Over 3,500 units sold in an hour: realme caps off Global Fan Fest celebration

The country’s no. 1 smartphone brand realme achieved record-breaking success during its biggest ever Shopee sale on August 26-28. The country’s number 1 smartphone brand as of Q2 2021 is on a roll with its successful sales performance during its recently concluded Shopee Super Brand Day Sale on August 26 to 28.

Virtual YouTube FanFest Philippines returns on August 27-29

The virtual edition of YouTube FanFest (YTFF) returns for its second year in the Philippines, presented by Globe and All Things Hair PH by Unilever. The online event will be divided into three episodes streaming live from August 27 to 29 at 6:00 PM PHT on the YouTube FanFest channel, featuring creators from Cebu and…

Alibaba uses cloud technology to reduce heatstroke risk during Tokyo 2020

An intelligent ear-worn device helps keep track of the body temperature and heart rate of the Olympic onsite staff in Tokyo.

Alibaba Group, the Worldwide TOP Partner of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), today announced a new cloud-based solution to help Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 onsite staff reduce the risk of getting heatstroke during the summer in Tokyo. Through an intelligent ear-worn device, the technology helps keep track of the body temperature and heart rate of…

Globe shares how companies can tap data and analytics for business

Businesses will need to gather a lot of data and analytics, Globe Business Director Dennis Dumdumaya said during the 2021 Transformation Summit organized by the Cebu IT-BPM Organization or CIB.O. last July 12 to 15. Even before COVID-19 struck, Globe already positioned itself to move towards digitalization, he said. With the pandemic, it has accelerated…

Cebu Home and Builders Centre extends BIG sale on big tiles, other products to July 15

Cebu Home and Builders Centre brings glad tidings to its customers: the Big Sale on Big Tiles is extended up to July 15, 2021. “Our customer responses are overwhelming. We are extending our tile and bath discounts so you can save big,” said Jenelin Lastimosa, Tile and Bath Marketing Manager.

IT/BPM industry to tap AI, new tech to deal with business challenges

WHAT’S NEXT FOR IT/BPM? 2021 Transformation Summit Chairman Darwin John Moises (left) talks about the upcoming conference that will tackle the next level for IT/BPM. With him are Cebu IT BPM Organization or CIB.O President Pert Cabataña, CIB.O Executive Director Buddy Villasis, and Globe Head of Sales VisMin Carlo Ortiz.

Robots and artificial intelligence or AI are not stealing jobs from humans. Rather, these new technologies “allow humans to be human and that is to think,” said Darwin John Moises, Chairman of the 2021 Transformation Summit. New technologies will be at the core of “The Next-Level Play,” which is the theme of this year’s summit…

Infinix celebrates Super Brand Days on Shopee from June 15-18

Enjoy early bird discount on in-demand HOT 10S & up to P1,000 off on popular Infinix products Global smartphone brand Infinix has teamed up with Shopee to offer amazing deals exclusively on the ecommerce platform as part of its Super Brand Days from June 15-18, 2021. Infinix will start selling its eagerly anticipated HOT 10S,…

Cebu Home and Builders Centre brings great deals to Cebu City, Mactan, Minglanilla, Consolacion customers

In case you missed it, the Cebu Home and Builders Centre MIDYEAR BIG SALE is also ongoing at its N. Bacalso, Mactan, Consolacion, and Minglanilla branches aside from the main store in Banilad. Huge discounts of up to 70 percent off on floor and wall tiles, sanitary wares, chandeliers, and other lighting fixtures, plumbing fixtures,…

Cebu Home and Builders Centre offers amazing deals in Midyear Big Sale

Cebu Home and Builders Centre is offering huge discounts on building products and other hardware materials during its Midyear Big Sale throughout the month of June. The month-long sale is ongoing in branches in Banilad, N. Bacalso, Mactan, Consolacion, and Minglanilla and provides up to 70 percent off on prices of tiles, sanitary ware and…

Transformation Summit 2021 to tackle Next Level Play for IT/BPM

Various stakeholders in the IT-BPM industry will discuss strategies for the big leap forward under a global pandemic with its far-reaching impact on lives and businesses during the Transformation Summit 2021 scheduled from July 12 to 15. Organized by Cebu’s main IT-BPM organization Cib.O, the four-day virtual event will feature local, national, and international speakers…

bai Hotel introduces afternoon tea experience

Your choice of hot drink plus a selection of delectable desserts, bai Hotel Cebu now serves its own version of the afternoon tea that was popularized by British royalty in the 1800s. The Afternoon Tea Delight, available daily at the hotel’s Lobby Lounge, is the Cebuano version of the refreshment but with an international touch,…

Cubos retained as CBM chairperson for 2021

Entrepreneur Michael Cubos has been retained by the Cebu Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCCI) as chairman of the Cebu Business Month (CBM) for 2021. Cubos is the founder of homegrown Performance360 Call Center and BPO Services. He was named CBM 2020 Chairperson, succeeding entrepreneur Lilu Aliño, during the CBM 2019 Thanksgiving party at SM…

PLDT and Smart power NQC-led Quincentennial commemorations in PH

The country’s largest integrated telecommunications company, PLDT and its wireless subsidiary, Smart Communications, Inc. (Smart), have been tapped by the National Historical Commission of the Philippines (NHCP) and the National Quincentennial Committee (NQC) to help implement and promote the virtual activities lined up for the 2021 Quincentennial Commemorations.

SM Seaside puts up first roofdeck obstacle course racing facility

Obstacle Course Racing, a sport that has grown popular in Cebu, becomes more accessible to Cebuanos with the setting up of the first outdoor roofdeck pop-up facility at the Amphitheater 2 of SM Seaside City’s Skypark. SM Supermalls Group Marketing Manager Pierre Anther Infante said the Skypark, built as a safe and spacious zone for…

P4,000 discount on best-selling realme devices up this Valentine’s Day

Squad can score up to 40 percent discount on select realme bundle promos from February 13 to 14 Roses are red, violets are blue, gift yourself and your loved one a smartphone and an AIoT device, too! realme Philippines, as part of its “Love, realme special,” is offering special discounted bundles for its squad from…

Smart brings the fun of Cebuano Festival to homes via #SmartSinulogOnline

The pandemic may have altered how Cebuanos celebrate the Sinulog Festival this 2021, but this has not stopped PLDT Inc.’s wireless arm, Smart Communications Inc, from bringing the fun online! Smart organized the #SmartSinulogOnline where it called for participants to share their most memorable Sinulog stories before the pandemic. Winners were given the chance to…

Ways to communicate love this Valentine’s Day at AyalaMalls Central Bloc

Love can be communicated in various ways from hand holding to surprise dinners. Gary Chapman theorized the different ways to express love as the “Five Love Languages”: words of affirmation, acts of service, receiving gifts, quality time, and physical touch. Expressing love may vary from person to person, but it is essential to know your…