October 16, 2019

Month: August 2018

9,825 New S&T Scholars for AY 2019-2020 another Record for DOST

PERHAPS, it can still get better than this. But for now, the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) has just scored another big hit in the field of education. A total of 9,852 students hit a home run of sort as they all qualified for DOST scholarships for Academic Year (AY) 2019-2020, which is being […]

DTI Introduces Halal to Franchise Asia 2019; Francorp Launches 24 New Franchisor Clients

Francop Philippines executives introduced the varied groups of small and medium enterprises (SMEs) and four established companies on March 29 at the Franchise Asia 2019

PMC introduces trade-ins for newer iPhone models

Media Release: STARTING on March 29, customers can easily purchase the Apple devices they want as Power Mac Center (PMC) launches UpTrade, a program that lets people trade in their current mobile devices for instant credit to purchase the latest iPhone in participating Power Mac Center or The Loop by Power Mac Center stores. To avail […]

Gen X, Gen Y & Gen Z: how tech firms can address privacy, cybersecurity attitudes

Media Release:  By Maxim Frolov, Vice President of Global Sales, Kaspersky Lab A world of differences Whilst advancements in technology have made the world feel smaller than ever before, the gap between the generations has continued to widen. Differences in lifestyle, values and habits between the various age groups have never been larger. Not least […]

The hyper-intelligent workforce and the Future of Work

Media Release:  By BEN GOERTZEL, CEO, SingularityNET ConnecTechAsia2019 Summit speaker, Ben Goertzel, CEO, SingularityNET, casts the spotlight on how AI will pave the path towards a post-work society  ASKING which industries are going to be most impacted by Artificial Intelligence (AI) in the coming years and decades, is much like someone in 1980s asking which […]

BPI, UnitedHealth Group agree to create next generation of data scientists

THE Bank of the Philippine Islands (BPI) and the UnitedHealth Group Research & Development (UHG R&D) will collaborate to help train young data scientists who will mine the two firms’ rich trove of data for useful and profitable insights on products, clients, and processes. Through a memorandum of understanding, BPI and UHG, the largest health […]

DICT taps UNDP to speed up rollout of nationwide free Wi-Fi

Media Release: THE Department of Information and Communications Technology and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) have formalized their partnership to fast-track the rollout of “Pipol Konek” — formally known as the Free Wi-Fi Internet Access in Public Places Project. DICT and UNDP struck their deal during the 1st Project Board Meeting and Project Document Signing […]

Huawei sending 3 MSU-IIT students to compete in Malaysia

THREE students of the Mindanao State University-Iligan Institute of Technology (MSU-IIT), Iligan City, Mindanao, have free tickets to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Huawei Technologies Philippines, Inc. is sending them an on all-expense paid trip to compete in the Huawei ICT (Information and Communications Technology) Competition. The Lucky 3– they made their luck actually — are Jesreal […]

​Revival of barter trade should prevent illegal drugs, smuggling, human trafficking

SOON to be revived, the barter trade system in Mindanao should not be abused. It should not be used to deal in illegal drug trade, smuggling, and human trafficking, etc. It can be recalled that President Rodrigo R. Duterte issued Executive Order (EO) 64 on October 29, 2018, reviving the barter trade system between Sabah […]

In photographs: NCMF brings PCVE to NCR bannered by Sen. Ping Lacson

(SDN) — PREVENTING and countering violent extremism (PCVE) is live now in the National Capital Region (NCR). The PCVE is a major project of the National Commission on Muslim Filipinos (NCMF) headed by Secretary/CEO Saidamen Balt Pangarungan, who has often emphasized that Marawi City should be the first and last victim of violent extremism and […]