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You can now manage Windows 10 devices through G Suite
ZDNet - 2020-04-27
Google has announced today the general availability of a long-awaited feature -- the ability to manage Windows 10 devices through G Suite. Until today, companies that used G Suite to manage corporate endpoints could only enroll Android,

LNG investment pulls down Meralco net income in Q1
BusinessMirror - 2020-04-27
THE Manila Electric Company (Meralco) reported a 54-percent drop in reported net income to P2.61 billion in the first quarter of the year as it recognized an impairment of its liquefied natural gas (L

iPhone 12 mass production will be delayed
Mashable - 2020-04-27
The length of duration is still unknown.

Coronavirus Payments To Poor Are Vulnerable To Fraud
NPR - 2020-04-27
The IRS system for distributing Coronavirus relief payments is susceptible to fraud, because the payments of some Americans can be obtained with information easily available to criminals online.

Verizon will not cancel customers through June 30 because of coronavirus
Reuters - 2020-04-27
Verizon Communications Inc , the largest U.S. wireless carrier, said Monday it will extend a commitment through June 30 not to cancel service or charge late fees to customers because of the coronavirus pandemic.

A Wall Street analyst just put a rare 'sell' recommendation on Amazon's stock due to concerns about COVID-19's economic impact
Business Insider - 2020-04-27
R5 Capital wrote in a note Monday that it's lowering its rating on Amazon over concerns of slowing growth and higher expenses amid COVID-19.

Filipino chefs in London raise funds, cook for NHS front liners
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2020-04-27
As the UK national lockdown continues, the Filipino community has united to support National Health Service and hospital staff on the front lines. Currently, there are over 20,000

Germany Backs Away From Compiling Coronavirus Contacts In A Central Database
NPR - 2020-04-27
Privacy advocates had warned against Germany's plan to store cellphone-tracking information in a central database, rather than on users' phones.

The new budget iPhone SE is the right phone for an uncertain time
CNN Philippines - 2020-04-27
The new, lower-cost iPhone SE felt like a throwback to a simpler time when consumers stood in long lines on the street for a new gadget rather than toilet paper.

Airbnb will make some property owners wait 24 hours between guests
CNN Philippines - 2020-04-27
Airbnb is rolling out recommended cleaning and vacancy procedures for its more than 7 million global rentals as the coronavirus pandemic has made travelers extra-cautious about cleanliness and safety.

'Americans are right to be skeptical of this': Coronavirus contact tracing could threaten privacy, employment, and health resources say some experts
Business Insider - 2020-04-27
Lawmakers and experts across the country are concerned that the contact-tracing system is fraught with ethical and legal problems.

With P465-billion small business losses, relief pushed
BusinessMirror - 2020-04-27
By Bernadette D. Nicolas & Jovee Marie N. Dela Cruz SMALL businesses are estimated to suffer P465.3 billion in financial losses this year as they were forced to temporarily close or operate on a s

Private school teachers in dire need of cash aid, says DepEd
BusinessMirror - 2020-04-27
NOTING that small private schools are suffering a huge blow in the Covid-19 pandemic, the Department of Education (DepEd) on Monday said it was awaiting the response of the Inter-Agency Task Force (IA

To hotspot or not? New tethering alternatives promise speed and security
ZDNet - 2020-04-27
Historically, this has been a greater need in scenarios such as being in some sparse area where there is no Wi-Fi. But in the age of prevalent working from where your presentation upload may be competing with a round of Fortnite,

Nursing mothers in Quezon City to get cash aid - 2020-04-27
The local government of Quezon City will include high-risk nursing mothers in its expanded financial assistance program for residents affected by the enhanced community quarantine, Mayor Joy Belmonte announced yesterday.

Village officials nabbed for quarantine violation - 2020-04-27
A barangay councilman and a village watchman were among 10 persons nabbed for violating quarantine rules in this town on Sunday.

'The pandemic is far from over,' World Health Organization says
CNN Philippines - 2020-04-27
Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, World Health Organization Director-General said, the coronavirus pandemic isn't over.

ADB approves new $200 million loan to support gov't cash aid during COVID-19 crisis
CNN Philippines - 2020-04-27
The Asian Development Bank approves a fresh $200 million loan to assist the government in providing emergency cash aid to vulnerable households during the COVID-19 crisis.

Duterte tells FDA, DOST to work 24 hours amid COVID-19 pandemic
CNN Philippines - 2020-04-27
President Rodrigo Duterte tells the Food and Drug Administration and the Department of Science and Technology to operate 24 hours amid the pandemic crisis. With this, he also requested both agencies to hire more health workers like medical technologists.

UnionBank profit up 22% in Q1 - 2020-04-27
Earnings of Aboitiz-led Union Bank of the Philippines jumped by 22 percent to P2.6 billion in the first quarter of the year from P2.2 billion in the same quarter last year despite booking higher loan loss provisions amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Meralco net income down 52% in Q1 - 2020-04-27
Manila Electric Co. said its reported net income declined by more than 50 percent due to losses incurred from its Singapore investment.

Baguio hospital resumes operation - 2020-04-27
After briefly closing its doors to new patients, the Baguio General Hospital and Medical Center resumed operation yesterday afternoon.

Stranded students undergo counseling - 2020-04-27
More than 240 students stranded at the Central Luzon State University in this city underwent stress debriefing and psychological counseling conducted by the Nueva Ecija inter-agency task force on Sunday.

PNP probes scuffle in Makati village - 2020-04-27
The Philippine National Police yesterday ordered an investigation into a scuffle between a police officer and a foreign resident at Dasmariñas Village in Makati, who allegedly violated guidelines of the enhanced community quarantine on Sunday.

