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Tesla supporters are making 5 crucial mistakes
Business Insider - 2018-11-03
Tesla turned an important corner a few weeks back when it reported its first quarterly profit since 2016. Coming after easily the most surreal and strange summer in the company's 15-year history, this was good news -- and a fulfillment of CEO Elon Musk's ...

US charges China-controlled company in trade secrets theft
BusinessMirror - 2018-11-03
The company partnered with a Chinese-controlled business, Fujian Jinhua Integrated Circuit Co., to mass-produce technology memory storage products used in computer electronics. That technology ...

Search continues for 19 missing in Mountain Province landslide
philstar.com - 2018-11-03
The rescuers' main concern now, it added, is the weather as intermittent rain has made digging in the area difficult. More SAR teams are set to arrive in the area, which is 10 hours by land from Paracelis town had been temporarily cut off by landlides.

Chinese chip firm Fujian Jinhua denies stealing IP from Micron
Reuters - 2018-11-03
SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Chinese chipmaker Fujian Jinhua Integrated Circuit Co Ltd said on Saturday it has not stolen any technology, after the U.S. Justice Department indicted the state-back firm for stealing trade secrets. The U.S. Justice Department on ...

Voters May Tax Tech Companies To Fight Homelessness
NPR - 2018-11-03
After years of economic boom driven by rapid tech growth, voters in the San Francisco Bay Area will decide this November if big corporations should be taxed to help pay for issues that have only gotten worse as business has thrived: housing and transportation.

Flasher's Deeply Bizarre New Video Stares Into The Internet's Gaping Maw
NPR - 2018-11-03
The heady D.C. post-punk band Flasher has come to your tiny screens with a brilliant new video for "Material." While the band, cloaked in green-screen hoods and gloves, lets its instruments play themselves, the video constantly upends the viewing experience.

Ready For The Time Change? Here Are Tips To Stay Healthy During Dark Days Ahead
NPR - 2018-11-03
When it comes to turning back the clocks on our devices, technology has us covered. Our smartphones automatically adjust. But our internal clocks aren't as easy to re-program. And this means that the time shift to save daylight in the fall and again in the ...

DOH calls for parental guidance over vaping
Sun Star - 2018-11-03
THE Department of Health (DOH) said Saturday that it will still have to rely on parental guidance in policing the use of electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) and other vaping devices even as it continues to evaluate the safety and health issues of the said ...

2 dead, 38 injured as jeepney overturns in Zambo
philstar.com - 2018-11-03
ZAMBOANGA CITY, Philippines -- An overloaded jeepney crashed and overturned, leaving two passengers dead and 38 others injured Saturday morning in the uphill village east of this city, police said. The fatalities were identified as Amir dela Cruz, who ...

Metro Manila police chief: Undas 2018 was 'very peaceful'
CNN Philippines - 2018-11-03
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, November 3) -- The observance of All Saints' Day and All Souls' Day in the metro was "very peaceful," according to Metro Manila police Tuesday. Close to 4 million ...

'Emotional' Sister Patricia Fox to leave PH today
CNN Philippines - 2018-11-03
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, November 3) -- After 27 years, an emotional Sister Patricia Fox will leave the country she has considered as her "real home." The Australian missionary is set to ...

2 Abu Sayyaf hostages rescued, 4 captors arrested
philstar.com - 2018-11-03
ZAMBOANGA CITY , Philippines -- Two Filipinos kidnapped by Abu Sayyaf bandits were rescued in Sulu on Thursday. Jose Duterte, 63, was rescued by personnel of the Marine Battalion Landing Team 3 in Barangay Kandayok, Panamao town at about 1:30 p.m ...

The 'McDonald's of the Philippines' Is Slowly Taking Over America
YAHOO! - 2018-11-03
We Americans love our McDonald's. In fact, in the second it took you to read that sentence, the fast-food chain sold more than 75 hamburgers. So when a newcomer hits the block and claims to be the next Mickey D's, you know we're all ears. That newcomer is ...

From the Front Page: Military takes over Customs, business leaders react
BusinessWorld - 2018-11-03
Amid expectations of a slower inflation rate moving towards the end of 2018, BSP Deputy Governor Diwa C. Guinigundo said another rate hike is still on the table, saying "we need to maintain our vigilance with a strong tightening bias." The BSP ...

12 bodies retrieved in Natonin landslide - provincial disaster office
CNN Philippines - 2018-11-03
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, November 3) -- The provincial disaster office of Mountain Province on Saturday reported 12 bodies have been retrieved in the landslide in Natonin. Four were ...

OFW saved from death row finally comes home
CNN Philippines - 2018-11-03
Dalquez arrived Friday in Manila at around 9 a.m. and was greeted by Foreign Affairs officials at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport. In an emotional reunion with her family, Dalquez thanked ...

Custom KitKat shop opens in Japan
CNN Philippines - 2018-11-03
(CNN) -- These days, you can customize your car, your house and your clothes. So why not your favorite sweet? Just when we thought KitKat mania couldn't go any farther, Nestle opened a made-to ...

