Cebu Archdiocese ties up with Smart, InnoPub for historic exhibit

A chronicle of the richness of the Archdiocese of Cebu’s historical patrimony, the Panaw sa Pagtuo: The Journey of Faith at 500 Years of Christianity Travelling Exhibit is set to be launched on April 11, at SM City Cebu Northwing. One of the major activities in Cebu to celebrate the fifth centenary of Christianity in…

Young, Passionate, and Bold: Kathryn Bernardo embodies realme’s “Dare to Leap” attitude as brand’s celebrity ambassador

realme is bent on making more possibilities come true for the Filipino youth this year with the launch of an exciting line-up of powerful smartphones. To amplify the pivotal role of a capable smartphone in the digital age, realme is collaborating with one of today’s most celebrated showbiz royalties — Kathryn Bernardo! As realme Philippines…

CIMB Bank to power GCredit; customers to enjoy higher credit limits, lower interest rates

GCash and CIMB Bank Philippines further strengthen their partnership as GCredit transitions from a micro-lending innovation to being a full digital lending facility supported by the most awarded digital bank in the Philippines. This is in line with the partnership’s objective to push financial inclusion and to promote cashless transactions to more Filipinos.

Supreme Court institutionalizes videoconference hearings

170,000 virtual hearings enabled nationwide and digital proceedings resulted in successfully processing 81,000 persons through Microsoft technology The Philippines’ justice system has taken a significant digital leap forward as the Supreme Court of the Philippines formally institutionalized videoconference proceedings for all its courts nationwide. Using Microsoft 365—a unified communication and collaboration platform with innovative Office…

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Every business is now a technology business as pandemic accelerates digital transformation: Accenture

The pandemic has accelerated digital transformation, compressing 10-year technology changes into one to two years, a technology business leader said in an online briefing last week. The rapid changes bring about new realities that heavily influence technology trends, said JP Palpallatoc, the data, AI, and next technologies lead of Accenture in the Philippines. Before COVID-19,…

Ramon Duterte Memorial NHS last stop for Smart and DepEd Cebu City’s school caravan

Connectivity support for 22 Cebu City schools in ‘new normal’ PLDT wireless unit Smart Communications Inc. in partnership with the Department of Education-Cebu City Division has capped off its year-long school caravan at Ramon Duterte Memorial National High School (RDMNHS). RDMNHS holds the biggest population of students in Cebu City, and is among the 22…

Xendit launches cardless installment option in the Philippines

Y Combinator-backed Xendit rolls out PayLater with BillEase, aims at cardless shoppers Xendit, the Indonesia-based financial technology company that provides payment solutions, and FDFC, the fintech company behind the Buy Now Pay Later app BillEase, announce today the launch of their joint PayLater solution to help merchants offer convenient, cardfree installments in the Philippines, where…

PLDT, DITO sign interconnection deal

The country’s largest integrated telecommunications company PLDT and telco newcomer DITO have recently entered into an agreement for the construction of a transmission facility that will serve as the point of interconnection for their subscribers. Under the agreement, PLDT will establish and manage the interconnection facility that will operate as the primary physical interface 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…

realme collaborates with Philippines’ top gaming influencers

The country’s no.1 smartphone brand signs an exclusive partnership with PH’s top gamers and shoutcasters realme, the no.1 smartphone brand in the Philippines, further cements its position in the local mobile gaming scene with the onboarding of the country’s top gamers, shoutcasters, and gaming influencers. realme Philippines welcomed Rumble Royale talents Ako si Dogie, Nexplay…

PayMaya empowers chat and online sellers with payment links, QR Ph

PayMaya has made it even easier for sellers in Viber, Messenger, Instagram, and other social media and chat apps to accept cashless payments through the Payment Links and QR Ph features of the PayMaya app. Sellers only need to generate a Request Money link or get their QR Ph code by going to the PayMaya…

Shopee shares 3 predictions for Philippine e-commerce market in 2021

There will be increased adoption of digital payments, growth in the logistics industry, and innovative retail strategies from brands and sellers The ongoing pandemic has brought about a broad, deep, and irreversible shift to online for businesses and consumers, a trend that will continue in the new normal. Shopee, the leading e-commerce platform in Southeast…

Smart ramps up 5G rollout in Cebu

Mobile services provider Smart Communications, Inc. (Smart), wireless arm of the country’s largest integrated telco PLDT, is accelerating the rollout of its 5G network across Cebu. Customers with Smart 5G-certified phones can now unlock the capabilities of Smart 5G’s superfast speeds, ultra-low latency, and higher efficiency in select areas in the cities of Cebu, Lapu-Lapu,…

PLDT-Smart expands capabilities to fight online sexual abuse of children

Poverty made worse by a pandemic is fueling the increase in online sexual abuse and exploitation of children or OSEAC, PLDT-Smart officials said in an online forum with journalists yesterday. The forum was held in time for today’s global celebration of Safer Internet Day. “With schools shut, the children have become dependent on the Internet,…

realme 6 Series price drops, starts at P8,990

realme shows more love for its squad with P3,000 price drop on its realme 6 and 6 Pro models There is no stopping realme Philippines from showing some love to its Filipino fans this Love Month. The leading smartphone brand in the country is permanently dropping the price of the realme 6 and 6 Pro…