Cops with COVID climb to 83 - 2020-04-27
The number of Philippine National Police personnel infected with the coronavirus disease 2019 rose to 83 after three more policemen tested positive for COVID-19, the PNP reported yesterday.

MMDA: Frontliners not exempted from backriding ban - 2020-04-27
The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority yesterday reminded frontliners that they are not exempted from the ban on backriding on motorcycles during the enhanced community quarantine.

7 MNLF men hurt in encounter with Abu Sayyaf - 2020-04-27
Seven combatants of the Moro National Liberation Front were wounded in an encounter with around 50 Abu Sayyaf bandits in Indanan, Sulu on Friday.

We will emerge stronger
BusinessMirror - 2020-04-27
I believe we will emerge stronger as a nation from the Covid-19 pandemic once it is contained. For now, we need to remain cautious after the pandemic infected 2.7 million people and killed more than 1

Small businesses to lose P465 billion amid pandemic - 2020-04-27
Small businesses may incur P465.3 billion in financial losses as a result of the coronavirus disease 2019 or COVID-19 pandemic, according to the Department of Finance.

Thinking out of the box in the new normal - 2020-04-27
New York, the epicenter of the coronavirus infection in the United States, is now preparing to gradually restart under a set of conditions outlined by its governor after the May 15 lockdown order expires.

Quake shakes Davao Occidental - 2020-04-27
MANILA, Philippines -- A magnitude-5.2 earthquake shook Davao Occidental yesterday, state seismologists said. The temblor occurred at 7:48 a.m. and was located 164 kilometers southeast of Jose Abad Santos town,

Negros execs resist arrival of OFWs - 2020-04-27
Local government officials in Negros Occidental and in this city have expressed dismay over the scheduled arrival of 210 seafarers in the province.

Tax in the time of corona: Deductibility of donations - 2020-04-27
A little over a month ago, I was in the car stuck in traffic when I heard the President announce the local community quarantine.

P.8 million shabu seized at quarantine checkpoint - 2020-04-27
At least P810,000 worth of shabu was seized from three drug suspects at a checkpoint in Guiguinto, Bulacan on Sunday.

Index tumbles as investors take wait and see stance - 2020-04-27
The benchmark Philippine Stock Exchange index (PSEi) opened the week on a sour note, ending 14.53 points, or 0.26 percent lower at 5,450.45.

BSP tells banks to waive fees on interbank ATM transaction - 2020-04-27
The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas has urged banks to waive fees on ATM transactions as well as interbank fund transfers to ease the burden of Filipinos amid the coronavirus disease 2019 or COVID-19 pandemic.

More cops to be deployed in COVID-infected sitios - 2020-04-27
He also explained that there is a possibility that these cops manifested also this illness due to the weather. -- GAN (FREEMAN)

The only functioning market
BusinessMirror - 2020-04-27
The Covid-19 pandemic will reach its end hopefully sooner rather than later, but it will end. Those that say it will be necessary to keep much of the global economy under lockdown until a vaccine is d

Duterte teases shift to modified quarantine
CNN Philippines - 2020-04-27
President Rodrigo Duterte says the current strict stay-at-home orders may be eased to allow some work to resume.

Gov't releases ?245-B from savings to fund COVID-19 response
CNN Philippines - 2020-04-27
The government has released some ?245 billion in savings from canceled programs and special purpose funds for its COVID-19 response, President Rodrigo Duterte revealed in his fifth report to Congress on the administration's efforts to address the crisis.

No more peace talks with communist rebels, says Duterte
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2020-04-27
President Rodrigo Duterte has ruled out peace talks with the communist rebels, saying they have "no respect" following the recent attacks on

Global cases near 3 million mark as regions move toward reopening
BusinessMirror - 2020-04-27
Global coronavirus cases approached the 3 million mark on Sunday as deaths pass 206,000. Spain and France reported the fewest deaths in more than a month and the rise in US infections trailed the one-

DPWH chief says big-ticket 'Build, Build, Build' projects will push through despite COVID-19 crisis
CNN Philippines - 2020-04-27
The Department of Public Works and Highways says infrastructure projects will proceed as planned, but that timelines may have to be adjusted.

After iPhone SE kills Android: Here are 5 more budget Apple products to disrupt everything else
ZDNet - 2020-04-27
Cupertino has signed Android's death sentence. Next -- from gaming to video conferencing -- there are at least five other hardware markets that Apple can conquer with relative ease. What would Steve Jobs say?

Pampanga authorities padlock store for selling alcoholic drinks
BusinessMirror - 2020-04-27
A store in Barangay San Agustin here was ordered closed by the city government over the weekend for violating an order prohibiting the sale of alcoholic beverages in the city. A b

Over 2,700 PDLs may be qualified for early release-Duterte report
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2020-04-27
Some 2,700 persons deprived of liberty (PDLs) may qualify for the proposed early release based on the rules on executive clemency approved by the Department of Justice (DOJ),

Microsoft: Surface lacks upgradeable RAM and Thunderbolt because of security
ZDNet - 2020-04-27
Microsoft explains why you can't upgrade memory on a Surface 3 and why it opted against integrating Thunderbolt.

NBI warns of prevalence of cybercrimes as cases doubled during lockdown
CNN Philippines - 2020-04-27
The National Bureau of Investigation warns against online scams, which have been increasing twofold, as cybercriminals capitalize on the coronavirus pandemic. Besides phishing attacks and bogus online selling,

Pagasa: ITCZ, northeasterlies may bring rain over Mindanao, extreme N. Luzon
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2020-04-27
According to the latest forecast from the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa), the warm weather for the rest of the country would be brought by ...

FDA warns against buying rapid test kits online to fight COVID-19
CNN Philippines - 2020-04-27
The Food and Drug Administration again warns the public against buying COVID-19 rapid test kits online, whether they have been approved or not.

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