Category: Tech

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

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

    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

    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, […]

  • Best budget gaming smartphone Infinix HOT 10S on sale in Shopee

    Best budget gaming smartphone Infinix HOT 10S on sale in Shopee

    Infinix recently launched the highly anticipated Hot 10S in the Philippines, available from P5,490 on Shopee beginning June 15, 2021. It is powered by the excellent MediaTek Helio G85 gaming chipset, a smooth and highly responsive 6.82” HD+ display with 90Hz refresh rate and 180Hz touch sampling rate, a 48MP triple HD camera with AI […]

  • GCash and AirAsia partnership lets you fly, shop and pay safely

    GCash and AirAsia partnership lets you fly, shop and pay safely

    As the effects of the pandemic ease and the government relaxes community quarantine restrictions to allow Filipinos to travel more, GCash, the country’s no. 1 mobile wallet app, and AirAsia, the world’s best low-cost airline and Asean’s growing superapp, has announced their exciting and timely partnership to deliver safety and convenience to travelers when paying […]

  • DOH Data Collect Dashboards enables real-time monitoring of nationwide COVID-19 response

    DOH Data Collect Dashboards enables real-time monitoring of nationwide COVID-19 response

    With the rising number of COVID-19 cases that nearly doubled from the previous year, the Philippine Department of Health (DOH), recently upgraded their “DOH Data Collect (DDC) Dashboards” to give timely information of various metrics like bed capacities and service availability, COVID-19 commodities and supplies, and the vaccine administration program to the Local Government Units […]

  • Inspiring ways Filipino families are winning at home thanks to the internet

    Inspiring ways Filipino families are winning at home thanks to the internet

    There is no other tool out there that has helped Filipinos continue with their lives better than the internet. Even under strict quarantine rules, most are able to still work, study, stay in touch with family and friends, and even enjoy their favorite fast food and restaurant meals all thanks to the internet.

  • Big Crunch Digital paves way for fusion of TV, mobile game entertainment in Philippines

    Big Crunch Digital paves way for fusion of TV, mobile game entertainment in Philippines

    Mobile gaming in the Philippines will grow even more significantly in the coming years. In recent Statista.com reports, Philippine mobile gaming revenues will reach $1,032m in 2021 and push to $1,522m by 2025. Those gains are fueled by more than 70 million mobile phone users, and 80% of those users play mobile games regularly.

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

    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 […]

  • Over 150,000 people in the Philippines acquire digital skills during COVID-19

    Over 150,000 people in the Philippines acquire digital skills during COVID-19

    Microsoft and LinkedIn launch next stage to help job seekers and employers move to a skills-based economy Microsoft Corp. recently announced it has helped over 30 million people in 249 countries and territories gain access to digital skills, of which over 150,000 are from the Philippines. This tops its initial goal of 25 million last […]

  • Globe At Home helps improve Filipino homes amid adversities

    Globe At Home helps improve Filipino homes amid adversities

    Do you still remember the first few weeks and months that followed after the government announced the lockdown restrictions following the spread of Covid-19 in the country? What were the biggest challenges that you had to deal with after being forced to turn your home from a space of healing and rest into your office, […]

  • Cebu Archdiocese ties up with Smart, InnoPub for historic exhibit

    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

    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

    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.

  • Infobip full offering of customer engagement, service solutions now available on Microsoft Azure

    Infobip full offering of customer engagement, service solutions now available on Microsoft Azure

    Global cloud communications company Infobip announced its full Communications Platform as-a-Service offering is now available on Microsoft Azure. This extends the enterprise customer base globally for Infobip – particularly in the finance, eCommerce, and retail sectors and allows it to expand its core market footprint.

  • Supreme Court institutionalizes videoconference hearings

    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 […]

  • Google Search directs people to suicide prevention hotline

    Google Search directs people to suicide prevention hotline

    The uncertainties and challenges brought about by the pandemic continue to take a toll on mental health. To help the National Center for Mental Health (NCMH) in its service to provide free, reliable and confidential psychological support, Google now instantly shows the NCMH Crisis Hotline on Search.

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

    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

    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

    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

    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 […]