Analysts expect slower October inflation, faster Q3 economic growth
CNN Philippines - 2018-11-03
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, November 2) -- Inflation and growth numbers will be out next week. Analysts polled by CNN Philippines anticipate that price rates will be slower in October ...

Stakeholders open to annual 1-month closure of Boracay
philstar.com - 2018-11-02
MANILA, Philippines -- The proposed monthlong closure of Boracay every year is viable as far as industry stakeholders are concerned. Interior Secretary Eduardo Año proposed the annual break or healing period to allow the island to rehabilitate itself.

2019 Mazda collection stands out at 7th PIMS
philstar.com - 2018-11-02
Last but not the least, there was a special Mazda memento displayed on site--a restoration of the first-gen MX-5 which was the last car of Filipino racing legend, Pocholo Ramirez! Mazda Philippines sponsored the engine rebuild, repainting and ...

Duterte wants PNPA cadets in sex scandal dismissed
philstar.com - 2018-11-02
Ricardo de Leon, president of the Philippine Public Safety College, has formed a fact-finding body to probe the incident. The PPSC has supervision over the academy. Chief Superintendent Ramon Rafael of the National Police Training Institute heads the five ...

'Robust' coral produces amino acids to defend against bleaching
Upi.com - 2018-11-02
Nov. 2 (UPI) --Some coral reefs have a stronger genetic makeup to fight off bleaching, a recent study said. Researchers recently discovered that so-called "robust" coral, which includes certain brain corals and mushroom corals, are capable of producing ...

Elon Musk says he won't change much about how he uses Twitter
YAHOO! - 2018-11-02
On a new episode of the "Recode Decode" podcast, Tesla CEO Elon Musk said he will no longer tweet information "that might cause a substantial movement in the stock during trading hours." Earlier this year, a tweet Musk sent about taking Tesla private ...

Conference: Towards a digital future
philstar.com - 2018-11-02
A recent study of Peter Lovelock was commissioned by the APEC Business Advisory Council (ABAC) on the contribution of digital technology to structural reform-enabled economic growth. He said the process starts with a national digital plan or blueprint.

Teachers love Google's free education products, but worry they're being lured into a more sinister plan
Business Insider - 2018-11-02
Michelle Alphe's French classes in Franklin High School, about 40 miles southwest of New York City, begin the same way most days: with a Chromebook. "Before class, I'll post their assignments [on Google Classroom] and the students get right on the ...

2 ex-Facebook employees just came out of nowhere with $21.5 million in funding for their new startup
Business Insider - 2018-11-02
For two years, a startup founded by two former Facebook employees had been lying low. Since 2016, the employees at Rockset were quietly working on a new kind of data platform. But on Thursday, the startup formally launched its product and announced it had ...

Hospitals help patients get out the vote while stuck in bed
YAHOO! - 2018-11-02
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- The midterm elections are just around the corner, but efforts to "get out the vote" don't mean much if voters unexpectedly find themselves unable to get out of their hospital bed on Election Day. Dozens of doctors, nurses and ...

Station 4 chief relieved
philstar.com - 2018-11-02
MANILA, Philippines -- Officials of the Manila Police District (MPD) were reshuffled yesterday after a 15-year-old girl whose parents were apprehended in a drug sting accused a policeman of raping her. The girl said Police Officer 1 Eduardo Valencia, an ...

California Mom, 27, Dies Minutes After Undergoing Emergency Caesarean Section to Delivery Her Baby
YAHOO! - 2018-11-02
A California community is rallying to raise donations after a 27-year-old woman passed away following an emergency Caesarean to give her unborn baby a chance to live, the Fresno Bee reports. RELATED: Emergency Cesarean Deliveries Charlene Flores was ...

iPad dominates tablet market again, even as sales drop in Q3
ZDNet - 2018-11-02
Worldwide tablet sales fell to 36.4 million in the third quarter of 2018, according to IDC, representing an 8.6 percent year-over-year decline. Apple continued to dominate the market, even though iPad sales also dropped year-over-year. Apple sold 9.7 ...

Tesla subpoenaed by SEC over Model 3 production forecasts
TechCrunch - 2018-11-02
Tesla said Friday in a regulatory filing that the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and Department of Justice are investigating projections made last year about Model 3 production rates.

Iranian intelligence reportedly used Google to crack a CIA communications system, leading to 'dozens' of deaths
Business Insider - 2018-11-02
Former intelligence officials have revealed a previously unreported breach of a CIA communications system by Iran. Yahoo News reported that in a breach that occurred around 2010, Iranian agents used simple Google searches to identify and then infiltrate ...

Lawyer faces raps for taking custody of massacre witness
philstar.com - 2018-11-02
BACOLOD CITY , Philippines -- A lawyer of human rights group Karapatan has been charged with kidnapping and serious illegal detention for allegedly taking custody of a witness in the massacre in Sagay, Negros Occidental. The father of the 14-year-old ...

