US lawsuit against Google could benefit Apple and others

A landmark lawsuit by the US Justice Department against Alphabet’s Google over its dominance of advertising technology could help rivals and websites that sell ad space, but leaves an uncertain future for the advertisers themselves, experts told Reuters. The Justice Department’s complaint against Google on Tuesday called for the company to divest Google Ad Manager, […]

Creating art from discards

Students from some of Cebu’s universities and state colleges recently got first-hand experience being mentored by award-winning visul artist Jan Leeroy New as Shell Pilipinas conducted the third and last leg of its Art Interact at The Kabilin Center of the Ramon Aboitiz Foundation Inc. in Cebu City on Dec. 10, 2022. The event, evocative […]

US House panel chair says she’ll subpoena FTX’s Bankman-Fried if needed

House Financial Services Committee Chairwoman Maxine Waters told Reuters on Thursday that she is prepared to subpoena FTX founder Sam Bankman–Fried if he does not agree to appear before the panel next week and she is working out the best way to do it. “We’ve made it clear that we want Sam at our hearing on Dec. 13. If he does not cooperate, […]

Aaron Judge

Last week, owner Hal Steinbrenner held a one-on-one meeting with Aaron Judge to underscore the Yankees’ commitment to bring back the newly minted American League Most Valuable Player awardee to the fold. “I do believe [the star center fielder] wants to be a Yankee. I think we’ve got a good thing going here,” he said. […]

Policy Address 2022: Creating a thriving, vibrant Hong Kong through improved governance and economic diversification

HONG KONG, CHINA, Oct 20, 2022 – (ACN Newswire via – 19 October 2022, HKSAR Chief Executive John Lee today unveiled his first Policy Address, mapping out a bold, comprehensive five-year blueprint for strengthening Hong Kong’s competitiveness by building on the city’s unique advantages and capturing new growth opportunities. This comes against the backdrop […]

Batuhan: Happily ever after

There is a certain sense of immortality that goes with notoriety. Three of the last presidents who have led the country since the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos Sr. was ignominiously driven out of power have already died and yet the name Marcos still lives on, albeit this time under the guise of the scion of […]

Editorial: Philippines and the China-Taiwan tension

United States House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s visit to Taiwan, a de facto democratic country that’s officially known as Republic of China (ROC), has angered the authoritarian People’s Republic of China (PRC), further straining the US-PRC diplomatic relations.The Global Times, an English-language newspaper under Chinese Communist Party’s flagship newspaper the People’s Daily, ran an editorial on […]

DepEd 7: Unvaxxed teachers can handle in-person classes

UNVACCINATED teachers under the Department of Education (DepEd) can now handle face-to-face classes for the school year 2022-2023, the department’s top official in the region said Wednesday, Aug. 3, 2022.DepEd Central Visayas (DepEd 7) Director Salustiano Jimenez said they would abide by what Vice President Sara Duterte, the concurrent education secretary, has emphasized on not […]