January 24, 2020

Month: August 2018

R3D Global Introduces Blockchain-based DigiCerts™ in Philippines

Media Release: R3D Global (ASX: R3D) is hoping to spread the application of blockchain technology in the Philippines. Recall that blockchain, which is more widely known as the engine on which digital money runs, particularly cryptocurrency most popular of which is Bitcoin, came to being just over a decade ago through a man or group […]

BPI Shares Secure Online, Mobile Banking Practices

​Media Release: CYBERCRIMINALS and other hackers have been pouncing on users of online and mobile financial transactions. Or whatever netizens do whenever they are online. Remember news reports on identity thefts, people losing their personal information and falling victims to cyber bad guys? Do your best to not be another victim. The Bank of the […]

Japan, UK, PHL Seek Technology to Sustain Coastal Communities

Media Release: “SUSTAINABLE” has been a much-raised term across the world, including in the Philippines. Cambridge Dictionary defines the adjective “sustainable” as being “able to continue over a period of time.” In relations with the environment, it says “sustainable” means “causing little or no damage to the environment and therefore able to continue for a […]

BARMM to Raise Turkey Issue to Peace Process Body

By EDD K. USMAN Twitter: @edd1819, Instagram: @bluestar0910, Facebook: Science, Digital & Current News (SDN) — PREDICTABLY, disputes in the exercise of powers of the Manila central government and the Bangsamoro government are bound to flare up. One potential flashpoint could be the recent visit to Turkey of Interim Chief Minister Ahod Balawag “Al-Hajj Murad” […]

SYKES’ ‘Amazing Year’ Equals Bonanza for Employees

Media Release: MILLIONS of cash and in kind prizes and giveaways went to many lucky SYKES employees during the company’s Year-End Celebration (YEC). For their entertainment, something to relieve them of work-related stress,  one of the country’s biggest rock bands in attendance, and fan-favorite video characters coming to life, it was indeed another memorable grand […]

OPPO Launches Reno3 Series Phones in China

By EDD K. USMAN Twitter: @edd1819, Instagram: @bluestar0910, Facebook: Science, Digital & Current News (SDN) — AS 2019 is on its last few days, OPPO launched today, December 26, in China its Reno3 series smartphones. The Times of India reported the launch of the OPPO Reno3 and Reno3 Pro, both sporting 5G connectivity. They also […]

UAE Launches Search for 50-Year Brand Logo

By EDD K. USMAN Twitter: @edd1819, Instagram: @bluestar0910, Facebook: Science, Digital & Current News (SDN) — NOW 48th years old, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) is searching for a country brand logo it will use for its next 50 years. The UAE, a federation of seven emirates founded on December 2, 1971, is making the […]

Star Wars Premiere Draws Phishing, Malware Attacks

​​Media Release: POPULAR films are often used by cybercriminals as bait to distribute malware, and the latest movie saga from “a galaxy far, far away” is no exception. This year, the latest, and last film of the sequel’s trilogy, has drawn the attention of attackers even before the premiere, with fraudulent websites and malicious files […]

Typhoon ‘Ursula’ Maintains Strength, Moves Towards Southern Mindoro — DOST

By EDD K. USMAN Twitter: @edd1819, Instagram: @bluestar0910, Facebook: Science, Digital & Current News (SDN) — RESIDENTS of areas impacted by Typhoon “Ursula” (international name Phanfone) should remain vigilant and avoid taking risks. At 2 p.m. on Christmas day today, the Department of Science and Technology issued its Severe Weather Bulletin #18 as government weathermen […]

Hitachi Vantara’s VSP 5000 Is ‘World’s Fastest’

Media Release: “WORLD’s fastest.” This is how Hitachi Vantara, a wholly owned subsidiary of Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE:6501), characterizes its Virtual Storage Platform (VSP) 5000 series. Executives of the Hitachi Vantara flew in from abroad joined in by those based in the Philippines as they launched recently in the country the VSP 5000. It’s “a powerful […]