Philippines vehicle output, sales worst in ASEAN
philstar.com - 2018-11-02
MANILA, Philippines -- The Philippines continued to perform poorly in terms of motor vehicle production in Southeast Asia as it was again the only country in the region which saw its output decline year-on-year in the nine months to September this year.

Foreign investments seen to hit new high
philstar.com - 2018-11-02
MANILA, Philippines -- The Department of Budget and Management (DBM) sees foreign direct investment (FDI) inflows to the Philippines reaching another record high this year, exceeding the $10 billion recorded in 2017. Budget Secretary Benjamin Diokno is ...

Cop caught sniffing cocaine in Taguig City faces ax
philstar.com - 2018-11-02
MANILA, Philippines -- A Manila policeman who was arrested for allegedly sniffing cocaine in a bar in Taguig City on Wednesday will be dismissed from the police service, an official said yesterday. Police Officer 1 Redentor Bautista is undergoing pre ...

MVP backs 5-year, P40-billion subsidy for IT-BPM sector
philstar.com - 2018-11-02
MANILA, Philippines -- PLDT Inc. chairman Manuel V. Pangilinan has expressed support for the local information technology and business process ... training programs of accredited private or public schools and training centers. IBPAP vice chairman ...

6 dead in road mishaps
philstar.com - 2018-11-02
MANILA, Philippines -- Six persons died in road accidents in Pangasinan and Nueva Vizcaya on Thursday. Ramsey Gacad, 41, was pronounced dead on arrival in a hospital after his motorcycle was hit by a Five Star bus in Barangay Nancayasam, Urdaneta.

Filipino saved from UAE death row returns home
philstar.com - 2018-11-02
MANILA, Philippines -- A 29-year-old Filipina domestic helper who was saved from the death penalty in the United Arab Emirates returned home yesterday. Jennifer Dalquez of General Santos City was met by her parents at the Ninoy Aquino International ...

Woman, 2 grandkids die in Iloilo fire
philstar.com - 2018-11-02
ILOILO CITY , Philippines -- A 74-year-old woman and her two grandchildren died in a fire that hit a residential area in Jaro district in this city yesterday. Natividad Fanunciano and Iman and Ivan, both surnamed Apongol, Grade 6 and Grade 5 students ...

AFP readies shift to external defense role
BusinessMirror - 2018-11-02
In Photo: Armed Forces of the Philippines Chief Gen. Carlito Galvez Jr. (left) and Adm. John Richardson, chief of Naval Operations of the US Navy, chat prior to a news conference following their ...

PHL organizes session in 2018 WTO Public Forum
BusinessMirror - 2018-11-02
GENEVA, Switzerland--The Philippines, through the Philippine Trade and Investment Center-Geneva (PTIC-Geneva), together with the Permanent Mission of El Salvador, coorganized a working session in ...

Asia Pacific among regions seen to lead licensed toy growth
BusinessMirror - 2018-11-02
THE Asia Pacific, along with North America and Western Europe, is expected to lead the vigorously growing market of licensed toys over the next three years, underpinned by media and technology. A ...

DTI to launch first logistics services conference, exhibition
BusinessMirror - 2018-11-02
Also lined up are topics on private-public sector dialogue on increasing global competitiveness ranking in logistics performance index; setting a regulatory reform to ease doing business in the ...

Creation of hospital for elderly pushed at NIB-organized event
BusinessMirror - 2018-11-02
THE long-delayed passage of a bill institutionalizing the National Center for Geriatric Health (NCGH) has been pushed anew in an event for the elderly, organized by the News and Information Bureau ...

Antique grants addl benefit for the elderly
BusinessMirror - 2018-11-02
SAN JOSE DE BUENAVISTA, Antique--Around 7,000 senior citizens of the province of Antique stand to benefit from a provincial ordinance that ensures their general welfare and development ...

Age should not hinder productivity, DOH exec tells elderly in Laguna
BusinessMirror - 2018-11-02
LUMBAN, Laguna--An official of the Department of Health (DOH) called on senior citizens of this town to make the most of the extended lives afforded by modern medicine and to pursue their ...

Blood pressure drug recalled due to potentially cancerous impurity
Upi.com - 2018-11-02
Nov. 2 (UPI) --A pharmaceutical company is recalling a blood pressure medication because it could contain an impurity scientists believe could cause cancer. ScieGen Pharmaceuticals announced the recall this week for Irbesartan tablets in 75 mg, 150 mg and ...

Can a holographic screen help a new phone break out?
BusinessMirror - 2018-11-02
NEW YORK--Most leading phones offer the same basics: Big screens, decent battery life and good cameras. So when a newcomer brings something innovative to the party, why is it difficult to break ...

Is Zoysia the future of sustainable golf in the Philippines?
BusinessMirror - 2018-11-02
Ubiquitous as it is, it seems just a matter of time before it dominates the golf scene in Asia and the Philippines.

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