Hackers swiped PlayStation Network user data: Sony

By Glenn Chapman SAN FRANCISCO, April 27, 2011 (AFP) – Sony is warning that hackers stole password, birthday and other data about users of its PlayStation Network that connected PlayStation 3 (PS3) consoles to online games, films and more. PlayStation Network and Qriocity...

Facebook launches Groupon competitor

WASHINGTON, April 26, 2011 (AFP) – Facebook began offering a deals program on Tuesday similar to the online bargains made popular by Groupon, LivingSocial and other companies. Deals on Facebook are initially only available in five US cities – Atlanta, Austin, Dallas,...

Twitter makes new nest in San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO, April 22, 2011 (AFP) – Twitter on Friday said it has inked a deal to move into a new nest in a chronically downtrodden part of downtown San Francisco that local officials are eager to rehabilitate. “Happy to say that Twitter is staying in San...

All systems go for GK Hope Ball, Golf Classic Tourney April 30

LAS VEGAS – “All systems go for the much-awaited Gawad Kalinga Hope Ball and the Celebrity Golf Classic Tournament in Las Vegas this Saturday, April 30, 2011 as excitement builds over the week-end,” says Luz Micabalo, GK-Hope Ball co-chair in Las Vegas, in...

‘We are One Filipino’ inaugural summit in Las Vegas April 30

LAS VEGAS – Philippine Vice President Jejomar Binay leads the contingent of well-known personalities invited to grace the Inaugural Summit of “We Are One Filipino” (WAOF) on Saturday, April 30, 2011 at the Monte Carlo Hotel & Casino. The event kicks off at 10:00...

Angelman Syndrome Walk-a-thon May 21

Calling walkers, runners, marathoners LAS VEGAS – Save the date: Saturday, May 21, 2011. Join Angelman Syndrome Walk at Lorenzi Park. Walk for babies, have fun, and raise funds for Angelman Syndrome (AS). Grace Samson, chair of 2011 National Angelman Syndrome Walk in Las...

The proper way to eat chocolate

Expert tips for savoring the indulgence Of course you know how to eat chocolate – who doesn’t? But as you indulge on your dark chocolate bar, are you really getting the most enjoyment out of it? Are you really tasting it, or just devouring it at warp speed? Chocolate...

Kobe lifts Lakers to 3-2 lead

By Sam Amick LOS ANGELES – Upon further examination, it’s quite obvious why Kobe Bryant didn’t want his much talked-about left ankle to be examined following the Lakers’ Game 4 failure. He wanted to keep the surgically inserted spring a secret....

Rayver willing to work with Sarah Geronimo

MANILA, Apr 26 (Mabuhay) – Actor Rayver Cruz is now ready to work with former girlfriend Pop Star Princess Sarah Geronimo. Cruz said if given the chance, he is willing to do a project with Geronimo and his current sweetheart, Cristine Reyes, especially now that two have...

Tai chi can be boost for heart patients

WASHINGTON, April 25, 2011 (AFP) – People with chronic heart failure may be able to boost their quality of life by doing tai chi, the ancient Chinese exercise regimen, a U.S. study suggested on Monday. Two group sessions of one hour each per week were enough to show...
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