July 24, 2019

Month: August 2018

Breaking News: Huawei Acknowledges Trump’s Allowing American Companies to Sell Again to Chinese Telecoms Giant

(SDN) — HUAWEI Technologies Co. Ltd. can again do business with American companies. The technology world has virtually gone upside down after United States President Donald Trump has rescinded his ban on Huawei, the Chinese technology giant and the world No. 1 in manufacture and sales of telecommunications (telecoms) equipment. Huawei reacts to U.S. leader’s […]

Newspapers Filipinos’ Last Source of News, Facebook 2nd, TV 1st — SWS

​Here’s a news article from contributor I.M. Biazon about a Social Weather Station (SWS) survey on the news sources of Filipinos. Television is the first choice, with Facebook coming in second but a distant one. Ominously(?), newspapers or print news comes in last with only a million readers (a measly 2 percent). Question: Are newspapers […]

Globe Is Connecting More Filipinos through its Home Air Fiber 5G

Media Release: Globe makes Philippines the 1st country to experience commercial 5G fixed wireless internet in Southeast Asia THE Philippines became the first country in Southeast Asia (SEA) to experience commercial fifth-generation (5G) fixed wireless broadband after Globe Telecom launched the Globe At Home Air Fiber 5G postpaid plans. Globe President and CEO Ernest Cu […]

Razer and Visa Poised to Transform Payments in Southeast Asia

Media Release: Integration of Visa prepaid solution in Razer Pay e-wallet to enable users to make payments at 54 million merchant locations on Visa’s global network Bringing financial inclusion to Southeast Asia’s unbanked and underserved population                                        […]

Huawei Deputy Chairman Ken Hu Shares Progress in 5G Development at Shanghai MWC 2019

Media Release: China’s Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd., the world No. 1 manufacturer/vendor of telecommunications equipment, and the global No. 2 in smartphone sales, joins the Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2019 in Shanghai, China, which opened June 26 at Kerry Hotel. Ken Hu, Huawei deputy chairman, delivered a talk at the MWC, titled “Service Innovation: Accelerating […]

Joint Committee of GPH, MILF Readying 12,000 Moro Combatants, Weapons Decommissioning

​Media Release: ISLAND GARDEN CITY OF SAMAL, Davao — Members of the different joint mechanisms under the Normalization Track of the Comprehensive Agreement on the Bangsamoro (CAB) as well as international independent bodies have begun the preparations for the smooth decommissioning of at least 12,000 combatants of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF), their weapons […]

​Platinum Is Back; Now Using Steganography Hacking Technique to Avoid Detection

Media Release: KASPERSKY researchers have uncovered a highly sophisticated cyberespionage campaign aimed at stealing information from South Asian diplomatic, government and military entities. The campaign lasted almost six years and had ties to other recent attacks detected in the region. Further investigation into the tools and methods used in the campaign led researchers to the […]

In Photos: Huawei PHL Brings Journalists to its Shenzhen HQ, China

By EDD K. USMAN, SDN, Twitter @edd1819 SHENZHEN, Guandong, China (SDN) — IN time for the Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2019 in Shanghai, Huawei Philippines has brought five Filipino journalists here to its headquarters Ms. Karenina “Karrie” Escueta-Buenafe, public relations manager at Huawei Technologies Philippines, accompanied the Manila-based reporters. Their first stop was the Huawei […]

DICT Holds NICT Summit 2019, Revs Up Gov’t’s Digital Transformation Initiative

Media Release: WITH digital transformation (DX) taking hold of government agencies and business organizations, the Department of Information and Communication Technology (DICT) is holding a two-day summit today, June 25, and tomorrow, June 26. It’s called the National Information and Communications Technology (NICT) Summit 2019 in Cubao, Quezon City, during which a battery of speakers […]

DICT Promoting Blockchain through Partnership with Monsoon

(SDN) — BLOCKCHAIN, the technology on which digital money depends, has officially entered government consciousness. It appears to be so, as the Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) has signaled its intention to promote the technology. This after the DICT under Acting Secretary Eliseo M. Rio, Jr. has entered into a partnership with Monsoon, […]