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  • myGADGET; Ryan Gondokusumo: Business in his pocket

    In 2011, Ryan Gondokusumo stepped out of the comfort zone of working in an established company to build his own digital start-up company.

  • myGADGET; Rian Ekky Pradipta: Music on the road

    The vocalist of Jakarta-based pop band d’Masiv has no reason to stay quiet when it comes to children’s welfare.

  • Lab Notes: Years-long ‘silent quake’ unleashed Fukushima

    PARIS: The earthquake that set off the tsunami that caused the Fukushima nuclear plant disaster in 2011 was unleashed by a stealthy nine-year buildup of pressure on a plate boundary, scientists said Tuesday.

  • PlayStation, Xbox outages spark debate over hacker claims

    Sony's PlayStation network remained offline Friday on the second day of an outage that began roiling the online world just as eager video game players were unwrapping new consoles on Christmas morning.

  • Tech summit addresses industry's lack of diversity

    Civil rights leader Jesse Jackson spent most of this year pressuring the technology industry into facing up to the glaring scarcity of women, blacks and Latinos at companies renowned as great places to work.

  • myGADGET; Paula Verhoeven: Hold on tightly Let go lightly

    Indonesia’s tallest model, Paula Verhoeven, says she knows full well that gadgets are important. However, after losing several smartphones, Paula said that it is better to hold on tightly to her gadgets - and let go lightly when they vanish.

  • myGADGET; Dyah Pratitasari: Connecting to help others

    As a health activist, Dyah Pratitasari relies on her gadgets to get connected and to help those in need.

  • Chinese children start using Web at younger age

    More than half of children in China under 18 started to use the Internet before they reached age 8, two years younger than was the case in 2010, according to a report released on Wednesday.

  • myGadget: Ernest Samudera Flashier: is not always better

    Actor Ernest Samudera’s interests evolve over time. That can be seen in his acting, where he went from playing an Islamic cleric in Sang Kiai (The Leader) to assuming a role as a marine police officer in 3 Nafas Likas (Likas’ Three Breaths).

  • Looking to a cashless future with EDC machines

    Mery took out the shiny, new electronic data capture (EDC) machine from a drawer and placed it lightly on her dusty work desk in the back corner of the auto repair shop she owns.

  • myGADGET; Pedro Ruiz: using apps as personal TRAINERS

    Portugal-based Vivafit gym chief executive officer (CEO) and founder Pedro Ruiz says that he is a very conservative person in choosing gadgets and does not like to change often.

  • Lumia 730 redefining the selfie

    In the last few years, the world has seen a growing trend of narcissism through selfies.

  • myGADGET: Ernest Prakasa Keeping it functional

    In the last few years, the world has seen a growing trend of narcissism through selfies.

  • Pro tips on making engaging YouTube videos

    Generous lighting, crisp audio and engaging content — these are some of the keys in making a thumbs-up-worthy video on YouTube, the video sharing platform’s video makers said.

  • myGADGET; Eki Puradiredja: Purpose-built tools

    In order to be more efficient, music producer, festival director and musician Eki Puradiredja carries only a limited number of gadgets, each with a clear and specific function.

  • MyGadget: Glenn Marsalim; On the run

    As a freelance copywriter, social media activist who also selling homecooking meals online, Glenn Marsalim is always within reach.

  • myGadget: Yogi Natasukma: a focus on the OS ecosystem CDC

    Yogi “Demit” Natasukma is a part-time musician who is well-known in social media circles as the founder of the Musicians United group.

  • MyGadget : Joe Chia; Looking for the perfect picture

    Joe Chia is very attached to his gadgets and cannot imagine what life would be without them.

  • Lab Notes: Google sounds local disaster alarm with Alerts

    JAKARTA: Google says it’s launching its Google Public Alerts and Crisis Map for Indonesia to fight calamities that afflict people living in the so-called Ring of Fire.

  • LinkedIn gains ground in Indonesia

    LinkedIn is gaining a foothold in Indonesia, a social-media addicted country that sits in the upper rungs of Facebook and Twitter in terms of user numbers.

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