months of 2018, a new Social Weather Stations survey found. Results of a December 16-19 poll of 1,440 ...

NCRPO seizes 238 firearms since start of gun ban
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-02-23
MANILA, Philippines -- A total of 238 firearms were seized by police authorities since the start of gun ban in the country. The Commission on Elections (Comelec) earlier declared the gun ban ...

LOOK: Supporters of opposition flock to Edsa to remember People Power
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-02-23
MANILA, Philippines -- Supporters of opposition groups, particularly groups aligned with the previous administration, have flocked to Edsa to commemorate the 33rd anniversary of the People Power ...

BSP crafting operational details for debt issuance
philstar.com - 2019-02-23
MANILA, Philippines -- The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) is set to craft the operational details of the planned issuance of negotiable certificate of indebtedness under its revised charter. BSP Deputy Governor Maria Almasara Cyd Tuaño-Amador told ...

Miaa cancels Guam flights due to bad weather
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-02-23
MANILA, Philippines -- International flights to and from Guam were canceled on Saturday due to bad weather, the Manila International Airport Authority (Miaa) said. In an advisory, Miaa said that ...

PDEA destroys P1.9M marijuana in Benguet
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-02-23
BAGUIO CITY, Philippines -- Some P1.9 million worth of marijuana plants were destroyed in two operations by the local police and the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency in Benguet on Friday (Feb ...

Baguio City marks 9th Ibaloy Day with parade, rituals
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-02-23
BAGUIO CITY, Philippines --- Garbed in white g-strings or native blouses and skirts, close to a thousand Ibaloys danced to the beat of gongs along downtown Baguio on Saturday (Feb. 23), the 9 th ...

U.S. Secretary of State to visit PH next week
CNN Philippines - 2019-02-23
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, February 23) -- U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will visit the Philippines next week to meet with President Rodrigo Duterte and Foreign Affairs Secretary ...

DepEd mulls 'no vaccination, no enrollment' policy amid measles outbreaks
CNN Philippines - 2019-02-23
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, February 23) -- The Department of Education (DepEd) is studying a proposed "no vaccination, no enrollment" policy in public schools amid the rising number of ...

Storm dumps record-breaking snow in Arizona on way to Texas
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-02-23
Residents were digging out from the weather that the National Weather Service characterized as "not your average" storm. Chad Williamson cleared his driveway in Flagstaff multiple times over ...

UN Secretary General hails creation of Bangsamoro region
Global Nation - 2019-02-23
MANILA, Philippines-UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres hailed the establishment of a new Bangsamoro autonomous region as a "landmark achievement on the road to lasting peace" in Mindanao.

Sanctuary in Southern lakeside community
Inquirer - 2019-02-23
Many are captivated by the old world charm of a quaint home by the lake, where you can just relax, and get lost in its calming vibe. The growing popularity of lakeside homes should thus come as no ...

Salient points of RA 11201
Inquirer - 2019-02-23
The new department is now "the primary national government entity responsible for the management of housing ... housing policies and programs; and a framework for resilient housing and human ...

US Secretary of State Pompeo to visit Philippines amid China flirtation
Global Nation - 2019-02-23
WASHINGTON-US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will travel next week to the Philippines, the State Department said Friday, as the former US colony increasingly flirts with regional giant China.

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