November 15, 2019

Month: August 2018

DOST Technologies for Goat Offered for Commercialization

Media Release: A technology pitching on goat was conducted during the Halal Goat Farms and Industry Encounters through the Science and Technology Agenda FIESTA) at the University of Southeastern Philippines (USeP) in Davao City on October 16-17, 2019. Farmers and investors from Region I, II, III, XI, and XII attended the event. Among the presenters […]

Mayor Isko Moreno at DOST Symposium Today

Media Release: TREND-setting city of Manila Mayor Francisco “Isko” Moreno Domagoso will speak science today, October 30, 2019. He will deliver the keynote address for the 3rd Basic Research Symposium (BRS) at the landmark Manila Hotel, Rizal Park, Manila, Metro Manila. The Department of Science and Technology through its National Research Council of the Philippines […]

Ayala Coop’s ‘Be Juan’ Program Addresses Kids’ Hunger

Media Release: As part of its initiatives to promote health and wellness, the Ayala Multi-Purpose Cooperative (Ayala Coop) is launching “Be Juan Para sa Kalusugan,” which seeks to provide nutritious fortified rice meals for hundreds of children in Pampanga and Bataan. The Ayala Coop, in partnership with Ayala Foundation, kicked off the project as a […]

To Battle Drone Menace, Kaspersky Flies Antidrone

Only birds in the sky: Kaspersky launches new solution to combat privacy and security risks from civilian drones Media Release: DRONES have become a positive force for many things. But coming with its usefulness is its becoming a menace as well. Russian cybersecurity firm Kaspersky offers an answer as it has launched a new solution […]

British Firm, Sulu LGU to Construct US$2.3-B Gas Plant, Petroleum Park

By ANDY OROBIA & MARK NAVALES LUGUS ISLAND, Sulu — A US$2.3-billion liquefied natural gas (LNG) refinery plant will soon be constructed on Lugus Island, Sulu province. The funding also covers the Lugus Island Petroleum Park (LIPP) with several components. Sulu is one of the component provinces of the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao […]

IoT Devices Under Attack; China Top Source

By EDD K. USMAN, SDN, Twitter: @edd1819, Instagram: @bluestar0910, Facebook: SDN — Science, Digital & Current News (SDN) — INTERNET of Things (IoT) devices continue to be under constant attack. A Kaspersky research showed China (30%) is the number one source of the worldwide onslaught, followed by Brazil (19%), and third (surprise?), the land of […]

GenieTech Promotes Digital-First Tech Approach for Restaurants

Media Release: THE digital era continues to disrupt every segment of the restaurant value chain — whether it be from in-store or customer-facing technology — and, the only way to thrive in this changing landscape is to adopt a digital-first tech approach, says leading solutions provider Genie Technologies (GenieTech), Inc. According to Jett Nava, client […]

IBM Cloud Earns $20-B in 12 Months

Media Release: ARMONK, New York  – IBM (NYSE: IBM) announced on October 22 that clients in highly regulated industries, including Aegean Airlines, BNP Paribas, Elaw Tecnologia SA and Home Trust, are selecting IBM Cloud as their preferred destination for mission-critical workloads. IBM also announced new capabilities that make its public cloud the industry’s most secure and open cloud […]

ACES Honors Kaspersky’s Neumeier as Outstanding Leader

By EDD K. USMAN, SDN, Twitter: @​edd1819, Intagram: @bluestar0910, Facebook: SDN — Science, Digital & Current News (SDN) — THE Asia Corporate Excellence & Sustainability (ACES) Awards 2019 has bestowed honors to an executive of Kaspersky. ACES recognized Stephan Neumeier, managing director for Asia Pacific at Kaspersky, as one of the “Outstanding Leaders in Asia” […]

Pru Life UK Promotes mHealth in Philippines

Media Release: A new independent study conducted by a top Philippine law firm and commissioned by British life insurer Pru Life UK calls for government agencies to consider regulatory changes in the health sector to encourage broader use of mobile health technologies in the Philippines. The commissioned study is part of Pru Life UK’s commitment […]