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Nobel laureate Ressa, tech execs to attend Senate hearing on disinformation

Jan 09 2022

Journalist Maria Ressa, who sharply criticized US-based social media giants during her speech when she accepted the Nobel Peace Prize in December, will attend Wednesday’s (January 12) Senate hearing on disinformation, Sen. Francis “Kiko” Pangilinan said over the weekend.



BSP says ‘Open Finance’ gaining foothold in PH digital ecosystem

Jan 08 2022

‚ÄčThe Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) said it has formally launched the Open Finance Framework, which aims to promote collaborative partnerships and digital transformation as key enablers towards economic resilience and financial inclusion.

ARTA set to launch online logistics pass for delivery trucks

Jan 07 2022

The Anti-Red Tape Authority (ARTA) said it is set to launch this month the Unified Logistics Pass (ULP), an online platform that aims to facilitate the movement of trucks for hire that deliver basic goods and necessities across the country.

CES 2020 | MSI puts on Evangelion look for gaming systems, intros laptops with 12th Gen Intel

Jan 07 2022

Taiwanese electronics brand MSI recently lifted curtains on its latest innovations and products at the 2022 Consumer Electronics Show, introducing all products under the theme “MSI-Verse” that focuses on three key areas the company plans to engage more on this year – gaming, content creation, and business productivity.

MSI Evangelion

Zoomcar PH launches Zoomcar Host to allow private car owners to rent out vehicles

Jan 06 2022

Zoomcar, a car-sharing marketplace focused on emerging markets, has announced the launch of Zoomcar Host — the first car-sharing marketplace in the Philippines that allows vehicle owners to generate income by sharing their car on the Zoomcar platform.

CES 2022 | Intel unveils fastest chip ever with 12th Gen Intel Core Mobile

Jan 06 2022

Earlier at CES 2022 in Las Vegas, semiconductor giant Intel announced what it said is the world’s fastest mobile processor, bringing its hybrid architecture to mobile platforms for the first time with new 12th Gen Intel Core mobile processors that are up to 40 percent faster than the previous generation mobile processor.

Valorant welcomes Neon with locally-produced single

Jan 06 2022

First-person hero shooter title Valorant is set to debut its first playable character hailing from the Philippines voiced by local voice actor Vanille Velasquez and launched alongside a single entitled “Entertain Me” produced and written by Pinoy celebrity personality Ylona Garcia via 88rising Music.

Valorant Neon Philippines

SSS, GSIS mount digitalization programs with cyber defense strategy

Jan 06 2022

The country’s social security institutions continue to digitalize their respective systems, which include allowing the electronic filing of benefit claims and application of loans, further streamline and rev up the delivery of frontline services to the public, especially amid the lingering Covid-19 crisis.

CES 2022 | Samsung highlights new sustainability initiatives to cut e-waste

Jan 06 2022

Right before introducing several innovations the company has in store for 2022, including the Freestyle portable screen and the Samsung Gaming Hub, electronics brand Samsung featured its “Together for tomorrow” vision with a range of sustainability projects, strategic new partnerships, and customizable connected technologies.

Samsung CES 2022 Sustainability Together for Tomorrow Philippines

CES 2022 | TCL rolls out its first laptop and wearable, showcases 5G products

Jan 05 2022

Fresh from launching in the Philippines last year, TCL Communications — one of the world’s best-selling and fastest-growing consumer electronics brands — will be in Las Vegas this month at the much-anticipated CES 2022.

CES 2022 | Asus ROG revamps Citadel XV, unveils new gears across the board

Jan 05 2022

Asus gaming sub-brand Republic of Gamers (ROG) unveiled a slew of new products for its extensive lineup of gaming devices, as well as expansions for the ROG Citadel XV single-player free-to-play FPS game it developed to showcase ROG laptops.


DICT gears up for student category of 6th PH Startup Challenge 2021

Jan 05 2022

The Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) said it is gearing up for its 6th Philippine Startup Challenge 2021 (Student Category), with entries and submissions for the contest extended until January 31, 2022.

Gatchalian files Senate resolution seeking probe on BDO hacking

Jan 04 2022

Re-electionist senator Sherwin Gatchalian called for an in-depth probe on the proliferation of unauthorized bank transactions and the onslaught of spam text messages offering non-existent jobs to unsuspecting mobile users.

Asus brings Oled display to Vivobook series

Jan 04 2022

Taiwanese electronics company Asus recently brought the Oled panel to its Vivobook productivity laptop series via the new Asus Vivobook 15 Oled (K513EA/M513UA), which is designed to boost productivity for both at-home learning students and professionals.

Asus Vivobook OLED

Radenta launches Global Reconnaissance Intelligent Defense System

Jan 03 2022

Homegrown IT solutions integrator Radenta Technologies has launched its fortified Global Reconnaissance Intelligent Defense System (GRIDS) designed to elevate the security posture of any client.

REVIEW | Globe MyFi LTE-Advanced pocket WiFi

Jan 03 2022

The new generation of mobile smartphone users are hyper-connected 24/7. With mobility restrictions slowly being lifted in many parts of the country, Filipinos need to find a way to stay online and post highlights of their travels even in the most remote locations.

Globe MyFi LTE-Advanced pocket WiFi

BSP pushes use of alternative data, including from social media, for credit scoring

Jan 03 2022

The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) is urging the industry to explore the use of alternative or non-traditional consumer data such as those coming from social media to improve, and deliver financial services.


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